San Pedro

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San Pedro featuring swimming, tropical scenes and general coastal views
See how this former fishing village has transformed into a stunning Caribbean destination centered on the acclaimed Hol Chan Marine Reserve.

San Pedro is possibly Belize’s top spot for scuba diving and a popular location for snorkelers as well. It also provides a lively display of local culture and history, emphasized in its Ambergris Museum & Cultural Center. Experience the fun Caribbean atmosphere as you walk along the beach and enjoy music booming from colorful shops.

Hol Chan Marine Reserve is the main reason for the influx of scuba enthusiasts to the area. Book your boat trip and diving session in one of the world’s most acclaimed diving sites. See turtles, eels, sting rays and even sharks among the countless colorful fish and coral.

Go to the Ambergris Museum to learn about the Mayas who once populated this region and the area’s intriguing past as a pirate’s refuge. Visit the gift shop and refreshment stall.

Look around the works at the Gallery of San Pedro. The original pieces, which are crafted by locals, are available for purchase. The town has several other informative cultural complexes, including the Black & White Cultural Entertainment Center and the Belizean Melody Art Gallery. Relax with a beer at one of the many lively bars with views of the sea.

Learn about the conditions and processes for making coffee at the Caye Coffee Roasting Company. Take a guided tour of the facilities and see the coffee beans in all phases of production. Purchase fresh coffee from the site to take home.

Locals, known as San Pedranos, speak Spanish, English, Kriol and Spanglish. The town has hot weather year-round with less annual rainfall than the rest of Belize. The dry season runs from January to early May.

Find the pretty town at the southern point of the island of Ambergris Caye, east of northern Belize. A small airport serves San Pedro and takes passengers to Belize’s main transportation hub, the Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport.

San Pedro is a magnet for divers. Join scuba enthusiasts congregating at the museums and shops before their underwater adventures.

Where to stay in San Pedro

Mahogany Bay Resort & Beach Club, Curio Collection by Hilton
Mahogany Bay Resort & Beach Club, Curio Collection by Hilton
4 out of 5
Sea Grape Drive, San Pedro
The price is $149 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
$149
per night
Dec 6 - Dec 7
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in San Pedro. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 5 restaurants. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff in our ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (440 reviews)
"The staff was friendly and the facilities were clean. The views were beautiful. I highly recommend staying here."

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2022

Mahogany Bay Resort & Beach Club, Curio Collection by Hilton
Ramon's Village Resort
Ramon's Village Resort
4 out of 5
Coconut Drive, San Pedro
The price is $160 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
$160
per night
Dec 3 - Dec 4
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in San Pedro. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a beach locale. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff in our ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (558 reviews)
"This was my second visit to Ramon's. We have no need to look for another place to stay. It is perfect. The staff is very friendly. The food is good. The scuba guides are great and the scuba sites are only a couple minutes away. The resort is quite, but also close to shops and food. I highly recommend ..."

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2022

Ramon's Village Resort
Alaia Belize, Autograph Collection
Alaia Belize, Autograph Collection
4.5 out of 5
SEA GRAPE DRIVE, PO BOX 266, San Pedro
The price is $349 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
$349
per night
Dec 1 - Dec 2
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury resort in San Pedro. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 3 outdoor pools. Popular attractions Black & White Cultural Entertainment ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (104 reviews)
"top quailty service and friendly helpfull staff. You can ask anyone for help and they all know the area and can recommed local attraction and resturants."

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2022

Alaia Belize, Autograph Collection
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Tres Cocos Resort
Tres Cocos Resort
3.5 out of 5
1/2 Mile N of Bridge on Ocean Side, San Pedro
Stay at this 3.5-star beach aparthotel in San Pedro. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a beach locale. Our guests praise the spacious rooms in our reviews. ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (215 reviews)
"Very nice stay and customer service"

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2022

Tres Cocos Resort
Sunset Caribe Belize
Sunset Caribe Belize
3.5 out of 5
2 miles North, San Pedro, Belize District
Stay at this 3.5-star spa aparthotel in San Pedro. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and breakfast. Popular attractions San Pedro Beach and GoFish Belize are located ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (48 reviews)
"very clean beautiful resort customer service very helpful"

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2022

Sunset Caribe Belize
Brahma Blue Resort
Brahma Blue Resort
3.5 out of 5
West San Pedro, San Pedro, Belize
Stay at this 3.5-star aparthotel in San Pedro. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 bars/lounges, and breakfast. Our guests praise the pool and the WiFi in our reviews. Popular ...
4/5 Very Good! (15 reviews)
"This place is not as advertised. Terrible wifi. Dilapidated exterior and surroundings. No beach access! Mosquito infestation m. I checked out the very next day and would have nit even stayed that night but was stranded. It’s a deserted island. Period! Don’t stay here!!!!!’nnnn"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2022

Brahma Blue Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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