Getting to Belize

Getting to Yok Ha Island Resort

Just a few miles offshore from Dangriga in southern Belize lies the beautiful island of Waterfoot Caye. This privately-owned island is home to Yok Ha Island Resort. Our resort can accommodate up to 20 guests in spaciously appointed cabanas, each one with a gorgeous view of the turquoise Caribbean Sea. The resort also features its own gourmet restaurant, open-air bar, and housekeeping services.

How to Get to Belize

All international flights to Belize arrive at the Philip Goldson Airport (code BZE) in Belize City. There are a number of direct flights from the United States to Belize via the carriers US Airways, American Airlines, Delta, Southwest Airlines, TACA, Copa Airlines, and United.

American cities with direct flights to Belize include Atlanta (flying time approximately 5 hours), Miami (flying time approximately 2 hours), Dallas (2 and half hours), Houston (3 hours), Newark (5 hours) and Charlotte (4 hours).

To the north of the country, Belize borders Mexico and to the south and west Belize borders Guatemala.

How to Get to Yok Ha from Belize City or the Belize International Airport

Whether you’ve flown into Belize International Airport or have arrived in Belize City by other means, there are four ways to get to Yok Ha Island Resort.

Domestic Flight – Guests should arrive at the Belize International Airport no later than 3:30 pm. From Belize City to the town of Dangriga, both Tropic Air and Maya Island Air offer connecting service. Once at the Dangriga airstrip, staff from Yok Ha will transport you to the island on a boat which is a 30 minutes ride.
Private Transfer – A number of companies offer transfer service to Dangriga. The journey takes about two hours and Yok Ha staff will meet you at the dock in Dangriga.
Bus – There are numerous buses operating between Belize City and Dangriga but this option is not generally recommended due to the unreliability of bus service in Belize.
From Mexico or Guatemala – If you are coming in from either Mexico or Guatemala, Yok Ha staff can arrange to meet you at the Belize border and transport you directly to the island.

If you need assistance in arranging for transportation to the island or would prefer that the staff of Yok Ha arrange your flights from Belize City to Dangriga, do not hesitate to contact us.