Belize Watersports for the Ultimate in Vacation Fun

Belize Water sports

Lazy days by the pool or wandering the picturesque streets of San Pedro are only a small part of what you can do with your Belize vacation. Add a little adventure, thrill seeking or learn a new skill by trying a watersport in Belize. The Caribbean Sea is the ideal backdrop for a day you won’t soon forget. The three most popular watersports are kite boarding, parasailing and jet skiing. Try something new or revisit an old favorite on your next vacation in San Pedro. Read on for more on each option and the best watersports outfitters on the island.

Belize Watersports- an Introduction

Kite boarding

Harness the power of the wind as you cruise the waves on a kite board! You’ll be able to learn this fun watersport in Belize on one of the largest sandbars around. Practice with a knowledgeable instructor in warm shallow water. Kite boarding lessons are held each day that the wind blows more than 12 knots. From beginners to the more experienced, kite boarding in San Pedro is a great way to enjoy time on the water, mastering a new skill and having fun.

Parasailing

Get a birds-eye-view of the sea as you soar above the reef on a parasailing tour! With the use of a motor boat and a parachute, you’ll make unBelizeable memories while parasailing. Cruise along the coast of Ambergris Caye and get fantastic views of both the island and the reef. You’ll even be able to spot sting rays and dolphins from your perch above the waves. Parasailing tours can be done with one, two, even three persons.

Jet Ski

Craving speed? Rent a jet ski for an afternoon filled with adrenaline on the sea. Rentals can accommodate up to two adults or one adult and one child per ski. Due to a limited number of jet skis available, make your reservation in advance with the provider listed below. Rentals are by the half hour or hour, letting you customize your adventure. For your convenience, the jet skis can also be delivered right to your resort dock for an additional fee.

Belize Watersports- Providers

Watersports are slowly growing in popularity in Belize. You can easily find SUP boards and kayaks as complimentary amenities at most resorts. For the more involved watersports mentioned above, you’ll need to contact a provider. Below are three great options for outfitting yourself with your favorite watersport in Belize.

For even more watersports, head to Secret Beach on the lee side of the island. With a sandy beach and calm waters, it’s a great spot for a day in the sun. There are several restaurants and vendors where you can float in inner tubes, bounce on an over-the-water trampoline or take a ride on the banana boat. Kayaks and SUP boards are also available for rent at Secret Beach. Remember to wear lots of sun protection and drink plenty of water while participating in your favorite Belize watersports. The sea is waiting!