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What is Placencia, Belize Like?

Most travelers to Belize talk about the beauty of Placencia’s beaches and its closeness to the Belize Barrier Reef. While those are great features, there are other good reasons to visit this charming, scenic peninsula.

Discover why Placencia is the best place to stay when you’re visiting Belize.

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A Popular Destination

The Placencia Peninsula is rapidly becoming a favorite vacation destination. With its own airstrip and its proximity to a wealth of top-ranked Belize attractions, Placencia makes it easy to enjoy Belize.

Instead of Going to Ambergris Caye, Why Not Placencia

Best Beaches in Belize

The beaches of the Placencia Peninsula have won numerous travel awards for being some of the best beaches in the world. The peninsula offers 18 miles of unspoiled, white sand beachfront, gently shaded by lush trees and cooled by soft sea breezes. If you’re going to the Caribbean, you need to enjoy some downtime on the beach, and there is no better place to do that than the Placencia Peninsula.

Chill Out on the Beach

Placencia lives up to its reputation as a beach destination with some of the best beachside bars and restaurant in Belize. These laid-back spots offer a welcome oasis of cool refreshment when you’re spending the day sunbathing and swimming. The amazing, freshly prepared food and cold drinks make for a great meal. Don’t forget to stop for a gelato on your way back to your hotel room.

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Be Charmed by Our Village

Placencia Village is the center of a slowly growing tourist industry in this region of Belize. The village is still a working fishing village, but it’s also a lively seaside destination.

Placencia Village offers dining, nightlife, dancing and shopping. Discover gift shops and art galleries selling locally made crafts. Placencia Village is also a prime launching post for barrier reef excursions, fishing expeditions, inland day trips and more. Visit Placencia Village and be prepared to be charmed.

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Supremely Good Sea Adventures

Placencia is the ideal location if your vacation dreams include fishing or sailing. On the Caribbean sea with a nearby lagoon and the world-famous Belize Barrier Reef nearby, you have endless opportunities to tour nearby islands like Laughing Bird Caye and Silk Cayes. Charter a boat or a yacht and spend the day on the clear blue waters.

If you want to snorkel, scuba dive or get close to the friendliest sea creatures in creation, you can do that too. Belize offers world-class snorkeling and scuba diving.

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Get a Taste of the Jungle

Experience the wild beauty of Belize’s untouched jungles. Whether you want to zip-line through the trees, go caving or visit a wildlife sanctuary, you’ll find your own way to get wild in Placencia.

Stay At a Top-Rated Resort Right on the Beach


Make the most of your visit to Placencia by staying at the award-winning, top-rated Chabil Mar Villas. Our resort is close to Placencia Village and steps from a private beachfront. We offers beautifully appointed villas and guest-exclusive amenities for the perfect Belize vacation.

Visit our website chabilmarvillas.com for more information about Belize, and don’t hesitate to send us an email, or call US/CAN Toll Free: 1-866-417-2377, Local: (011-501) 523-3606, if you have questions or need help in planning a Belize vacation.

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