Victoria House Resort and Spa is an intimate and luxurious resort, and is absolutely perfect for couples looking to just get away from it all, or a place to spend that perfect honeymoon. With the gorgeous beaches just outside your door, it’s no wonder many of our guests say that the best part of their trip was, quite simply, the relaxation.
Your luxurious retreat to Victoria House on Ambergris Caye not only includes a relaxing stay in our of our Casitas, Palmetto Rooms, Suites or Villas, but also exclusive access to a wide range of resort amenities.
We offer the Palmilla Restaurant, Poolside Patio, Admiral Nelson’s Beach Bar, tour desk, onsite dive shop, stunning public gardens, an on-site wedding planner, outdoor infinity-edged pools and a spectacular private beach.
Spectacular, private, and perched right at the edge of one of the most stunning natural wonders of the world, the Belize Barrier Reef, Victoria House offers a variety of breath-taking adventures.
Explore ancient Mayan temples, take an exhilarating zip-line tour over the verdant jungle canopy, embark on a rainforest expedition, take a fishing trip or dive the renowned Great Blue Hole.
Looking for luxurious and spacious accommodations for your family or group? Ranging from two to five bedrooms – and up to 5000 square feet – our standalone Villas are sure to impress.
All units feature locally hand crafted wicker and mahogany furniture and private verandahs offering stunning views of the Caribbean Sea. Casa Playa Blanca and Casa Azul both have their own private pools.
Discover Casa Playa Blanca, a spectacular Ambergris Caye villa complete with a private infinity edge pool and spacious sundeck over looking the Caribbean Sea. If you want to relax with friends or family, have all the amenities of home, but still have privacy, then Casa Playa Blanca may be the perfect villa for your party.
This 1,442 square foot, single story Ambergris Caye villa features two-bedrooms each with a luxurious king bed draped in delicate linen canopy netting, and bathrooms with large walk in showers. Both bedrooms are connected in the center by a beautiful tiled living room, with a comfortable sitting area and a flat screen TV.
The individual rooms within Casa Playa Blanca can be reserved 60 days prior to arrival if the villa has not been sold in its entirety. Spend you days on Ambergris Caye lounging by your private pool in your luxury villa.
TWO BEDROOMS INFINITY SUITE
The possibilities for rest, relaxation, and comfort are endless in the newest addition to Victoria House, our stylish Infinity Suites. At 1,150 square feet, the Two-Bedroom Infinity Suites feature a spacious living room, dining area, a fully equipped kitchen with deluxe stainless steel appliances, a private entrance, and three verandas.
These suites include a beautiful bedroom with a King bed on the second floor and a second bedroom with a Queen bed on the ground level. The luxurious primary bathroom features a double vanity, and both washrooms have walk-in showers.
Perhaps the most impressive feature of the Infinity Suites is the spacious and secluded upper terrace. Relax in privacy on your fully furnished and covered balcony, sip Prosecco, and enjoy incredible views overlooking the infinity pool, the beach, and the vibrant blues and greens of the Caribbean Sea.
THE HONEYMOON SUITE
This beachfront villa, often referred to as The Honeymoon Suite, is a standalone private bungalow, approximately 50 feet from the water’s edge. It features a wraparound veranda with relaxing chaise lounges and a very comfortable hammock.
Private and quiet, in the morning, cup of coffee in hand, open the French doors and enjoy a stunning sunrise over the Caribbean Sea. Inside the 650 square foot air conditioned suite there is a magnificent four-poster Mahogany king bed, colorful, Jungle-inspired frescos adorning the walls, only to be outdone by the local flora and fauna outside your door.
Lie in your hammock with your partner, sip an icy tropical drink, and watch a stunning sunrise from the private veranda of your authentic thatch-roofed Belize Casitas at Victoria House Resort and Spa.
At 375 square feet, our tropical Casitas are self-contained and feature a private veranda and hammock for pure relaxation. All seven Casitas face the Caribbean Sea, visible over a wide expanse of verdant lawn, stately palms and a white sandy beach.
Most suitable for two guests, each unit has a private entrance, and includes a queen bed draped in decorative netting, as well as handcrafted mahogany furniture and a bathroom with shower.
All units also feature air conditioning and ceiling fans to help you stay cool, as well as a mini bar for nights when you feel like staying in and a safe so your valuables stay protected. Booking one of our Casitas also allows you to access our complimentary bicycles and kayaks for exploring Ambergris Caye.
