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Top Attractions in Ambergris Caye, Belize

Maya Pillai Aug 12, 2019
Ambergis is the largest island in Belize. Water sports, scuba diving, snorkeling are some of the popular activities here. Belize Barrier reef is one of the favorites spots among divers. A visit to the Great Blue Hole is a must.

Bacalar Chico National Park & Marine Reserve

It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with 41 sq miles of protected land and sea, accessible only through a boat from San Pedro.

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Tour boats are available here. They make snorkeling stops along the ancient channel used by the Mayan seafarers 1500 years ago. The sealife is beautiful and bountiful here. If the sea is calm, the tour is extended up to Rocky Point.

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Hol Chan Marine Reserve

Hol Chan in Mayan means 'Little Channel.' It refers to the natural reef known as Hol Chan Cut.

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This marine reserve is divers and snorkelers paradise as it offers diverse marine life as well as beautiful coral formations.
The primary attraction of the marine reserve is the colorful coral reef.

San Pedro, Belize

The best way to move around in San Pedro is by hiring a golf cart. Here apart from enjoying the sun, sand and sea, visit John's Escape,  former home to John McAfee, the internet security man.
Secret Beach is one of the best swimming beaches in San Pedro. It has crystal clear waters and white sand. There are restaurants and bars here have  piers. You can enjoy the ocean while sipping a drink or biting into fresh sea food.

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Tres Cocos - Dive Site in Ambergris Caye

This dive site in Ambergris Caye is deeper than other dive sites. The coral heads here are colorful. Tres Cocos is known for amazing marine life.

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Tuffy Canyons

Tuffy Canyons is approximately 1.6 miles south of San Pedro.

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The beauty of this diving site is the nurse sharks. Tuffy Canyons is marked by reefs, a long, narrow tunnel and deep grooves.

Great Blue Hole

The Great Blue Hole, the largest natural underwater sinkhole, is a part of the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System.
The Blue Hole is circular in shape with 125 meters deep and 300 meters across.

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Blue Hole is the world renowned destination for recreational scuba divers. You can view this natural wonder by booking a fly over tour.