The Best Beach Bars in Belize

The Best Beach Bars in Belize

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The best beach bars in Belize

Belize is recognized for its Blue Hole and ancient Mayan Cities, however, it also has an incredible bar scene. This Caribbean slice offers killer bars from Placencia to San Pedro and its top-of-the-line beaches, eclectic drinks, and food and exotic culture make the beach bars more unique. When venturing into the country, you can’t afford to miss these beach bars…

Hopkins & Placencia Beach Bars

Go down south and you’ll find great beach bars seated on the peninsula in Placencia & Hopkins.

Rhum Shack in Hopkins Bay

Rhum Shack in Hopkins Bay

This Belize-based beach bar and restaurant exhibit the local setting with a highlight of seafood. However, it’s famous for offering incredible Pina Coladas. Catch your lunch, dinner, or breakfast at Rhum Shack while enjoying your drink.

Tipsy Tuna Sports & Seaside Bar in Placencia Belize

Tipsy Tuna Sports & Seaside Bar

If you’ll be residing at Placencia village, the lively Tipsy Tuna Sports and Seaside sports bar is a nice beach bar to spend your night or afternoon. It offers billiards, karaoke, live music, and several screens showing your favorite sports game. You’ll also be treated to fresh drinks containing the local ingredients. Take a swig of mango melon punch or basil coconut mojito while enjoying the views from your beach chair.

Barefoot Bar in Placencia Belize

Barefoot Bar

The Barefoot Bar sits strategically on the beach and is ideal for afternoon relaxation or dancing in the evening. It is known for its stellar views, live music, and Watermelon Bliss.

Driftwood Pizza and Bar Shack in Hopkins

Driftwood Pizza and Bar Shack

This Hopkins-based beach bar is famous for its cold Belikins, pizza, and lively social scene. The 10-year-old bar offers live music often and a Garifuna drum band each Tuesday Night. Weekends are decorated with specials such as michelada barbecues.

Ambergris Caye Beach Bars

Also dubbed ‘La Isla Bonita’, Ambergris Caye Island bustles off the Belizean Coast. Travelers come here to enjoy the beach sun, survey the Barrier Reef, and indulge in the island life. You’ll also find beach bars such as;

Stella’s Sunset in Ambergris Caye

Stella’s Sunset

This beachfront bar provides stellar sunset views across the Ambergris Caye. Its classy atmosphere is unpretentious but playful and romantic. Stella’s Sunset has a full beverage bar, and top-tier wines from across the planet.

Rojo Beach in Ambergris Caye

Rojo Beach

This is a casual beach bar lying towards the North Beach and is great for an afternoon treat. Rojo Beach’s large red loungers and infinity pool are ideal for relaxing with your rum punch. Tourists can try their hand at cornhole or Jenga, or they can snorkel off. Ensure you say hi to the cordial resident parrot.

Palapa Bar and Grill in Ambergris Caye

Palapa Bar and Grill

Tourists and locals claim that Palapa Bar and Grill is the best bar across the Ambergris Caye, thanks to its crystal clear waters. It is situated on top of the Wet Willies Pier overlooking the spectacular reef and stands overwater with live music, a large grill and bar area, and a wading section complete with lazy tubes and waiters. Guests can enjoy their beverages from inner tubes on the crystal-clear waters.

Fido’s Bar and Restaurant in Ambergris Caye

Fido’s Bar and Restaurant

Situated towards downtown San Pedro, Fido’s Bar and Restaurant hosts live bands and is flooded with individuals having fun. They serve tasty food and have a large patio. This bar and restaurant is among the biggest palapa bars across Belize and the town’s oldest.

Blue Bayou in Ambergris Caye

Blue Bayou

Being Secret Beach’s first overwater restaurant and bar, Blue Bayou exhibits breathtaking views towards western San Pedro. Hidden from the louder restaurants and bars, this beachfront local favorite has picnic tables partly submerged in a turquoise cove. You can drink your day away at the comfort of the partially submerged tables.

Coco Loco’s Beachfront Bar
in Ambergris Caye


Coco Loco’s Beachfront Bar

Coco Loco’s is a comfy pool and beachfront bar snuggled in a condo structure towards the bridge’s northern side. During sunny days, you can chill at the swim-up stools or picnic tables near the beach. Coco Loco’s hosts weekly fun activities such as cribbage and trivia that keep the beach bar lively and flooded with tourists every day. It’s open from Monday to Sunday between 12:00 noon and


Mata Rocks Resort in Ambergris Caye

Mata Rocks Resort

You will stumble into Mata Rocks Resort beach bar towards southern Ambergis Caye. The Squirrel’s Nest offers a tranquil setting to enjoy some cocktails while absorbing the views of the famous Barrier Reef.

Caye Caulker

The Lazy Lizard Bar and Grill in Caye Caulker

The Lazy Lizard Bar and Grill

This famous beach bar sits on the tip of Belize’s Split( where a waterway splits the island into two). Most locals and tourists flock here for its delicious fish tacos and Green Lizard juice. The Lazy Lizard also offers spectacular views. Their Motto is ‘ A Sunny Spot for Shady Folks’.

I & I Reggae in Caye Caulker

I & I Reggae

I & I is a great spot for locals or travelers who love reggae music. Its persistent bumping beats and three-themed tiers make it a perfect chilling spot. Head to the rooftop for panoramic scenes complete with rafters and hammock for sitting. You can also unleash your dancing moves at the swings section.

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