Pronounced locally as am-BUR-giss key, Ambergris Caye
is the largest island in Belize and one of the top vacation destinations in the country. Made famous by the 1986 Madonna hit song "La Isla Bonita" (the beautiful island), Ambergris Caye is part unspoiled national park and part colorful beach town home to some of the best seafood in Belize. Whether you're coming to Belize for your honeymoon
, family vacation, or adventure travel
, there's a great resort for you on Ambergris Caye.
Here is just a small selection of the resorts to choose from on Ambergris Caye:
Actually a small, privately-owned island just three miles off the coast of Ambergris Caye, Cayo Espanto specializes in luxury tropical getaways. Favored by the rich and famous, Cayo Espanto has just seven elegantly equipped villas, each with their own unique furniture, design, and accessories.
A perennial TripAdvisor favorite, The Villas at Banyan Bay is located just a mile and a half from all of the excitement of San Pedro. Banyan Bay offers guests their choice of 42 suites, rooms, and elegant villas each complete with full kitchen facilities. With one of the top seafood restaurants on the islands and a private stretch of beach, Banyan Bay is excellent for family and group vacations.
A full-service resort, Victoria House is renowned for having outstanding customer service. Guests can choose between 35 charming casitas and private villas spread across the resort's enormous 10 acres of lush tropical beauty. With so much beauty and luxury, Victoria House is a popular choice for weddings and honeymoons.
The name certainly fits as Xanadu is one of the top eco-friendly boutique resorts. Located just one mile from colorful San Pedro, Xanadu has 20 elegant suites to choose from and provides complimentary kayaks and paddle boards for exploring nearby waters. All suites come with a full kitchen, appliances, and free wireless internet.
Located right on the beach, Ramon's Village Resort offers guests accommodations in 61 charming thatched-roof cabanas. The resort has a lovely tropical garden and lagoon-style pool, ideal for family and group vacations. The resort is home to the famous Purple Parrot restaurant and bar, helmed by chef Rommy Kie, that specializes in local, Asian, and American cuisine. Guests can enjoy dining at the Purple Parrot or on one of the shaded verandas that overlook the Caribbean.
The northern end of the island is a natural paradise, giving guests of the Costa Blu Resort a truly unique experience. Only accessible by boat from San Pedro, this resort is popular with scuba divers and snorkelers who want to enjoy all of the action on the nearby Belize Barrier Reef
Adventures in Belize
specializes in crafting bespoke vacation experiences in Ambergris Caye and Belize. From arranging tours to booking accommodations and ground transportation, Adventures in Belize is the premier travel services company in Belize.