Silk Caye, Placencia

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For some of the most memorable snorkeling of your life, head to Silk Caye. A sandy oasis in a sea of crystal clear, turquoise waters, the cay sits above the Gulf of Honduras. Designated areas in the protected marine reserve provide you with some of the most attractive coral in the world, with abundant species of fish, turtles, and sharks all calling Belize’s barrier reef their home. If you head just outside the reef on a dive, you'll have the opportunity to spot rare and elusive whale sharks. Our Placencia day trip planning website makes visiting Silk Caye and other Placencia attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • My wife and I had the opportunity THREE times to visit Silk Caye and enjoyed it immensely each time. We had lunch here twice provided by our guide. Gilligan never had it so good. There were other tour...  more »
  • The snorkeling in this island is amazing - you can see too many fishes, sharks and turtles.Our guide was a very experienced man and provided us a great experience.  more »
  • Stopped here for when I went scuba diving with Seahorse Dive Shop and I was blown away that such a small little island had so much going on! You had snorkel groups and dive groups all chilling on this...  more »
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