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Placencia is a small town located in the Stann Creek District of Belize in Central America. It is the most southern town on the largest peninsula of the Gulf of Mexico. Placencia sits serenely on the tip of this 11-mile long peninsula and is reputed to be among the oldest communities in Belize offering vacation rentals. The eastern side of the Peninsula boasts vacation rental accommodations nestled in a long expanse of white sand beach and heavy mangrove while the western side is bounded by a long narrow north-south trending bay of the Caribbean Sea.

Maya Beach is a tiny community on the Placencia Peninsula, mid-way between Placencia Village to the south and Riversdale to the north. The closest village is Seine Bight, a historic Garifuna settlement with charming vacation rental accommodations. Approximately 1.5 miles long, the Maya Beach area is made up of colorful apartment rental, condo rental and villa rental accommodations and a few retail establishments including two small grocery stores, a half-dozen bars and restaurants and an art gallery.

Colourful apartment rentals, condo rentals and villa rentals lie nestled along the 3-mile long beach that curves scenically along the Placencia coastline and is regarded by many to be among the most beautiful in the country. The azure water here is cool and deep, and often frequented by dolphins that come quite close to the shore. Just a splash from vacation rentals on the broad white beach is Placencia Lagoon, a wonderfully placid waterway that hosts a rainbow of marine life.

Vacation rental lodging and villas are plentiful along the beachfront and offer accommodation at a range of prices and service levels to suit just about any traveler to Placencia. Its main street is striking because it’s not a street at all but a cement sidewalk that extends a mile or so through the center of town beside picturesque apartment rentals, condo rentals and villa rentals. The laid back pace of life here is ideal because it provides ample opportunity for the town folk to stop what they’re doing and spend a few minutes chatting with visitors. The people are a big part of the place’s charm; friendly and outgoing their welcoming smiles make Placencia even prettier still. The four hundred or so Creole residents that live in Placencia will be happy to share stories of the British buccaneers that founded this little settlement in the 1600s. There are indications that hundreds of years before that Maya used the area for a fishing camp.

With an amazing selection of adventures and attractions, Placencia apartment rental, condo rental and villa rental accommodation offer a place where you can experience the thrill of the sea, serenity of nature and the satisfaction of quality family time or the rejuvenation of a quiet retreat for just the two of you.

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  • Giant Adventure Park in

    Placencia: Apartment in a hotel
    • 1 BDR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    • #208231
    avg $100 USD/night Credit Card Paypal
    Central location for diving on coral reef, fishing, sailing and excursions to rainforest and Maya temples, virtually bug free super protected villa steps away from the beach from Placencia with 4 elegant hygienic suites some with porch, hammock and futon (extra cost) for 2 to 4 (extra cost) people to rent with kitchenette (fridge, microwave, stove, utensils), air conditioning (extra cost), TV, Wi-Fi internet, on 500m from bars, restaurants, supermarket next doors, free sailing trip with snorkeling for sympathetic guests.
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  • Ocean Front Condo 1

    San Pedro: Banana Beach Resort: Condo in a complex
    • 1 BDR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    • #210340
    avg $160 USD/night Credit Card Paypal
    Our condo is located in a quiet secluded beach front resort. It is 10 minutes by taxi or golf cart from the busy town center where there are many wonderful dining choices, quaint shops, and art galleries. Banana Beach Resort has it's own wonderful restaurant and a shop where they will arrange tours, golf cart and bike rentals, fishing trips, and snorkeling trips for you. The island is located near one of the most beautiful barrier reefs in the world. The barrier reef is a marine reserve. There are dive shops located near the resort. They will pick you up on the dock located in front of the resort for your diving trips. There are grocery stores and a bakery within walking distance. There are two local airlines and a ferry that will take you to the mainland of Belize where you can see Mayan ruins, tropical forest, and rivers. There are zip lines, caves to explore, and many other outdoor adventures waiting for you. It is truly paradise!
  • A Beautiful 7 Room Inn

    Ladyville: Suite in an Inn
    • 1 BDR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 2
    • #207567
    avg $109 USD/night Credit Card Paypal Pet Friendly Star Rating
    The Inn has 7 suites all self contained with AIR CONDITIONING, TV, WIFI, kitchenettes, and private baths. We are 5 min from airport and have free pick up and drop off. We have tours available to the Mayan Ruins, Cave Tubing, Zip Lining, the Belize Zoo, 4wheeling tours through the jungle and so much more.

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