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You’ll Love This One Awesome Activity In Placencia Belize And It Won’t Cost You A Cent

Taking a tropical vacation can be a daunting experience for your wallet, especially if you watch your pennies. Once you arrive, finding things you want to do that don’t stick to your budget can ruin your experience, but if you read that headline, you know that this is good news for penny pinchers vacationing in Placencia Belize. It gets better. You can stay at one…

8 Incredible Places To Visit in Southern Belize

8 Incredible Places To Visit in Southern Belize

Belize is one of the most culturally diverse nations in the Western Hemisphere, thanks in part to it’s Chinese residents. Many keep up with traditions families left behind. Why mention this? Because the number 8 is the luckiest number of all in Chinese society, so your decision to visit 8 of the most popular places on the Placencia peninsula is a most fortuitous decision that…

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.

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Monkey River in Southern Belize – Best Inland Day Trip from Placencia

Named after the troops of black howler monkeys that make their home in the jungle that line the banks of the Monkey River, the Monkey River drains the Bladen and Swasey watersheds of southern Belize. Undisturbed populations of crocodiles, iguanas, gibnuts, hawksbill turtles, brocket and white-tailed deer and armadillos also reside along the river corridor and observe you as you glide by. Paddlers generally kayak…

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Nim Li Punit “The Big Punit”

The name Nim Li Punit is derived from a carving on one of the site’s twenty six stelae, which depicts a figure wearing a large headdress. In the Maya Kekchi language, Nim li Punit  means “the big hat.” The monument on which this carving appears is the longest stela in Belize, originally located in an area called Plaza of the Stelae. Nim Li Punit is…