This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in San Pedro. To help you make friends with San Pedro before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
San Pedro, Belize, is a town in the south of the island Ambergris Caye in Belize. A turquoise sea and white sand beaches that seem to come straight off a postcard are what you can see in San Pedro. In the reef just off the coast, you can expect to see much more that you will remember for a lifetime. San Pedro, Belize, offers one of the best diving and snorkeling experiences in Central America, if not in the entire world.
San Pedro is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. It is also one of those places that everyone seems to enjoy, even the type of travelers that normally prefer to travel a more off the beaten path. If you are in San Pedro, Belize, you may believe that you are on another planet, but in fact the boat ride between Belize City -- the capital on the mainland -- and San Pedro is only ninety minutes with many departures throughout the day.
San Pedro, Belize, is a destination for travelers with all sorts of budgets. You can find classy, high-end hotels as well as very affordable hostels in San Pedro, Belize. Hostels in tropical San Pedro are even much cheaper than those on Belize’s mainland. Most San Pedro, Belize hostels are in or close to the town centre. This is convenient because there are always shops and restaurants nearby, but not necessary a critical point to decide which San Pedro, Belize hostel to book. Remember that San Pedro is all about beaches, diving, and snorkeling, so you will head to the sea anyway on an organized tour, unless you are already very experienced. Your San Pedro, Belize hostel can also help you with booking any tours. You may also want to contact the hostel in San Pedro, Belize, before your arrival. If you want to fly to the island, they may be able to get you a discount on the flight ticket and some San Pedro, Belize hostels also give discounts for those that stay for a week or more.
Written by local enthusiast for San Pedro hostelsMartin Straatman