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Get a Good Deal on Scuba Diving Vacations

Posted by ECBR on Feb 18, 2014 9:44:04 AM

Scuba Diving Ambergris CayePlanning a vacation for scuba diving can be a challenge. Factoring in all of the relevant variables such as the weather, locations to dive, knowledgeable guides, and more can make choosing a destination a bit of a headache. Staying in an Ambergris Caye rental at Exotic Caye Beach Resort can make all of that a lot simpler.

The most difficult part about planning a trip to scuba dive in Belize is figuring out where to dive. Belize has so many great dive locations and pro dive operations, that sometimes the wide range of choices is almost too much. One of the most popular locations for diving on Ambergris Caye is Hol Chan Marine Reserve, conveniently located 4 miles southeast of San Pedro. Not only are there plenty of hotel accommodations, there are also very nice Ambergris Caye rentals available.

Why dive on Ambergris Caye?

Diving on Ambergris Caye is a wonderful experience, and you never know what you will find. There are lots of different dive trips you can take in the area. For example, at Belize's most popular National Park, Hol Chan Marine Reserve, divers will enjoy swimming with schools of nurse sharks and southern sting rays and checking out the large schools of fish and lush coral growth.

The famed Barrier Reef, the second largest in the world behind the more well-known barrier reef in Australia, is located just north of Ambergris Caye and essentially meets land at Rocky Point. Just south of that point divers will find one of the largest sea turtle nesting beaches in all of Belize.

No matter if you want to dive in the day or night, local operators will be able to accommodate you and the other guests on your scuba diving trip.

Even If You Don't Want to Scuba Dive, There are Still Plenty of Things to Do

The most popular tourist destination in all of Belize is San Pedro on Ambergris Caye. That is in part due to all of the choices when it comes time to unwind after a day of scuba diving. Even tourists who may not be into scuba diving will find plenty to do in the San Pedro area. There are lots of great places to eat from fancy restaurants to vendors selling local street food. There is also a lively nightlife scene.

For people who like to shop or are looking for souvenirs for friends and family at home there are a great deal of shops with lots of cool mementos. There are great bargains to find, especially when it comes to jewelry or pottery.

In addition to scuba diving, there are also Adventure Tours in Ambergris Caye, Belize consisting of visiting the ancient Mayan ruins of Altun Ha, tubing in the stunning cave systems in the Lamani Jungle, observing local wildlife, bird watching, snorkeling on the reef, boat trips to see the manatees, visiting the Belize zoo, and swimming with the sharks. There are also other water sports like kayaking, wind-surfing, jet-skiing, canoeing, and sailing.

Book a scuba diving vacation to Ambergris Caye, Belize today and see what all of the excitement is about!


Written by ECBR