If you are looking for the charm of the Caribbean in the 1950s, the absence of big resorts, quirky-to-lovely accommodations, and require good food, this is it!
Caye Caulker is a 12-minute flight from Belize City, Belize, using either Tropic Air www.tropicair.com or Maya Island Air www.mayaregional.com. Belize City is a two-hour flight from Miami or three hours from Dallas-Fort Worth and Atlanta. Alternatively, you may now fly direct from Cancun to Belize City.
Language: English (official), Spanish, Mayan, Garifuna (Carib) Creole
Currency: Banking services through Atlantic Bank on island. ATM available. Exchange rate: $1US = $2 Belize, both currencies accepted everywhere. Most businesses prefer cash, Visa, Mastercard. American Express and Discover generally are not accepted.
Electricity: 110 volts, same as US
Health: Clinic and pharmacy on the island. Doctors sometimes on island and generally available by phone. Nearest decompression chamber is 20 minutes away in San Pedro.
Average Water Temp: Nov-Mar 77-80F, Jul-Sep 86F, rest of the year 80F
Seasons: February-May, dry season and usually sunny; June-August, rainy season; June-November, hurricane season; December-January, holiday season! Annual mean temp is 79F.[explore title=”Official Video: A Day on Caye Caulker, Belize, Central America” url=”http://tinyurl.com/pqqt2aq” img=”http://belizedivingservices.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/caye-2.jpg” video=”1″ new_window=”1″]This is the official video of the Caye Caulker chapter of the Belize Tourism Industry Association. Explore the tropical island of Caye Caulker, situated within the Belize Barrier Reef.[/explore] [explore title=”Kicking Back in Caye Caulker, Belize” url=”http://tinyurl.com/oklw3nl” img=”http://belizedivingservices.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/caye-3.jpg” video=”0″ new_window=”1″]Belize, on the northeast coast of Central America, embodies a wonderful mix of Spanish and Caribbean influences, particularly on its cayes (pronounced “keys”).[/explore]