Pelican Beach — South Water Caye

Dangriga, South Water Caye

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This small resort on South Water Caye provides all-inclusive rates with accommodations, three meals, Wi-Fi, and kayaks and snorkels. Children 12 and younger are free when sharing rooms with adults, with minimal costs for meals. Families can enjoy family cottages for more space, and after spending time in the shallow water, enjoy games in the main lodge. Babysitting service is available.

Our Editor Loves

  • Kids stay free
  • Cottage accommodations
  • Calm, shallow Caribbean water

Family Interests

  • All Inclusive Rates
  • Water Sports

Family Amenities

  • Babysitting
  • Family Room 5+
  • Free Wi-Fi


A Slice of Paradise

by Amanda R

If your idea of paradise is a gorgeous tropical island framed by a healthy reef teeming with amazing animals, then this is the place for you. South Water Caye is a tiny island about forty minutes (in a very bumpy boat) off the coast from Dangriga. This island is in a marine reserve. One of the things that impressed me most about Belize is how they have taken care of their wild places. In fact a short boat ride can take you to a tiny island which houses a Smithsonian marine research station where friendly marine biologists explained their conservation projects to us. There are only very few cottages, so it is private and peaceful. My daughter and I were actually the only guests during much of our five night stay and got to experience what it would be like to have our own island???? All the cottages are pretty but I believe ours was the best – Heron’s Hideaway. It backs right onto the water on the reef side of the island, so a warm, salty breeze is always blowing (no need for a hair dryer). The little porch (with hammocks) out the back is surrounded by mangroves where little red crabs and some gorgeous bird visitors can be seen. Beautiful pelicans swoop down all the time and there are patch reefs only a short swim from the beach. There is also more impressive guided snorkeling to be had by boat. The bugs were not too bad when we were there but bring plenty of repellent and gallons of sunscreen. Our hosts were always warm and friendly. The food is simple but plentiful and enjoyable. I really can’t say enough good things about this place – it’s a jewel.

Amazing Weekend!

by TalzT

Had a wonderful staff retreat at South Water Caye. The team at Pelican made our stay exceptional. A special thank you to Ms. Terry for her wonderful hospitality and service. Def a place to visit!!!!!!