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..


Situated in Central Belize, west of Sarawina, San Antonio Waterfall happily welcomes travelers rooming in this section of Belize. Whether or not you're staying nearby, you should consider stopping by to check it out. It is southeast of San Ignacio.

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.

Nearby Restaurants

There are a multitude of eateries to pick from in the community near the waterfall. The most convenient restaurant to San Antonio Waterfall is duPlooy's Jungle Lodge Restaurant, which serves Belizean fare. Chaa Creek Restaurant and Crystal Paradis Restaurant are some of the additional dining options close-by. At Crystal Paradis Restaurant you and your party should be sure to try a bite of Caribbean food and enjoy the local foods and culture of Belize.

Nearby Attractions

Vacationers that like waterfalls, and would like to see others, should check out Clarissa Falls and Rio On Pools; which are both not too far from this waterfall if you've got a car. There are some other places of interest in the area, including Garcia Sisters Tanah Mayan Art Museum, which is within driving range in Central Belize. Also consider visiting Green Hills Butterfly Farm, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

Waterfalls are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions closest to San Antonio Waterfall.

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 Hills Butterfly Farm Other Attraction 2.9 mi. (12.7 km) E 7.9 mi. East-Southeast of San Ignacio
Belize Botanic Gardens -- 3.8 mi. (6.2 km) W 3.9 mi. South of San Ignacio
Green Iguana Conservation Project Other Attraction 5.5 mi. (1.1 km) NW San Ignacio

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Location: Central Belize, Belize


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