The picturesque Town of San Ignacio in Belize is blessed with a plethora of attractions and is the perfect base to explore exciting tours like Actun Tunichil Maknul (ATM cave), Caracol and Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, Mountain Pine Ridge Nature Reserve, Cave tubing and zip lining amongst others. A full day tour to Tikal Mayan Ruins in Guatemala is also possible.
Known locally as "Cayo", San Ignacio is located along the Western Highway about 70 miles west and 90 minutes drive from Belize City and 9 miles east of the Guatemalan border. From exploring Maya archeological sites to canoeing down the Macal River San Ignacio Belize is a nature lovers dream come true.
There is a multitude of things to do in San Ignacio. The town is filled with archaeologists, peace corps workers, North American retirees and thrill seekers all here to experience the many interesting and unique adventures that San Ignacio has to offer. Tourists love the frontier-like wooden shops on narrow streets where they can shop to their hearts content or eat some wonderful local cuisine.