Ambergris Caye and San Pedro Activities
With over 20 miles of coral-sand coast line within sight of the world's second largest barrier reef, Ambergris Caye offers a multitude of ways to enjoy the island playground and explore the underwater gardens just offshore.
Get up close and personal with colorful marine creatures on a diving or snorkelling adventure; take to the seas on a kayak, paddle board, or private sail boat; score a grand slam on a fishing trip; explore the island by bicycle; stroll along the beach and stop in at a beach bar for a tropical drink; enjoy world class dining and fresh seafood at one of the fantastic local restaurants; treat yourself to a massage on the beach; lounge by the pool; or simply slow down. Ambergris Caye is the perfect place to explore the sea and let the island breeze blow your worries away.
SabreWing Travel's Top Picks for Ambergris Caye Activities
Dive or snorkel with an array of fish, sea turtles, sharks and rays at the Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Swim with nurse sharks and southern sting rays Shark Ray Alley
Get up close and personal with the reef ecosystem on a dive trip
Explore the Bacalar Chico Marine Reserve on a snorkelling tour
Visit Mexico Rocks for diving or snorkelling and enjoy a beach bar-b-q
Take a manatee watching tour to Swallow Caye
Journey outside the reed to dive the Blue Hole, Lighthouse Reef, or Turneffe Atoll
Snorkel in front of your resort and discover the marine life right near the shore, hiding under the docks
On the Surface:
Grab a kayak or paddle board and glide out over the smooth turquoise seas
Take a romantic sunset cruise on a sail boat
Go fishing on the reef to catch your lunch and enjoy a beach barbecue
Schedule a charter to go fishing with the pros and score a grand slam
Cool off with a dip in the turquoise Caribbean from the beach or from the pier
Learn how to sail in the tranquil water inside the reef
Take a day trip to Caye Caulker, Ambergris Caye's laid back little sister to the south, where the motto is "Go Slow"
Try your hand and paragliding, parasailing, or kite surfing!
On the Shore:
Take a stroll along the white coral-sand shore, find a hammock under a coconut palm and simply bask in picturesque setting
Enjoy the lively island scene in San Pedro town at a bar, on the streets, and all along the beach
Explore northern Ambergris by bicycle or golf cart rental
Relax by the pool with a view of the reef and soak up some vitamin sea
Enjoy a cool drink and catch a live band at a fun over-the water beach bar, or while you play some beach games on the shore
Sample the freshest seafood from the best assortment of gourmet restaurants in the country
Indulge yourself in a massage or spa treatment on the beach