San Pedro Tourist Attractions

Founded in 1848, San Pedro is the only inhabited area on Ambergris Caye and is found near the southern tip of the island. The town has an atmosphere of a bustling fishing village and is clustered with wooden houses built in both the Mexican and Caribbean style.

Ambergris Museum and Cultural Center

The Ambergris Museum and Cultural Center offers the history of Ambergris Caye from the time of ancient Mayan traders to the present. Exhibits include Mayan artifacts, including tools and pottery as well as coins and other treasure from the time of pirates and buccaneers.

Costa Maya Festival

Occurring annually in August, the Costa Maya Festival in San Pedro features music, arts, food and dance from Belize, Mexico and neighboring countries. It claims to be the biggest festival in Belize although this may be debatable. The festival takes place over a long weekend in early August.

San Pedro Lagoon

This San Pedro Lagoon is the largest on Ambergris Caye and is accessible by boat ride or kayak. The mangrove habitat offers sightings of wildlife such as crocodiles and raccoons as wells as several bird species.

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