Mullins Beach

Mullins Beach is tucked away on the east coast of Belize facing the Caribbean ocean. The area is largely undeveloped, providing a private beach experience with shallow, calm waters and a stretch of tan, soft sand.

Located in Central Belize, Mullins Beach is on the East coast of Belize. You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Love beach-going but hate the crowds? Extra space is just one of the perks that comes with finding a beach that isn't surrounded by thousands of hotel rooms; secluded parts of the coast like Mullins Beach make great places to spread out and relax.

How to Access The Beach
Mullins Beach is accessible via a long road off of Coastal Highway, requiring vehicular transportation (with a preference for 4-wheel drive). The long dirt road to the coast leads to the beach, where visitors can park on the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Located in central Belize, Mullins Beach remains a undeveloped, natural beach. Palm trees and tropical vegetation dot the beach front, while shallow waters from the Caribbean Sea gently wash up on the shore. The beach sits east of the Sibun Forest Reserve.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

Mullins Beach brings visitors a quiet and peaceful getaway, since the surrounding area is far from urbanized.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Visitors will find this beach on the East coast of Belize; it will be near other attractions like Gales Point Wildlife Sanctuary, which is five miles away.

Historical attractions such as Yarborough Cemetary offer the perfect compliment to an afternoon at Mullins Beach, and give visitors the opportunity to learn more about Belize's past, without having to venture too far from the coast. Actually, this site can be found within driving distance from this place of historical interest.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Mullins Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction
Gales Point Wildlife Sanctuary Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.9 NNW --
Marie Sharp’s Factory Facility Viewing 8.7 S --
Pen Cayetano Studio Gallery Art Gallery 11.6 SSE --
Gulisi Garifuna Museum Museum 11.8 SSE --
Rosalie’s Tortilla Factory Facility Viewing 12.1 SSE --

Cities and Towns

It may take some traveling to get there, but at 27 miles away, Belize City is the closest city. though you may find some smaller towns near the beach.

Hotels

The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how packed the nearby hotels are. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but it can attract guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

While you will find only a few hotels in the surrounding areas, those options closest to the beach can be viewed in the list below.

Accommodations near Mullins Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Manatee Lodge -- -- Lodge
Gentle's Cool Spot 5.1 mi. NNW Hotel
Ionie's Bed & Breakfast 5.1 mi. NNW B & B

Food

There aren't any restaurants in the vicinity of this coastal destination, so you may choose to plan a picnic if you want to fully enjoy your time spent at the beach.

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from in Belize, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Hopkins Beach, found certainly within a car's reach of the coast. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, you might find that Belizean Beach is just right. It's found 25 and a half miles to the north.

Another option worth considering is Hummingbird Beach, located a quick cab ride away.

Maybe Mullins Beach is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in Belize you might like.

 

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