Rio Grande

The Rio Grande, which runs through a significant portion of Belize, is an important water way in the country. Tourists can sail down the river on a guided tour for a peaceful day on the water, and learn about local flora and fauna along the way.

Beginning in the Mayan Mountains, the Rio Grande River runs through the Machaca forest where the waters are known for being especially clear, and down to the Port Honduras Marine Reserve before dumping out into the Caribbean Sea.


Rio Grande is found in Toledo District, in Belize; it's four miles (six and a half kilometers) to the south west of Punta Gorda.

Nearby Restaurants

There are many eateries to choose from in the region nearby this river. Charlie's Bar, which serves eclectic food, is also the most convenient option for visitors of this river. A Piece of Chicken and Da Lazy Fish are additional restaurant options within reach. At Da Lazy Fish you and your party may sample Latin American meals and enjoy the culture of Belize.

Nearby Attractions

You'll find at least one or two additional places of interest nearby, including Cotton Tree Chocolate Factory Tour, which is four and a half miles away Punta Gorda. Furthermore, you can consider heading to Laguna Cave, which is another attraction nearby.

Rivers are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table includes other attractions close-by.

Attractions Near Rio Grande
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cotton Tree Chocolate Factory Tour Other Attraction 4.5 mi. (0.6 km) NE Punta Gorda
Laguna Cave GeoFeature 7.2 mi. (12.2 km) NNW 7.5 mi. Northwest of Punta Gorda
Agua Caliente Luha Wildlife Sanctuary Other Attraction 11.6 mi. (20.4 km) NW 12.7 mi. West-Northwest of Punta Gorda
Sarstoon-Temash National Park Other Attraction 12.6 mi. (27.0 km) SW 16.8 mi. South West of Punta Gorda

Location: Toledo District, Belize


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