ABOUT PLACENCIA

Placencia is a 17 mile long sandy peninsula dotted with boutique beach resorts, vacation homes, cool restaurants and bars and amazing people. Located in the Stann Creek District, Belize. Casa Palma is located in Placencia Village which is located at the southern tip of the peninsula. 

PLACENCIA IS SAFE

Placencia is a very safe tourist destination in Belize.

Relax on the beach, walk throughout the village without much concern  about your personal safety.

Local residents are very friendly and helpful.

PLACENCIA IS WORTH VISITING

Placencia Peninsula is a beautiful and pristine and boasts some of the best beaches in all of Belize. 

 

While visiting Placencia you will never be bored.

 

Here, you can enjoy all that Belize has to offer without the crowds of destinations like Ambergris Caye and Caye Caulker.

BELIZE CITY TO PLACENCIA

Placencia is a 160-mile drive from Belize City.

Although it is possible to arrive in Placencia by boat, most people travel by land or air.

The drive through the Hummingbird Highway is breath-taking.

BEACHES IN PLACENCIA

Bordered on the west by a lush mangrove-lined lagoon and beach-kissed on the east by the Caribbean Sea, Placencia is renowned for having some of the most beautiful beaches in the country.

THE NAME "PLACENCIA"

The name “Placencia” is a distortion of Punta Placentia, the name the Spaniards gave to the peninsula in the 1800s.


In English, it means Point Pleasant...and it certainly lives up to that name.

BEST TIMES TO VISIT

Visit Placencia during the months of April, May and June you will have perfect weather to swim, dive or snorkel with giant whale sharks at the Gladden Spit Marine Reserve.

Or

Just sit on the beach and relax. Up to you.

We have the best location! Do you need accommodation in Placencia?

JENNIFER T.: "STAY AT CASA PALMA. HERE'S WHY..."

"Perfecto made our stay awesome! Would recommend the air-conditioned rooms. Beautiful views and a stretch of beach with chairs. Great snorkeling right off the beach!"

Sidewalk, North Placencia Village, Stann Creek District, Belize.

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