We Answered All your Burning Questions About a Caye Caulker Island Vacation

Are you planning an island getaway vacation to Caye Caulker in the near future? You probably have tons of questions regarding where to stay, what to eat, and what to do on La Isla Cariñosa, as it is affectionately known. We’re here to help the curious traveler in you answer all those burning questions.

Here’s everything you need to know about Caye Caulker:

1. Getting to Caye Caulker

Image courtesy of San Pedro Belize Express Water Taxi

Caye Caulker is easy to reach from Belize City; it’s only about 23 miles away. The most popular way to reach the island is via a 45-minute ferry ride with either of two water taxis in the city. We highly reccommend San Pedro Belize Express Water Taxi. The ride is quick, safe, and comfortable. Once you buy a round-trip ticket, your return ticket is redeemable up to 60 days after you purchase it.

You also have the option of taking a short flight with Tropic Air or Maya Island Air, Belize’s main airlines. The flight from Belize City to Caye Caulker usually takes 15 minutes.

2. Where to Stay

Standard Single Room at The Caye Hotel
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Our rooms are all air-conditioned and each have comfortable beds as well as some rooms inlcluding a sofa-bed, a laptop-friendly work desk and chair, a Smart TV, telephone, two bedside lamps, and a mini fridge. All rooms are non-smoking and feature a spacious closet with hangers and a personal safe. All ocean view rooms feature a private balcony over-looking the beautiful Belizean Barrier Reef.

3. What to Eat

Bites at The Caye Café

Experience international cuisine with a twist. At The Caye Cafè, your palate can enjoy some of the most succulent Mexican infused dishes as well as local favorites. From cheesy beef quesadillas to fresh seafood ceviche, you’ll definitely find something your taste buds can savor. Read our menu to see all we have to offer.

4. What to Do

Snorkelling the Barrier Reef

Even if you have no experience in snorkeling, you can still join in on the fun. Our trained and knowledgable guides are there to help you explore the amazing ambiance of the ocean and the kaleidoscope of colours found in the hard and soft corals.

Scuba Diving

Scuba Divers from all over the world come to visit Belize for the experience they can’ find anywhere else. With a huge barrier stretching 185 miles along the coastline with various dive sites, you are guaranteed to find and discover wonderful new aquatic life.

Discover more fun here.

4. Where to Relax

Image via Lazy Lizard Bar and Grill
The Split

The Split is undoubtedly the most well-known hangout spot on the island. It’s a channel that cuts the island in two and is only a short walk or ferry ride away from our property on the north side. 

Spend the day here doing absolutely nothing but relaxing under the sun, cocktail in hand. The Split has the most perfect views of the sea and plenty of space to lounge. 


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