Go Slow on Caye Caulker, Belize’s Caribbean Hideaway

Go Slow on Caye Caulker, Belize’s Caribbean Hideaway

Located a short flight or ferry from the capital Belize City, Caye Caulker is one of the most popular islands in Belize. Although it’s the second largest of the Belizean cayes, it’s still only 4 miles long with the village section only stretching about a mile long.

Visitors quickly learn that life moves a little slower on this chilled out Caribbean island!

Below are 20 pictures from our trip to Caye Caulker

Caye Caulker Belize

The Caye Caulker airstrip and airport terminal. Baggage claim is the purple cart.
This is by far the smallest airport we’ve ever visited!

The slogan of Caye Caulker  – “Go Slow”
This street mural greets visitors at the small ferry terminal

The dock in front of Tsunami Adventures
Check out our snorkeling trip with Sharks, Sting Rays and Manatees

Fresh Fruit Stand - Caye Caulker, Belize

Fresh fruit juice from a local street vendor

Caribbean Jerk Chicken - Caye Caulker, Belize

Delicious plate of Caribbean Jerk Chicken

The Canadian Sports Bar - Caye Caulker, Belize

The Canadian beach bar where we spent our evenings watching the Vancouver Canucks playoff games

Another Day at the Office - Caye Caulker, Belize

Just another day at the office on Caye Caulker

Dock Hammocks - Caye Caulker, Belize

Shaded hammocks on one of several docks.

Class is in Session - Caye Caulker, Belize

Children attending an outdoor classroom on the beach

Parking Lot on Caye Caulker, Belize

Island transportation. There are no cars on the island, only bikes and golf carts

The Lazy Lizard - Caye Caulker, Belize

The popular Lazy Lizard beach bar at the Caye Caulker Split

Catamaran - Caye Caulker, Belize

Soft pastel Belizean sunset

Sunset on the Dock - Caye Caulker Belize

Dock at sunset – the perfect place to end another day in paradise

Boat Caye Caulker B&W

Small fishing boat in front of a Dive Shop

Belikin Beer, Caye Caulker, Belize

Cold Belikin Beer at sunset – the beer of choice in Belize

The Main Street at Night - Caye Caulker, Belize

The main street at night – this is about as busy as it gets!

Caye Caulker at Night

The beachfront super market at night

Caye Caulker, Belize

A couple returning from a snorkeling trip to Hol Chan Marine Reserve

LightHouse Lager, Caye Caulker, Belize

Afternoon happy hour at a beach beer – a favourite past time on Caye Caulker!

Sunset at the Split - Caye Caulker, Belize

Enjoying the sunset at the Lazy Lizard


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Cam and Nicole Wears are newbie parents living in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia. A passion for travel and outdoor adventure has taken them to over 70 countries on 6 continents in the past 10 years. Learn more about their story here. Follow them on Instagram and subscribe to their monthly newsletter.