san ignacio
The Place to rest when you visit the Ancient Maya Temples
San Ignacio (Cayo) is close to a little bit of everything.

Whether you’re visiting ancient Maya temples, caving, hiking, kayaking or horseback riding, San Ignacio is a great place to chill out, grab some food and drinks, and get ready for another day. And if you want to spend the day here, there are plenty of great shops and friendly people to pass the time with.

Located 67 miles from Belize City is San Ignacio Town, connected by the Hawksworth Bridge to its twin town Santa Elena, San Ignacio is the largest town in the Cayo District and is a base for tourism activities throughout Cayo. 

suggestions/highlights
  • Discover Carocal and see the amazing view from the top.
  • Go spelunking in the caves.
  • For some of the best BBQ this side of anywhere, try Rodriguez BBQ in Santa Elena.
  • Go to Sweet Ting for the best pastries in town.
  • Head to Burns Ave. for drinks and conversation with locals.
  • Canoe down the Mopan River.

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