Punta Gorda (P.G.), is the main town of the Toledo District in southern Belize.
Bordering the Caribbean Sea, PG is a seaport and fishing town.
It was a small fishing village before it was settled by a number of Garifuna emigrants from Honduras in 1823.
It’s a gateway to the Port Honduras Marine Reserve, lying offshore, and Guatemala.
PLACENCIA TO PUNTA GORDA
Travel Time: 2.5 hours
Distance: 100 miles (160km) | fully paved roads
Capacity: 4 passengers
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We can transport up to 6 people with luggage
A QUICK OVERVIEW OF PUNTA GORDA TOWN
Punta Gorda is Spanish for "Fat Point"
Point of departure for ferries to Puerto Barrios, Guatemala and Puerto Cortes, Honduras
Quick drive to Mayan City of Lubaantun
Swim in waterfalls at the Rio Blanco National Park
Check out Big Falls tubing and hot springs
Go spelunking at the Blue Creek Caves
Learn about the Garifuna Culture at the Warasa Drum School