Caye Caulker

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Caye Caulker is a small limestone coral island off the coast of Belize in the Caribbean Sea, about 5 miles (8.0 km) away (north to south) and less than 1 mile (1.6 km) (from east to west). This island town is called Caye Caulker Village. Caye Caulker is located about 20 miles (32 kilometers) north-east of Belize City and can be reached by high-speed water taxi or plane. In recent years, the island has become a popular destination for backpackers and other tourists. There are more than 50 hotels and several restaurants and shops.

100 USD = 200.99 BZD

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  • Tap water: No, not drinkable
  • Religious government: Non-religious
  • Population: 1,300 people
  • GDP: $4,745 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 115 230V60Hz
  • Internet: 19 Mbps
  • Best wireless: DigiCell
  • Tipping: Belize restaurants rarely add a service charge, so in better restaurants tip 10%–20% of the total bill. At inexpensive places, leave small change or tip 10%. Many hotels and resorts add a service charge, usually 10%, to bills, so at these places additional tipping isn’t necessary.
  • Apartment listings: VRBO
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels:
  • More hotels:
  • Best coffee 24/7: Dirty McNastys Hostel
  • Best coffee: Amor y cafe
  • Monthly costs for expat: $1800
  • Monthly costs for family: $3200
  • Monthly costs for local: $900
  • Meal: $7
  • Small Cola: $1.2
  • Beer 1 Pint: $3.5
  • Coffee: $2.5

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