Rendezvous Caye is one of Belize’s pristine gems. It is privately owned and located about halfway between Dangriga and Belize City. Rendezvous Caye is situated between Middle Long Caye and Bluefield Range. This little piece of tropical heaven is a tiny island with palm trees and some shade shelters. Since it is located right on the Belize Barrier Reef, this caye is surrounded by pristine reef formations and marine life. The small island has a beautiful beach with excellent snorkeling, diving and swimming opportunities for visitors. Enjoy a fun-filled day of snorkeling, swimming, fishing, and then get back to Belize City to do some duty-free shopping and sightseeing.
Diving and Snorkeling: The coral reefs along the main barrier reef and surrounding Rendezvous Caye offer endless hours of exploring for snorkelers and divers alike. The pristine waters of the areas protected by the reef, and its adjacent coral flats, provide the finest snorkeling experience available for both beginners and advanced snorkelers. You will enjoy the shallow dives and get to see a huge variety of sea life and coral varieties. You will find hard and soft corals, fans, sea rods, and sponges here. You can find lobster hiding in the walls and nurse sharks & southern sting rays alonge the sand. You can have close encounters with sea turtles and whale sharks. This site also makes a great spot for spotted drum, arrow crabs and cleaner shrimp, making it a good opportunity for you to capture everything in your camera. Other popular dive sites of Belize are easily accessible from Rendezvous Caye such as Lighthouse Reef, Turneffe Islands, Goff's Caye, Water Caye, Half Moon Caye, Long Caye Wall, Blue Hole, Glover's Reef Atoll, Colson Caye, Gladden Caye, Tres Cocos, Hol Chan Cut, South Gallows, North Gallows, Sergeant's Caye as well as many excellent sites right off Ambergris Caye. All these dive sites offer excellent weather conditions, clear warm water, and variety of diving sites with variant depths.
Other Water Activities: The Belize Barrier Reef is home to nearly 106 different species of fish and 500 species of coral. The Barrier Reef area including Rendezvous Caye offers world-class game fishing that can easily be discovered by anglers. Bonefish inhabits the mangrove-lined lagoons of Bluefield Range near Rendezvous Caye and flats on the interior of the Belize Atolls. The Belizean waters are home to permit fish species, that's why it is known as the Permit Capital of the World. Other fish species that you can catch during your fishing boat charter include snook, snapper, barracuda, grouper and jacks, which are all abundant throughout the year. If given the opportunity, swim with manatees, explore marine species in mangrove swamps of Bluefield Range and enjoy a scenic sail on board your luxury yacht while visiting nearby cayes from Rendezvous Caye. Enjoy scenic boat rides or sailing on board your luxury yacht or catamaran while visiting nearby cays and islands from Rendezvous caye.
Nearby Cays and Islands: The first in the list of day trips from Rendezvous Caye is the three atolls of the Belize Barrier Reef - Turneffe Atoll, Glover's Reef and Lighthouse Reef. Turneffe Atoll consists of a network of flats, creeks, and lagoons, more than 150 mangrove islands and higher cayes with savanna and littoral forest. Glover's Atoll has been established as reef marine reserve. It boasts numerous cays such as Amounme Point Cay, Northeast Cay, Long Cay, Middle Cay and Southwest Cay. Conch are popular here along with finfish and lobster while exploring these cays at Glover's Atoll. Lighthouse Reef is the most popular diving and snorkeling destination in Belize with several notable dive sites such as Half Moon Caye Wall, Long Caye Aquarium, Silver Cave and West Point. Take your yacht or catamaran charter to your next destination – Caye Caulker. The north of Caye Caulker is home to dense mangrove forest and diverse birdlife and a forest reserve. The south of the Caye has the island’s only settlement, known as Caye Caulker Village. Hop on board your luxury yacht to reach another great destination in Belize – Ambergris Caye. This island features marine reserve, abundance of sea life and numerous well-known diving and snorkeling sites. The town of San Pedro is the island's best gateway and center for sailing and reef exploration. Other attractions of Belize mainland that you must visit include Altun Ha Mayan ruins, Caracol, Lamanai, Xunantunich, Belize Zoo, Placencia, Stann Creek, Belize City, and Actun Tunichil Muknal among others.
Dining and shopping near Rendezvous Caye: Since Rendezvous Caye is just a small strip of beach with snorkeling and diving sites, you will not find any restaurant or shops here. However, you can enjoy duty-free shopping in some Belizean towns and cities, where you will find leather goods, black coral jewelry, hand-carved mahogany, woven wear and other small souvenirs. For example, Belize City has few specialty stores such as Image Factory Art Foundation and Gallery, Belizean Handicraft Market Place, Fine Arts Gallery, and Diamonds International. Nerie's I Restaurant, Celebrity Restaurant, Dario's Meat Pies, Marvas, Dit's Restaurant, Ma Ma Chen Restaurant are just some of the dining options you have while in Belize City. Ambergris Caye has Belize's widest selection of restaurants and bars, such as Le Bistro at Portofino, Rojo Beach Bar, Red Ginger, El Divino, Palmilla Restaurant, Soul Kitchen, Elvi's Kitchen, Buena Vista Restaurant and more. Other top spots all over the country where you’ll enjoy the best of Belizean food and drink, include Bistro at Maya Beach Hotel, Chef Rob's Gourmet Café, Fuego Bar & Grill, Montagna Ristorante, Riverside Tavern, and Guava Limb Café among others. Visitors and locals alike thoroughly enjoy strolling the streets of Belize City, San Pedro Town and Front Street. Some of the souvenirs that you can take back home with you are art, jewelry, wine, liquor, wood or bamboo products, ceramics, paintings, coins, Cuban cigars and much more.
The magnificent beauty and amazing flora and fauna to explore while in Rendezvous Caye make it a haven for tourists from all over the world. Whether you are planning an extended vacation or a weekend trip to Rendezvous, Belize Yacht Charters will accommodate all your charter vacation needs. Click on the link to see our Fleet of Luxury Yachts or contact us directly at 702-401-4284 to discuss your charter needs with one of our charter consultants. You can find out more about popular destinations in Belize and its atolls by clicking on the link provided here or hit the back button.