Live Well Cayo

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Type Of Event
Start Date
Sunday, 16 Mar, 2025Annually

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About Event

Live Well Cayo Festival

San Ignacio and the greater Cayo District is quickly adapting to the growing demand of eco-friendly and health conscious travel trends. To that end, the Belize Tourism Industry Association Cayo Chapter would like to extend an invitation to you or your organisation to be a part of the first ever, Live Well Cayo Festival.

The aim of the event is to promote individuals and businesses engaged in wellness, eco-friendly, healthy living, dietary, traditional and holistic practices.
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Outline of Event
Start Time
3/16/20199:00 AMLive Well Cayo!Full Day
Contact Information
Location Information
Sacred Heart Junior College
Joseph Andrew Drive, San IgnacioTown
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Transport Info.
Important Transportation/Pickup Information
Can reach the event on public or private transportation.
Whats Nearby
If you want to get a feel for how the locals shop, check out the San Ignacio Market on a Saturday. Local farmers sell fruits and vegetables and vendors offer crafts, clothing and household ... moregoods. It’s a great way to buy some real Belizean items and meet some really great people.
Type of Attraction:
Restaurants, Parking, Banks, Market
The Green Iguana Conservation Project is a continuous effort that aims to conserve and look after the endangered Green Iguana species in Belize. The Project uses interactive exhibits ... moreand programs to help educate visitors and create awareness among the general public. Here, visitors are given the opportunity to mingle with these wonderful reptiles and, also to learn the about the incubation, hatching, rearing and releasing process.

The Project offers the Adopt-an-Iguana Program and the Iguana Kids Club, both of which raise funds to sustain and fund scholarships and sustain the Project.

The Green Iguana Conservation has been one of San Ignacio Resort Hotel’s most popular attractions for many years. The Project has received much attention locally and internationally, and TripAdvisor ranks it as the number 1 activity in the San Ignacio area.
Type of Attraction:
Museum, Wildlife Sanctuary
San Ignacio Town is one of the twin towns located in the Cayo District. It is a small town, but there is a lot of culture and history to explore. San Ignacio is considered the main ... morehub for adventures in western Belize and is a great place to go zip-lining, cave exploring, hiking, and more.

The town is also home to a variety of historical monuments, including Archeological Sites such as Cahal Pech Mayan, Xunantunich, and Barton Creek Cave. San Ignacio is also a great place to sample Belizean food, and there are a number of restaurants in the town that offer traditional Belizean dishes.

If you are looking for a place to experience the best of what western Belize has to offer, San Ignacio Town is the perfect destination.

You have access to great Belizean food, fascinating historical monuments, beautiful sceneries of flora and fauna, wildlife conservation projects, and a farmer's market with fresh produce. Make sure to look out for unique works of art in the town!

Located 67 miles from Belize City is San Ignacio Town, connected by the Hawksworth Bridge to its twin town Santa Elena, San Ignacio is the largest town in the Cayo District and is a base for tourism activities throughout Cayo.
Type of Destination:
Phone Service, Restaurants, ATM services, Banks, Sports Bars, Night Clubs, Public Parks, Market
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Destinations/Attractions Nearby
Tours & Shuttles
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Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
Looking for an active adventure in Belize? Explore the underground Crystal Cave, located inside Blue Hole National Pak. An experienced guide will take you on a hike through the beautiful ... moretropical rainforest and into the limestone cave. Inside, you will see chambers filled with ancient Mayan artifacts such as pottery, beads, and obsidian tools. In addition to impressive rock columns, stalactites, and stalagmites, you will also see sparkling rock formations everywhere-especially in a section of the cave called The Wonderland. This is a challenging cave and is for those who love adventure- the guide will help lower you into the cave by rappelling with a rock if you wish to venture deeper into the cave. Reward yourself after this challenging adventure with a refreshing swim in the inland Blue Hole, which is a beautiful turquoise color.
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Departs From:
San Pedro (Ambergris Caye)
Xunantunich meaning “maiden of the rock” or “stone woman” in Maya, is situated on the Western Highway across the river from the village of San Jose Succotz.... more

Xunantunich is a Classic Period ceremonial center. The site core occupies only 300 square meters but the periphery covers several square kilometers. In Group A, Structure A-6 (El Castillo) rises 130 feet above plaza level making it one of the tallest buildings in Belize. On this structure, there are two temples. The lower temple is famous for its large stucco frieze. A mask with larger ears probably represents the sun god. Next, to this mask, there is a moon sign with a border of signs representing Venus.
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Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
For an exciting combination of Xunantunich and water sports, try our kayaking and Xunantunich tour! This adventure starts at the impressive site of Xunantunich, which means “maiden ... moreof the rock” in Maya. This site takes you back to the time of a once great and flourishing civilization. View stellae, ball court, elite residential palaces, a sacred altar for blood-letting rituals, and a ceremonial courtyard. Climb to the top of El Castillo which is 130 ft and enjoy a panoramic view of the picturesque landscape below. After learning about the magnificent Maya history, it's time for the adrenalin rush-gliding down the rapids of the Mopan River on your sit-on-top kayaks. The challenge is to stay on top of the kayak as you ride down while at the same time enjoying nature in this particular area.
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