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Placencia
Once a sleepy fishing village, Placencia has emerged as an increasingly popular eco-destination on the Caribbean. For those who enjoy outdoor adventure, the Stann Creek region offers a host of activities: hiking through mountainous rain forests, kayaking, deep sea fishing, diving and exploring Mayan ruins. The peninsula boasts 16 miles of tranquil beaches, with a lagoon to the west and the Caribbean to the east and lots of peace and quiet in the middle. Tour guides and dive centers offer a variety of excursions, with boat rides to the outer cayes an ongoing favorite. Also popular are guided land tours to Mayan Ruins or trekking the jungle trails of Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, where the first Jaguar Reserve... more Once a sleepy fishing village, Placencia has emerged as an increasingly popular eco-destination on the Caribbean. For those who enjoy outdoor adventure, the Stann Creek region offers a host of activities: hiking through mountainous rain forests, kayaking, deep sea fishing, diving and exploring Mayan ruins. The peninsula boasts 16 miles of tranquil beaches, with a lagoon to the west and the Caribbean to the east and lots of peace and quiet in the middle. Tour guides and dive centers offer a variety of excursions, with boat rides to the outer cayes an ongoing favorite. Also popular are guided land tours to Mayan Ruins or trekking the jungle trails of Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, where the first Jaguar Reserve in the world was established. less

All things to do » Things to do

Silk Cay
Silk Cay
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Laughing Bird Caye National Park
Laughing Bird Caye National Park
Attraction type: Islands; National Parks
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Jaguar Bowling Lanes
Jaguar Bowling Lanes
Attraction type: Bowling Alleys
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Lola's Art Gallery
Lola's Art Gallery
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Pumpkin Caye
Pumpkin Caye
Attraction type: Islands
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Tutti Frutti
Tutti Frutti
Ranked #1 of 52 Restaurants in Placencia
Price: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Dessert, Ice Cream
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night, Dessert
Maya Beach Hotel Bistro
Maya Beach Hotel Bistro
Ranked #2 of 52 Restaurants in Placencia
Price: $8 - $28
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood, Contemporary, Bistro
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Mojo Lounge & Bartique
Mojo Lounge & Bartique
Ranked #3 of 52 Restaurants in Placencia
Cuisines: Caribbean
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Brewed Awakenings
Brewed Awakenings
Ranked #4 of 52 Restaurants in Placencia
Price:
Cuisines: Café
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dawn's Grill N Go
Dawn's Grill N Go
Ranked #5 of 52 Restaurants in Placencia
Cuisines: Caribbean
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Maya Beach Hotel
Maya Beach Hotel
$73 - $184
Ranked #3 of 20 Hotels in Placencia
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Sea Glass Inn
Sea Glass Inn
$40
Ranked #3 of 25 Placencia B&B and Inns
Casa Placencia Belize
Casa Placencia Belize
$50 - $150
Ranked #4 of 25 Placencia B&B and Inns

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Los Porticos Villas
Los Porticos Villas
$99 - $379
Three Iguanas Villa
Three Iguanas Villa
$100 - $350
Paradise Vacation Hotel
Paradise Vacation Hotel
$69 - $159
Ranked #7 of 20 Hotels in Placencia

All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Belize Ocean Club
4.0 of 5
Belize Ocean Club
$324 - $551
Ranked #6 of 20 Hotels in Placencia
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Turtle Inn
4.5 of 5
Turtle Inn
$311 - $605
Ranked #9 of 20 Hotels in Placencia
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The Placencia Hotel and Residences
4.0 of 5
The Placencia Hotel and Residences
$193 - $286
Ranked #17 of 20 Hotels in Placencia
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