San Lorenzo
in Cayo District, Belize

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
17.100 and -89.128 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 17° 5' 59" and W -89° 7' 39"
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: 04:03 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: America/Belize
UTC/GMT offset: -6 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:22 am and 6:23 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-12.116 and 96.895 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Bantam Village
References
This place on Geonames.org

Explore San Lorenzo

San Lorenzo in Cayo District is located in Belize about 26 mi (or 42 km) south-west of Belmopan, the country's capital.

Local time in San Lorenzo is now 04:03 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named America / Belize with an UTC offset of -6 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of San Lorenzo, of which one is a larger airport. The closest is airport we know is Melchor de Mencos Airport in Guatemala in a distance of 3 mi (or 4 km). The closest airport in Belize is Melinda Airport in a distance of 55 mi (or 4 km), South-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 50 mi (or 80 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, Santa Ana and San Jose. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

Ka'ana Resort

Address
5,3 mi
Mile 69 1/4 Benque Viego Road
0 San Ignacio
Belize

Time Information

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


Mahogany Hall Luxury Boutique Resort

Address
4,8 mi
Paslow Falls Road
. San Ignacio
Belize

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: 8:00 - 8:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 17:00


ROYAL CARIBBEAN RESORT

Address
5,6 mi
1 SEAGRAPE STREET
0 San Pedro
Belize

Time Information

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


Table Rock Jungle Lodge

Address
4,4 mi
On the River In the Jungle
San Ignacio
Belize

Time Information

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


Casa del Caballo Blanco

Address
4,7 mi
3 Bullet Tree Road
San Ignacio
Belize

Time Information

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


DUPLOOYS JUNGLE LODGE

Address
4,8 mi
OFF WESTERN HIGHWAY P.O. BOX 180
00000 San Ignacio
Belize

Time Information

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


Crystal Paradise Resort

Address
4,9 mi
Cristo Rey Village
San Ignacio
Belize

Time Information

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


Tropical Paradise Hotel

Address
1,3 mi
PO Box 5
00000 Caye Caulker
Belize

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:30
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


COCOPELE INN

Address
5,7 mi
26 George Price Highway
San Ignacio
Belize

Time Information

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


Xultun Farm Noble

Address
2,6 mi
Old Water Hole Road
Benque Viejo Del Carmen
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.

Mayan Underworld, Crystal Cave - San Ignacio, Hun Chi'ik Tours

Published: March 09, 2013
Length: 33:06 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Overlander.tv

The best tours in the world : http://www.overlander.tv I join a tour with Hun Chi'ik Tours in San Ignacio, Belize to visit the mystical Crystal Cave (Cow Mountain) We start the tour by hiking...


Cahal Pech Village Resort - San Ignacio Belize - Presentation

Published: September 29, 2012
Length: 45:25 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Cahal Pech

http://www.cahalpech.com Cahal Pech Village Resort located in San Ignacio, Belize. Presentation to anyone who want to vacation is San Ignacio Town, Cayo, Belize. Choose from 3 different type...


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.


playing in river - San Ignacio, Belize

Published: August 12, 2012
Length: 18:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ross Martin

playing in river - San Ignacio, Belize.


Belize City and Cayo Districts

Published: January 07, 2011
Length: 16:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Matt McGinley

Belize City and San Ignacio, and places in between including the area hit hardest by hurricane Richard barely 1 month before we got there.


Driving in Belize

Published: October 23, 2011
Length: 21:38 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: sjfehr

This is compilation of videos taken over a period of a few days in central and western Belize in mid-October (rainy season), 2011, and shows the varied road conditions found in this part of...


San Igancio, Belize 2009

Published: February 01, 2012
Length: 32:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Joe Judd

Drive past a fender bender as you enter "downtown", San Ignacio, Belize. Dec. 2009.


The Road to Belize City

Published: September 13, 2009
Length: 06:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Nick Resendez

a view of a town (I think San Ignacio) from the bus on the way to Belize City.


FUtbol BELIZE VIva el Benque!!!!!!!!!

Published: December 11, 2008
Length: 07:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jair Toralla

UnaMexclade Futbol en Belize............Passion por Futbol.


Belize - Guatemala Border Crossing and Money Exchange

Published: July 22, 2008
Length: 55:30 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: BelizePlease

Here we see that crossing the border between Belize and Guatemala takes some time and money. Make sure you bring enough cash, for there are no ATM or cash points- and the only way to exchange.


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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 1 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 2 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

Naranjo

Naranjo is an ancient city of the Maya civilization in the Petén Basin region of the central Maya lowlands, in the present-day department of Petén, Guatemala west of the border with Belize and it is the northern most of the three sites that form the Cultural Triangle with Yaxha and Nakum. The city lies along the Mopan and Holmul rivers. Naranjo was the capital of the most powerful Classic Maya kingdom of Saal.

Located at 17.2, -89.25 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Naranjo, Maya sites in Petén Department, Archaeological sites in Guatemala, Former populated places in Guatemala, Petén Department, Classic period in Mesoamerica

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 7 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 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of the Petén Department, Populated places in Guatemala, Belize–Guatemala border crossings

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 4 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 11 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 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hotels in Belize, Hotels established in 1976

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