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  • Erin H
    4 contributions
    Great sand and shade! Watched Pelicans dive for fish in the warm water. Snorkeling and diving tours available. Good for kids.
    Written August 16, 2022
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  • bluejeanfood
    Philadelphia, PA665 contributions
    You are able to tour a working Fyffes banana farm that was spotlighted on HGTV and see how their daily operations work. The tour is extremely informative, well done, and definitely worth a visit. Once the tour is over, you get to enjoy fresh green banana chips that were cooked while you are there. They were SOOO good!!!
    Written August 28, 2019
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  • PEANUT
    Toronto, Canada6 contributions
    Lola & her husband were a joy to speak to about Placencia & art in general. Wonderful sense of humour that allowed for some lively chuckles. Needless to say, I purchased several of her pieces- particularly ones that gave me a good belly laugh. Her daughter expertly rolled the canvas ones to make for easy transport. Thanks for your artistic insight Lola. Now I can enjoy them at home in Toronto.
    Written February 9, 2020
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  • LandscapeDesigner3
    Baltimore, MD321 contributions
    Great place and area to pick up some local gifts and hang out with the locals. Also right near where the fishermen bring in their catch of the day. Placencia Village, at the very end of the 16 mile-long peninsula is a great cultural experience.
    Written November 24, 2021
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  • Wailym C
    South Jersey112 contributions
    Amazing! Would go back today if I could!! Almost booked ATV tour with another company but so happy to have found this place instead!! This amazing tiered waterfall sits on private property and part of Mayan World adventures, which also provides horse rides, ATV tours, zip lines, rappelling and river tours. We enjoyed the falls for 2 hours and did the one hour ATV tour, which was perfect for us rather than the waterfall ATV tour because we wanted more time alone at falls. $10 to enter park all day, $60 for full hour ATV tour. Everything was fantastic! The falls are amazing! If you have your own transportation you can simply drive from park entrance to parking at falls. It does take about 20 minutes to reach but a nice drive through citrus farm trees and river. Park and walk right into the falls and explore!! with several swimming areas, stairs, platforms and plenty of room to enjoy. We were the only ones there this weekday in September. The water is not iced cold. There is a bar/restaurant at foot of falls but was not open. The atv tour was simple but fun, we had a nice muddy ride after some rain. Only 30 minutes from Hopkins village but not much in route. There is a restaurant outside of park entrance but we didn’t stop in, looked like outdoor seating only.
    Written September 30, 2022
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  • Stu Dearnley
    6 contributions
    If you're into paintings, this is not to be missed. Local artists and a wide variety of styles. Also visit Ex's wood shop just up the road!
    Written September 30, 2021
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  • johnsonlnl29
    MN151 contributions
    My daughter and I joined the regular crowd at Belize Fit while vacationing. Tony is great ... nice all around WOD. The people in the class are friendly and helpful. I didn't feel uncomfortable at all working out at Belize Fit. I wish I had a car so I could have went to more workouts. It's an awesome option for those who like to stay fit on vacation or want to have a few extra drinks at happy hour and not feel so guilty about it! :) Bring Water and a towel ... it gets hot!!
    Written January 1, 2016
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  • Botaniphile
    North Kingstown, RI16 contributions
    Delightful folks, kind and helpful! Office is right off the road on a shady street. Very easy to get a map and more info.
    Written March 11, 2020
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  • Experiencenista
    163 contributions
    Lovely, quiet & in the middle of nowhere. We enjoyed every minute we spent here relaxing after our snorkling trip.
    Written September 9, 2017
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  • Jim R
    Calgary, Canada302 contributions
    We happened to be snorkelling at Laughing Bird Caye and there was some jewellery for sale there at a very small kiosk but we did not buy any since we do not take money with us when we go snorkelling. The gentleman in the kiosk told us we could get the jewelry we wanted at the creator's shop in Placencia. It turned out that The Art Affair Gallery was across the street from where we were staying. I ended up buying a few pairs of earring for my wife, daughter etc. that were very unique in that they were made from Lionfish fins. They were beautiful and very much appreciated by all the girls. The Art Affair Gallery had many other types of jewelry, all of it very nice and mostly things you will not get any where else. The staff were very pleasant, helpful and friendly. The prices were very reasonable.
    Written February 26, 2019
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  • Thingstodo i
    Belize11 contributions
    The Amicable people in Placencia, Belize, is some of the finest and most brilliant people you will ever meet!!! They will always make any Placencia trip a memorable one!!!!
    Written August 20, 2017
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  • jamessM8197IB
    Seattle, WA86 contributions
    This was the only microbrew we found during our stay in Belize. Good beers. IPA, stout, ale and Pilsner. The food is pretty Americanized. Pizza, burgers, steak etc. the seating is outside on the deck of a converted barge. Super clean, nice staff
    Written February 12, 2022
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  • Matt N
    Miami, FL12 contributions
    5 out of 5 - Mike. Alex and Jimmy were amazing and the whole experience was top notch. Highly recommend their cruise! If you need to relax and unwind - they are your crew!
    Written September 24, 2022
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  • JML1230
    Houston, TX37 contributions
    Just wanted to give a shout out to Jason for being such a great driver and tour guide of Placencia while giving us a transfer between Hopkins and the Monkey River tour, booked by our Hopkins-based hotel. He knows a lot about the area and stopped for us to get ice cream and artisan chocolate on the way back after our tour.
    Written July 31, 2022
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  • Guy H
    1 contribution
    We did a scuba and snorkel trip that was amazing. This was my first open water scuba experience since I was certified and the fist day was absolutely beautiful. The water was incredibly clear and we had two nurse sharks that swam with us on both dives that day. Dive master Moses was fantastic and made sure to give us an unforgettable experience with plenty of fish, sharks, sting rays, and a beautiful reef to explore. Our wife’s did the snorkel with Nydia and she gave them an unbelievable experience as well on one of the islands as they saw more wildlife than we did. The boat captains Doyle for the first day and Dean for the second day helped to make sure that we all got on and off the boats safely as well as helped with all the gear. Lunch both days were fantastic, giving us time to rest and recover between the two dives on an island where the wives had been snorkeling.

    The other two guys that were experienced divers said that this was one of their top dives of all time due to getting such a clear and incredible dive experience. We had a great time and would recommend Captain Jacks to anyone wanting a fantastic dive trip in Belize. Thanks again to the entire crew of dive master Moses, dive master Nydia, and boat captains Doyle and Dean for making the dives the highlight of our trip to Belize.
    Written September 28, 2022
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