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 should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. If you're looking for a quiet part of the coast, away from crowded tourist attractions, you should consider going off the beaten path to Mullins Beach.

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, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

If you usually prefer sunny days which provide an angelic environment, then you will want to try Mullins Beach; it is back in a less urbanized sector of the region.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Travelers will find Mullins Beach on the East coast of Belize; this area boasts other attractions such as Gales Point Wildlife Sanctuary, which is five miles to the north-northwest of this spot.

If you want to discover more interesting facts about the history of Belize, there are plenty of places where you can learn first-hand about the country's past. The nearest historical attraction is Yarborough Cemetary, which is some ways off the coast, but it's not a bad trip if you've got a car.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run out of ways to stay busy. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

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

The closest metropolitan area to Mullins Beach is Belize City. Since the center of town is 27 miles from Mullins Beach, you may need to catch a ride to reach this beach.

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how packed the nearby hotels are. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but it's sometimes enjoyed by visitors from smaller lodgings in the area.

Though this area doesn't sport many hotels that are within a short car ride, the nearest ones are listed in the table 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 coast, so you might want to plan a picnic for your time spent at the beach.

Other Beaches

Mullins Beach is just one of many beaches you can visit in Belize.

You might also enjoy Hopkins Beach, located a little ways off, but can be reached in the car. More active guests, though, may be interested in Belizean Beach, which could provide a little more opportunity for excitement, and isn't far from other tourist hot-spots. You'll find it 25 and a half miles to the north.

Another location you may want to try is Hummingbird Beach, located just a 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, Belize offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.

 

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