Ambergris Caye Accommodations, at 300 square feet , our elegantly decorated Staterooms are well suited for a couple looking for an exotic getaway or a first-time Caribbean vacation.
Set above the renowned Palmilla Restaurant in a two-story Colonial style building, these Ambergris Caye accommodations feature a queen bed with decorative canopy netting, a large tiled shower, double bathroom sinks, and Belizean mahogany wood furnishings.
All units also feature air conditioning and ceiling fans to help you and your partner stay cool, as well as a mini bar for nights when you feel like staying in. Also included are plush robes perfect for sitting on the balcony in the morning, a cup of coffee in hand, watching the sunrise over the Belize Barrier Reef.
Booking one of our Staterooms also allows you to access our complimentary bicycles and kayaks for convenient exploration of Ambergris Caye. If you are looking for Ambergris Caye’s best accommodation, look no further than our Staterooms.
From private candlelit dinners on the pier to a freshly prepared ceviche and a cold beverage at Admiral Nelson’s Bar, dining at Victoria House Resort and Spa can be as casual or luxurious as you like.
We invite you to discover the Palmilla Restaurant, Victoria House’s onsite, full-service restaurant. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, guests can relax and enjoy world-class dining while taking in beautiful ocean views.
Enjoy the comfort of an air-conditioned indoor setting or dine under the stars on our veranda. Either way, you’re guaranteed a casually elegant experience.
Our chefs delight in creating exquisite dishes with a local twist. Every evening we feature a different Amuse Bouche to pique your appetite. We prepare each and every meal to order, make our own breads, and all of this to ensure the peak of freshness, quality and flavor.
Start with a fresh conch ceviche, and for a main course, how about cashew crusted grouper, beef tenderloin, or grilled lobster? Or maybe you’d like us to prepare the fresh snapper you caught earlier in the day?
Our vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options are made with care and are a refreshing find. We just need a little advance notice. Be sure to ask about the “Chef’s Special of The Day”, as it’s always a sumptuous experience utilizing the best of what is fresh and available locally.
ADMIRAL NELSON’S BAR
Admiral Nelson’s is our palapa style beach bar overlooking the Belize Barrier Reef and the Caribbean Sea. It is a gathering place, offering a fun and laid back atmosphere, where many of our guests meet to share their exciting stories from the day’s adventures in Belize. We also have a wide selection of traditional board games available for your enjoyment.
Admiral Nelson’s is a place to kick back and enjoy some tasty appetizers. Perhaps our delicious fish and chips, some coconut shrimp or a fresh fish tacos and an ice cold beer.
Come dine, or simply try one of our refreshing signature cocktails like our Ginger Lime Aide with Tito’s Handmade Vodka. Bar hours are 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM, but it has been rumored that this hub of fun does not close until the last guest leaves. So pull up a chair and stay a while!
For that very special occasion, what could be more romantic than a private, candlelit dinner on the beach overlooking the sea and under the stars? Let our staff help you create a magical night where you dine in the seclusion of our pier gazebo or at your private beach table, lit with tiki torches under the tropical sky.
Complimenting this exotic setting, the specialized and highly trained chefs at Palmilla Restaurant will prepare your choice of the culinary delights from the dinner menu, making for a memorable evening. Or maybe you want to enjoy the bounty of your fishing excursion earlier in the day. Either way, our chefs will produce a culinary experience you won’t soon forget!
VICTORIA HOUSE SPA
Known for its stunning beachfront location, personal service, and luxurious accommodations, award-winning Victoria House Resort & Spa now features a full service spa and fitness facility.
At 3,500-square feet., the new facility is the largest of its kind on Ambergris Caye, Belize. Styled in a Caribbean colonial theme, the new building is set amongst coconut palms, flamboyants and bougainvillea, creating a place for relaxation, inspiration, and indulgence.
The centerpiece of the new facility is a 26-foot high central Cupola, with 11-foot high ceilings, hardwood floors and expansive windows that draw in natural light. The spa includes four treatment salons, including a couple’s salon. Three of the rooms feature French doors that open to a private, natural courtyard.
With over 36 different treatments, there’s plenty of options for the expectant mother, bride and bridal parties, and couples. Enjoy a signature relaxation massage or a hot stone massage. Indulge in a coco body polish or a rejuvenating sour cherry antioxidant body wrap.
