San Ignacio, locally known as 'Cayo', 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 archaeological sites to zip lining over the jungle canape, San Ignacio Belize is a nature lovers dream come true. A number of Mayan Temple sites are located less than an hour from San Ignacio. Also, world renown caves including the ATM (Actun Tunichil Muknal) and Crystal cave. Recently there is a Jungle Pontoon waterfall adventure that has been added to the list of things you can do from San Ignacio
Tourist and locals enjoy the large market every Saturday, full of fresh fruits, vegetables, meats and more. The town is very quaint, with wooden buildings, colorful paint and shops selling clothing, curios and groceries. You will find the authentic Belizean and Chinese restaurants a delight of many flavors. The most popular meal for Belize is stewed chicken, rice and beans, try it, you will be surprised with the fabulous tastes of Belize.