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Getting To Placencia

Fly to PlacenciaIt is very easy to get to Belize from the United States. Continental, American Airlines  and Taca all serve Belize City. Most flights goes through Houston or Miami. The 2½ hours flight will Bring you to the Philip Goldson International Airport (flight code BZE) in Belize City. Use Expedia.com’s Flight Reservation Wizard to find Airline Tickets to Belize. Be aware that traveling on Saturdays can be more expensive. Plan your tip to arrive and depart on days other than Saturdays.

Placencia is located about 100 miles south of Belize City and the International Airport. There are 3 Ways you can get to Placencia from Belize City, fly, drive or take a bus.

Fly

Flying down to Placencia from Belize City (a 30 minute flight) is the method we most recommend. There are frequent flights to Placencia from Belize City throughout the day on Tropic Air and Maya Island Air, Belize’s two local airlines. The round-trip fare is approximately $162 US per person. Most Resorts offer there guests complimentary pick-up and return service to the Placencia Airstrip, however you could just get a taxi to go the resort of the Village. We can also arrange your local flights at no extra cost.

Drive

If you are planning to make a tour of the country, spending a few days in the mountains and a few days at the beach, you might want to rent a car. Use Expedia.com’s Car Reservation Wizard to find a rental car.However, if you are just coming to Robert’s Grove, we suggest that you fly to Placencia. The scenery driving down is quite lovely, but chances are, once you make the drive down, you won’t feel like driving back (and if you are renting a car in Belize, you must return your vehicle to where you picked it up).

Bus

Because the roads are only partially paved, it takes 3 hours to drive down from Belize City, and you can never be sure what the road conditions are going to be like.
Taking the bus is the least desirable way to get to Placenica. The busses are not air-conditioned, and they have a reputation for breaking down