Treat yourself to a deep cleansing facial or a pedicure. We also offer treatments for your little ones, or romantic couple’s treatments for your and your partner. If you can’t decide which treatment to choose, we’ve created spa packages designed to suit your individual needs.
The facility also includes a 500-square foot fully-equipped fitness center with separate shower rooms for men and women, as well as a reception and spa area with a full range of products, a relaxation room with recliner seating, and a large enclosed courtyard that can facilitate small yoga groups.
In the event you can’t make it to our spa center, we are able to bring our service to you! At Victoria House, we offer outcall spa services to your home, office, or special venue.
At Victoria House we encourage your relaxation and balance through our yoga classes. Based on fluid movements and breath control, our instructors invite you to stretch your tired muscles and let your mind be quiet. The stillness practiced through yoga’s restorative poses is rejuvenating from the inside out.
Classes are offered three times a week, or private sessions can be booked for groups. All levels are welcome. If you’re looking for more than a yoga class, our Week Long Wellness Retreat combines yoga classes and spa services for a luxurious week of self-care.
Enjoy a week of wellness services scheduled at your convenience throughout your stay and 8% off any additional spa services. Choose from three yoga classes (at scheduled class time), Relaxation Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Maya Abdominal Massage or Craniosacral session, and Pure Bliss facial.
Continue your commitment to a healthy and active lifestyle! Your stay at Victoria House includes exclusive access to our fitness facility. Attached to the full-service Victoria House Spa, the 500 square foot fitness center is air-conditioned and equipped with everything you’ll need to stay fit on vacation including:
- Matrix ellipticals
- Matrix treadmills
- Free weights
- Medicine and exercise balls
- Weight-training benches
- Ab-training bench
- Flat-screen television
- Fresh hand-towels provided daily
- Music is provided, but guests are welcome to request that music be changed or turned off if a more peaceful environment is desired.
We do kindly request that guests mute their phones and handle weights gently so that a relaxed and enjoyable environment can be maintained for all. The fitness center is free for guest use and open daily from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
WEDDINGS IN BELIZE
Winner of the 2020 Condé Nast Johansens “Best for Romance in Central and South America” award, Victoria House Resort and Spa’s white sand beach and world class amenities make for a Belize destination beach wedding to remember.
At Victoria House, we customize every detail of your wedding celebration to your needs, regardless of whether you’re looking for a small, intimate ceremony or an extravagant celebration with extended family and friends.
We offer wedding, elopement, vow renewal, and honeymoon packages so that you can spend your time celebrating rather than stressing over small details. These packages include a professional onsite wedding planner, flowers and décor arrangements, spa services, ceremony setup, your wedding cake, professional photography, and more. They also include a Justice of the Peace or local pastor and arrangements of your legal documents.
Wedding planner services are included in all our wedding packages. Our weddings coordinators look after all wedding details personally to help make your day a perfect day. You’re also welcome to bring your own coordinator if you prefer. Our planners will liaise with them to make sure everything goes according to plan.
With infinity pools, an expansive white sand beach, the warm Caribbean Sea, and an on-site spa, Victoria House is well-suited to a honeymoon or anniversary. Stay in one of our romantic casitas or luxury villas and spend your days lounging poolside with your loved one.
If you and your partner are looking for adventure, we offer countless tours and activities. Get a bird’s eye view of Belize on an aerial tour or dive the second-largest barrier reef in the world. At the end of the day, enjoy a private, romantic dinner on the beach by candlelight.
From our first-class accommodations and catering services to all the finer details that will make your celebration uniquely yours, we take care of everything – all you need to do is arrive on Ambergris Caye.
Ambergris Caye (pronounced Am-BUR-gris or Am-BUR-grease Key) is a special and unique part of Belize, Central America and the world. It’s the largest of some 200 cayes that dot the coastline of Belize. Located in the clear shallow waters of the Caribbean Sea just off the tip of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, Ambergris Caye is 25 miles long, and a little over a mile wide in some places.
This extraordinary caye is approximately one mile from the second largest barrier reef in the world (the Belize Barrier Reef), whose sandy shoreline runs the entire length of the island. Since as far back as the time of the Maya Ambergris Caye was used as a trading ground, due to its amazing geological shape and prominence.
Fishing, coconuts, and chicle were historic commodities used in trade, but the last 30 years has seen a rise in the tourism sector; particularly for diving and snorkeling.
