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#428081 - 01/17/12 07:45 AM Land taxi bridge fee
jigzmom Offline
If taking a land taxi to a place north of the bridge, what is the crossing fee? Would it be better/cheaper to take a water taxi? I'm realizing there are several interesting restaurants north of the bridge we want to check out for dinner but we weren't planning on renting a golf cart for the entire week.

#428089 - 01/17/12 08:09 AM Re: Land taxi bridge fee [Re: jigzmom]
Diane Campbell Offline
Not sure on the details you seek, but Portofino & Mata Chica have complimentary boats for dining guests ( and land taxis don't get that far north).

#428120 - 01/17/12 10:02 AM Re: Land taxi bridge fee [Re: Diane Campbell]
BeBelize Offline
The water taxi is $5 from the main San Pedro dock up to Grand Caribe dock (from there you can quickly walk to Aji) or $6 to Capricorn. Price goes up the farther north you're going.

Don't know the land taxi rate, but it's definitely higher.
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#428137 - 01/17/12 11:45 AM Re: Land taxi bridge fee [Re: BeBelize]
wade the gringo Offline
the list I have....a few months old states that..reef village is $25 and goes north to Las Terras $60
"But WHY's the rum gone?


#428141 - 01/17/12 12:17 PM Re: Land taxi bridge fee [Re: jigzmom]
Beachdog Offline
It's 35BZD to Grand Caribe from Town Center

#428148 - 01/17/12 12:59 PM Re: Land taxi bridge fee [Re: jigzmom]
jigzmom Offline
Sorry! We'll be at Pelican Reef Villas, about three miles south of town. Will the water taxis pick us up and take us to Palapa Bar (for example)? Or do we have to get to town first, then take the water taxi?

#428152 - 01/17/12 01:43 PM Re: Land taxi bridge fee [Re: jigzmom]
kathyw Offline
Rent a cart for a day and explore the island. You won't regret it.

#428166 - 01/17/12 04:04 PM Re: Land taxi bridge fee [Re: kathyw]
jigzmom Offline
Originally Posted By: kathyw
Rent a cart for a day and explore the island. You won't regret it.

Yes, we plan to do that. I'm trying to figure out the most cost-effective way to get to restaurants for lunch and dinner without having to rent a golf cart for an entire week.

#428172 - 01/17/12 05:33 PM Re: Land taxi bridge fee [Re: jigzmom]
Marymo Offline
A lot of the restaurants provide free transportation to their restaurants with reservations whether it's water taxi or regular taxi. You have a wide range of restaurants south of town which wouldn't cost much by taxi from your location. Bicycles are always an option, too.


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