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Coral Islands Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Belize

Coral Islands SUP

Outside Travel has rated our Belize Coral Islands SUP trip as one of 'World's 30 Best Trips'

Outside Travel has rated our Belize Coral Islands SUP trip as one of 'World's 30 Best Trips'


6 Days / 6 Nights
$2559 USD
When: December through April
Starts: Belize International Airport
Ends: Dangriga
Activities: Swimming Stand-up Paddle Boarding Snorkeling Birding Yoga

Trip Highlights

A one of a kind tropical SUP adventure paddling both Glover's Reef Marine Reserve and the Southern Barrier Reef.

  • Renowned SUP expert and enthusiast Norm Hann joins select departures as Guest Instructor and Trip Coordinator (www.normhann.com).
  • Stay at a unique atoll Basecamp and over-the water Cabanas at Tobacco Caye Paradise

  • Snorkel Belize’s most pristine coral reefs

  • Experience the true island culture of Belize in an area that remains unspoiled

  • Select departures also feature yoga teachers. 

Trip Itinerary

Day 1
Stay: Pelican Beach Resort
Meals: Dinner is included on this night

On arrival in Belize you connect for a scenic 20 minute flight south to the coastal town of Dangriga. Our first night is  at Pelican Beach Resort. Your guides and group gather for a seaside cocktail followed by a pre-trip welcome meeting and dinner in the dining room. (Domestic Flight included)

Days 2-4
Stay: Glover's Reef Basecamp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

This morning we travel by boat charter 38 miles offshore of the mainland to Glovers Reef Atoll basecamp. Your trip leader begins with reviewing fundamental skills of paddleboarding and throughout the trip works with each individual to fine tune existing skills. Efficient forward stroke development, downwinding and touring techniques are all covered. 

We head out each day to explore the wild beauty of Glover’s Reef; the waters are shallow and clear and you will see a tremendous variety of marine life, including southern stingrays, eagle rays, grouper, nurse sharks, and more. 

Days 5-6
Stay: Tobacco Caye Paradise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

For the next stage of the adventure we head to the 17,000 acre Southwater Caye Marine Reserve on the Southern Barrier Reef. Based fromTobacco Caye Paradise Lodge, our playground for the next two days is a fairy-tale setting of palm trees, coral islands, mangrove forests and abundant coral reefs. Each evening, back at our lodge, we take in the friendly laid back ‘Island Culture’ of Belize.

Day 7
Stay: N/A
Meals: Breakfast

In the morning we return by water taxi back to the mainland where our trip finishes in time to make domestic or international flight connections.


The Places We Stay

Glover's Reef Atoll, Belize, all inclusive glamping
Glover's Reef Marine Basecamp

On the water's edge, with dramatic views over the main reef wall and the open Caribbean Sea, is our dining area, with large raised verandah, lounge and resource library. The enclosed outdoor verandah is where your island guides give their fun and informative talks on the surrounding ecology each morning.

The camp is powered by solar generated electricity with freshwater showers, modern compost toilets and solar powered refrigeration. Guests sleep in comfortable wall-tent cabanas with beds, wooden floors, a night stand, lighting and can be outfitted for singles, doubles and  familiy sizes.

Delicious meals featuring Creole and international cuisine are prepared and served buffet style in our open air dining area by our much beloved cooks.

Tobacco Caye Paradise
Tobacco Caye Paradise

Looking  over the Belize Barrier Reef, Paradise Lodge has private "over the water" beach cabanas on beautiful Tobacco Caye. The small, locally owned lodge is a perfect staging point to explore the many islands, mangrove ranges, and spectacular snorkeling in "Tobacco Cut" just south of the island. 

Pelican Beach Resort
Pelican Beach Resort

A charming colonial style resort near the beachfront town of Dangriga.  With colorful tropical gardens, sprawling verandas, and shaded dockside palapas, Pelican Beach Resort - Dangriga is filled with old world charm.  A perfect jumping off point to start your adventure.

Dates and Prices

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Feb. 05   -
Feb. 11
Feb. 12   -
Feb. 18
Mar. 19   -
Mar. 25

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$2559 USD
Includes taxes and fees. Per person based on double occupancy.
6 Days / 6 Nights
Family Pricing
$200 Deposit to secure your space

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