In fact, the island’s largest settlement, San Pedro town, was once a site inhabited by the ancient Maya, and it is now the main hub of Ambergris Caye. With a rich cultural heritage, San Pedro is a focal point of activity; from restaurants, unique shops and nightlife, to a first stop on adventurous excursions into exotic Belize.
Surrounded by the stunning reef system, the diverse cayes in the area have made Ambergris Caye the dive and water sports capital of Belize. Famed locations like the Blue Hole, Turneffe Islands, Shark Ray Alley, and Hol Chan Marine Reserve are all only a short boat ride away.
Ambergris Caye is also home to an amazingly diverse selection of plant and animal life. While the reef system is home to hundreds of varieties of fish and other colorful sea life, on land a large percentage of the country’s area is under protection; as are the hundreds of species of birds, exotic tropical plants, monkeys, manatee, and crocodiles that inhabit the area.
Getting to the resorts and natural wonders of Ambergris Caye is easy, as the island is serviced by two separate airlines from Belize City, as well as a water taxi service. Getting here is seamless and nearly effortless, just like the ebb and flow of daily life here—how your dream vacation should be.
The island of Ambergris Caye is carved like a fine sculpture out of the rest of Belize, and is lined with resorts, such as Victoria House, perched on its shore and sharing the magnificent waters of the Caribbean with its guests.
But only a mile or so inland is the former fishing village of San Pedro, a special place on Ambergris Caye that serves as a common ground for locals and visitors alike.
In fact, the origin of San Pedro, the island’s only town, can be traced back to the days of the ancient Maya. San Pedro is the current home to islanders who have made the town a melting pot of cultures and languages; a mix of ten different cultures includes East Indian, Garifuna, Mestizo, Maya, Mennonites, and Creole.
This rich and colorful cultural mosaic is reflected in everything, from the languages people are heard to speak on a daily basis, to the menus of restaurants, the goods in grocery stores, to the types of gift shops and businesses.
The people of the island are called “Sanpedranos” and speak English, Spanish, Creole, and Maya all at the same time, making it their own distinct island dialect. Sanpedranos are quite proud of their heritage and are happily willing to share it with visitors.
San Pedro town is about a mile long and encompasses only a few street blocks. But don’t let that fool you—it’s packed with a wide range of restaurants, bars, souvenir shops, grocery stores, pharmacies, and banks.
Old world charm meets some modern conveniences; especially if you forgot some of those needed items you like to use back home. The airstrip is also located close to town, so there’s always a buzz of activity gently rolling through the streets.
This is a quaint Central American village where the streets are sandy and unpaved, so it’s not advised to dress in formal clothes or shoes; the use of flip-flops and shorts is strongly encouraged, instead.
There are no traffic lights, no freeways, nor highways nearby, so the main means of transportation are golf carts. However, bicycles, scooters, and some cars and vans are also available and easily rented out for periods of time.
Whether you want to go to the Ambergris Museum and Cultural Centre to learn more about local history, or you want book an adventure tour, or maybe you wish buy some local ingredients to make a feast back at your Victoria House Cabana, there is always lots to see and do while on your exotic dream vacation.
From the sandy beaches and warm tranquil waters of the Caribbean, to the breathtaking Maya Mountains, beautiful and exotic Belize is an exciting adventure waiting to happen. Peaceful Belize can be as intimate as you want, or it can be as expansive and breathtaking as you want to explore. Naturally, it can be all of these things if you want it to be.
You merely have to say the word “Belize” and your mind will be flooded with images of lush rainforests, winding waterfalls, expansive limestone caves, and other-worldly snorkeling and diving along the world’s second largest coral reef system, the Belize Barrier Reef.
At about 8,900 sq. miles (slightly larger than the state of Massachusetts), serene Belize is very accessible. Combine that with temperatures that rarely get lower than 65 F at night and usually no higher than 95 F in the day, and with rainfall not getting much higher than about 8” per month (except in specific areas in the summer), and it’s no wonder Belize is an outdoor activity Mecca.
On a given day, you could be strolling along the beach on Ambergris Caye, and within minutes be snorkeling, diving, zip lining through the jungle, birding, sailing the Caribbean, tubing through ancient caves, or even parasailing.
Belize is often referred to as a cultural melting pot, with seven different ethnic peoples blending and celebrating their diversity, largely in the dozen small towns that are scattered across the country.
That diversity is best found in the languages that are spoken locally and in the cuisine that has developed over the centuries. Diverse and nuanced Caribbean flavors enhance the cuisine’s charm and quality, making fine dining in Belize a unique experience.
