San Ignacio Tourism

San Ignacio and Santa Elena are towns in western Belize. San Ignacio serves as the cultural-economic hub of Cayo District. It got its start from Mahogany and chicle production during British colonialism. Over time it attracted people from the surrounding areas, which led to the diverse population of the town today. San Ignacio is the largest settlement in Cayo District and the second largest in the country, after Belize City.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for San Ignacio in Belize. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore San Ignacio like a local. The nearest major city to San Ignacio is Belize City. Add Belize City to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Belize Zoo, Museum Of Belize, Old Belize. Also, to reach San Ignacio, you'll have to take a flight to Belize City; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of San Ignacio

  • Know the pollution level of San Ignacio before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 31.25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 68.75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 31.25 (Low)
  • How safe is San Ignacio for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in San Ignacio.

    • Burglary and Theft 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 66.67 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 83.33 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 66.67 (High)
    • Drug offense 66.67 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 75 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 66.67 (High)
  • Quality of Life Index of San Ignacio is 124.36 (High)

    • Safety Index 31.86 (Low)
    • Climate Index 68.24 (High)
    • Pollution Index 41.81 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 40.5 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 48.14 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 38.89 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.79 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 82.12 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in San Ignacio

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.28 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.46 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 20.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 66.57 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 30 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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