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

Underwater Adventures:

  • 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

We have personally field tested the adventures and activities that we recommend to ensure that they are fun, safe and deliver an experience that is unique to the area and showcases the best of our beautiful country


The Victoria House remains the top choice for refined beach luxury south of San Pedro Town

The Victoria House remains the top choice for refined beach luxury south of San Pedro Town

Featured Accommodations on Ambergris Caye >

The luxurious resorts and welcoming inns on Ambergris Caye offer a range of comforts and styles to suit every visitor's vision of the perfect island vacation. Some of our featured accommodations are new resorts making a splash on the hotel scene while others are long time favorites that continue to shine as Ambergris Caye's most pre-eminent overnight destinations. Regardless, you can be sure that all offer excellent service and a top-notch Caribbean island experience with a uniquely Belizean flavor. So whether you want to stay at a fun beach hotel right in San Pedro town or tropical resort offering an intimate island escape, SabreWing Travel has you covered.