wooden bridge surrounded by lush green trees

San Ignacio

Natural, humble & authentic

About San Ignacio

San Ignacio is easily Belize's top adventure destination. It's filled with friendly locals, packed with pristine nature and fits all varieties of budgets. A popular nearby attraction is Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve where you can find rivers, waterfalls, hiking trails, and lush scenery along the way.

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Frequent Questions

How long do I need in San Ignacio?

Packed with adventure activities like cave tours, national parks and Mayan ruins, it's worth making San Ignacio a base for three days.

When is the best time to visit San Ignacio?

High season (tourism peak) is between October & June which is when the weather is best. Avoid this period if you don't like crowds.

Is San Ignacio safe?

Because San Ignacio is considered a touristy area, it is safe for tourists to move around during the day. Walk around with caution at night given it's a larger town.

Where is San Ignacio in Belize?

San Ignacio is located in Western Belize just two hours away from the Belize Airport by car.

How do I get from Belize Airport to San Ignacio?

From the Belize airport, take a taxi to Belize City. From Belize City take a bus or shuttle to San Ignacio Town.