Getting to Placencia

If you are planning a trip to Placencia, one of the first thoughts you will probably have is, “How do I get there?” We’ve got some good news for you, it’s pretty simple.

Step One: Fly to Belize City

As the popularity of Belize as a tourist destination has increased, so have the options for getting here. There are now several major airlines that fly into Belize City. Here is the latest information on airlines that fly from the US & Canada to Belize.

Step Two: Fly to Placencia

Upon arrival at Philip S.W. Goldsen International Airport in Belize City you will need to clear a health check, immigration, and customs. Once completed, you can hop a short 20-minute flight to Placencia on one of our local airlines. If you ask us, the flight from Belize City to Placencia is one of highlights of coming to Placencia.

Tropic Air

Maya Island Air

We recommend that you give yourself at least 2 hours from the time you land in Belize City until your Tropic or Maya flight departs to Placencia. This will provide you plenty of time to complete the arrival process, get checked in for your domestic flight, and enjoy the local beer from the Belikin store.

Step Three: Airport to Casa Del Sol

We’ll be waiting for you when your plane touches down in Placencia. Once we’ve gathered your bags, we’ll take you on the short, one mile trip to Casa Del Sol.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Alternative options include renting a car or taking a shuttle service. The trip takes about 4 hours. If you are interested in one of these options please let us know and we will assist you with arrangements.

Covid has changed many things. One of them is the arrival process at our international airport. Since this process is constantly being refined, we recommend that you check out the following link for the latest information:

Belize Travel Health & Safety

The airport will only accept a negative PCR test that was completed no longer than 72 hours prior to arrival. Antigen tests are not accepted. However, if all you have access to is an antigen test, we suggest that you go ahead and get one done to ensure you will get a negative result when tested at the airport. The cost for the test will be $50 USD.

No. Your airline ticket includes a 30-day tourist visa. All you need to know is the following information for the immigration form.

Casa Del Sol
Placencia Road
Placencia Village, Stann Creek District