The country is known to have one of the most extensive cave systems in Central America. Archeologists have now discovered the remarkable connection between the secrets of the caves and the underworld of the Maya.
The ancient Maya considered the caves the portals to the underworld; a dwelling place for the gods, ancestral spirits, and a source of both good and evil spirits. You can choose to hike, float, or swim through these stunning underground caverns that are sure to leave a lifelong impression.
Belize is also the perfect destination for those fascinated with what moves, flies, and lives in the lush jungle canopy. This is the perfect vacation spot for a season “twitcher,” or a beginning bird watcher. Belize is the ideal place to experience a bird sanctuary.
Although Belize is a tiny country measuring less than 9000 square miles, about 60% of Belize is considered a protected area. The abundance of forest reserve area makes Belize a favourite destination for approximately 500 species of beautiful and exotic birds.
Whether high in the trees, deep in the ocean, or in caves adjoining them both, Belize is a vacation destination steeped in history, rich in culture, and diverse in offerings. It’s waiting for you.
Victoria House Resort and Spa is steps away from the countless adventures that Ambergris Caye has to offer, including the world’s second-largest barrier reef. The experienced and veteran team at our tour desk and PADI-certified Fantasea Dive Shop can arrange a multitude of activities such as diving, snorkeling, fishing, caving or Mayan ruin adventures.
Fantasea Dive Shop is located on the pier at Victoria House, and offers gear rentals, certifications, and offshore dive trips well-suited to the adventurous traveler.
Dive and snorkel the Belize Barrier Reef, the second largest barrier reef system in the world, located just minutes away from Victoria House. Stretching 600 miles along the coasts of Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, and Honduras, the reef is home to incredible biodiversity, and is a must-see for adventurous divers.
In addition to diving and snorkeling, Victoria House offers many activities to cater to those who would prefer to keep their feet on dry land. Embark on a walking tour of the ancient Mayan temples in Belize, visit the manatees near St. George’s Caye, take a sunset sail in your own private boat, or get a bird’s eye view of Belize on one of our aerial tours.
We also offer walking tours to see Belize’s incredible biodiversity, or tubing excursions through the Mayan underworld. If you want a more hands-on experience, we offer fishing excursions where you can catch your meal for the evening. At the end of the day, visit our spa for a relaxing massage, or practice some yoga on the beach.
We’ve only listed a sample of what Belize has to offer, and many other excursions are available. Don’t hesitate to ask if there are other adventures that interest you. We would be happy to look into it and offer any advice or guidance you may be looking for.
MAYAN RUINS ADVENTURES
The Maya were the first organized civilization to inhabit ancient Belize, dating back to Classic Period, about 300 AD. Today, the great monuments, Mayan temples, and stone cities of this ancient civilization stand erect and intact in Belize.
Walking amongst the artistic, creative, and detailed remains of the ancient Mayan ruins is at once an awe-inspiring and eerie experience. Belize is the center of the Maya civilization and is known to have the largest concentration of Mayan ruins in Central America. It’s believed this area of Belize may have as many as 1,300 Mayan sites still unexcavated.
Many land-based Maya exploration tours are paired with exciting journeys into the tropical rainforest, caving below the surface, or floating lazily down underground streams or lazy rivers.
Book an exciting and adventurous time exploring the wonders of the cave system through your very own Belize Caving Expedition. Archeologists have discovered the remarkable connection between the secrets of the caves and the underworld of the Maya.
The ancient Maya considered the caves the portals to the underworld: a dwelling place for the gods, ancestral spirits, and a source of both good and evil spirits.
The Mayan ruins of Lamanai are found on the 30 mile-long New River Lagoon banks in North Central Belize. The Lamanai Archaeological Reserve also contains a museum, the remnants of two 16th century Spanish Churches and a colonial sugar mill established in 1860.
Set in a tropical forest and providing a unique experience in Maya culture and the biological diversity of a tropical rainforest. This Mayan Ruins tour departs at 7:00 am and returns at approximately 6:00 pm if traveling by boat. If traveling by air, the departure is at 7:45 am, and the return flight lands in San Pedro at 12:30 pm.
LAMANAI RUINS & RIVER TOUR
Take the 18-minute flight to Tower Hill Airstrip, followed by a 15-minute drive to the awaiting skiff for the 1-hour boat ride on the New River. As the boat winds its way deeper into the jungle, be on the lookout for tropical birds, Morelet’s crocodiles, exotic flowers like orchids, bromeliads, and lily pads on the riverbank.
