Caye Caulker is a very small acquainted island, a place that is very unique for its essence. Caye Caulker is a relaxing place with friendly people known for the best snorkeling and diving trips. There you will find more than 20 different types of restaurants from Cuban to Turkish, Belizean and Chinese, etc, while listening to the Caribbean Belizean music. Caye Caulker counts with an approximate population of 1500 inhabitants .With its turquoise seas, sandy beaches and tropical coconut trees, Caye Caulker becomes a picturesque and magical paradise on earth. The breathless view of the largest living barrier reef is just one mile away or 3 minutes boat ride. Caye Caulker is well known for being a tranquil and peaceful place, ideal to take away the stress of living in the big cities. For these and many reasons, Caye Caulker has earned the local title of “La Isla Carinosa”.
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
San Pedro Town, the heart of Ambergris Caye is located on the South end of the island. This island is said to have been the inspiration of the hit song “La Isla Bonita” by world famous singer and composer Madonna. Ambergris Caye is the largest island of Belize with its 27 square miles in length; it is home to more than 16,000 residents. Local residents are often referred to as San pedranos, derived from the name of the town, San Pedro. Belize, consisting of the many islands and the main island of San Pedro, was once colonized by the British. With this British rule, Belize became the only English speaking country in Central America. San pedranos and Belizeans are very affluent in English and have a good grasp of the Spanish language. With the mixtures of cultures, Mestizos, Creoles, Garinagus, Mennonites, Maya, East Indian and more, this makes San Pedro a melting pot of cultures. Being a dialect of English, Creole is one of the main languages spoken amongst locals.
The beautiful barrier reef sitting just 1 mile away from the beach invites different people from around the world to come to visit and discover why San Pedro, Ambergris Caye is still an undiscovered jewel. With diving being the number 1 attraction to many tourists, its colorful and rich marine fauna and untouched corals makes San Pedro ideal for a weekend getaway. It’s a must see to believe. Flawless, amazing snorkeling, another adventure to experience. The night life starts with a drink at many bars that have entertainment, restaurants and many more offering locally and international cuisine.