Captain Morgan’s Retreat is a family-friendly beach resort located 3 miles north of San Pedro, the largest town on the island of Ambergris Caye, Belize.



Getting to the Island

How to Travel from Belize City to Ambergris Caye

Once in Belize City, you have two options for traveling to the island of Ambergris Caye: a 15 minute flight or a 1.5 water-taxi ride. Flights and water taxis both arrive in San Pedro, the largest town on the island.

Travel Options Domestic Flight Water Taxi
  Flights to Ambergris Caye, Belize

A 15-minute flight with Tropic Air or Maya Island Air is the quickest and most convenient way to get to San Pedro.

Water Taxi to Ambergris Caye, Belize

Another popular and affordable option is to take a 1.5 hour Water Taxi trip from Belize City to Ambergris Caye with
San Pedro Belize Express or Ocean Ferry Belize.

Can be booked by Captain Morgan’s?


Captain Morgan’s would be happy to prearrange this flight on your behalf.


Water taxi transfers cannot be arranged by Captain Morgan’s Retreat.

Round Trip Cost
(including taxes & fees)

$160 USD *

per person

$35 – $40 USD *

per person

One Way Cost
(including taxes & fees)

$90 USD *

per person

$25 – $30 USD *

per person

Travel Time

15 minutes

1.5 hours

Departure Location

Belize International Airport (BZE)

* Requires approx. 1 hour layover
Map to Belize International Airport

Belize City Water Taxi Terminal

* Requires a 30 minute taxi ride to reach water taxi terminal
* Taxi ride costs approx. $25 USD

Map to Belize Express
Map to Ocean Ferry Belize

Arrival Location

San Pedro Airport (SPR)

Ambergris Caye
Map to San Pedro Airport

San Pedro Water Taxi Terminal

Ambergris Caye
Map to Belize Express
Map to Ocean Ferry Belize

Pickup by Captain Morgan’s?


* Call 1-800-316-4229 to arrange pickup
* Captain Morgan’s can prearrange at time of reservation
*Full payment required in advance to arrange shuttle service


* Call 226-2207 to arrange pickup
* Guest must call our front desk from water taxi terminal just prior to departure

Last Trip of the Day

5:40 PM Belize

* International flight must arrive by 4:30 PM

5:30 PM Belize

* International flight must arrive by 3:30 PM

* Airfare and water taxi rates are approximate and subject to change


Getting to Captain Morgan’s

Transfers from the San Pedro Airport or Water Taxi Terminals

Once you arrive in San Pedro, Captain Morgan’s Retreat is pleased to offer one-way or round-trip transfers to our guests. We can arrange pickups and drop-offs at the San Pedro airport or either of the water taxi terminals on Ambergris Caye.

TRANSFER COST: $25 USD one-way or $50 USD round-trip (up to 4 guests)

* Please add $5 USD one-way or $10 USD round-trip for each additional guest in travel party (ages 2 and up).


Airport pickups can be prearranged at the time of booking. Full payment is required in advance for transfers.

To allow sufficient time for scheduling, arrangements must be made 72+ hours prior to arrival.

Please call 1-800-316-4229 or e-mail to arrange for your airport transfers.

If you are looking to arrange a last minute shuttle transfer (within 72 hours of travel) we ask that you contact the front desk directly.

Our front desk team can be reached locally at 226-2207 (+501-226-2207 from a North American cell).

Due to schedule fluctuations, water taxi pickups need to be arranged on your day of arrival.

We ask that guests call our front desk at 226-2207 from the water taxi terminal in Belize City just prior to departure.

If you are not traveling with a cell phone, please ask one of the agents at the water taxi terminal to call Captain Morgan’s on your behalf.



Getting to Belize

Discover the International Flight Options now Available

With daily flights from many cities across North America, getting to Belize is easier than ever before! A large number of airlines now offer direct flights, all of which arrive at the Philip. W. Goldson International Airport (BZE), just minutes from Belize City.

Direct Flights from USA & Canada Direct Flights from Latin America
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Calgary, AB
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Chicago, IL
  • Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX
  • Denver, CO
  • Houston, TX
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Miami, FL
  • Newark, NJ
  • Toronto, ON
  • Cancun, Mexico
  • Flores, Guatemala
  • Merida, Mexico
  • Panama, PA
  • San Pedro Sula, Honduras
  • San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Roatan, Honduras
Airlines Serving Belize
  • American Airlines
  • Avianca
  • British Airways
  • Continental Airlines
  • Copa Airlines
  • Delta
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Tropic Air
  • United Airlines
  • Westjet

We invite you to visit for more helpful information.



Please don’t hesitate to contact us for more information or to book your transfers. We look forward to welcoming you to Captain Morgan’s Retreat!

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