Placencia is a peninsula located in southeastern Belize, with the sapphire waters of the Caribbean on one side, and a beautiful, mangrove-lined lagoon on the other. At the southern tip is Placencia village, where visitors can find accommodations, diving supplies, a good cup of coffee, and docks to head out to sea for boating, fishing, and diving adventures. Despite becoming an increasingly popular vacation destination, Placencia village still boasts a barefoot culture, where locals and tourists alike can wander down the central sidewalk that performs double duty as the main street in town.
With close access to all of the tours listed in this article, the Laru Beya Beach Resort has 5-star accommodations at affordable prices. With an on-site gourmet restaurant, free high-speed internet, and lovely infinity swimming pools overlooking the ocean, Laru Beya is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a fantastic Belize vacation. The village of Placencia is just a short beach walk away, making Laru Beya the best perfect place to begin your adventures in Belize.