San Pedro

A beautiful day in San Pedro, Belize.

Photo by: tacogirl, Creative Commons

One of the main tourist destinations in Belize is the town of San Pedro, which is located on Ambergris Caye, which is a group of islands that is located on the northern part of the country. Considered a top tourist destination, the town of San Pedro is often found on the list of must see destinations in the region and this is because of the many activities you can enjoy here as well as the friendly people who live here.

To get to San Pedro, you will need to get yourself a flight from Belize City or you can take one direct from the Philip Goldson international airport. You can also take a water taxi to the town from Belize City that you will have to book an hour in advance. This can take you to Ambergris Caye in an hour or so and the water taxi terminal is a mere 20 minutes away from the airport. You can get also there with a limited flight service that originates from Chetumal Mexico.

When in San Pedro, some of the places you shouldn’t miss visiting include the Ambergris Museum and Cultural Center and the San Pedro Lagoon. There are many things you and your family can enjoy doing at the lagoon and these include bird watching, river rafting, canoeing, water craft activities and boating. If you are fond of arts, you might want to visit the town during the Costa Maya festival which is held every year in August and features art, music, dance and food from the neighboring countries in addition from the country of Belize itself.

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