Discover What To Do on Ambergris Caye in Belize
Mahogany Bay Resort and Beach Club places you close to all the best things to do on Ambergris Caye, Belize. When you stay with us, you’ll discover endless ways to explore our unique culture and experience the local Belizean community. Between our onsite amenities at our resort and the excitement of our city, San Pedro, something fun and new is always within reach. Read on—we know what to do on Ambergris Caye!
13 Things to Do on Ambergis Caye
The Belize Barrier Reef (the largest living barrier reef in the world) is home to Hol Chan Marine Reserve—a rich habitat thriving with diverse varieties of marine life. Hop on one of our Catamaran Cruises, go on a snorkeling adventure, and get up close and personal with coral, sea turtles, manta rays, parrotfish, angelfish, and more!
Do you want to take your expedition up a notch? Opt to visit Shark Ray Alley! This one-of-kind location has been named one of the seven best animal dives in Central America. You'll experience the true novelty of gliding through the sea alongside neighborly nurse sharks and southern stingrays. It's a once-in-a-lifetime experience you’ll never forget! There are two trips available daily to take you to Hol Chan and Shark Ray Alley--one in the morning and one in the afternoon.
Soar through the air on our scenic flight over the Great Blue Hole. You'll be mesmerized at the sight of the giant marine sinkhole—reaching over 1000 feet across and 407 feet deep! This excursion is perfect for those that aren’t interested in scuba diving or don’t want to spend a whole day traveling to the Blue Hole by boat.
Are you ready to go island hopping? Set sail on our fun-filled catamaran day trip to Caye Caulker. Upon arrival at the island, you have the opportunity to go exploring, shopping, and enjoy lunch at a local eatery.
People travel from near and far to experience the magic of fishing in Belize. Here at Mahogany Bay Resort & Beach Club, we offer opportunities for fly fishing, reef fishing, lionfish spearfishing, and lobster dives. Take your fresh catches to the picturesque, uninhabited west side of Ambergris Caye and have a BBQ on the beach!
Rent a golf cart and make your way into the town of San Pedro. You'll feel like a local as you cruise up Front Street, drive along the beach in Boca del Rio, wave hello to friendly faces, and stop by Belizean-owned shops and restaurants.
6. Secret Beach
Spend the day off the beaten path and visit one of the locals’ favorite spots—Secret Beach. Drive to the western end of Ambergris Caye and be greeted by dazzling turquoise waters (free from sargassum) and dozens of eclectic restaurants and beach bars.
7. Central Park
New York City isn’t the only location with a Central Park! Head to the town center of San Pedro and enjoy this beachfront space with colorful benches, palm trees, playground equipment, and lots of opportunities for people-watching. Don't forget to take a selfie with the new San Pedro sign!
Located in San Ignacio, the Green Iguana Conservation Project is an educational exhibit and habitat for Green iguanas. Guests can feed these enormous creatures that look like dinosaurs!
You'll feel like a VIP when you visit our private Beach Club. This secluded shoreline is home to breathtaking blue waters, a full-service bar and restaurant, and luxurious overwater cabanas. If you want to capture the perfect shot for Instagram, this is where you need to be.
The calm Belizean seas are the perfect place to go paddleboarding. Our Private Beach Club offers free rental equipment, and the unfrequented waters here make you feel at ease.
11. Taco Shack
Start your day the right way with delectable homemade breakfast tacos from Taco Shack here at Mahogany Bay Resort and Beach Club. If you need a beverage to quench your thirst, try a freshly-squeezed fruit juice the Belizean way—in a bag!
No matter what time of day it is, you can always find an excuse to visit Rum+Bean for a delicious pick-me-up. This onsite café offers hot and cold coffee beverages, smoothies, and tea. The shop even offers spiked coffee beverages for the adults!
Your stay with us isn’t complete before you pick up a souvenir (or souvenirs) to remember your trip. Meliza’s Art and Soul is located within our Village and offers high-quality Belizean art, jewelry, and keepsakes—all at an affordable price.