Punta Gorda, Belize

Punta Gorda known locally as P.G., is the capital and largest town of Toledo District in southern Belize. It is a sea port and fishing town on the Caribbean sea. It is a gateway to the Port of Honduras Marine Reserve and the Sapodilla Cayes which offer excellent snorkelling and diving.

Punta Gorda serves as a economic centre for the surrounding villages and is a centre for fishing, tourism etc. Attractions in the Toledo area include Maya ruins, offshore Cayes, river trips, Maya village, nearby caves and waterfalls.

Things to See & Do

* Swimming, kayaking
* Scuba diving, Snorkeling
* River trips
* Maya archaeological sites
* Caving, waterfalls

General information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency - Belize Dollar (BZD)
Language – English, Spanish
Population – 5,500 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus six hours
International Country Telephone Code – +501

Travel Links – There is a small airport which serves domestic flights from Maya Island Air and Tropic Air. James Bus Line is based in Punta Gorda and offers a regular service to points north such as Independence, Dangriga, Belmopan, and Belize City. Water taxis offer daily crossings to Livingston and Puerto Barrios, Guatemala.

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