San Antonio Waterfall

Tucked just at the outskirts of Mountain Pine Ridge National Forest, this small but relaxing waterfall perfect for those wanting to get within inches of the waterfall without getting too wet. Of course you you do want to get, you can always put your head right under the falls.

San Antonia Waterfall is only eight feet tall and this allows visitors to get up close to it. However tempting it may be, jumping from the top is dangerous, as the pool below is only a foot and a half deep. Luckily, some of the large rocks make perfect stairs to reach the pool safely. Surrounding the pool and the waterfall is lush vegetation that is home to the elusive hummingbird, as well as tropical trees that offer some shade on the warm days..


Set in , welcomes travelers who are lodging in this part of Belize. Regardless of whether or not you're staying very close, you should feel free to stop by to enjoy a great time.

When taking the main road south out of San Ignacio, you will pass through the village of San Antonio just before you enter Mountain Pine Ridge National Forest. Once there, you can ask a local for the specific road to take, as the waterfall is only a few yards from that road.

San Antonio Waterfall is located west of Sarawina, a hamlet in the vicinity of Dangriga; it is to the southeast of San Ignacio.

Nearby Restaurants

There are a multitude of eateries to select from in the community nearby the waterfall. Chaa Creek Restaurant, which sells Belizean meals, offers convenient access to this waterfall. Crystal Paradis Restaurant and Gaïa Riverlodge Restaurant and Lounge are some more restaurant options close to this page's attraction. At Gaïa Riverlodge Restaurant and Lounge you and your companions will want to try a bite of International cuisine and enjoy the culture of Belize.

Nearby Attractions

Travelers who are a fan of waterfalls, and have the energy to view some others, ought to think about Clarissa Falls and Rio On Pools; which are both a little ways off, but within reach if you've got a car. You'll find some additional attractions nearby, including Garcia Sisters Tanah Mayan Art Museum, which is within driving range in Central Belize. Furthermore, you can think about making the trip to Green Iguana Conservation Project, which is another nearby attraction.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, the following table shows the closest options.

Attractions Near San Antonio Waterfall
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Garcia Sisters Tanah Mayan Art Museum Other Attraction 0.9 mi. (10.0 km) SSW 6.2 mi. Southeast of San Ignacio
Green Iguana Conservation Project Other Attraction 5.5 mi. (1.1 km) NW San Ignacio
Cayo Welcome Center Other Attraction 5.8 mi. (1.3 km) NW San Ignacio
Belize Botanic Gardens -- 6.0 mi. (0.3 km) NW San Ignacio

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