Ambergris Caye / San Pedro

Continent
Central America
Country
Belize
Next Big City
Belize City
Next Town
San Pedro
 
Type:
Ocean, Lagoon
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, School, Shop, Rental, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
No information
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Tide independent

A barrier reef 3/4 miles east of the island creates shallow flat water between the reef and the island. West of the island loads sandbars and undiscovered flat water. Couple of good reef breaks in the channels on the reef, can get up to 6-8ft faces. Not much tide. Many foot bridges and anchored boats.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
None

Small tight launches in town. More open north of town. Sandy beaches. Sandy beach and islands on the west side of the island.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, April, November, December
Wind Type:
Frontal, Trade
Best Direction:
E, ESE
Main Direction:
E

The wind has normally 15-20 knots sideonshore or onshore. Cold fronts sweep through November to January bringing 20 knots sideoffshore, so go over to the lagoon side. You can get out in any direction but only boat access to the lagoon side. The season is during dry season from January to April.



How to get there

Transport
Car, Boat
Access
Short walk

Fly to Belize City, then hopper flight on Tropic Air to the island.

Extra information

Rules
None

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Nightlife

Good nightlife and restaurants in town.