Getting To Placencia Belize
The Placencia Peninsula in southern Belize is one of the country’s most popular vacation destinations. Getting to Belize and Placencia is easier than ever with several nonstop flights from the United States and Canada. There are several options for traveling to Laru Beya Resort in Placencia which we are more than happy to arrange for you.
Due to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, arrival and departure procedures are changing, consequently the info provided on this page is not the most up to date info. Please refer to our COVID-19 page for more current details.
HOW TO GET TO BELIZE
All international flights to Belize land at the only International Airport in Belize, the Phillip S. W. Goldson International Airport (Code: BZE). You will need to book your international flight to Belize directly through the airline or through an agent of your choice. Belize is a very easy destination to get to from almost anywhere in the world. There are daily flight options from several international Airports in the United States, including direct two-hours flights from Miami, Atlanta, LA, Houston, or Dallas.
HOW TO GET TO PLACENCIA BELIZE BY AIR
Placencia is home to a domestic airport with several direct flights from the Belize International Airport daily. Five flights per day connect Belize City with Placencia, starting early in the morning and running until late afternoon. All puddle jumper flights are on small 9-13 passenger Cessna aircrafts and the flying time is approximately 35 minutes. This is a quick and easy way to get to Laru Beya Resort!
HOW TO GET TO PLACENCIA BELIZE BY SHUTTLE/PRIVATE TRANSFER
For those who prefer to travel via land, we offer a private shuttle service from the Belize City Airport directly to Laru Beya Resort in Placencia. The total drive time is about three and a half hours and the road contains many scenic views along the Hummingbird and Southern Highway. Please inquire at the time of your reservation to secure your ground shuttle.
HOW TO GET TO PLACENCIA BELIZE BY CAR
Several agencies rent cars for private use from the Belize Airport and several locations throughout the city. The average price of a car rental is $75 USD per day.
- After exiting the airport, follow the signs for the Western Highway.
- Pass through two roundabouts to remain on the Western Highway for 23 kilometers (14 miles).
- Follow the signs to turn left (south) onto the Coastal Highway.
- After 58 kilometers (36 miles) turn left onto the Hummingbird Highway and follow the posted signs until you arrive in Placencia Village at the southern tip of the peninsula.
- Most lodgings are either in the village or just beyond further north on the peninsula.
HOW TO GET TO PLACENCIA BELIZE BY TAXI
All local taxi companies offer direct service to Placencia from the airport in Belize City. Prices fluctuate depending on your negotiation skills and availability.
HOW TO GET TO PLACENCIA BELIZE BY BOAT
Currently, there are no fixed water routes between Belize City and Placencia although some private charter companies are more than happy to take you to any destination along the coast.
HOW TO GET TO PLACENCIA BELIZE BY BUS
Two different bus lines connect Belize City and Placencia. The first bus departs Belize City at 1:00 pm and the trip takes about five hours. The price of the bus is around $30 USD and no advance reservations are required.