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The Best Things To Do In San Pedro, Belize

Shark Ray Alley in San Pedro Belize

Nestled on the country’s largest island, Ambergris Caye, San Pedro stands out as a must-visit Belize destination, boasting an array of enticing activities. Beyond the mesmerizing Caribbean backdrop, the island invites travelers to discover everything from leisurely exploration on golf carts to thrilling excursions, including snorkeling the Belize Barrier Reef. This guide unveils the best things to do in San Pedro, Belize, with each experience seamlessly accessible through The Watermark Belize Hotel – your luxury retreat in Ambergris Caye.

1. Visit Secret Beach

Although it’s not exactly a secret, this sought-after day-trip beach destination is a must-visit while you’re in San Pedro. Secret Beach welcomes you with its pristine white-sand beaches and breathtaking Caribbean views, complemented by a variety of overwater bars and restaurants. Picture-perfect tables, swings, and chairs in the water add to the allure. Accessible primarily by golf cart, this not-so-hidden gem is about 30-45 minutes north of The Watermark Belize Hotel in San Pedro town.

Secret Beach in San Pedro Belize

2. Snorkel At Hol Chan & Shark Ray Alley

If you have snorkeling on your Belize Adventure Bucket List, San Pedro is the must-visit destination to check it off. Explore the wonders of the Belize Barrier Reef with a visit to Hol Chan Marine Reserve, a protected five-square mile section teeming with colorful corals, vibrant fish, stingrays, sea turtles, and more. Just 5 minutes away is Shark Ray Alley, where you can have an up-close encounter with harmless nurse sharks. These unforgettable snorkeling excursions require a guide, and The Watermark provides convenient tours.

A guest snorkeling at Shark Ray Alley in Belize

3. Explore San Pedro Town By Golf Cart 

The best way to cruise the colorful streets of San Pedro is by golf cart. Experience the unique charm of Ambergris Caye with its local bars, restaurants, shops, and stunning views. For a sweet treat, get chocolate from The Belize Chocolate Company. A short ride from The Watermark Belize Hotel takes you to the Truck Stop, a group of shipping containers offering tasty bites, drinks, outdoor games, live music, a pool, and events. The Watermark guests enjoy access to on-site golf cart rentals.

San Pedro Belize

4. Relax At A Rooftop Of San Pedro’s Tallest Hotel 

Indulge in breathtaking views of the Belize Barrier Reef and Ambergris Caye from the rooftop pool on San Pedro’s tallest hotel. It’s the ideal retreat for guests at The Watermark Belize Hotel, providing a refreshing escape after a day of adventures that will leave you rejuvenated and refreshed. The Skyview Restaurant offers a convenient option to savor a drink at the bar and enjoy a delicious meal without venturing far. Enjoy the perfect blend of relaxation and convenience high above the beauty of Belize. This restaurant offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

5. Spend A Day In The Jungle 

While the laid-back island life on Ambergris Caye is unbeatable, spice things up with a day trip to the jungle. Embark on a day of excitement with cave tubing, ziplining, and zoo encounters while local guides share their knowledge of plants and animals. Explore the mysterious ATM Cave, climb the ancient Xunantunich, roam around Lamanai, and check out the fascinating Altun Ha Mayan ruins. It’s a day in the jungle filled with adventure and culture that you won’t forget!

Lamanai Temples full

6. Fly Over The Great Blue Hole

Take to the skies for an awe-inspiring adventure to behold the breathtaking beauty of the Great Blue Hole. Head to Lighthouse Reef Atoll and treat yourself to spectacular aerial views of this natural wonder via helicopter or plane. Enjoy panoramic glimpses of the Great Blue Hole and the stunning Belize Barrier Reef’s incredible wildlife below, including Manatees, Rays, Sharks, Dolphins, and more.

Belize Blue hole

7. Watch The Sunset From A Catamaran 

Savor the ultimate sunset experience as you glide across the water on your private catamaran. Witness the sky transform with hues of pink and orange as the sun bids farewell. For an extra special touch, take a refreshing plunge into the water for a sunset snorkeling session—an unforgettable experience that adds a unique twist to your evening on the waves.

Sunset catamaran tour

8. Experience San Pedro With The Watermark Belize Hotel

The Watermark Belize Hotel is the newest luxury hotel in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. Guests can seamlessly enjoy all the mentioned experiences and amenities like spa services, delectable restaurants and bars, a rooftop pool, and a conference center tailored for Belize weddings, corporate retreats, and private events. Choose from Oceanview King Room for a romantic escape or the Two Bedroom Suite for the ultimate family vacation.

The Watermark Belize Hotel lobby

With an abundance of activities awaiting you in San Pedro, Belize, planning your vacation can be both thrilling and overwhelming. Muy’Ono is here to make this process a breeze, ensuring your getaway is nothing short of extraordinary. Explore the perfect balance of relaxation and adventure in this coveted Belize destination. Reach out to Muy’Ono Resorts to effortlessly plan your San Pedro escape and immerse yourself in the beauty of this tropical paradise. Your dream vacation is just a click away!