Corozal Bay

Corozal Bay features a long stretch of beach, adding to the local town area. The beaches are well integrated into the larger town and while small, still feature soft, white sand and calm waters perfect for swimming.

Situated in Corozal District, this beach is on the North coast of Belize. You should think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying nearby. Visitors should keep in mind that, though Corozal Bay isn't considered a quiet and secluded part of the coast, you also wouldn't call it particularly popular. It's makes a great option for vacationers who want to visit a somewhat lively beach but also want to skip out on the crowds.

How to Access The Beach

The beaches of Corozal Bay are accessible throughout the town of Corozal, though automobiles should seek out public parking. For those staying in-town, local bus routes offer a convenient way to reach the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

The beaches are primarily located in the Corozal Town area, which faces the Corozal Bay. The waters from the bay are calm and great for swimming. The beaches themselves are maintained by the town, allowing for well-placed palm trees to dot the area. The beaches link together with the town's Central Park.

One of the most useful amenities are the picnic facilities.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

What's Nearby


Corozal Bay is beautiful natural attraction, which you'll find on the North coast of Belize. It is close to Santa Rita, which is one of the attractions in the area.

If you want to combine a little culture with your trip to the beach, you may want to consider visiting Corozal House of Culture, a lovely museum found two miles away, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Corozal Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction
Santa Rita Historical Site 1.4 N --
Corozal Art Gallery Art Gallery 1.8 WSW --
Corozal House of Culture Museum 2.1 WSW --
Las Vegas Casino Casino 6.0 NNW --
Nohmul Historical Site 19.6 SW --

Cities and Towns

Those visiting this beach who are looking for a little additional excitement might consider checking out Corozal, which is close-by and is a particularly bustling part of Belize. From the coast, Corozal is a quick trip away, maybe two and a half miles (three and a half kilometers).


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. Corozal Bay is not near very many major hotels, but you may see guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

Since the beach is situated in a pretty popular vacation destination, it is not typically very tough to find just the right type of hotel close-by. For those wanting to book a place that's on or near the beach, the following table lists the accommodations closest to Corozal Bay.

Accommodations near Corozal Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Serenity Sands Bed and Breakfast -- -- B & B
Copper Horse Inn 1.7 mi. WSW Hotel
Sea Breeze 1.8 mi. WSW Hotel
Bayside Guesthouse 1.8 mi. WSW Guest house
Las Palmas Hotel 1.8 mi. WSW Hotel
Maya World Guest House 2.0 mi. WSW Guest house
Almond Tree Hotel Resort -- -- Hotel
Hotel Posada Mama -- -- Hotel
Princess Hotel Corozal 2.0 mi. WSW Resort
Mirador Hotel 2.0 mi. WSW Hotel


Don't worry if your stomach starts rumbling while sunbathing at Corozal Bay; you'll have plenty of places to dine, without having to go too far. One of the closest places to eat is Butchies Bar & Grill. This restaurant has Caribbean cuisine.

Restaurants closest to this beach are listed below.

Restaurants near Corozal Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Butchies Bar & Grill (501) 422-3141 Caribbean Informal 1.7 mi. WSW
Purple Toucan Bar (501) 402-0157 Caribbean, Fusion, Mexican Informal 1.8 mi. WSW
Marcello's Pizza (501) 422-3275 Caribbean, Fusion Informal 1.8 mi. WSW
Patti’s Bistro (501) 402-0174 Eclectic Informal 1.9 mi. WSW
Mirador Restaurant (501) 422-0189 Chinese -- 2.0 mi. WSW
Chon Kong Restaurant (501) 422-0169 -- -- -- --
Corozo Blue's Restaurant Bar & Day Resort (501) 422-0090 -- -- -- --
Diana's Saloon (501) 422-2562 Fast food restaurant -- -- --
Lei Wenjie (501) 422-0013 Asian -- -- --
Patty's Bistro (501) 402-0174 Bistro -- -- --
Cactus Plaza (501) 422-0394 Mexican Informal 2.3 mi. WSW
Vista del Sol Restaurant (501) 422-2055 Eclectic Informal 3.0 mi. SW

Other Beaches

Vacationers who are looking for the ideal beach will have lots of choices besides Corozal Bay.

There's plenty to see and do in Belize, and Corozal Bay is just one of the many options.


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