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Getting to DangrigaPDFPrintE-mail

"Flying and driving are the most convenient ways to get to Dangriga. We can help make arrangements for both and arrange Dangriga airport transfers."

Dangriga is on the southern coast of Belize, only 36 miles due south of Belize City and the Belize International Airport. You can take a short 20 minute flight down the  coast or a scenic 2 hour drive from Belize City. The drive from Belize City goes via the Western Highway to the capital of Belmopan, over the picturesque Hummingbird Highway and through the emerald Stann Creek Valley.

  • By air

Two local airlines have regularly scheduled 20 min. flights to and from Belize City and the Belize International Airport. Both Tropic Air and Maya Island Air have a half dozen daylight flights to Dangriga that coincide with arrivals and departures of the international airlines, as well as connections to towns along the coast and larger islands offshore.

Pelican Beach Resort, Dangriga is only two minutes from the Dangriga airstrip.

  • By road

Rental vehicles, transfers via local tour operators or public buses are options for getting to Dangriga by road. Distance and approximate driving times below:

Dangriga
to/from
Distance
(Miles)
Approx.
Driving Time

(no stops)
Belize City 105 2 hrs 15 mins
Belmopan 55 1 hr 15 mins.
San Ignacio 79 1 hr 45 mins
Hopkins 12 25 mins.
Placencia 40 1 hr 30 mins
Toledo 106 2 hrs 30 mins

 

On reaching Dangriga via the Hummingbird Highway on the south end of town,

- Turn left (north) just after the Stann Creek Ecumenical College,
- Head towards the telephone tower,
- A slight curve in Ecumenical Drive turns into Pen Rd and,
- This ends about ¾ mile later at Pelican Beach Resort!

If arriving by bus, take a taxi from the bus terminal – it is only one mile north to Pelican Beach Resort.

  • By sea:

There are no regularly scheduled water taxis between Dangriga and other Belize coastal towns. There is a regular water taxi service between Dangriga and the towns of Puerto Barrios in Guatemala and Puerto Cortes in Honduras.