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.

Positioned in Corozal District, this beach is on the North coast of Belize. You might want whether or not you are staying in the immediate vicinity. Corozal Bay stands out because it's one of the best spots for escaping the hustle of Belize's urban areas. Other nearby beaches in Belize may have the same pleasing, tropical setting as Corozal Bay, but tend to be busier because they border some of the area's most popular resorts.

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.

You can enjoy the convenience of picnic facilities.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on the North coast of Belize. It is near Santa Rita, which is one of the popular spots in the area.

If you're interested in combining culture with your visit to the beach, you should consider a trip to Corozal House of Culture. This museum is located not a great distance away, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there will be more options available in Belize. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

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

This beach is very close to Corozal, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go. Those visiting Corozal Bay who are hoping to find other opportunities for exploration might want to think about going to Corozal, because it's not far away and is an active, busy area. From the shore, Corozal is a quick trip away, about two miles (three kilometers).


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how packed the nearby hotels are. The area does not have very many large hotels, but it's often visited by visitors staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Vacationers looking to find a place to stay close to Corozal Bay shouldn't find it very difficult, as there are plenty of hotels to choose from nearby. You will find the closest and most convenient lodging options by looking over what's listed in the table below.

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


If you're feeling hungry for a midday meal, the area around this beach has plenty to offer, so there's no need to go too far from the sea. One of the nearest restaurants is Butchies Bar & Grill. The restaurant has Caribbean cuisine.

A few nearby dining options 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

Of course, there are more fantastic beaches besides Corozal Bay in Belize.

Of course, Belize has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but a trip to Corozal Bay could end up a family favorite.


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