Once at the site follow your expert guide on the trails leading to the ball court, Jaguar Temple, and other temples of importance; be sure to take your picture by the “Masks”.
While on the trails be on the lookout for occasional troops of spider or howler monkeys and if lucky the elusive national bird of Belize, the Keel Billed Toucan among other birds in the jungle canopy above you. Lunch is served after the tour on site under the jungle canopy followed by the boat ride back for your fight back to the island.
Taxi departs the hotel lobby at 7:15am for the 8am flight and returns around 2pm back at the San Pedro Airstrip for your taxi ride back to the resort. Flight departs the island on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday, spaces available depending on aircraft size.
Birding in Belize offers an impressive variety of birds that may be observed near Victoria House. A forty-minute boat trip to the leeward side of Ambergris Caye will introduce you to many more indigenous species.
This adventure is a half-day trip. The mangroves are home to tropical saltwater birds, both resident and migrant year-round. Bring your binoculars for optimum bird watching. You will leave the Victoria House dock at approximately 7:30 am, and you will return around 11:00 am.
CAVE TUBING / BELIZE ZOO
This jungle adventure begins with a 15-minute flight to Belize City, followed by a 45-minute drive to The Belize Zoo. Rest here for lunch (provided) and enjoy a guided tour of the zoo. Then, you are driven down the Western Highway another 25 minutes to the cave system.
Once on-site, there is a hike to the caves where the tubing begins. The cave tubing lasts about 1 hour. This tour is a full-day trip leaving the island around 7:00 am and returning around 5:00 pm. Continental breakfast is provided if required. Waters, soda, and transfers included. Private tours are available.
CAVE TUBING / XUNANTUNICH MAYA RUINS
You will first take a 15-minute flight to the mainland, then a 1 ¾-hour drive to western Belize and the Maya ruins of Xunantunich. Continental breakfast, water, and sodas are available. You’ll tour through the central plaza and learn of the city’s importance and its surroundings to the Maya, its historical significance, and see the El Castillo temple.
Enjoy lunch at a local Belizean-style restaurant then enjoy a 45-minute drive to the cave tubing site. A 30-minute hike on a jungle trail leads to Xibalba: “the underworld.” Float through the primary cave system for 1 hour and learn the significance of this area to the ancient Maya.
It’s a wet and wild adventure, so be sure to bring an extra set of dry clothes for the boat ride back to San Pedro. Lastly, there is a 1-hour drive back to the flight to take you home. This is a full-day tour from 6:15 am to 5:50 pm. Continental breakfast, water, and sodas are also available.
CAVE TUBING & JUNGLE CANOPY ZIP LINE
The day starts with a 15-minute flight to the mainland followed by a 1-hour drive to the Zip Line/Cave system. On arrival, you hike for 10 minutes to the zip line platforms. The zip-line consists of 8 platforms within the rainforest canopy.
All landing platforms are equipped with safety gear, handrails, and guides to meet you. The platforms are as high as 85ft into the canopy and as far as 250ft!
After lunch, the guides will equip you with a tube and headlights. The hiking takes about 30-minutes to get to the cave itself. Once on the river, lay back as the river takes you inside the caves. You will get to see the crystalline stalactites and other limestone formations.
The cave tubing takes about 1 hour. Changing rooms are on site. Pick-up is at 7:15 am and you will return around 5:00 pm. Continental breakfast, lunch, water, sodas, and transfers are included. Private tours are available.
Enjoy an aerial tour of the most exotic, eco-friendly country with either an airplane or helicopter ride over the majestic Blue Hole. You’ll get a birds’ eye view of the surrounding mangrove islands, wreck, and reefs.
This tour also takes you over the Turneffe Atoll, the Belize Barrier Reef, and Lighthouse Reef. The ever-changing depths of the sea and sand bars along the reef make for breathtaking pictures!
FISHING TOURS & EXCURSIONS
Belize’s tropical waters offer one of the best year-round sport fishing adventures you’ll find anywhere. Belize’s Barrier Reef is extensive and rich in natural marine habitat, creating a world-renowned fishing destination. Relax with us at Victoria House and let our experienced local fishing guides share their years of experience fishing the waters off of Ambergris Caye.
