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San Ignacio Destination Guide

Delve into San Ignacio in Belize

San Ignacio in the region of Cayo with its 16,812 residents is a city in Belize - some 21 mi or ( 34 km ) West of Belmopan , the country's capital .

Interactive map of San Ignacio

Current time in San Ignacio is now 06:45 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " America/Belize " with a UTC offset of -6 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Toro, Spanish Lookout, San Felipe, Monkey Fall, and Flour Camp. While being here, make sure to check out Toro . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in San Ignacio ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


San Ignacio, Belize (inTransit: Episode 15)

5:00 min by Peter Bragiel
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Peter leaves the cayes in search of the jungle life. Have any questions? ask @ Follow @ visit ..

Kumquat Cottage, Belize

3:20 min by Philip Blackburn
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Artist-designed house with tropical gardens in San Ignacio, Cayo, Belize. Available as a vacation rental. ..

San Ignacio bridge, Cayo District, Belize , CA Dec. 2009

1:44 min by haolejoe
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Driivng east across the San Ignacio bridge into neighboring town of Santa Ellena, Belize. ..

Land of the Free, by the Carib Sea

3:01 min by superkimberlee
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Belizean National Anthem performed by the Belize City Choral Choir ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Hawksworth Bridge

Hawksworth Bridge is a one lane suspension bridge in San Ignacio, Belize. Built in 1949 and imported from Middlesbrough, England, it crosses the Macal River linking San Ignacio to its sister-town Santa Elena. It is currently the only drivable suspension bridge in Belize. Work began in October 2012 on a new, larger bridge that will link Santa Elena and San Ignacio that will span 154 meters across the Macal River.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 17.16 -89.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Bridges completed in 1949, Bridges in Belize, Buildings and structures in Belmopan

San Ignacio Resort Hotel

San Ignacio Resort Hotel is a hotel resort in San Ignacio, Belize. It is located just off of the Western Highway, above the Macal River valley.

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Located at 17.15 -89.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Hotels established in 1976, Hotels in Belize

Norman Broaster Stadium

Norman Broaster Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in San Ignacio, Belize. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium to Belize Defence Force in the Belize Premier Football League (BPFL) of the Football Federation of Belize. The stadium holds 2,000 people.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 17.16 -89.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Belize Premier Football League home stadiums, Football venues in Belize, Multi-purpose stadiums in Belize

Cahal Pech

Cahal Pech is a Maya site located near the Town of San Ignacio in the Cayo District of Belize. The site was a hilltop palacio home for an elite Maya family, and though most major construction dates to the Classic period, evidence of continuous habitation has been dated to as far back as far as 1200 BCE during the Early Middle Formative period (Early Middle Preclassic), making Cahal Pech one of the oldest recognizably Maya sites in Western Belize.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 17.16 -89.06 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Cayo District, Former populated places in Belize, Macal River, Maya sites in Belize

San Ignacio, Belize

San Ignacio and Santa Elena are towns in western Belize. San Ignacio serves as the capital of Cayo District. It got its start from Mahogany and chicle production during British rule. It began to attract different people from the surrounding areas, which led to the diverse population of the town at present day.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 17.16 -89.06 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Cayo District, Populated places in Belize