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Activities are Endless on Ambergris Caye in Belize

Posted by Kelly on May 2, 2012 3:35:59 PM

If you have never experienced a vacation on Ambergris Caye Belize, you are missing out on a magical island paradise ideal for your holiday travel. Belize is home to rain forests, tropical coastlines, deep blue water and delightful English speaking citizens. There are simply too many things to do on Ambergris Caye for one visit . A flight into the mainland and a short flight over to the Ambergris Caye will make you feel as if you have landed on another planet full of marvelous tropical food, endless activity and the incredible Belizean people.
Things to Do on Ambergris Caye
Many people head to the Ambergris Caye area to snorkel and dive . It is home to the second largest barrier reef in the world. There are many dive companies to choose from, and they are held to the highest safety standards.
The Barrier Reef is 185 miles long. It is accessible in as little as one mile from the coast of the Ambergris Caye, easily accessed by boat. Much of the reef is unexplored, but for the purpose of preservation and excellent diving, there are spots on the Reef which are a must see. The Hol Chan is a marine reserve where no fishing or coral removal is allowed. The Great Blue Hole at Lighthouse Reef offers technical divers a 400 foot drop for a magical descent into the geological past. It is truly a once in a lifetime decompression dive.
Fishing in Belize
Another splendid opportunity on the list of things to do on Ambergris Caye is to take out a boat with a guide to go fishing. There are an enormous variety of tropical fish to be caught and many fascinating techniques and spots that only the local guides know. A few days of fishing in Belize can find you fishing for extremely rare catches like the Permit, also known as the ghost fish. Many fishermen come to Belize to complete the grand slam of Belizean fishing. The grand slam will include catching the Permit, a Tarpon and a bonefish.
Exploring the Country
On top of the superb diving and fishing available around the Ambergris Caye, many travelers come to see the beautiful country of Belize. It is easy to travel to the zoos, the rainforests and the Mayan temples from the Ambergris Caye. Most importantly, no matter your choice of activities while in Belize , the main goal is a chance to relax. The gorgeous sunsets, modern accommodations and beautiful beach walks will make sure your vacation is pure relaxation.

Kelly

Written by Kelly

Topics: Belize, Things to Do, Activities at Gran Pacifica