San Pedro (Ambergris Caye), Belize Travel Guide

Last Updated: Jan 2024

San Pedro on Ambergris Caye is one of the most expensive places in Central America, and it’s more expensive than nearby Caye Caulker, but compared to many Caribbean islands it’s a bit of a bargain. Backpackers and other low budget travelers should probably head to Caye Caulker instead, though a few cheap and basic one-star hotels do exist in San Pedro city. Other hotels range from pleasant to resort villas, with prices to match.

Why Visit San Pedro (Ambergris Caye)

San Pedro (Ambergris Caye) Facts

Population 8,400
Area 15,000
Timezone UTC-6
Currency Belize dollar
Airports Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport (BZE)

Where to eat and drink in San Pedro (Ambergris Caye)

Budget breakfastBy far the cheapest options are at the places that cater to locals. $5.97 - $8.96
Budget lunchThere are restaurants and bars that line the beach, open for lunch and dinner.$9.45 - $13.93
Budget dinnerLocal seafood can be pricey, but there are good deals around if you look, including at some beach places.$11.94 - $18.91
Beer (.33L)Belikin is the local Belize lager and it's served ice cold at nearly every bar and restaurant.$3.98 - $5.97
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When to visit San Pedro (Ambergris Caye)

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)

San Pedro (Ambergris Caye) Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar5:55am6:03pm
21 Jun5:17am6:29pm
21 Sep5:40am5:50pm
21 Dec6:18am5:21pm

San Pedro (Ambergris Caye) Hotel Seasons

San Pedro (Ambergris Caye) Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar18.00 - 42.00
starstarstarstarstar66.00 - 145.00
starstarstarstarstar85.00 - 166.00
starstarstarstarstar201.00 - 312.00
starstarstarstarstar211.00 - 389.00
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San Pedro (Ambergris Caye) Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed-

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