The main settlement on the island of Ambergris Caye, San Pedro straddles the line between busy resort town and quiet Caribbean paradise. The houses that line the shore are as colorful as the residents who are always helpful, friendly, and fun. The type of activities available range from leisurely to active.
The Belize barrier reef is just a half a mile off shore, making scuba diving a very, very popular choice for visitors. There are numerous diver operators and over 35 underwater sites to see. If you're not ready to fully submerge, there is snorkeling as well, and the deep sea fishing opportunities are plentiful. For sightseeing, you can get around on foot or rent a bicycle, and dining is an activity all its own.
Golf carts, scooters, and bikes are the popular choice on San Pedro. Adopting this local transportation is a great way to explore the area.
If you are intrigued by the idea of exploring a new environment with the wind in your face, you will find multiple different rental agencies that can help make it happen. Anyone needing to find more details about this topic can do so here.
Just one mile offshore of San Pedro is one of the largest barrier reef systems in the world. Exploring this area grants you access to views of diverse marine wildlife that you won't soon forget.
There are 13 dive services and at least 6 interesting dive sites to choose from. To get more information about diving in this area follow this link.
San Pedro is most well known for its shore fishing, including bone fishing, fly fishing, and other such angling. However, those hoping to head out on the seas for deep sea and sport fishing will find options for them here too.
Fishing is a popular activity here, as indicated by the presence of 10 charter operators in this area. For a better look at this topic, visit this article concerning deep sea fishing in this area.
More details about local providers that will help you get out on the water can be seen in the following chart:
|Blue Tang Tours||(507) 519-6000||0.9 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro|
|Cari'Bean Tours||(501) 601-8586||Central San Pedro|
|Ecologic Divers Sailing||(501) 226-4118||0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro|
|El Gato||(501) 226-2264||San Pedro|
|Reef Runner||(501) 226-2172||San Pedro|
|Tanisha Tours||(501) 226-2314||San Pedro|
If you want to learn about area marinas and charter operators click here.
If you are traveling with some shopping fanatics they might enjoy browsing a few of the 25 retail stores in the area. To reach our detailed page about shopping in San Pedro, follow this link.
Plan on also spending some time soaking in the culture, sounds and sights of San Pedro. Navigate here to view our page concerning area sightseeing and attractions.
The chart below lists some details on a firm that will help you have a great time enjoying the local sights.
|Belize Diving Adventures Tours||Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(501) 226-3082||Central San Pedro|
|Ecologic Divers Tours||Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(501) 226-4118||0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro|
|Portofino Inland Trips||Nature Tours||(501) 226-5096||6.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro|
|Suya Tours||Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(501) 226-3219||1.7 mi. South-Southwest of Central San Pedro|
|Tanisha Tours||Hiking Tour and Trip Operator||(501) 226-2314||0.7 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro|
If you enjoy underwater sightseeing you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in San Pedro. Use this link to visit our page concerning local snorkeling opportunities.
Indulging in a trip to the spa might be one of the highlights of your entire vacation. If you'd like to go to a spa, you might be happy to know there are several in this area. Anyone who needs to learn more concerning this topic can do so here.
The table right below summarizes a few details regarding other activities.
|KiteXplorer San Pedro||Windsurfing Operator||(501) 635-4967||Central San Pedro|
|Sail Sports||Watersports Operator||(501) 226-4488||Central San Pedro|
|Fitness Centers and Instructors||--||Central San Pedro|
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