Sittee Marina Beach

Sittee Marina Beach is a small, private beach area on the east coast of the island. Beachfront properties are located on either side of the area, making the location readily accessible from the local road. The beach itself features palm trees and tropical vegetation, with a small area of soft sand.

Situated in Stann Creek District, 2.3 miles south-southeast of Hopkins, Sittee Marina Beach is on the South East coast of Belize. You should consider dropping by regardless of whether you're staying particularly close by. One beach that tends to attract a broad range of travelers is Sittee Marina Beach, which is generally active and popular, but rarely packed with crowds of beachgoers. If you want to avoid Belize's highly secluded beaches, but don't want to fight for a spot on the sand, this beach offers a comfortable middle ground.

How to Access The Beach
The beach is accessible by vehicle or foot, as it is directly off of Sittee River Road. Visitors are advised against using taxis, etc., as the area is quite small and tucked away from major places of interest.

Amenities and Ambiance

Sittee Marina Beach is located a short distance from Sittee River. The area is largely comprised of tropical vegetation, with a small area of soft sand. The water is clear and calm, coming in from the Caribbean Sea. Restaurants and small hotels are located a few miles north in the larger area of Hopkins.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

You should remember that the area right around Sittee Marina Beach is is a much-visited area, so make sure to get a spot!

What's Nearby


Sittee Marina Beach is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on the South East coast of Belize; it will be near other attractions like Tribal Arts, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Sittee Marina Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction
Tribal Arts Art Gallery 2.4 mi. NNW --

Cities and Towns

The closest area of Belize to Sittee Marina Beach is Hopkins. This location is just two and a half miles away, meaning it doesn't have to be a terribly lengthy excursion. Hopkins is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization.


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. Sittee Marina Beach is not located near many major hotels, but it's often visited by guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Since this beach is in a pretty touristed area, it shouldn't be that tough to find a hotel close-by that suits your needs. If you're wanting to get a place that's near the water, the table that follows lists the accommodations closest to Sittee Marina Beach.

Accommodations near Sittee Marina Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Belize Inn Your Dreams 0.2 mi. W Hotel
Beaches and Dreams Boutique Hotel and Beach Front Cabanas 0.9 mi. NNE Cottages
Almond Beach Resort 1.2 mi. N Cottages
Jaguar Reef Lodge and Spa 1.3 mi. N Resort
Caribbean Shores Bed & Breakfast 1.3 mi. NNW B & B
Hopkins Bay Resort 1.3 mi. NNW Resort
Hamanasi Adventure and Dive Resort 1.5 mi. NNW Resort
River House Lodge -- -- Lodge
Ransoms Seaside Garden -- -- Guest house
Tania's Guest House -- -- Guest house


When you get hungry for an afternoon snack, this beach has many nearby restaurants, and you don't have to go far from the shore. One of the closest restaurants is The Barracuda Bar and Grill. This restaurant serves Mediterranean food. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant as it's just a short distance away.

The table below lists restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Sittee Marina Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
The Barracuda Bar and Grill (501) 523-7259 Mediterranean Informal 0.9 mi. NNE
Jaguar Reef Lodge Restaurant (501) 533-7040 International Informal 1.3 mi. N
Singanga Restaurant (844) 235-4930 Caribbean, Fusion Informal 1.5 mi. NNW
Iris's Place (501) 523-7019 Belizean Very Casual -- --
Love on the Rocks -- Fusion Informal 2.2 mi. NNW
Sunnyside Up (501) 664-1410 Belizean Very Casual 2.4 mi. NNW
Watering Hole (501) 614-8686 Belizean -- 2.4 mi. NNW
Innie’s Restaurant (501) 503-7333 African, Belizean Informal 2.5 mi. NNW
Chef Rob’s Gourmet Café (501) 670-0445 Eclectic Informal 3.1 mi. NNW
Therese's Home Cooking (501) 523-7020 Belizean Very Casual -- --
Tyson's Diner (501) 523-7017 Belizean -- 3.5 mi. NNW

Other Beaches

Belize has many nice beaches, and Sittee Marina Beach is just one option.

You might also want to visit Riversdale Beach, which is located nine and a half miles to the south-southwest.

Perhaps Sittee Marina Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; if so, Belize offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.


Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.