Placencia Lobsterfest 2015 –Belize’s Best Lobsterfest

This year’s Placencia Lobsterfest 2015 is on June 19, 20 and 21st and is Placencia Village’s biggest fundraising event coordinated by the PVC and the Placencia Tourism Centre. The Lionfish Competition is on June 19 with $2800 in prizes followed by the Annual Lobsterfest Fishing Tournament on June 20th with a $3000  prize for top boat plus many more cash prizes. The entertainment headliners are…

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Weddings and Honeymoons in Placencia Belize

Although the small village of Placencia in southern Belize only has a small permanent population, its beautiful and gorgeous sandy beaches have attracted visitors for generations. Between mid-March and April, the nearby waters are home to whale sharks, offering a unique glimpse into maritime life. Close to the nearby airport, gentile neighborhoods have sprung up offering luxury accommodations. Located a short ways further up the…

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Top 5 Things to do in Placencia Belize

A charming and gorgeous Peninsula in Southern Belize, Placencia is an ideal vacation destination to do many fun things.  Below are five fun activities that you can do when you are in Placencia: Explore Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary This is Belize’s most famous, and one of its biggest, protected areas – the huge swath of tropical forest became the world’s first jaguar sanctuary in 1984. Today it’s…

What makes Placencia in Southern Belize so Awesome!

With sixteen miles of sandy beaches, the impossibly blue Caribbean on one side, a mangrove-fringed lagoon teeming with life on the other, Placencia is indeed very special. And just offshore are myriad cayes, or small islands, dotting Belize’s barrier reef, the second largest reef in the world. Uncrowded diving, snorkeling, fishing, kayaking and island exploration trips are less than an hour away.

The Garifuna Are Proud People

The Garifuna are a proud people who keep their heritage alive today by continuing their traditions and sharing with visitors. They’re known for their vibrant colors and wonderful drum music, known as “punta.” Travelers can take part in many Garifuna dances and ceremonies when visiting Placencia or the southern region. Source: