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The 'San Pedro Slam' is one of our most popular adventures. Leaving St. George's Caye at 7:30am your day starts with warm breakfast tacos on board the crisp morning ride. I recommend bringing along a light jacket or cover. The 45-60 minute ride takes you past Caye Chapel and Caye Caulker before arriving to Ambergris Caye where the small village of San Pedro lies. The boat then docks at the Reef Adventures/Wet Willie's dock where you meet up with the professionals from Reef Adventures who outfit you for your amazing snorkel or dive. First visit is to the famous Hol Chan Marine Reserve, a 10 minute boat ride, where you should prepare to be amazed at the abundance of life below the sea. Like swimming inside an aquarium Hol Chan is must see attraction in Belize! As is your next stop for snorkeling or diving; Shark Ray Alley! And yes, it is full of sharks and rays. Home to mostly Nurse Sharks and Manta Rays this spectacular sight can be seen from inside the boat -for those unsure- or from under the water -for the more adventurous souls. You guide will feed them and show how to appropriately enjoy these amazing creatures. Not to be missed while in Belize.

After you have been astounded by the bounty and beauty of our Caribbean Sea life you will be taken back to the dock where you can change if you like, but no need to, and then we cut you lose to explore the island as you see fit. Lunch at a café along the beach, perhaps? A visit to the famous Elvi's Kitchen in the center of town? Whatever you choose be sure to bring some spending cash for the street vendors selling beautiful handmade jewelry and wood carvings. What else to do while in San Pedro? There are beach massages offered, many cafes to enjoy cold beer while watching the boats pass by. Real Estate offices, for the curious visitors, offer fliers posted outside of properties for sale. A band is usually playing somewhere, if not simply along the street near the vendors. You can even rent a golf cart for a couple of hours to roam around the Northern and/or Southern parts of Ambergris Caye.

By 3:30 or 4:00pm most guests find they are ready to go back to St. George's Caye. It's been a beautiful day filled with new experiences but the peace and tranquility of SGCR is calling your name. You arrive back to your private Cabana with plenty of time to clean up and relax before dinner.

Come and play with us!
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**Would you like to book the SAN PEDRO SLAM for your next trip?
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We are so fortunate to have the warm Caribbean Sea as well as our sparkling saline swimming pool to enjoy at St. George’s Caye. One of the things we have not enjoyed so much is sinking into the mud as we walk into the water from our beach on the east side of the island. Our solution has been to swim off the end of our dock, which provides a ladder for climbing back out after a swim. But over the last couple years many guests have asked us to provide a swimming beach that is easily accessible and offers walk-in swimming right from the beach.

We are always listening to the feedback we receive – after all, the resort is here only for the enjoyment of our guests. And of course we always want to upgrade our very popular signature “St. George’s Caye Experience.” At the same time, we are ever mindful of the ecosystem of which we are a part. But for our sensibility to the environment and ecosystem, it would be easy to construct sea walls, dredge the ocean bottom and move tons of sand to create a large walk-in beach.  So we have been in a quandary and looking for how to have a great swimming beach (and snorkeling area) while maintaining our stewardship of the caye, the reef and the ecosystem.

After input from our veteran staff with well over 50 years combined experience tending to the island and the reef, we identified an excellent location in a protected area on the leeward side of the caye that already had a sandy bottom and could relatively easily be turned into a beautiful swimming beach and snorkel area without disturbing the natural ecosystem. This beach, between our saline pool to the east, our recently completed reception dock to the west, and adjacent to our Overwater Cabanas, enjoys milder breezes and gorgeous sunsets! It is excellent for ocean swimming and snorkeling, and is also an easy launching area for kayaks.  I like to paddle from here and explore a different part of the caye each day, and sometimes paddle to the nearby cayes.

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With lounge chairs arranged on the beach, and the water steps away, our guests now enjoy walk-into-the-ocean swimming and an excellent snorkeling experience right on property. We thank all of our guests for visiting us, and ask that you all keep providing feedback for an ever-improving St. George’s Caye Experience.


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If you have stayed with us during our hottest months -May to October- you are well aware just how warm it can get. Especially on the west side of the island where our Overwater Cabanas sit. While we have plenty of ways to cool off - in the pool, the ocean, or even at the bar with ice cold Belikin beers - we have listened to years of guest feedback and have enhanced the rooms with beautiful hardwood ceilings to help keep these six cabanas much cooler! Don't worry though, the authentic Belizean thatch our cabanas are known for can still be seen in the bathroom and the private veranda. With the new ceiling the rooms can actually be chilled by the in-room air conditioner allowing you to relax in comfort while resting inside your cabana.

Three of the six have already been completed and have recieved rave reviews. The remaining three will be finished in time for our Summer season 2014.

Want to try one of these on your next visit? Check out our lastest specials and come
on down to beautiful Belize, where you can experience the ultimate in relaxation and romance!

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Your “St. George’s Caye Experience” is designed by you, for you. You may choose to simply relax – in your hammock, on the beach, by the pool, at the lounge. Doing nothing, as we say on the island, IS an activity! Or you may elect to enjoy the bounty of the Caribbean Sea and our coral reef ecosystem, or explore the rich ecology and cultural heritage on the mainland.


