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Beaches near cruise dock

Can you get to a beach close to the cruise ship docks?? And can you walk around town, how far from the cruise docks

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1. Re: Beaches near cruise dock

Cruise ship passengers come ashore at the Tourist Village in Belize City.

The downtown area of the City is less than 1 km from theVillage. It is safe to wander around Belize City in the daytime -- just stay on the main streets. Police patrols usually increase on cruise ships days.

The nearest beach on the mainland is about 8 km away at a place called Old Belize. It's a small man-made beach, and there are other things to see & do there. You can get there by bus (from the bus terminal) for BZ$1, or by taxi for maybe BZ$20 to $30 each way.


Or, you could try to get over to Ambergris Caye by water taxi or flight.

Edited: 5:38 pm, February 16, 2012
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2. Re: Beaches near cruise dock

Or Caye Caulker which is nearer and more typically Caribbean. Just turn left out of the tourist village, walk about 5 mins straight to the water taxi terminals. It is US$17 return and there are frequent services.

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3. Re: Beaches near cruise dock

How often does the taxi run? Does it cost anything for beach chairs and umbrellas at the beach? And is the $17 each way on taxi?

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4. Re: Beaches near cruise dock

The only real beach at Caye Caulker is at the split. No chairs or umbrellas for rent. There are picnic tables, some in the water itself, remmants of an old pier to lie on as well.

Not your typical beach club. It's a great place. Name of the bar is the Lazy Lizard.

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5. Re: Beaches near cruise dock

Water taxi services between Belize City, Caye Caulker and Ambergris Caye (see websites for schedules & fares)

a) Caye Caulker Water Taxi Association:


b) San Pedro – Belize Express Water Taxi


c) San Pedro Water Jets Express:


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