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Accommodations: Standard hotel room in our main lodge or a private villa with 1-3 bedrooms

Dates: Year round

Location: Ambergris Caye, Belize

Phone Number: Call Gary or Paul 800-410-1222

Technique: Fly Fishing & Light Tackle

El Pescador Lodge - Ambergris Caye, Belize
El Pescador Lodge - Ambergris Caye, Belize

Our family became captivated with our dream of paradise found 10 years ago. We continue to live that dream today at El Pescador on Ambergris Caye. Many people whose priorities are fishing for bonefish, tarpon and permit ... and the angler's dream of a Grand Slam, diving on our world famous barrier reef, exploring Mayan sites, cave tubing and zip lining and other eco-adventures, or simply relaxing come to holiday with us at El Pescador.

Your Hosts: Chris, Steve, Ali and Alonzo.

El Pescador is on the Bahia del Punta Arena, 2.6 miles north of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. The spot is quiet and private, yet close enough to reach town on foot, bicycle, shuttle, water taxi or golf cart. The El Pescador property stretches across the island from beach to lagoon, offering immediate access to fishing, snorkeling or shelling.

The Fishing:

Do azure blue skies and crystalline waters, protected by the world's second longest barrier reef, sound good? Then come to El Pescador!

A Bonefish tailing aggressively in skinny water, giant Tarpon rolling across hundreds of miles of flats, the unmistakable black dorsal fin of Permit...sound like a dream? No, you are talking about El Pescador. Not a dream fishery, but an abundant and diverse fishery that will challenge your ability and capture your imagination.

Our Spanish name "El Pescador" means "the fisherman" and we cater to all types of angler, specializing in light tackle, salt water fly fishing.

We are here to provide as much instruction as you want, if you want it. You bring the motivation and we will provide the education to make you a more proficient saltwater angler.

Other Activities:

How about traveling back in time exploring majestic and mysterious Mayan cities, or experiencing Belize's lush rainforest and exotic wildlife? All this and more await you, all you have to do is book a guided tour right here through El Pescador. We offer two ways to experience the Best of Belize: Inland Excursions are trips that take you away from our island via air or boat to the mainland or other islands for a full day. Island Excursions leave directly from El Pescador and are shorter trips to nearby attractions. Both are great ways to experience an adventure unique to Belize!

What about snorkeling and scuba diving tours on Ambergris Caye? Some of the best snorkeling in the world is just minutes away from El Pescador on the world's second longest barrier reef.

If you're a diver, or have diving companions, you've come to the right places -- Belize and El Pescador. With our own on-site dive instructor, we can arrange unforgettable diving experiences through “Under Da Sea Tours”. With our convenient location close to the reef, you can make your stay at El Pescador the diving or snorkeling vacation of a lifetime!

The Accommodations:

Our family-run resort on the beach of Ambergris Caye welcomes you to the best in adventure and accommodations. At El Pescador you may choose from a standard hotel room in our main lodge or a private villa with 1, 2, or 3 bedrooms. Our main lodge is an intimate, 14-room hotel set in a colonial style mahogany building with a long verandah overlooking the beach and barrier reef.

El Pescador Villas are a collection of beautiful one, two and three-bedroom villas, set in 2 individual groupings, each surrounding a private pool.

Our beach front location provides several amenities for your enjoyment after a good day fly fishing, snorkeling the reef, or inland adventure. We want you to have fun around the lodge or villas, to be well fed, happy and relaxed.

Whether it's arranging for a massage in our lodge massage room, a private flyfishing lesson, day of diving or snorkeling in our world famous barrier reef, a round of golf on a private island, a cave tubing adventure or jungle river cruise to a Maya archaeological site, our experienced staff is happy to oblige.

Our facilities and services include:

  • 3 swimming pools
  • exercise room
  • complimentary kayaks
  • complimentary bicycles
  • fishing instructor
  • SCUBA diving instructor
  • WI-FI and Email service
  • tour office
  • gift and sundry shop
  • the exclusive Scientific Angler Mastery Series Fly Shop in Belize

    Our restaurant specializes in fresh, local Caribbean cuisine with meals served on our outdoor deck or in our dining room.

    You may join us for hors d'ouvres from 3:00 pm in the bar, the perfect place for sharing stories after a day's activities.

    The house specialty is tropical rum punch, but we also offer a full selection of top shelf liquors, wine and beer. Many international cigars are available in San Pedro and are sold upon request.

    The Rates:


    This fun filled trip is packed with the best angling that Belize has to offer. Base your adventure in a beachfront room at El Pescador on Ambergris Caye on the world famous Barrier Reef and enjoy the bounty of our 200 square miles of pristine flats, offering a 12 month opportunity for a “Grand Slam” of bonefish, tarpon and permit in one day.

    Day 1 - Arrive in Belize City and transfer to El Pescador. Our Fishing Host will greet you and give you an introductory orientation presentation on flats fishing techniques and the 200 square miles of our fishery. Enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and join our other guests for dinner.

    Day 2 – 7 - Enjoy a hearty breakfast, then grab your rods and head for the crystal blue Caribbean waters! Your guide will introduce you to the wonders of the flats inside the world's largest living Barrier Reef. Return to the lodge, relax and have a swim. Bob, our fishing host, will provide complimentary instruction on spotting fish and site casting to them, knot tying or other fishing tips and techniques. Or take a fishing rod and explore the mangrove lagoons surrounding Ambergris Caye on your own by kayak. Enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and join our other guests for dinner; or ride into San Pedro town and explore our village, it's shops and restaurants.

    Day 8 - Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and morning swim before transferring to Belize City and your return flight home.

    $3,775 (USD) per person based on double occupancy and two per boat/guide.

    Package Includes: 7 nights lodging and 6 days fishing, roundtrip land, air and sea transfers between Belize City and El Pescador, hotel tax, sales tax where applicable, 3 meals per day and hors d'oeuvres at El Pescador, local Belizean beverages (including soda, beer and rum), complimentary use of all amenities (pools, internet, kayaks, bikes, etc.) and a welcome drink.

    Designing the perfect vacation to ensure that it’s a truly unforgettable experience is an art. At El Pescador, we work hard to understand your interests and reasons for visiting Belize to help you design the itinerary that is just right for you.

    Shorter & longer stays available upon request and availability – please ask.

    Please email owner, check our website or call us for further rates and group plans.

    Phone number: 800-410-1222 ask for Gary or Paul
    Email: click blue button above

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