The largest island off of the mainland of Belize, Ambergris Caye has a mangrove swamp interior and is ringed by beautiful, white-sand beaches. Water taxis transport people to and from San Pedro, the largest town on the island. Ambergris Caye is a fun, relaxed place to vacation.
Cities near Ambergris Caye for Backpackers
- 117 reviews
Sweet spot for divers and beach bums alike. The place has a great vibe, there are no cars so everyone cruises around in souped up golf carts blasting reggae and good vibes. It is considered the economical option compared to Ambergris Caye and the famous San Pedro, however you can access the Blue Hole from here as well as other ...
- 224 reviews
I was just in Belize in Feb 2012! San Pedro is fun, laid back, and scenic, just like Madonna's song "La Isla Bonita". It's a good size island to walk around, jump right into the water to swim or snorkel, rent a bike or car to cruise around the small island, or do the many water activity with the boat ...
- 330 reviews
The dilapidated former capital. The gateway to the famous offshore cayes, but also a place to be very careful at night. It really feels like the sea is slowly reclaiming this city.
- 46 reviews
I have a strange affection for Chetumal. It's an odd little border city where half the people have odd British-style names (a holdover from when this was all British Honduras), and a lot of the buildings are stuck in the 60s. It's hard to believe that it's the capital of Quintana Roo state, as it's not really bursting with energy. ...
- 71 review
this is my home town where i lived for 15 years este es el lugar donde vive x 15 años
- 81 review
St. George's Caye has the only marine aquarium in the entire country of Belize and also has the youngest Aquarium guide countrywide.