There’s nothing quite like being out on the Caribbean, under the warm sun and landing one of the multitude of fish that inhabit these waters, like: Bonefish, Tarpon, Snapper, Grouper, Jack, Barracuda, Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna, or Wahoo. Whether you are a novice or an expert our fishing guides will assist you throughout your fishing experience on the beautiful Belize Barrier Reef.
If you desire to catch your fish and eat it too… be our guest! Our chef enjoys preparing your catch of the day to your taste, providing you with a delicious dinner.
Victoria House’s fishing guides have lived their lives on Ambergris Caye, and are very knowledgeable about the area, fishing and the species of fish. Price includes the guide, equipment (for the Flats, a fly rod, or for the Reef, a spinning rod), gas, tackle, cooler with ice, sodas and water. Box lunches are available upon request from the dining room for full day fishing trips.
Catch and release fishing is done on our 22-25-foot Fly-Fishing Skiffs. You fish off the bow of the boat for the best visibility. Once on the flats the guides cut off the engine and prepares his guest on the deck to fish while he poles the boat through the flats. The bonefish flats are about 25-40 minutes on the leeward side of the island.
Bottom fishing with live sardines for snapper’s, horse eye jacks, mackerel, barracuda, and groupers. After your trip you can bring your fresh caught fish to the dining room and have it prepared for lunch or dinner (fish prep is an additional dining room charge). Boats used are 25-foot skiffs.
DEEP SEA FISHING
Due to the proximity of the shore to the reef, the boat ride to the deep blue drop off is just a few minutes and a couple miles out to the fishing grounds. We offer trolling with bait and lures and target species like Mahi-Mahi, Sailfish, Wahoo, King Mackerel, Black Fin Tuna, and Barracudas.
Boats available on the island are center console skiffs with canopy tops varying in sizes from 28- 34 feet with a couple offering a locally made “fighting chair” and marine head onboard. Most boats do not offer any of the two. (Fish prep is an additional charge).
Discover World-Class Belize Snorkeling on the Belize Barrier Reef! In the crystal-clear waters of Ambergris Caye, non-divers and divers alike can enjoy the beauty of the underwater world. Snorkeling tours include several sites to snorkel and scuba dive.
Hol Chan Marine Reserve, Mexico Rocks and Coral Garden are all within a short boat ride from Victoria House. Equipment can be rented from the Victoria House Dive Shop located on the pier. Snorkel trips run every day at 9:00 am or 2:00 pm and last approximately 2.5 hours.
3 STOP SNORKEL WITH BEACH BBQ
Snorkel North at Mata Rocks and Mexico Rocks and see big Brain Coral, purple sea fans, large schools of small tropical colorful fish grazing on the coral heads. This area is also known for lobsters, squid, and occasional octopus.
We will cook a full lunch on the beach over a grill with local sea food prepared with Belizean condiments and spices. After lunch we will snorkel Tres Cocos where you will see tall Elk Horn coral and schools of tropical fish in shallow waters.
Scuba diving in Belize is spectacular! Ambergris Caye is located just minutes away from the Belize Barrier Reef – the world’s second largest barrier reef– and boasts a variety of dive sites within a 20-minute boat ride from the pier at Victoria House. Atolls also offer a unique, colorful, and diverse full day of the best diving in Belize.
Most of the dive sites are two-to-three tank multilevel dives. We take weather conditions under consideration for each of the Belize dive sites listed. The Turneffe Atoll area is rich with a vast array of fish that gather between deep canyons and groove reef formations. If it isn’t already, scuba diving in Belize should undoubtedly be on your bucket list of adventures.
Ambergris Caye is located just minutes away from the Belize Barrier Reef – the second largest barrier reef in the world – and boasts a variety of dive sites within a 20 minute boat ride from the pier at Victoria House. Atolls also offer an amazing, colorful and diverse full day of diving.
Most of the dive sites are a two to three tank multilevel dives. Weather conditions are taken under consideration for each of the dive sites listed. The Turneffe area is filled with a vast array of fish that gather between deep canyons and groove reef formations. If it isn’t already, scuba diving in Belize should certainly be on your bucket-list of adventures.
OFFSHORE DIVES TO THE BLUE HOLE
Dive the famous Blue Hole and other sites at Lighthouse Reef Atoll. Or you can pick the Elbow and other locations at Turneffe Atoll. Departs 5:30 am, and return to San Pedro between 4:30 pm and 5:30 pm. This is a three-tank dive day tour and includes an open sea boat ride. Lunch and refreshments provided; equipment included.