La Barra Cedar Beach

The future for La Barra Cedar Beach looks bright, with plans in the works for a retirement community and a nature reserve. At this time, however, the beach remains secluded and untouched. Despite being privately owned, the owner graciously allows free access to anyone who would like to swim or play on the beach. You'll just have to stop by Lenny's Shopping Center on Chunox to get the keys to the gate.

Positioned in Corozal District, 2.7 miles north-northeast of Chunox, La Barra Cedar Beach is on the North edge of Belize. You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity.

How to Access The Beach

The beach is just north of Chunox Village, across from Cooper Bank.

Amenities and Ambiance

Clean and well-kept, La Barra Cedar Beach is a great spot for a quiet day at the beach. Swimming is plausible because the surf is calm, and the grounds are often used for picnicking.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

La Barra Cedar Beach grants a calm and relaxing haven, especially since the surrounding area is positioned apart from more urban areas.

What's Nearby


Travelers will find La Barra Cedar Beach on the North coast of Belize. It is near some interesting sites like Corozal House of Culture, which is a quick cab ride away, and it is one of a number of the area's interesting attractions.

Historical attractions such as Santa Rita offer a great compliment to the natural beauty of La Barra Cedar Beach, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about Belize, without having to go too far from the beach.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run low on things to do. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near La Barra Cedar Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction
Corozal House of Culture Museum 5.0 NW --
Corozal Art Gallery Art Gallery 5.2 NW --
Santa Rita Historical Site 6.7 N --
Las Vegas Casino Casino 11.2 NNW --
Nohmul Historical Site 17.8 WSW --

Cities and Towns

La Barra Cedar Beach tourists looking for a little additional excitement might want to consider going to Corozal, because it's in the vicinity and is a particularly bustling part of Belize. From the coast, Corozal is found maybe five and a half miles (nine kilometers) away.


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but it can appeal to guests from smaller accommodations in the area.

Those hoping to find a hotel room close to the beach shouldn't have a difficult time, as there are lots of hotels and resorts to choose from close-by. Find the closest, most convenient lodging options by looking over those shown in the following table.

Accommodations near La Barra Cedar Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Crimson Orchid Inn 0.9 E B & B
Copper Bank Inn 1.1 WSW Hotel
Serenity Sands Bed and Breakfast 4.9 NNW B & B


You might not run into any places to grab a bit to eat near this coast, so it would be a good idea to plan a picnic for your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Belize has many beaches, so La Barra Cedar Beach is not your only option.

You may also enjoy Corozal Bay, located five miles to the north.

While Belize has many alluring attractions, taking a swim at La Barra Cedar Beach is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.


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