The most popular island resorts of the country are Ambergris Caye, Caye Chapel and Caye Caulker in the northern part of the sea and a group of islands Goff's Caye, Turneffe Atoll and Lighthouse Reef in the center, as well as resort towns on the southern coast of the mainland such as Dangriga and Placencia.
Ambergris Caye. Ambergris Island is one of the most popular and largest islands of Belize. The main attraction is its beaches near the town of San Pedro. The resort has luxury hotels, many bars, restaurants and nightclubs. Located near the barrier reef, its an ideal place for various activities.
It is a popular travel destination within Belize. It is the largest island and lies about a mile away by the much praised Belize Barrier Reef; now a World Heritage Site. This island once was sustained by fishing and trade but during the last thirty years it is tourism that has taken over. Despite its increasing popularity this is a part of the world that has still managed to maintain much of its original charm and beauty. The Ambergis Caye beach is considered by many to be one of the best in the Belize.
There are beautiful beaches, softest white coral sand, the coastal currents are perfectly suitable for drift diving. A strong wind will please fans of surfing. Over 30% of coastal waters are marine protected areas.