There are plenty of activities to keep you busy while visiting Ambergris Caye. Belize is home to the second largest Barrier Reef in the World. The reef offers world class snorkelling, diving, and fishing. A wide variety of water sports are also available. Windsurfing, sea kayaking, sailing, jet skiing, parasailing, and kite boarding are among the many to choose from. The mainland of Belize offers a variety of adventurous activities. You can choose from Mayan Ruin exploration, zip-lining, cave tubing, river kayaking, horseback riding and much more.
For those looking for relaxation and a little pampering on vacation, a variety of spa services are available. Our front desk will be happy to help you arrange any of these activities.
Diving and Snorkelling
The second largest barrier reef in the world is located a half a mile from the shore of Ambergris Caye. With the average water visibility 100 Ft. and the water temperature around 75-80 degrees, there isn't a bad time of year to dive in Belize. The Blue Hole is also located in Belize and is a must for divers.
For those who want to experience the beauty of the reef from above, snorkelling is also available. The most popular snorkel sites are: Hol Chan Marine Reserve, Mexico Rocks, and Coral Gardens. Diving instruction is available to anyone interested. A variety of courses are offered, ranging from beginning resort courses to advanced open water diving.
Please visit our scuba website for more information: www.scuba-belize.com
Whether you are a first time fisherman or a seasoned professional, Belize offers some of the world's finest fishing. Belize has one of the world's most diverse fishing ecosystems with 100's of Square kilometers of Flats, Estuaries, Rivers and Reefs. Depending on the kind of fishing you choose, you can expect to catch some of the following:
- Deep Sea Fishing - Sail Fish, Wahoo, Tuna, Marlin
- Reef Fishing - Snapper, Barracuda, Jacks, Grouper
- Flats Fishing - Tarpon, Bone Fish, Permit
You may choose from either a half or full day fishing trips. Trips include all of the necessities: a guide, boat, poles, bait, and refreshments. Tarpon, Bone Fish, and Permit fishing are all done on a catch and release basis.
The mainland of Belize is just a boat ride or quick flight away, and offers endless opportunities for adventure. For those interested in Ancient Mayan Culture, Belize offers a number of Mayan Ruins to choose from. Xunantunich, Caracol, Cahal Pech, Altun Ha, and Lamanai are just a few. An overnight trip may be planned to Tikal, one of the largest Ancient Mayan Ruin sites located just over the border in Guatemala.
The Belize Zoo is located 30 miles West of Belize City. The grounds are on 29 acres of lush tropical savannah with more than 125 native animals in tasteful natural exhibits. Species of highlight include Jaguar, Puma, Kinkajou, Howler Monkeys, Harpy Eagle, Scarlet Macaw, Baird’s Tapir and Spider Monkeys. Cave Tubing and Jungle Zip Lining tours are also available on the mainland.
Customized tours and private tours are available upon request.
Spa services can be booked via our mobile spa partner, Escape Spa. Reflexology, aromatherapy and quality local ingredients are combined to enhance your relaxation and vacation experience.
Manicures, pedicures, facials and body treatments are available in the comfort and privacy of your villa, while massages can be set up pool side, on your veranda or in the privacy of your suite.
Our Guest Services Concierge will me more than happy to arrange any spa services that you desire once you are onsite or provide a listing of services available in advance of your stay. Contact us for more information.