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Useful Information for Your Vacation in Caye Caulker, Belize

Climate: Best link for this is .

Language: English is the official language in Belize but you will hear all kinds of other ones too. Spanish, Mayan, Garifuna, Creole, to name but a few. has more info on this.

Caye Caulker infos: The island motto is “GO SLOW”, this says everything, but here is more info:

Money: We have the Belize Dollar. BZD$. It is pegged to the US dollar at 2BZD:1USD. There are 2 ATM on Caye Caulker, which accept foreign cards. US currency is widely accepted and your change will come back in BZD dollars.

Post: The Caye Caulker Post Office is on Estrella Street, just off Front Street or Hicaco Drive.

Getting Around Caye Caulker

Taxi from the Airport to the Water Taxi Terminal: If you let us  know when your flight arrives at the airport we can set up a driver to meet your flight and take you to the water taxi. It is a 20-25 min journey (there is no bus or other options – except walking!) and the standard posted rate is $US30 for a couple and $US10 per extra person. Our driver charges the same, but you have the comfort of being met by a reliable driver who knows a lot about tourism, transportation etc, so can answer any of your questions. Our driver will call us so that we know on which boat you will arrive. There is also a taxi rank there at the airport if you feel more comfortable doing that.

Water Taxi – is the traditional way of getting around. The journey from Belize City to Caye Caulker takes about 45 to 50 mins.

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Air:  There are two airlines that fly to Caye Caulker: and

What to Pack for Your Vacation

  • Flip flops and closed toe shoes, for trekking if you plan to do that.
  • Beach Towel / Sarong – we supply bath/pool towels but not beach
  • Sunglasses – always a good idea!
  • Hat – same!
  • Rain proof gear – if you don’t it WILL rain on you!
  • Insect Repellent – can get it here, but it’s expensive.
  • Sun-Block – as above and try to get reef friendly ones!
  • Mask / Snorkel – especially if you have had problems getting a good fitting one before.
  • Jacket / Sweater – for planes, boats and cooler temps!
  • Good books and a deck of cards! There are book swaps around, no actual book shops.
  • And of course, bring your good mood!