Located in the Caribbean Coast of Stann Creek District, Placencia is one of the most popular travel destination in Belize. Below are six interesting facts about Placencia. 1.) In the 17th Century, Placencia was settled by the English Puritans who were originally from Nova Scotia and latterly from the island of Providencia. This settlement died out during the Central American wars of independence in the…
By Hazel Morgan 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 big attractions are a bit limited due to the intimate feel of the village. You’ll need to…
Fishing is great all along the coast of Belize, from the Port Honduras and Punta Icacos lagoon of Toledo to Rocky Point on Ambergris Caye. Any of the many rivers which empty into the Caribbean along Belize’s coasts can guarantee a daily catch. All kinds of fishing can be done — spin, fly, trolling – all year long, and the abundance of game fish guarantees excellent sport fishing.
A popular tour that is a must do while vacationing in Placencia is the Monkey River Tour. This adventurous tour offers an excellent opportunity to learn about the flora and fauna of Belize while spotting howler monkeys, gibnuts, deers, ocelots, peccaries, tapirs, coatimundis and agoutis
After having walked in Placencia for a few minutes , I hitched a ride to go to Seine Bight. Bumpy road, rather, more of a sandy road. Having been on the vehicle for a mere 5 minutes, we got ditched into the sand and stayed there for a couple hours trying to get the vehicle out.
Placencia Village sits at the end of
a beautiful 16 mile white sand peninsula.
For vacationers dreaming of unspoiled, sun-kissed beaches, spectacular sea views and a laid-back atmosphere where “stress” is not allowed, Placencia is THE location in southern Belize.