San Ignacio travel guide

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You're Going to Love San Ignacio

A jumping-off point for adventurers and nature lovers from all over the world, San Ignacio is a perfectly positioned village with ruins, caves, and rivers within striking distance.

While it's surrounded by jungle, this town is only a short drive from the stunning beaches of the coast. In few other places will you find history, archaeology, and natural beauty that matches that of San Ignacio.

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When to Visit San Ignacio

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As with much of Belize, San Ignacio has a tropical climate with heavy rainfall in summer. For this reason, February and March may be the best months to visit.

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How to Get to San Ignacio

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Where to Stay in San Ignacio

There are many hotels in town catering to all sorts of visitors. Cheap options include J & R Guesthouse. More upscale options include Martha's Boutique Guesthouse, which is locally owned and decorated in traditional fashion.

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How to Get Around San Ignacio

The Cost of Living in San Ignacio

Shopping Streets

While the town doesn't have a shopping street, there is a JNC mall in the downtown area. Most local items can be found at the foothills of the Mayan ruins.

Groceries and Other

Several grocers serve the town. You should be able to find eggs for BZ$3 a dozen and bread for BZ$2 a loaf.

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Single public transport ticket

Where to Eat in San Ignacio

Popular local favorites serving up Belize specialties include Ko-Ox Han nah and Mincho's. A meal at a laid-back restaurant will set you back by about BZ$7.