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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…


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:


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…


5 Reasons to Visit Placencia Belize Now

Located in southern Belize and often referred to as “the island you can drive to,” the Placencia Peninsula is one of the top tourist destinations in the country. If you’re planning a vacation to Belize, here are five great reasons why you should definitely visit Placencia: 1 – The Amazing Placencia Village With just 1,500 inhabitants, you may be surprised to learn that Placencia Village…

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Bird Watching In Belize – The Easy Way

Belize is an incredibly bio-diverse country, and close to 600 avian species have been recorded in the country. The Audobon Society has an active presence in Belize, managing several nature preserves and protected areas where birds thrive. Approximately 20% of the bird species found in Belize are migratory species predominantly from North America that head south during the winter to reach the balmy clime of…

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Southwest Adds New Non-Stop Flights to Belize

Southwest Airlines is rapidly expanding their international coverage. On its official website , it recently announced that they will be offering non-stop flights to Belize from the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport (FLL) beginning on June 4, 2017. This comes on the heels of the announcement of a new Southwest non-stop flight between the Denver International Airport (DEN) and Belize City scheduled to begin on March 11,…

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Book Now & Save on a Laru Beya Vacation in January

With plenty of warm sunshine and wonderful weather, January is a great time to visit Belize. The resort of Laru Beya on the Placencia Peninsula is now offering a special offer. For every five nights booked at the resort in January, guests will receive one night free. This offer is valid for all of the rooms at the resort but you’ll have to act before…