San Antonio
in Cayo District, Belize

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
17.079 and -89.024 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 17° 4' 42" and W -89° 1' 25"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - BZD
Spoken languages:
English, Spanish
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 03:15 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: America/Belize
UTC/GMT offset: -6 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:24 am and 6:33 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-12.116 and 96.895 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Bantam Village
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org

Explore San Antonio

San Antonio in Cayo District is a city in Belize about 21 mi (or 33 km) south-west of Belmopan, the country's capital.

Local time in San Antonio is now 03:15 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named America / Belize with an UTC offset of -6 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of San Antonio, of which one is a larger airport. The closest is airport we know is Melchor de Mencos Airport in Guatemala in a distance of 9 mi (or 14 km). The closest airport in Belize is Melinda Airport in a distance of 48 mi (or 14 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Tikal National Park in Guatemala at a distance of 43 mi (or 70 km). If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Belmopan, Dolores, El Chal, Dangriga and Poptun. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 32°C / 89 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 67%
Air Pressure 1014.6 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 85% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Wednesday, 26th of June 2019

32°C (89 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Thursday, 27th of June 2019

34°C (93 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Light rain, calm, broken clouds.

Friday, 28th of June 2019

33°C (91 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Ka'ana Resort

Address
6,1 mi
Mile 69 1/4 Benque Viego Road
0 San Ignacio
Belize

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


ROYAL CARIBBEAN RESORT

Address
6,1 mi
1 SEAGRAPE STREET
0 San Pedro
Belize

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Table Rock Jungle Lodge

Address
3,6 mi
On the River In the Jungle
San Ignacio
Belize

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Crystal Paradise Resort

Address
3,9 mi
Cristo Rey Village
San Ignacio
Belize

Time Information

Checkout: 09:30 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


DUPLOOYS JUNGLE LODGE

Address
6,3 mi
OFF WESTERN HIGHWAY P.O. BOX 180
00000 San Ignacio
Belize

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Casa del Caballo Blanco

Address
7,1 mi
3 Bullet Tree Road
San Ignacio
Belize

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


COCOPELE INN

Address
6,2 mi
26 George Price Highway
San Ignacio
Belize

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 09:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Lodge At Chaa Creek

Address
4,0 mi
Macal River P.O Box 53
00000 San Ignacio
Belize

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


COTTON TREE LODGE

Address
5,7 mi
Moho River Toledo District
0 San Felipe
Belize

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Cahal Pech Village Resort

Address
6,1 mi
Cahal Pech Hill
00000 San Ignacio
Belize

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Barton Creek Cave - San Ignacio, Cayo, Belize

Published: December 02, 2010
Length: 09:20 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWa

http://tripwow.tripadvisor.com/tripwow/ta-00a0-df04-1a61?ytv2=1 - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Attractions (a TripAdvisor™ company) Barton Creek Cave San Ignacio This unique cave is...


ATM caves Dimparcio's photos around San Ignacio, Belize (burns avenue san ignacio town)

Published: December 07, 2010
Length: 54:14 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Dimparcio's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/dimparcio/1/1266150463/tpod.html This blog preview was made by TravelPod using...


Belize - Mainland Driving (Nohoch Che'en to San Ignacio)

Published: July 06, 2014
Length: 37:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: DDubMedia

Driving along the Belize Western Highway from Nohoch Che'en Caves Branch Reserve (Cave Tubing Complex) to Ka'ana Resort just west of San Ignacio, Belize. A special thanks to Patrick with Belize.


Cahal Pech Village Resort, San Ignacio Belize

Published: January 21, 2012
Length: 11:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: benp78

Walking down from the pool area to our cabana. The views were absolutely amazing. Recorded on January 16, 2012 using a Flip Video camera.


Horse Riding in Belize Goodrichodyssey's photos around San Ignacio, Belize (travel pics)

Published: December 16, 2010
Length: 03:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Goodrichodyssey's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/goodrichodyssey/4/1260984689/tpod.html This blog preview was made by...


ATM Caves Belize - Ghosts of the Mayans

Published: June 17, 2012
Length: 53:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: DrMucker

https://www.facebook.com/unbelizeable.honeymoons?fref=ts http://www.marthasbelize.com/ Ghosts of the Mayans,Near San Ignacio, Belize the atm caves actun tunichil muknal are an incredible ...


Kumquat Cottage, Belize

Published: September 22, 2007
Length: 53:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Philip Blackburn

Artist-designed house with tropical gardens in San Ignacio, Cayo, Belize. Available as a vacation rental. http://kumquatcottage.com.


AEDRB San Antonio Water System June09

Published: October 25, 2012
Length: 16:38 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: UNDP Belize

San Antonio Water System supported by Social Investment Fund (SIF) and the European Union (EU), implemented by UNDP Belize, under the AEDRB Project. June 10, 2009.


Belize Friendly Rainforest Realty

Published: March 29, 2013
Length: 26:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Macarena Rose

Belize Friendly. Meet our new friend from Toronto Canada Vafa. He stopped in to ask us about the Belize Real Estate Market in search of his own piece of paradise. In speaking to him we discovered...


