Placencia

Where to Find the Best Beaches in Belize

Belize is well-known for its famous Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, second only to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. For decades adventurous scuba divers and anglers have vacationed in Belize, in pursuit of their favorite marine sports. But this tiny country also has some fine beaches. But they aren’t always obvious to the first-time tourist. Fortunately, the majority of Belize’s beaches are public...

What’s newly opened and fun in Belize??? Placencia & Ambergris Caye

Belize is so small, and realistically, it changes pretty slowly all things considered – but it is amazing how many new little places crop up all the time. Thankfully, at this time, they are almost exclusively mom-and-pop places like the history of Belize has always had (I can only think of Losers and Hilton’s Mahogany Bay as chains that have opened in the country recently – yes there is talk of more...

It’s getting hard to keep up with all the new stuff opening up in Belize!

With two locations in Belize now, San Pedro and Placencia, our team has really had our eyes opened to how much new stuff happens and/or opens each season!! There are a lot of very smart and hardworking locals or people who come to Belize with good intentions, and see a lot of unmet needs, and many of them are successful. While we wish every great new place would stick around forever – and many great ones...

Beach Bars and Sunset Cruises: A Typical Week in Placencia, Belize

I have been living in Belize for about five years now. I made my home base in Placencia, a laid-back community in the southern part of Belize.  I have chosen this spot for good reason. Placencia is known as the prettiest village in the country. It's beautifully situated on a 16-mile peninsula that is mostly very skinny—in some places you can see the sparkling Caribbean on both sides of the one...

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