Travelers visiting this area of Belize almost always visit one of the region's stunning beaches. There is not a beach on The Great House grounds but travelers won't have to look hard to spend some time at some sand due to the fact that the surrounding area is only a little isolated. A day trip away from the accommodations will sometimes land tourists on a breathtaking, local beach. Nearby beaches also make this area particularly desirable.
Each of the places adorning the coast of Belize have their own personalities; the qualities and amenities associated with each can affect whether you'll come prepared for a party, or just an easy day of sun-bathing. The two beaches that are closest to the property are Cucumber Beach and Belizean Beach.
The most obvious one to visit is Cucumber Beach. Keep in mind that this beach is a short taxi cab trip away, so you won't have far to go if you're looking to enjoy a beautiful stretch of coastline. Named for its history as a produce export take-off point, Cucumber Beach is a major tourist destination near Belize City. It is actually a part of the Old Belize Museum and Cucumber Beach Marina facility, so tourists and sailors frequent this destination regularly and it is often crowded. You can take your time here, as there are both showers and restrooms on-site.
Travelers who are hesitant to book their accommodations before learning about what's in the surrounding area may be wondering how close (or far) the closest city or town is from the property. The Great House is located in downtown Belize City,
The areas found closest to The Great House are listed below.
|Belize City, Belize||0.2||NW|
|downtown Belize City, Belize||0.3||WNW|
|Crooked Tree, Belize||30.9||NW|
|San Pedro, Ambergris Caye||32.2||NNE|
The Great House serves as a wonderful locale for active visitors. There are more than a few fun activities to be enjoyed when searching from this accommodation. As a matter of fact, this particular region boasts plenty of places for travelers to explore, like Swing Bridge, Maritime Museum, and Supreme Court Building, to name a few. The nearest attraction of the three is Swing Bridge.
With quite a few attractions near this vacation spot, you don't have to limit yourself; more of the nearest attractions are named in the following table.
|Swing Bridge||Historical Site||0.4||WNW||Fort George|
|Maritime Museum||Museum||0.4||NW||Fort George|
|Supreme Court Building||Historical Site||0.3||W||Fort George|
|Museum of Belize||Museum||0.4||N||Downtown Belize City|
|Yarborough Cemetary||Historical Site||0.6||SW||Downtown Belize City|
|Government House/House of Culture||Museum||0.4||SW||Downtown Belize City|
|Baron Bliss Memorial & Fort George Lighthouse||Historical Site||0.1||S||Fort George|
|Actun Chapat||Cave||--||--||3.6 mi. West of Belize City|
|Old Belize||Museum||4.7||WSW||4.6 mi. West-Southwest of Belize City|
|Swallow Caye Wildlife Sanctuary||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||3.7||E||3.9 mi. East of Belize City|
|Bacab Ecopark||Park||12.5||WNW||12.3 mi. West-Northwest of Belize City|
If you're looking for an enjoyable experience, Swing Bridge may be just what you're looking for. Located in downtown Belize City, the Swing Bridge, circa 1922, is the oldest swing bridge in Central America and the only remaining manually operated swing bridge in the world.
Getting information about nearby hotel booking options is sometimes a good means of getting a better feel for the surrounding area. You'll find plenty of other places to look at in the vicinity, as this portion of Belize plays host to a wide selection of resorts and hotels to choose from. In order to find out more about the hotel booking options available nearby, view the following table.
|Radisson Fort George Hotel & Marina||0.1||NNE||Fort George, Belize|
|Chateau Caribbean||0.2||N||Fort George, Belize|
|Sea Breeze Guest House||0.3||NNW||Fort George, Belize|
|Renaissance Tower||0.3||W||Fort George, Belize|
|Seaside Guest House||0.3||W||Fort George, Belize|
|The Caribbean Palms Inn||0.3||W||Fort George, Belize|
|Coningsby||0.4||WSW||Fort George, Belize|
|Mama Chen Guest House||--||--||Downtown Belize City, Belize|
|Isabel’s Guest House||0.4||WNW||Fort George, Belize|
|Belcove Hotel||0.5||WNW||Downtown Belize City, Belize|
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