Getting to Placencia from Belize City or San Ignacio, is recommend to be done by using a shuttle service. William’s Belize Shuttle carry transfer on your time on your vacation. Transfers Belize City or San Ignacio to and from Placencia Peninsula in the Stann Creek District, is a very scenic. William and his team of driver knows the highway very well; The Western Highway (now name the Gorge Price Highway, Hummingbird Highway and the Southern Highway) are the major road ways you will be travelling.
The approximately travel three (3) hours and takes you on Two of Belize’s major highways, crossing many rivers and valleys, it is the same path as if you were traveling to Hopkins, just a little bit further south.
We do shuttle transfers to all areas on the Placencia peninsula includes; Rivers Dale, Maya beach and Seine Bight Village and to a host of Hotels and Resorts and AirBnBs.
Things to do in Placencia.
Placencia Belize offers a great variety of activities that combine the best of its highland and its coast. Similar to Hopkins, then Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary is the home of five species of wildcats is available for tours also. 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. Amazing off-shore destination such as the Great Barrier Reef and a host of Coral Island are 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 inland adventures.
When it comes to Placencia vs. Hopkins:
Hopkins Village is a little closer to the inland destination, smaller than Placencia and is a culture tourism destination. You can’t fly to Hopkins but enjoy a ride from the town of Dangriga.
Placencia is being more tourist with just about everything available to you. With the Caribbean sea to the and a lagoon to the west, you are front row to some amazing sunrise and sunset. Everything except the fantastic drumming you get in Hopkins is available in Placencia plus more.
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William and is team of Belize Shuttle drivers is able to transfer you, no matter is you’re in a family or a group of travelers. Get to where you need to in comfortable and on your time, William Shuttle Service makes getting to Placencia easy!