Sandbar Beachfront Hostel & Restaurant is located on the beach in San Pedro. Free WiFi access is available. The reef shark private rooms offer a balcony with sea views and an en suite bathroom. All ground floor private rooms offer private detached bathrooms and flat screen televisions. The dormitory-style rooms have private lockers, towels and access to a shared bathroom. All of the units come with air conditioning. At Sandbar Beachfront Hostel & Restaurant you can enjoy the on-site restaurant and bar or relax by the pool or large over the water deck with lounge chairs. Other facilities include free paddle boards and courtyard with communal kitchen. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including snorkeling and kayaking. The property provides free parking. San Pedro Airport can be found within less than a 20-minute walk from the hostel.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Sandbar Beachfront Hostel & Restaurant has been welcoming guests since 4 Dec 2014.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast info

Vegetarian, Gluten-free, American

Free parking available on-site


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Room type
1 single bed
1 large double bed
Bedroom 1:
1 large double bed
Bedroom 2:
2 single beds
1 large double bed
4 single beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Lara
    Amazing location and clean dormitories and pool area.
  • Gaia
    The hostel is very nice and clean. The access to pool and dock are a great plus in the hot weather. They also provided pool towels for free.
  • Tarrant
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The hostel is in an excellent location, the dorm rooms are great, and space, privacy curtains your own plug socket, light, shelf, and towel. The shared bathrooms were always in such a good, clean condition with hot water showers. The pool was...
  • Annina
    highly recommend!!! one of my fave hostels so far on this trip
  • Nicole
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    People are friendly! Perfect location with bars and diving shops close by and easy walking distance from both the airport and the water taxi. Facilities were clean. Staff were helpful with booking excursions on the water and on the mainland and...
  • Edgar
    I enjoyed a lot the Beachfront Location and the hammocks
  • Malou
    Nice hostel, good vibe in our dorm, good water-pressure in the showers. You can use the kitchen of the neighbour hostel.
  • Teresa
    Nice hostel, good location. Beach in front due to seagrass unfortunately not "useable". Nice poolarea & kitchen from another hostel can be used. Bathrooms quite new and were always clean.
  • Karolina
    Great hostel! Nice rooms, comfy matresses, pool, nice people and a great restaurant. Great place in San Pedro at amazing prices.
  • William
    United StatesUnited States
    My private room had a large covered balcony with a hammock overlooking the water. I spent a lot of time there. It is the only hostel on the water in San Pedro. The room itself was fine; the bed comfortable (it's a bunk bed -- the bottom is a...

Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days

  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Yes sheets, blanket, pillow and towels are included.
    Answered on 26 September 2019
  • To whom it may concern, I am an American looking to Belize this fall and I have 2 questions. Are you all included in the list of hotels that are ope..

    Yes we are a Gold Standard Property. We have a fridge, microwave, toaster available to guests but no full kitchen. The kitchen is happy to cook any fi..
    Answered on 1 October 2020
  • Is it quiet at night?

    There is potential for noise as we are on the beach street so people can drive past. The on site restaurant closes at midnight and never has loud music.
    Answered on 14 August 2019
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?

    The best weather is typically November thru April.
    Answered on 26 September 2019
  • do you have bicycles available for guests?

    Hello, unfortunately we don't offer bicycles but, if you request on your stay we can arrange bike rental for you.
    Answered on 12 December 2021
  • I wanted to stay from Dec 21st to march 5th. Is that possible and if so what would the price be? Thanks Ken

    Hi Ken, yes it is possible. The price depends on if you book in mixed dorm room or in a private room. Thank you!
    Answered on 17 May 2020
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Property surroundings *

1 restaurant on site

  • Sandbar
    • Cuisine
      American • Caribbean • Local • Latin American
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan

Facilities of Sandbar Beachfront Hostel & Restaurant
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun terrace
  • Shared kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Evening entertainment
  • Water sport facilities on site
    Additional charge
  • Snorkelling
    Additional charge
  • Diving
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Games room
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Lockers
    • Tour desk
    • Express check-in/check-out
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Entertainment and family services
    • Board games/puzzles
    Safety & security
    • 24-hour security
    • Adult only
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Fan
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Outdoor swimming pool
    • Open all year
    • All ages welcome
    • Salt-water pool
    • Sun loungers or beach chairs
    • Sun umbrellas
    • Sun umbrellas
    • Sun loungers or beach chairs
    Languages spoken
    • English
    • Spanish
    • French

    House rules

    Sandbar Beachfront Hostel & Restaurant takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 14:00

    Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


    Until 11:00



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children are not allowed.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18


    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa Cash Sandbar Beachfront Hostel & Restaurant accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    Please note, guests under the age of 17 cannot be accommodated in a mixed dormitory.

    Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

    In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

    In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

    Please inform Sandbar Beachfront Hostel & Restaurant in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

    Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    FAQs about Sandbar Beachfront Hostel & Restaurant

    • The prices at Sandbar Beachfront Hostel & Restaurant may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Sandbar Beachfront Hostel & Restaurant offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Cycling
      • Games room
      • Snorkelling
      • Diving
      • Fishing
      • Beachfront
      • Evening entertainment
      • Beach
      • Happy hour
      • Swimming Pool
      • Water sport facilities on site
      • Bicycle rental

    • Guests staying at Sandbar Beachfront Hostel & Restaurant can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Vegetarian
      • Gluten-free
      • American

    • Sandbar Beachfront Hostel & Restaurant has 1 restaurant:

      • Sandbar

    • Check-in at Sandbar Beachfront Hostel & Restaurant is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • Sandbar Beachfront Hostel & Restaurant is 500 yards from the centre of San Pedro. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.