placencia belize resorts

06 Dec: Placencia: It’s un-BELIZE-able

  Located in Belize’s southeastern Stann Creek District, the Placencia Peninsula measures about a mile wide and 16 miles north to south with beautiful beaches along the Caribbean Sea on the eastern side and a mangrove-lined lagoon, an angler’s paradise, on the western side. Just a quick drive or few minutes’ flying time from Belize City, Placencia has become one of the most popular visitor…

Flora and Fauna in Belize

04 Dec: Flora and Fauna in Belize

Abundant rainfall, balmy temperatures, and huge swathes of pristine land make Belize one of the most biodiverse countries on the planet. More than 4,000 different native flowering plants can be found in Belize as well as more than 700 different species of trees and other flora. Scientists have only just begun to catalog all of the different plants in the country, a difficult task as…

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02 Dec: 10 interesting facts about Belize

This increasingly popular vacation hotspot is located just a few hours’ flying time from the United States. Below are 10 interesting facts about Belize: 1 – The Only Jaguar Preserve on the Planet Half a dozen great cats, including jaguars and pumas, are indigenous to Belize and Central America. Belize is the only country in the world with a nature sanctuary dedicated to preserving these…

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01 Dec: Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in Placencia Belize

One of the top tourist destinations in the region, Belize has more than 400 islands that stretch from north to south along the Belize Barrier Reef, part of the second-largest barrier reef in the world after Australia‚Äôs. With more than 100 types of coral and some 500 species of tropical fish, the barrier reef is paradise for scuba divers and snorkelers. Swimming through vividly clear…

Lonely Planet Belize

23 Oct: Visit Belize in 2019 Says Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet, one of the largest publishers of travel guides in the world, has just published their list of the top 10 countries to visit in 2019 which includes Belize. Noted for its gorgeous offshore islands (called “cayes” locally) and pristine rainforests, Belize was recommended by Lonely Planet for being relatively “untouristed” and having a government firmly committed to protecting and preserving the natural environment….

Belizean Food

02 Sep: Belizean Food – Typical and Traditional Things to Try

One of the most popular attractions of visiting Belize is the opportunity to sample the delicious range of food available from restaurants, cafes, and roadside stalls. With a rich cultural heritage, Belizean cuisine features the very best of Caribbean, British, Asian, and Mexican flavors to achieve delicious flavors suitable for every palate. While some international visitors prefer the comforts of familiar food, below are some…

31 Aug: Belize flights

Belize is located on the Caribbean coast of Central America just south of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. Currently, all international flights to Belize land at the Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport (BZE). The airport is located in Ladyville, approximately nine miles north of Belize City, but is commonly referred to as the Belize City international airport. North American cities with direct connections to Belize: Atlanta…

Best Place To Stay in Placencia Belize

23 Aug: The Best Place To Stay in Placencia, Belize

Located on a pristine stretch of golden sands on the beautiful Placencia Peninsula, many travelers believe that the Laru Beya Resort is the best place to stay in Belize. Indeed, Laru Beya was recently inducted into TripAdvisor’s Hall of Fame due to the positive feedback left by many satisfied guests. With 16 miles of sandy beaches, the Placencia Peninsula on the Caribbean coast of southeastern…