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Yes, You Can Relax This Thanksgiving: Spend the Holiday in Belize

More and more Americans spend Thanksgiving in Belize with every passing year. You want to be one of them, right? Every nation has traditional holiday practices. The French celebrate Bastille day to give thanks for their freedom. September 21st in Belize may be Independence Day, but a thankful nation turns the day into a month-long celebration. People in the U.S. devote an entire day to…

Best Destination To Go in December is Belize

Belize: Your Best Vacation Bet in December

The Caribbean in December? Of course, you can afford to go! When Planetware.com published a list of the 10 best cheap places to travel in December, plenty of readers stood up and took notice. Second place on the list was Belize, an affordable destination in the Caribbean during high season that doesn’t ask travelers to empty their pockets for an opportunity to escape to a…

Do Not Make These Mistakes On Your First Trip To Placencia Belize

Do Not Make These Mistakes On Your First Trip To Placencia Belize

For many travelers, the mere mention of Belize is enough to transport their minds to the nation’s legendary beaches. But Belize is more than a long coastline facing a plethora of small islands. It’s an inland paradise, too—especially to those who find beach time less than exciting. In fact, attractions, sites, and experiences available to first-time Placencia visitors can be overwhelming—especially for tourists curious about…

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Placencia: Belize’s Scuba Diving Paradise

How does it feel to sink beneath the surface of the water protected by the latest in scuba diving equipment and eager to see what everyone talks about when they describe this life-affirming experience? In a word: amazing. And once divers learn about the history that “buoys” this sport, they’re even more impressed. In 500 BC, the world’s first breath-holding techniques were demonstrated for the…

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Get ready for the 2019 Placencia Lobsterfest!

People come to Belize from all around the world to experience the clear blue waters of the Caribbean and the stunning sandy white beaches. Placencia is one of the best regions for vacationers who want to enjoy fun in the sun. But the waters are more than just a playground for visitors from abroad. While Placencia Village is a tourist hub, it’s also a fishing…

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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…

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Top Tourist Attractions in Placencia Belize

Located in Southern Belize, the peninsula of Placencia has some of the country’s most beautiful and spectacular beaches and these together with a vast array of inexpensive and comfortable accommodations make it an ideal vacation destination. Placencia Village is also a perfect base to explore many of the top attractions in southern Belize. Below we have compiled the best tours you must do while vacationing in Placencia:

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Do Not Miss The 16th Annual Placencia Sidewalk Arts Festival

Placencia Village Sidewalk © Muzamanzie Photographs, Belize On February 9-10, 2019, the village of Placencia will host the 16th annual Placencia Sidewalk Arts Festival. The village’s world-famous central sidewalk will transform into an interactive art gallery and music festival. Booths will line the sidewalk selling delicious local foods and drinks, paintings, handmade clothing and furniture, sculpture, and wood carvings. Although it has just around 1,000…