San Pedro is a town on the southern part of the island of Ambergris Caye in the Belize District of the nation of Belize, in Central America. According to 2005 mid-year estimates, the town has a population of about 12,400. It is the second largest city in the Belize District and largest city in the Belize Rural South constituency. San Pedro was granted the status of a town in 1848. Its inhabitants are known as San Pedranos. English is the main language spoken, however many people speak Spanish.

San Pedro Town is the major settlement on the island.
San Pedro Town is the major settlement on the island. The po...
Arriving in San Pedro by water taxi from Belize City.
Arriving in San Pedro by water taxi from Belize City. The ot...
Welcome sign painted on Town Hall
Welcome sign painted on Town Hall...
White sand and palm shadows
White sand and palm shadows...
San Pedro is fronted on the beach and the Caribbean
San Pedro is fronted on the beach and the Caribbean Sea...
San Pedro has two main streets
San Pedro has two main streets...
There are two main streets in San Filipe
There are two main streets in San Filipe...
Painted billboards
Painted billboards...
Billboard: Ruby's is cheap but basic
Billboard: Ruby's is cheap but basic...
San Pedro has its own AIDS commission
San Pedro has its own AIDS commission...
Cute ad for bookstore
Cute ad for bookstore...
Colorful beach bar
Colorful beach bar...
Popular tourist bar
Popular tourist bar...
Popular gay-friendly music bar
Popular gay-friendly music bar...
Sea sports are available
Sea sports are available...
Good name for beauty supply store
Good name for beauty supply store...
Hardware store
Hardware store...
Supermarket; prices are a bit higher but not by much
Supermarket; prices are a bit higher but not by much...
Main plaza with turtle sculpture
Main plaza with turtle sculpture...
Long-haired local
Long-haired local...
Long-haired locals buying their breakfast burritos
Long-haired locals buying their breakfast burritos...
Entrance to a hotel
Entrance to a hotel...
Native foliage
Native foliage...
Many piers for docking
Many piers for docking...
Local kids fishing as tourists sail past
Local kids fishing as tourists sail past...
My hotel
My hotel...
My hotel on the waterfront
My hotel on the waterfront...
View from my hotel
View from my hotel...
View from my hotel
View from my hotel...
Lily's restaurant next to my hotel
Lily's restaurant next to my hotel...
Pelicans waiting for scraps as fishermen clean their catch
Pelicans waiting for scraps as fishermen clean their catch...
Pelicans waiting for scraps as fishermen clean their catch
Pelicans waiting for scraps as fishermen clean their catch...
Express ferry to the mainland (in front of my hotel)
Express ferry to the mainland (in front of my hotel)...
Reef divers: San Pedro is close to the 2nd longest
Reef divers: San Pedro is close to the 2nd longest barrier r...
Reef snorkelers: what they see is shown in the following
Reef snorkelers: what they see is shown in the following six...
Christmas tree coral
Christmas tree coral...
Grouper and coral
Grouper and coral...
Grouper and diver
Grouper and diver...
Indigo Hamlet
Indigo Hamlet...
Eagle Ray
Eagle Ray...
Blue Tang
Blue Tang...
Reef snorkelers stay close to the surface while scuba diver
Reef snorkelers stay close to the surface while scuba diver ...
Siesta time
Siesta time...
Topic Air plane coming in to land in San Pedro
Topic Air plane coming in to land in San Pedro airport...
San Pedro airport
San Pedro airport...
San Pedro airport terminal
San Pedro airport terminal...
Typical rental cottage for tourists
Typical rental cottage for tourists...
Typical rental cottage for tourists
Typical rental cottage for tourists...
Grammar school
Grammar school...
Yacht Club and Hotel for upscale tourists
Yacht Club and Hotel for upscale tourists...
Upscale house for sale
Upscale house for sale...
Rental condos
Rental condos...
Local house for inhabitants
Local house for inhabitants...
Upscale hotel
Upscale hotel...
Upscale Victoria House hotel and pool
Upscale Victoria House hotel and pool...
Beachfront life is slow
Beachfront life is slow...
Beachfront European tourists
Beachfront European tourists...
Nature's patterns
Nature's patterns...
Leo welcoming me to his house
Leo welcoming me to his house...
Leo and Alex, native couple
Leo and Alex, native couple...
Bicycles are the most common form of transport
Bicycles are the most common form of transport...
Newspaper article about local bicycle race
Newspaper article about local bicycle race...
Close-up of Marlon Castilo, member of Team Zamir winner of
Close-up of Marlon Castilo, member of Team Zamir winner of D...
One main street is paved
One main street is paved...
Popular local brew
Popular local brew...
Richard and Alex at a beach bar
Richard and Alex at a beach bar...
Leo having a thought
Leo having a thought...
Friend Kathy
Friend Kathy...
College guy in San Pedro for spring break
College guy in San Pedro for spring break...
One of several water sports
One of several water sports...
Many of the street signs have maps and fish models
Many of the street signs have maps and fish models...
Many of the street signs have maps and fish models
Many of the street signs have maps and fish models...
Many of the street signs have maps and fish models
Many of the street signs have maps and fish models...
Many of the street signs have maps and fish models
Many of the street signs have maps and fish models...
Many of the street signs have maps and fish models
Many of the street signs have maps and fish models...
Many of the street signs have maps and fish models
Many of the street signs have maps and fish models...
Beach scene with carvings
Beach scene with carvings...
Colorful furniture and souvenir shop
Colorful furniture and souvenir shop...
Colorful furniture and souvenir shop
Colorful furniture and souvenir shop...
Colorful furniture and souvenir shop
Colorful furniture and souvenir shop...
Bridge connection between two islands
Bridge connection between two islands...
Alleged toll booth for the bridge, but only tourist are
Alleged toll booth for the bridge, but only tourist are dumb...
Mangrove trees along the water
Mangrove trees along the water...
Azure water
Azure water...
New cinema
New cinema...
On the island north of San Pedro are new developments
On the island north of San Pedro are new developments...
On the island north of San Pedro are new developments;
On the island north of San Pedro are new developments; these...
On the island north of San Pedro are new developments:
On the island north of San Pedro are new developments: here ...
Bungalows for sale along one of the canals
Bungalows for sale along one of the canals...
Numerous older houses are for sale
Numerous older houses are for sale...
Upscale private house
Upscale private house...
Upscale private vacation house
Upscale private vacation house...
New condos for sale or rent
New condos for sale or rent...
Water access
Water access...
Tropical beauty is constant.
Tropical beauty is constant....
Akbol is a yoga retreat center north of San Pedro
Akbol is a yoga retreat center north of San Pedro...
Akbol juice and snack bar
Akbol juice and snack bar...
Belize Coast Guard
Belize Coast Guard...
A friend named Colette
A friend named Colette...
Local lizard
Local lizard...
Leaving San Pedro by water taxi--it's hard to leave this
Leaving San Pedro by water taxi--it's hard to leave this pla...