Point of Blackadore Caye"
104 acre island is ideally situated to the west of Ambergris
Caye and the east of the mainland of Belize. This central location
is within a 20 minute boat ride of Ambergris Caye and a 25 minute
boat ride of the World Heritage Site, the Belize Barrier Reef.
Being to the west of Ambergris Caye offers Blackadore Caye excellent
protection, helping to keep the waters around Blackadore consistently
peaceful and calm.
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Caye is approximately 2.2 miles long and ranges between 210
feet to 630 feet wide (Click
here to view map of the island). It is rare to find
an island in Belize, which has the length and integrity of Blackadore,
which will allow you to install an airstrip if desired.
of the 17th century refer to Blackadore Caye as Cayo Sumba [In
Spanish sumbar means a whistling sound.) Several old bottle
bottoms (squats) dating to around 1650 and Mayan pottery shards
have been found on the beaches of Blackadore Caye, showing the
long history of this island.
Caye consists of a combination of white sand beaches, rocky
outcrops, coconut trees and other tropical vegetation.
Caye is located to the east of Blackadore Caye and is the largest
and most northern of Belize's islands. It is twenty five miles
long and parallels Belize's barrier reef. Its main town of San
Pedro is about 36 miles from Belize City.
Mayan period, Ambergris Caye and many of the surrounding islands
were a trading post. Ruins have been excavated throughout Ambergris
is the most commercially developed of the islands. It has quite
a few luxurious hotels and an avid night life. Although there
is a small fishing industry, the main source of income of this
once buccaneering and fishing caye is tourism.
the 2000+ residents of Ambergris are of Mestizo-Spanish descent.
Spanish is mostly spoken although everyone does speak English.
Like their sister island of Caye Caulker they are from fishing
families. The main town on Ambergris caye is San Pedro Town.
It is a mile or so long and encompasses only a few street blocks.
San Pedro town is the heart of Ambergris Caye and offers a wide
range of restaurants, bars, souvenir shops, and banks. Since
the airstrip is also located in town you only have a 20 minute
boat ride out to Blackadore Caye. You also have the opportunity
of installing an airstrip directly on Blackadore Caye, making
transportation that much easier.
has a very diverse ecology, culture and history, which allows
for easy access to Mayan Ruins, Nature Reserves, Caves, villages,
etc. Belize has set aside vast areas of natural forest as sanctuaries
for birds, monkeys, jaguar and even the crocodile. The country
is world renowned for its eco-tourism and natural diversity.
an endless abundance of dive sites situated all along the 175
mile long World Heritage Site, The Belize Barrier Reef, as well
as amazing diving on the atolls, which include Lighthouse Reef,
Turneffe Atoll and Glovers Reef. The Great Blue Hole is
one of the most famous dive site in Belize and is located on
Chan Marine Reserve and Shark Ray Alley are within 30 minutes
of Blackadore and are absolutely amazing, like swimming in an
are easily done to the Maya ruins of Altun Ha and Lamanai where
you can see Howler and Spider Monkeys, Crocodiles, Iguanas and
many different species of birds. Altun Ha is only a 25 minute
trip across the bay to the mainland, Lamanai is a longer boat
trip up to the Corozal Bay, then up the New River to the ruins.
by boat up the Belize River are another popular trip to see
Black Howler Monkeys as well as iguanas, birds, Manatees and
quite often crocodiles.
Manatees are very abundant in this area of Belize and manatee
watching is easily accomplished.
trips to the Belize Zoo can also be done as day trips from Blackadore
Windsurfing and sailing are other activities which are popular
in this area.
- Some of the best flats fishing in the world can be found in
Belize. Reef and deep-sea fishing are a popular activity. The
area surrounding Blackadore Caye, especially Blackadore flats
is very well known for its excellent bonefish and tarpon
fishing, these flats offered clear, shallow water, making it
easy to spot cruising fish.
Caye is an ideal location for a resort site, casino, fishing
lodge, corporate retreat, or most any other development you
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