To help you take home the best memories of your time in Belize, we’ve created an activities program so you can avoid the crowds (especially on “cruise ship days” on the mainland) and maximize your enjoyment. Not to mention our professional guides and dive masters are simply the best. (Don’t just take our word for it – check out
our TripAdvisor reviews to hear from past guests!)
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  • We will take you diving or snorkeling any day that weather and sea conditions permit. For Divers; remember to bring your certification cards with you!
  • You are welcome to enjoy complimentary water activities any time – kayaks, Hobie Cat sail boats, windsurf boards, snorkeling off the dock, and our saline swimming pool.
  • To ensure the best resources and experiences are available, and to help keep your stress to a minimum (and we’re all about low stress at St. George’s Caye!), we recommend you plan your activities with us two days ahead. An easy way to do this is to schedule “the day after tomorrow” during our evening social hour before dinner. Or you can book one of our packages that include activities.
  • To maximize your enjoyment and avoid crowds, we generally schedule tours on the following days:

    • Cave Tubing and Zip Lining -Mondays and Fridays
    • Lamanai Mayan Temple and Ruins -Tuesdays and Saturdays
    • “San Pedro Slam” (snorkeling and a visit to Ambergris Caye) –Wednesdays
    • Blue Hole National Park/St. Herman’s Cave (on mainland) – Thursdays
    • Belize City Cultural Tour – Thursdays


In the coming weeks we’ll be posting more information about each tour to give you an idea of what each is like. And of course, if you want to experience a specific tour on our schedule that is not available during your stay, please check with us to see if accommodation can be made. This is YOUR vacation and we want our guests to have the best possible “St. George’s Caye Experience!” See you soon in Paradise -Cheers
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The St. George's Caye Aquarium rehabilitated two Hawksbill sea turtles and released them back into the ocean
on Saturday, March 1st -- and we were there to film it!

We are so excited to share with you all a heart warming story that began on the beach of St. George's Caye Resort. Struggling to stay alive, our staff found a very small baby turtle tangled in the sea grass one morning, two years ago. The turtle was taken up the beach to the St. George's Caye Aquarium where we knew Karl and his son could nurture the turtle until she was strong and healthy enough to return to her home - the ocean! Another turtle being cared for at the Aquarium was joined by the new tiny female hawksbill turtle. In this video you will see both mature and thriving turtles being released at the Barrier Reef just east of St. George's Caye. Ashley was there to film the event and remarked that "It was a very special experience to watch that tiny turtle grow and then be able to take her back to where she belogs. Maybe one of these days we will see her while we are diving."

Hawksbill sea turtles are an endangered species and we are so excited to be a part of this happy story and share it with you!





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December 2013 St. George's Caye Resort had the honor of hosting a small cast and crew from Motion TV*. The men spent four days exploring, discovering and ulimately filming a beautiful episode featuring Belize's many attractions. The episode is due to air this week on February 6th and we are very excited to share it with you.

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The Belize episode of Motion TV features a "guest hiker" - Shiloh Janes from New York - who is a viewer and fan of the show chosen to experience something he'd never done before; to take him out of his daily routine of too much work. But really, the entire crew seemed to have experienced a great world of many new experiences. From the banks of historic St. George's Caye to the Lamanai Mayan Ruins to the depths of the underwater world - new possibilities abound as Barry and Cornell take the crew to see Belize!

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All of us at St. George's Caye Resort thoroughly enjoyed getting to know the cast and crew. A first class group of men whom we will remain friends with for years to come. We have had the pleasure of other television crews and find most boring and disenchanting. Greg, David and Shiloh are authentic and no parts of this show are fake. It is a refreshingly honest gem of television suitable for your entire family. Not to mention it shows the diverse and friendly country Belize trurly is! :)

The inspiring episode reminds us all how important it is to take time out to explore our amazing world. It reminds us that work and money are not everything. And it leaves you wanting to go outside to re-discover the earth around you.

Join us in supporting Belize and healthy, authentic living by watching and sharing the episode with your friends and family!

Watch online at your convinience by clicking HERE - As soon as they release the episode it will be available to view.
Show airs on The Live Well Network this Thursday, Feb 6th 8/7central.

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*Motion TV airs on The Live Well Network -part of the ABC-Disney Family

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We are very excited to unveil our new outdoor oceanfront dining at St. George's Caye Resort. Sitting between our amazing almond tree and the Sand Bar lounge, the elevated and covered deck is 600 square feet of heaven. Boasting an eastward view of the beach and the Caribbean Sea guests dine in style all day long -- enjoying the uninterrupted views and shade during daytime meals, and the warm breeze and gentle overhead lighting for evening meals. Guests can also feel free to use the space between meals to access the wi-fi internet conection, read a book, or simply relax. Our morning coffee and breakfast station -- featuring fresh local fuit and fresh granola with coconut right from the island-- is now located here between 7-10am.

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Our dedicated and talented staff has been hard at work for weeks building this incredible outdoor space, battling rain and winds along the way. Carlos, Jose and Fredis led the crew of talented young Belizeans. All materials and labour were purchased locally in Belize. The covered deck features a stunning white mahogany paneled ceiling. Belizean specialty woods Santa Maria and Chechem, or black poisonwood, make the strong railing and foundation while beautiful non-slip tiles finish out the floor.


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We hope you agree the outdoor oceanfront dining is a great addition to the St. George's Caye Experience! You can view more photos of our staff building the deck and the finished work of art here, on  Facebook.
We hope you can join us for oceanfront dining at St. George's Caye Resort soon -- check out our last minute deals and special packages and start planning your trip.
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Reef diving @ St. Georges Resort in Belize

Welcome to our new Island blog where we'll inform you of the latest happenings and specials at St. George's Caye Resort.

Learn more about our staff, our history but most importantly, learn what makes The St. George's Caye Experience unique.

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