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CNN Ranks The World’s 100 Best Beaches

Placencia, Belize – The Adventure Vacation Beach Destination

“. . . it’s the adventures to be had that make this a top 100 beach destination”

CNN Travel 

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Placencia (#47) and Laughing Bird Caye (#71), off our coast, named to the world’s top 100 beaches by CNN. What makes us so special? We should know. With 400 feet of private Placencia Beachfront and the closest full service luxury resort to the Village of Placencia, Chabil Mar is uniquely located to provide our guests with access to the Village and the Cayes at their leisure and on their own time.

What an honor for Placencia, and well deserved, we know.

Placencia – The Peninsula and The Village

Sixteen miles of natural sandy beach, a virgin mangrove-fringed lagoon, a wonderland of coral-studded cayes, nearby jungle rivers and pristine rainforest Garifuna, Creole and Mayan cultures and ancient Mayan ruins make Placencia the ideal location for the adventure traveler!

Laughing Bird Caye National Park – Belize

Laughing Bird Caye is a beautiful Belizean isle situated on the western side of Victoria Channel, only 11 miles off the coast from Placencia Village in the Stann Creek District of Belize. Laughing Bird Caye is probably the single most popular day trip from Placencia. The island is what many consider the perfect tropical paradise – sand, palm trees, free of flies and surrounded by shallow coral reef perfect for snorkeling or diving.

About Placencia by CNN –

Placencia has great beaches, but it’s the adventures to be had that make this a top 100 beach destination. Jungle rivers, Mayan ruins and fantastic wildlife make this one a beach trip with various purposes.

Highlight: Monkeys, iguanas and the chance to kayak in a lagoon with manatees.

About Laughing Bird Caye by CNN –

Reaching barely a meter above sea level, this protected isle is less than a hectare in size, but offers one of the best day trips off the Belize coast. A huge amount of coral, bird and marine life call this place home, which is why so many visitors call it perfect.

Highlight: The laughing gulls after which the isle is named have moved on, but herons, blackbirds and pelicans can often be seen.

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Contact Us to discuss your Placencia, Belize Vacation and enjoy your very own 400 feet of private Placencia beachfront at Chabil Mar. See the entire list here.

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