Owned and run by Ramon's Village Resort, the Belizean Princess is located next door in its own private setting. Guests can make full use of all Ramons' charming beach-side facilities such as the swimming pool, free wi-fi, a highly regarded restaurant and fun, friendly bar.
Their PADI 5-Star IDC Resort facility is one of the longest-standing and most respected dive operations on Ambergris. The team of professional staff are experienced and enthusiastic and aim to make your Belize diving vacation an easy and satisfying one.
With the Belize Barrier Reef just a few hundred metres away, most diving occurs locally but there are also day trips to Turneffe and Lighthouse Reef. The Belizean Princess is the ideal location for those looking for great facilities and awesome diving at a more affordable price.
2 tank dives daily along the Belize Barrier Reef (Diving environment: beginner divers; Highlights: turtles, non-diving activities ) at sites such as Amigos Wreck, Mexico Rocks and Cypress Gardens. Full day 3 tank scuba trips to the Blue Hole (Diving environment: caverns, advanced divers; Highlights:), or Turneffe Atoll (Diving environment: wall diving, healthy reefs, beginner & advanced divers; Highlights: turtles, schooling fish/big pelagics) are available at an extra charge. No diving on days of arrival or departure.
Resort diving includes:
Dives (as detailed in the packages above), boat rides to sites, experienced English-speaking divemaster (maximum 8 divers per DM), tanks, weights and weightbelts, scuba tax, and drinking water. Diving excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own):
Scuba equipment (approx. US$ 53 per day). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash or credit card). Optional extras:
Extra day and night dives, dive computer, nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers (approx US$ 17 per tank), dive insurance, soft drinks, hot drinks, snacks. Prices for special trips are payable in advance. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.
Resort accommodation includes:
Bed, drinking water, soft drinks, hot drinks, snacks and all taxes. Accommodation excludes (mandatory):
Single supplement on single travellers only, payable in advance. Single Supplement:
This is a compulsory additional charge on single travellers for the sole occupancy of double/twin accommodation. Optional extras:
Breakfast, dinner, lunch.
How to get there:
The Belizean Princess is located in San Pedro on Ambergris Caye, 43 km from Belize City. In order for you to get to this destination, it is necessary for you to purchase a return flight ticket from Belize City to San Pedro. Flights can be arranged by the operator. The resort offers complimentary return resort transfers from San Pedro airport. For more information see our Belize travel information section.
Dive clubs and group discounts:
Group rates available on request. Please check with us.
The Belizean Princess has 4 single-storey and 3 double-storey colonial-style cottages. All have en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, private porches or balconies and are surrounded by a tropical tree garden.
All the accommodations have:
Air-conditioning and ceiling fans
Queen-size beds with reading lights
Private bathroom with hot water shower/bath, towels, hairdryer and toiletries
Balcony/patio with furniture
Coffee & tea making facilities
Refrigerator & drinking water
Cabinet and mirror
Desk, chair & clock radio
US type 2-pin mains outlet with 24 hour electricity
The diving operation is run by neighbouring Ramon's Village Resort and is a PADI 5-Star IDC facility with a great reputation. Local dive trips depart at 9 am, 11 am, and 2 pm each day, returning after each dive. Night diving can also be arranged.
The Belize Barrier Reef is close by and most dive sites are accessed within 20 minutes, whilst The Blue Hole along with Lighthouse and Turneffe atoll reefs and Belize's other top spots, are all easily reached with the resort''s larger dive boat.
The Pro 42 foot (13m) dive boat has a partially enclosed flybridge and marine head cabin. It is powered by twin 350 HP Cat engines and jet drives. Ramon's also has 3 x 10m and an 1 x 8.5m fibreglass skiffs with canopies and twin 100-150 HP outboard engines. Trips include a divemaster, tanks, weights & weightbelts and drinking water. Full day trips to Turneffe and Lighthouse reefs include light breakfast, lunch, snacks and juice.
The dive centre's fully qualified PADI instructors, divemasters, and shop - stocked with a nitrox facility, underwater camera hire and top notch diving gear for sale or rent - ensure your Belize scuba diving vacation is world class. There are lockable storage stations for guest scuba equipment, rinse tanks, a shower and first aid kit.
Guests at the Belizean Princess have full access to the neighbouring Ramon's Village Resort. Facilities there include a 25 metre lagoon-style pool with wet bar. The resort also has internet facilities and features live shows on Tuesday and Friday evenings, and shops selling souvenirs, toiletries and other 'essentials'.
Ramon's Village Resort facilities include: Restaurant & bar - PADI 5 Star IDC dive centre - Lagoon-style swimming pool - Beach with sun beds - Windsurfing, sea kayaks and hobie cats - Hookah diving - Complimentary internet - Live entertainment shows - Souvenir shop - Tour desk - Laundry service - Baby sitting services & cots
Location: Coconut Drive, San Pedro south, Ambergris Caye east coast south, Belize
All meals are served over at Ramon's, which has an excellent restaurant with a fantastic reputation on the island. There is a wide choice of dishes on its menu, from international favourites to local specialties and Cajun food. The weekly beach BBQ and Sunday buffet are popular occasions.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are a la carte
International, Cajun and local main meal dishes
Special dietary requirements can be arranged with advanced notice
Lunch and dinner favourite samples: The 'Pineapple Boat' is a pineapple shell filled with a shrimp fried rice. The pineapple fruit is cut into chunks and marinated in a sauce with onions that gives it a sweet and spicy effect.
'Steak on a Stone' - a choice of steak fillet, shrimp and chicken or any combo of the 3, with a garden salad and jacket potato. The meat and vegetables are cooked by the diner at their table on a hot lava stone.
The Breakfast Plan includes coffee and juice and a choice of any entree on the breakfast menu. These include Fresh Fruit Platters, Pancakes, Waffles, Eggs Your Way, and Omelettes. It also includes any of the daily breakfast specials.
There are also other dining choices near the holiday resort too, in San Pedro Town.
The nearest decompression chamber to the Belizean Princess for divers is located very close by in San Pedro Town, just a few minutes from the resort. We recommend you take out your own diving insurance.
The dive boat is equipped with a medic first aid kit, emergency breathing oxygen (640 litres on local trips, 3,115 litres on offshore trips), life vests, VHF marine radio, cellphones, GPS and compass. A divemaster is provided for every 8 scuba divers. The resort also has oxygen.
For non-diving related incidents the resort has access to an in-house medic facility, with a doctor and dentist on call. The nearest hospital and police station are at San Pedro Town too, just 5 minutes from the Belizean Princess.
The resort has a safety box for guests' valuables in the reception area and there is a 24 hour premises security patrol. There is an emergency evacuation plan in place, with an airplane air-strip just 5 minutes away.