Sail Belize’s Great Barrier Reef

Set sail for the challenge of Belize, a unique treasure in the sailing world. As an expert sailor, you’ll be challenged by stiff winds, strong currents and the Belize Barrier Reef; hidden coral heads make navigation tricky. Sail along or book crewed charters in Belize City, the cayes and Placencia. Whether on a private vessel making port, or arriving by way of air or land…

La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge 2013

Start the tradition as this event celebrates its 15th Anniversary this March 11th, 2013! La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge was designed in recognition of Belize’s Ancient Maya settlers’ historic usage of the rivers to travel and transport goods throughout the country. This race was created by Richard Harrison of Big-H Enterprises as a means of uniting different groups consisting of professional and amateur racers in a fun and enduring match, for the records!

Five Fun 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….

The History of Placencia Belize

Placencia has a long history of occupation starting with the Maya who established at least 14 sites around the Placencia Lagoon. They were principally engaged in the making of salt as well as participating in the extensive coastal trade.

Things to Do in Placencia, Belize

According to Travel Belize, Placencia is a peninsula and Creole village on the Caribbean coast, located in the Stann Creek district. You’ll find 16 miles of white sands here, surrounded by mangroves, rainforest and ancient Mayan ruins. This tropical location offers plenty of activities but not too much by way of attractions. You’ll need to let the sea, surf and sand be attractions all by themselves to truly get the best out of Placencia.