8 days in Belize Cayes Itinerary

8 days in Belize Cayes Itinerary

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San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Caye Caulker
— 2 nights
Fly to Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport, Drive to Lighthouse Reef Atoll
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Lighthouse Reef Atoll
— 2 nights
Drive to Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport, Fly to Houston

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San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

— 3 nights
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Spend the 5th (Thu) exploring nature at Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve. The adventure continues: explore the gorgeous colors at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience, get a taste of the local shopping with Belizean Breezes Soap Co. and More, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Secret Beach Belize.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Pedro day trip planning website.

Houston, USA to San Pedro is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Houston in August, you will find days in San Pedro are slightly colder (89°F), and nights are about the same (78°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Caye Caulker.

Things to do in San Pedro

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

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Caye Caulker

— 2 nights
At just under 8 km (5 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide, the limestone coral island of Caye Caulker offers a small but perfectly formed getaway 32 km (20 mi) offshore from Belize City.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Osprey Silver Jewelry & Boutique, then shop like a local with Aria Kat Art, and then kick back and relax at The Split. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the gorgeous colors at Shark Ray Alley and then discover the deep blue sea with Belize Diving Services.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Caye Caulker day trip planner.

Getting from San Pedro to Caye Caulker by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly. In August, daytime highs in Caye Caulker are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lighthouse Reef Atoll.

Things to do in Caye Caulker

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8:

Lighthouse Reef Atoll

— 2 nights
Home to the iconic Great Blue Hole--a giant marine sinkhole--Lighthouse Reef Atoll is a mecca for scuba divers and snorkelers.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Great Blue Hole.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lighthouse Reef Atoll travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Caye Caulker to Lighthouse Reef Atoll. August in Lighthouse Reef Atoll sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. On the 10th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Lighthouse Reef Atoll

Nature · Parks
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Belize Cayes travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Reefs · Water Sports
Belize Cayes feature quaint towns, lush tropical forests, and white sandy beaches. Most journeys start at Ambergris Caye, which can serve as a central hub for visiting outstanding diving spots, such as the Great Blue Hole. Whether you're diving in the vast and colorful coral reefs, hiking through the thick forests, or sipping on cocktails as you enjoy the endless Caribbean summer, you definitely won't run out of things to do in Belize Cayes.