There are plenty of activities to keep you busy while visiting Ambergris Caye. Belize is home to the second largest Barrier Reef in the World. The reef offers world class snorkeling, diving, and fishing. A wide variety of watersports is also available. Windsurfing, sea kayaking, sailing, jet skiing, parasailing, and kite boarding are among the many to choose from. The mainland of Belize offers a variety of adventurous activities. You can choose from Mayan Ruin exploration, zip-lining, cave tubing, river kayaking, horseback riding and much more. For those looking for relaxation and a little pampering on vacation, a variety of spa services are available. Our front desk will be happy to help you arrange any of these activities.
Our Belize Activities Desk is located on a dock just north of Coco Beach and can customize an itinerary of activities for you. In addition to the water sports available offshore, there are also secluded beach barbeques, tours of Mayan ruins, cave tubing, river kayaking, and many other mainland adventures just a short boat trip away.
The second largest barrier reef in the world is located a half a mile from the shore of Ambergris Caye. With the average water visibility 100 Ft. and the water temperature around 75-80 degrees, there isn’t a bad time of year to dive in Belize. The Blue Hole is also located in Belize and is a must for divers.
For those who want to experience the beauty of the reef from above, snorkeling is also available. The most popular snorkel sites are: Hol Chan Marine Reserve, Mexico Rocks, and Coral Gardens. Diving instruction is available to anyone interested.
Whether you are a first time fisherman or a seasoned professional, Belize offers some of the world’s finest fishing. Belize has one of the world’s most diverse fishing ecosystems with 100′s of Square kilometers of flats, estuaries, rivers and reefs.
Fisherman will be happy to know that spin, fly, and trolling are all available all year round. The estuaries, inlets and mouths to the many rivers are known for their tarpon, snook, and jack. The lagoons and flats are known for their bonefish, permit, and barracuda. The coral reefs support grouper, snapper, jack, and barracuda while the deeper waters off the reef are home to sailfish, marlin, bonito, and pompano.
For those looking for some adventure on the water there are a number of different activities available. Catamaran sailing, windsurfing, kite surfing, Hobie Cat sailing, and parasailing are a few of the water sports available.
Catamaran Sailing is a great way to enjoy the sea and sun all in one. Full and half day snorkeling trips are available, as well as an evening sunset cruise. All sailing trips are available as private charters.
The mainland of Belize is just a boat ride or quick flight away, and offers endless opportunities for adventure. For those interested in Ancient Mayan Culture, Belize offers a number of Mayan Ruins to choose from. Xunantunich, Caracol, Cahal Pech, Altun Ha, and Lamanai are just a few.
An overnight trip may be planned to Tikal, one of the largest Ancient Mayan Ruin sites located just over the border in Guatemala.
The Belize Zoo is located 30 miles from Belize City. It is situated on 29 acres of tropical savanna and has more than 125 native animals on exhibit. At the zoo you will have an opportunity to see animals, such as the Jaguar, Puma, Kinkajou, Peccary, Howler Monkeys, Harpy Eagle, Scarlet Macaw, Tapir, and Spider Monkeys.
Come and treat yourself to one of the many relaxing spa treatments to enhance your body, mind and spirit. The most effective local and exotic plants, plant extracts, essential oils and minerals from land and sea are available for your total rejuvenating experience.Certified Massage therapists and aestheticians are trained in massage, body wraps, body scrubs, manicures, pedicures, and facials.
Spa services are available in the comfort of your room or seaside. Please inquire with the front desk upon arrival to schedule massage services.
Yoga and Pilates
Private yoga and Pilates instruction is available upon request. Please inquire with our front desk via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org before you arrival to schedule private yoga and Pilate’s classes. Please visit Ak’Bol’s website for more information. Ak’Bol is located 1 mile south of Coco Beach resort and offers regularly schedule yoga classes that guests at Coco Beach may participate in.