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.

Six Interesting Facts About Placencia Belize

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…