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Ambergris Caye Must See/Must Do Things? #318788
01/15/09 03:25 PM
01/15/09 03:25 PM
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hbooth Offline OP
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Hello! I am coming to San Pedro at the end of April for 2 weeks. I am trying to put together a basic idea of what I'm gonna do while I'm there. So...from the people who know...what are the top things I should see or do (feel free to include restaurants)?

Also, how much money should I bring? I've read that atm's don't accept American cards.


Re: Ambergris Caye Must See/Must Do Things? [Re: hbooth] #318790
01/15/09 03:29 PM
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These are topics that have been addressed here many times . . . you might use the Search function on this board on such things as restaurants, ATM, nightlife, fishing, snorkeling. You will get loads of information very quickly!! You are gonna have a ball!! smile

When you find a big kettle of crazy, it's best not to stir it.
Re: Ambergris Caye Must See/Must Do Things? [Re: hbooth] #318792
01/15/09 03:32 PM
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First thing ya do when you get off the puddle hopper, is walk east to the beach, find BC's and have Ebbe or Oscar fix ya up with a beverage of your choice. Then everyday after, enjoy walking the beach, drinking at the *very* many and fine establishments and eat all the local foods - especially try out the street vendors for dinners. Everywhere you go, the people are super friendly, the food is fantastic and drinks are plentiful.

Bring all your money, cuz ya might just wanna stay forever!

M. Sjulstad
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Re: Ambergris Caye Must See/Must Do Things? [Re: 6string] #318795
01/15/09 03:45 PM
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San Pedro
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Must Do:

1. Ring the Bell at Pedro's

Re: Ambergris Caye Must See/Must Do Things? [Re: TacoBoy] #318796
01/15/09 03:47 PM
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Pretty self-serving there, Tacoboy!! laugh

When you find a big kettle of crazy, it's best not to stir it.
Re: Ambergris Caye Must See/Must Do Things? [Re: 6string] #318797
01/15/09 03:49 PM
01/15/09 03:49 PM
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Ohio USA
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Breakfast at Estel's dine by the Sea
Night snorkel/dive at Hol Chan
snorkel Mexico Rocks, Tres Cocos, the San Pedro Channel, on the way to & from Caye Caulker, Shore lunch
Rent a golf cart for adventuring at least one day
Tell more about your interests and you might receive better answers and suggestions.
Money is depending on your life style & also a minimum gov't. per day used to be$100 US per day of stay.
Some like more money on rooms, some don't care much about rooms they are out diving/adventuring etc.
We choose cheap clean rooms on the beach and spend money on fishing, snorkeling & other adventures. Fridge in Room can save lots of $ on Beverages and snacks!
If you want to relax at your hotel then spend more there and do fewer activities.IMO
Belize it!

Re: Ambergris Caye Must See/Must Do Things? [Re: margarita] #318813
01/15/09 05:00 PM
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I hate to answer a question with a question, but if you need ideas about what to do, why are you coming to SP in the first place?

Moose Keep an open mind and something good may fall in.
Re: Ambergris Caye Must See/Must Do Things? [Re: margarita] #318875
01/15/09 09:49 PM
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If I may add to your list margarita:

The Chicken Drop

BC's Sunday Jam

Sunrise on the end of the dock

Eat anything that Charles at Estel's puts on his gas grill

Dance on the bar at Wet Willies

Do nothing all day long but sit in the shade of a coconut palm with the NE breezes coming over the clear blue water to cool you while you read yet another Travis McGee novel with a cold Belikin within easy reach and enjoying a Cohiba.

Well those are some of the things I like to do.

God Bless The Reef!
Re: Ambergris Caye Must See/Must Do Things? [Re: ExOkie] #318882
01/15/09 10:17 PM
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Here are the things we've done and truly enjoyed.
Drive cart north and south as far as you can go without undue damage or geting stuck, great way to see lots of fun things.
Talk to locals and ex-pats to get advice on restaurants, TONS of wonderful places to eat and many very reasonably priced.
SCUBA, snorkel, walk the beach, walk thru "downtown" and absorb the wonderful village atmosphere.
Caye Caulker and ride the boat and day trip with the local guy that hangs out at the Lazy Lizard named Razz Creek.
Fishing either on the reef or fly fishing (haven't done the FF yet but hope to this coming week!)
On the mainland you have cave tubing, zip lines in the jungle, spa treatments at Maruba, rides up the rivers on cool fast boats, the zoo, climb and tours the Lamanai ruins.
I could go on but you get the idea. Come here and have fun!

Some of these folks didn't get enough fiber today, they're usually very nice. Be sure to come back now, ya hear!

Re: Ambergris Caye Must See/Must Do Things? [Re: Ambergris Bob] #318936
01/16/09 12:04 PM
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hbooth Offline OP
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Thanks BJ, lol....and everyone else too! To answer one question....I have plenty of things that I want to do and plan to do. I know that I won't be able to fit everything into 2 short I figured that I would get info about the top things from the people that have been there and make sure that I do them.

I have read a lot about San Pedro from different websites and blogs. I'm actually staying at Pedros...I've read a lot about it and it seems like a great place. I've also read a lot about Estels...and I'm really looking forward to going there. 1 day will definitely be dedicated to a golf cart trip.

Thanks everyone for your input and if anyone has any other ideas..please let me know!

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