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 on the northern edge of Corozal District, this beach is on the North edge of Belize. You might want to drop by even if you are not staying in the immediate vicinity. A surprisingly wide range of visitors end up loving Corozal Bay; it's not too far off the beaten path, plus it's never too crowded. If you'd rather socialize than take a nap on a completely empty beach, dut don't want to be overwhelmed by crowds of hotel guests, Corozal Bay is worth a visit.

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.

Lots of visitors make use of the picnic tables at Corozal Bay, which are perfect for setting up your carry-out food, or just lounging under the sun.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

What's Nearby

Attractions

The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the North coast of Belize. It is near some interesting sites like Santa Rita, which is one of a few attractions close-by.

If you want to mix a little culture with your trip to the beach, you should plan a trip to Corozal House of Culture, a lovely museum found just a short distance away, and might make a nice break from the midday sun.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run low on things to do. The following table contains a list of nearby 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

Guests here seeking other opportunities for exploration might want to consider making the trip to Corozal, which is in the vicinity and is a particularly bustling part of Belize. From the coast, Corozal isn't far off, roughly two miles (three kilometers).

Hotels

The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how full the nearby hotels are. This spot is not near many large hotels, but you may encounter visitors staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Vacationers looking to find a place to stay close to Corozal Bay shouldn't have a difficult time, as there is no shortage of accommodations to choose from in the area. You can find the closest lodging options by viewing those shown in the table that follows.

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
Las Palmas Hotel 1.8 mi. WSW Hotel
Maya World Guest House 2.0 mi. WSW Guest house
Hotel Posada Mama -- -- Hotel
Princess Hotel Corozal 2.0 mi. WSW Resort
Mirador Hotel 2.0 mi. WSW Hotel
Alta Mira Guest House -- -- Guest house
Aldi’s Guesthouse 2.2 mi. WSW Guest house

Food

If you're looking for a place to eat after, or even during, your visit to the beach, there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. One of the closest restaurants is Butchies Bar & Grill. The restaurant has a menu featuring Caribbean cuisine.

Restaurants closest to this beach are shown in the following table.

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 searching for the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Corozal Bay.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in Belize, but Corozal Bay is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.

 

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