Getting Here

Placencia, Belize located in the southern portion of the small diverse country of Belize has several options available to help you reach the destination. All are quite adventurous in its own way and can be as short as 35 minutes to
as long as 5 hours.

Car rental:

If you are looking to explore Belize and the areas around Placencia, there are numerous car rental agencies located in the parking lot of the Philip Goldson International Airport.

The route from Belize City to Plancencia is Philip Goldson Highway into Belize City, then the George Price Highway, then the Hummingbird Highway and Southern Highways. All are highways are paved with signage. (see road map)

Private shuttle:

Will pick you up at the airport and take you directly to Placencia. This is a good option for groups of 4 or more. The average length of time the shuttle takes to reach its destination is 3.5 hrs with a very scenic drive. If you chose this option, Miramar will glad help in making the necessary arrangements.


If you are adventurous, you can take a bus from Belize City to Dangriga (2 hours) and from Dangriga to Placencia (2 hours). The last bus from Belize City is at 3:30 from the National Bus terminal.

The average cost for one person from Belize City to Placencia is $15.00 US.


There are two local airlines – Maya Island Air and Tropic Air that run domestic flights at least 5 times per day leaving and going to Placencia with early morning and late afternoon flights. These flights are on 9 -13 seater Cessna airlines. The flights average travel time is 40 minutes and can be taken from Belize International Airport or Belize Municipal Airport.

Miramar Apartment is ten minutes away from the airstrip. Taxi cabs are always available.