Getting to Placencia from Belize City or San Ignacio is recommend to be done by booking a shuttle service. William’s Belize Shuttle offers transfer on your time during your vacation. Choose a One-way or Round-trip from Belize City or San Ignacio to Placencia Peninsula in the Stann Creek District, which is very scenic. William and his team of drivers know the highways very well. The Western Highway (the George Price Highway), Hummingbird Highway, and the Southern Highway are the major roadways leading to Placencia Village.
The approximate travel time is three (3) hours, taking you on two of Belize’s major highways, crossing many rivers and valleys. This is the same direction to Hopkins, except traveling further south.
William offers round trip and one-way shuttle transfers to all areas on the Placencia peninsula including: Rivers Dale, Maya Beach, Seine Bight Village and a host of Hotels, Resorts and AirBnBs.
Things to do in Placencia.
Placencia Belize offers a great variety of activities, combining the best of its highland and its coast. Similar to Hopkins, the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary is the home of five species of wildcats and is available for tours. The Sanctuary contains hidden waterfalls for Rappelling, nature trails for bird watching and camping grounds. Zip Lining and Cave Tubing is perfect for groups or families. For adventures in the sea, you can explore the Reef by Snorkeling, Swimming or Diving with Rays, Nurse Sharks, Whale Sharks, turtles and beautiful fishes. The amazing off-shore destination such as the Great Barrier Reef and a host of Coral Island is a perfect way to spend the day. Laughing Bird Caye and the Silks Cayes are among the top destination to visit.
The village is also well known for Fly fishing. Many anglers come to Belize every year to get their Grand Slam. Take a cruise up the Monkey River and look out for manatees, dolphins, crocodiles, howler monkeys and other wild animals along the river bank. You can also visit Mayan Ruins and Sacred Caves on your island adventures.
When it comes to Placencia vs. Hopkins:
Hopkins Village is a little closer to the inland destinations, smaller than Placencia and is a cultural tourism destination. There are no flights to Hopkins, all flights land in Dangriga Town with a short shuttle ride to Hopkins. Travel at ease with William Shuttle, whether choosing a one way or round trip transportation.
Placencia is more "touristy" with just about everything available to you. With the Caribbean Sea to the east and a lagoon to the west, you are front row to some amazing sunrise and sunsets. Everything ,except the fantastic drumming you get in Hopkins, is available in Placencia plus more.
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William and his team of Belize Shuttle drivers are able to transfer you, no matter if you’re in a family or a group or traveling solo. Get to where you need to in comfortable and on your time, William Shuttle Service makes getting to Placencia easier!