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.

Set in Stann Creek District, 2.3 miles south-southeast of Hopkins, Sittee Marina Beach is on the South East coast of Belize. You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Beachgoers should keep in mind that, though Sittee Marina Beach isn't considered a quiet and secluded part of the coast, you wouldn't necessarily call it a busy beach either. This makes it an excellent choice for families who want to enjoy a beach with mild activity but also want to skip out on the crowds.

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, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

Since Sittee Marina Beach happens to be located in a major tourist area, you might want consider the time when you plan your visit.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the South East coast of Belize. It is near Tribal Arts, which is one place of interest nearby.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

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

Cities and Towns

The nearest section of Belize to Sittee Marina Beach is Hopkins. This interesting part of Belize is only two and a half miles from the beach, meaning it doesn't have to be a terribly lengthy excursion. Hopkins is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization.


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how full nearby hotel rooms are. There are not many large hotels nearby, but it can attract guests from some of the area's smaller options.

Beach-goers trying to find a place to stay close to the beach won't have a difficult time, as there is no shortage of resorts and hotels to pick from in the area. Find the closest and most convenient booking options by viewing those shown below.

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


If the heat at the beach has you craving a cool cocktail and a bite to eat, you'll have many local dishes to choose from at nearby establishments. One of the nearest places to eat is The Barracuda Bar and Grill. This restaurant serves delicious Mediterranean food. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes as it's only a short distance away.

Nearby dining options are listed in the following table.

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

There are other beaches in Belize you might like besides Sittee Marina Beach.

You might also want to visit Riversdale Beach, located nine and a half miles away.

There are countless experiences to enjoy in Belize, and Sittee Marina Beach is just one of the many options.


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