Mariposa Jungle Lodge

Published: May 12, 2014
Length: 01:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: DrMucker

http://www.mariposajunglelodge.com/ Mariposa Jungle Lodge a great little resort nestled in the jungle in Belize. This is a great place to stay if you want to be surrounded by adventures. Caves...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Xunantunich

Xunantunich (pronounced /ʃunantunit͡ʃ/) is an Ancient Mayan archaeological site in western Belize, about 80 miles (130 km) west of Belize City, in the Cayo District. Xunantunich is located atop a ridge above the Mopan River, well within sight of the Guatemala border – which is a mere 1 kilometre to the west. It served as a Maya civic ceremonial center in the Late and Terminal Classic periods to the Belize Valley region.

Located at 17.0839, -89.1339 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mesoamerican pyramids, Cayo District, Mopan River, Maya sites in Belize, Former populated places in Belize

Benque Viejo del Carmen

Benque Viejo del Carmen (usually shortened to "Benque") is a town in the Cayo District in the country of Belize.

Located at 17.0667, -89.1333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Cayo District, Populated places in Belize

San Ignacio, Belize

San Ignacio and Santa Elena are towns in western Belize. San Ignacio serves as the capital of Cayo District. It got its start from Mahogany and chicle production during British rule. It began to attract different people from the surrounding areas, which led to the diverse population of the town at present day.

Located at 17.1601, -89.06 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Cayo District, Populated places in Belize

Cahal Pech

Cahal Pech is a Maya site located near the Town of San Ignacio in the Cayo District of Belize. The site was a hilltop palacio home for an elite Maya family, and though most major construction dates to the Classic period, evidence of continuous habitation has been dated to as far back as far as 1200 BCE during the Early Middle Formative period (Early Middle Preclassic), making Cahal Pech one of the oldest recognizably Maya sites in Western Belize.

Located at 17.1556, -89.0611 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cayo District, Macal River, Maya sites in Belize, Former populated places in Belize

Belize River

Belize River is a 180-mile (290 km) river in Belize that drains more than one-quarter of the country as it winds along the northern edge of the Maya Mountains across the center of the country to the sea just north of Belize City . However, the Belize River/Mopan River Catchment contains over 45 percent of the population of Belize.

Located at 17.1833, -89.0667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Belize River, Rivers of Belize, Rivers of Guatemala

Melchor de Mencos

Melchor de Mencos is a municipality in the Petén department of Guatemala with population 23,813. It is situated on the western border with Belize,a and is the only major border crossing from Guatemala to Belize. Prior to their relocation in 1989, Melchor de Mencos was home to the two training centres of the Guatemalan Army's élite Kaibiles special operations force. The Maya archaeological site of La Blanca is located within the municipality.

Located at 17.0667, -89.15 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of the Petén Department, Populated places in Guatemala, Belize–Guatemala border crossings

Actun Tunichil Muknal

Actun Tunichil Muknal (Cave of the Crystal Sepulchre), also known locally as “Xibalba” or ATM, is a cave in Belize, near San Ignacio, Cayo District, notable as a Maya archaeological site that includes skeletons, ceramics, and stoneware. There are several areas of skeletal remains in the main chamber. The best-known is "The Crystal Maiden", the skeleton of a teenage girl, possibly a sacrifice victim, whose bones have been calcified to a sparkling, crystallized appearance.

Located at 17.118, -88.866 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Caves of Belize, Limestone caves, Maya sites in Belize, Cave sites in Mesoamerican archaeology

Norman Broaster Stadium

Norman Broaster Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in San Ignacio, Belize. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium to Belize Defence Force in the Belize Premier Football League (BPFL) of the Football Federation of Belize. The stadium holds 2,000 people.

Located at 17.1603, -89.0697 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Belize, Belize Premier Football League home stadiums, Multi-purpose stadiums in Belize

Belize Botanic Gardens

Belize Botanic Gardens (BBG) is 45 acres of native and exotic plants growing in the Cayo district of western Belize. The garden is in a valley on the banks of the Macal River, surrounded by the Maya Mountain foothills. The main focus of BBG is encouraging sustainable agriculture, maintaining conservation collections and engaging in conservation education. They aim to inspire visitors to protect plants and their habitats by learning more about the world of plants.

Located at 17.0833, -89.0667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cayo District, Macal River, Parks in Belize

Big Rock Falls

Big Rock Falls is a 150-foot waterfall on Privassion River, in the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve of the Cayo District of southern central Belize.

Located at 17.0352, -88.9808 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Waterfalls of Belize

Hawksworth Bridge

Hawksworth Bridge is a one lane suspension bridge in San Ignacio, Belize. Built in 1949 and imported from Middlesbrough, England, it crosses the Macal River linking San Ignacio to its sister-town Santa Elena. It is currently the only drivable suspension bridge in Belize. Work began in October 2012 on a new, larger bridge that will link Santa Elena and San Ignacio that will span 154 meters across the Macal River.

Located at 17.1564, -89.0678 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Belmopan, Bridges in Belize, Bridges completed in 1949

San Ignacio Resort Hotel

San Ignacio Resort Hotel is a hotel resort in San Ignacio, Belize. It is located just off of the Western Highway, above the Macal River valley.

Located at 17.1538, -89.0682 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hotels in Belize, Hotels established in 1976


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
San Antonio