If your perfect vacation has you dreaming of a grand slam, diving to explore the world’s 2nd largest barrier reef, snorkeling, visiting Mayan Ruins, touring a natural habitat zoo to see animals only indigenous to Belize, zip-lining, cave tubing or just relaxing in a tropical paradise–El Pescador on Ambergris Cay has it all and more! The staff at El Pescador work as a total family unit with pure, dedicated enthusiasm that ensures all the guests feel welcomed as a part of their family during their stay. This is truly an unforgettable experience!
Tarpon, bonefish and permit are the main targets. Anglers will also find snook, barracuda, jacks, ladyfish and other species on the flats, and a variety of reef species. Fishing is from traditional pangas or wading hard sand flats. Migratory tarpon are typically available June–September.
All 14 main lodge rooms have recently been renovated and expanded, with all new furniture and large bathrooms. In addition, there are 8 3-bedroom villas that work perfectly for intact groups. Guests enjoy 3 pools, complimentary Wi-Fi, kayaks, bicycles and fly casting lessons.
A 7 or 8 wt. outfit for bonefish, 9 or 10 wt. outfit for permit and baby tarpon, all with tropical saltwater floating lines are recommended. A complete gear list will be sent upon confirmation. Frontiers can provide expert advice on finding the right gear for your trip. Rental gear is available.
Belize is a 2 1/2-hour flight from several US gateway cities (Miami, Houston, Dallas and Atlanta). Once guests clear customs, they fly on Tropic Air (20 minute flight) to San Pedro, Ambergris Cay. There, they will be met a by a representative and transferred by private water taxi to the lodge (5 minute ride). The air/boat transfer is included in the package rate.
For U.S. citizens; a passport that is valid for 6 months after the last day of your trip is required. Residents of other countries should check with their consulate for entry requirements.
Rates based on shared room/shared boat
2 for 1 Special: June 15-December 15, 2021
First angler pays the single room/single guide rate, and the 2nd person sharing the same room/guide goes free!
*Shorter packages available.
UK Managing Director
Senior Program Manager
Specializes in Bahamas, Belize, Christmas Island fishing, and United States wingshooting programs.
Senior Program Manager
Specializes in Belize, Cabo San Lucas and American West fishing programs.
Frontiers has operated in Belize for over 40 years and was thrilled to receive the excellent news from Turneffe Flats Lodge that Minister Figueroa officially enacted a country-wide gillnet ban on November 5, 2020. This is great news for Belize's marine environment after a long process led over the past several years by Turneffe Atoll Trust (TAT).
In 2018, TAT formed the Coalition for Sustainable Fisheries -- bringing sport ...
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