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.
Open year round.
Rates based on shared room/shared boat.
Single Angler Rates
Call for off-season and non-angler rates
Some of the premier fly fishing lodges in Belize are offering incredible deals for a fantastic flats fishing trip during the height of the migratory tarpon season (June – September). In addition to tarpon fishing, Belize is an excellent fishery for bonefish, permit, snook and a variety of reef species.
Belize has something for everyone, including:
Tarpon > 40” Fork Length
Do not remove them from the water. This causes too much damage and stress, and decreases their chances of survival.
Minimize the time you handle the fish next to the boat before release.
Tarpon < 40” Fork Length
Minimize handling, since this can remove protective slime from the fish.
If you handle a fish, use clean wet ...