Fodor's Expert Review Palapa Bar and Grill

Ambergris Caye and San Pedro Bars/Pubs

Editor's Note: This property is currently undergoing renovations.

The setting and festive atmosphere at this popular thatch-roof bar at the end of a pier are what draw the crowds here, not the food (although the sandwiches, burgers, and seafood aren't bad for bar food.) The breezy two-story palapa at the end of a pier, about 1/2 mi (1 km) north of the bridge, has stunning views of the sea and reef by day; by night, the colorful bar lighting lends a festive air. Bring a bathing suit and jump in the sea beside the pier (there are handy inner tubes). The Palapa doesn't rock all night, though—it usually closes around 9 pm.


Quick Facts

North Ambergris, about 1 1/2 mi (3 km) north of the bridge
San Pedro Town, Belize District  Belize


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