San Pedro, Belize
San Pedro is a town on the southern part of the island of Ambergris Caye in the Belize District of Belize, in Central America. The town is a picturesque with small colorfully painted houses and shops, clear turquoise sea, coconut palms and tropical flora.
San Pedro is an excellent destination for fishermen, divers, snorkelers and sailors. Gift shops, boutiques, bars, cafes, and restaurants adorn Front And Middle streets (now named Barrier Reef Drive/Pescador Drive). San Pedro also makes a fine base for excursions to nearby attractions and the more distant islands and atolls.
Things to See & Do
* Diving & snorkeling
* Front Street
* Deep sea fishing
Cruise Season – May - October
Currency - Belize Dollar (BZD)
Language – English, Spanish
Population – 4,000 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus six hours
International Country Telephone Code – +501
Travel Links – You can head to the airport in Belize City and book a flight which will take about 20 minutes. You can also fly to Ambergris from the Phillip Goldson International Airport. There is a modest airfield near the center of the island and next to San Pedro town.
You can also take a water taxi, a much cheaper option, from Belize City to the center of San Pedro. There is now limited air service from Chetumal, Mexico.