The Village


Placencia, Belize

Mar cabana

Welcome to The Village Inn, your gateway to one of the best and most affordable Caribbean vacation spots – Placencia, Belize. Nestled in the heart of this laid-back, picturesque seacoast village, our family-owned establishment offers a unique tropical paradise experience that sets it apart from the typical Caribbean resort.

Placencia: A Hidden Gem in the Caribbean

Placencia, situated on the tip of a long sandy peninsula in southeastern Belize, boasts sixteen miles of sandy beaches, with the Caribbean Sea on one side and a mangrove-fringed lagoon on the other. The village is a tranquil haven, still relatively untouched compared to other Caribbean destinations, where the community spirit thrives, and the atmosphere feels more like a place where people live than just a tourist spot.

The Village Inn: Your Perfect Base

When you choose to stay at The Village Inn Cabanas, you not only experience the comfort and affordability of our accommodations but also gain easy access to the wonders of Placencia and its surroundings. Here are some reasons why staying with us is an ideal choice:

  • Proximity to Nature: Placencia offers the best of both worlds with its stunning beaches, mangrove-fringed lagoon, and proximity to the Belize Barrier Reef. Uncrowded diving, snorkeling, fishing, kayaking, and island exploration trips are just a short distance away.

  • Local Charm: Placencia Village itself is a charming community where everyone seems to know each other. The Guinness Book of World Records recognizes the main thoroughfare as the narrowest main street globally, making it a lively hub filled with conversation, laughter, and friendly interactions.

  • Diverse Activities: Whether you prefer relaxing on pristine beaches, exploring vibrant coral reefs, or engaging in water sports, Placencia offers a range of activities for every traveler. Our knowledgeable staff can assist you in booking excursions, diving trips, or even serene water tours of the Belizean reef system.

Ten Things To Do in Placencia, Belize:

  1. Relax: Embrace the laid-back pace of Placencia, allowing yourself to acclimate to the local speed limit and enjoy the leisurely atmosphere.

  2. Explore Main Street: Take a stroll down the Guinness-recorded narrowest main street in the world, discovering local shops, enjoying ice cream, and immersing yourself in the relaxed ambiance.

  3. Enjoy Water Activities: Placencia’s coastal charm offers swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, fishing, and more. Dive into the clear, warm tropical waters and explore the marine wonders.

  4. Savor Local Cuisine: Indulge in the diverse culinary offerings of Placencia, from Caribbean seafood dishes to European and American fare.

  5. Dive into Diving: Experience fantastic scuba diving with PADI and NAUI certification available. Snorkel along the coast or explore the Belize Barrier Reef, home to dolphins, manatees, turtles, and more.

  6. Explore the Cayes: Take affordable trips to Laughing Bird, Silk, French Louie, and other beautiful islands, enjoying protected waters and sandy shores.

  7. Visit Natural Attractions: Explore Monkey River, venture to the Cockscomb Basin and Belize’s Jaguar Preserve, or visit Maya archaeological sites and traditional Maya villages.

  8. Experience Nightlife: After full days of exploration, unwind in the evening with the music, laughter, and Creole English ambiance of Placencia’s clubs, bars, and restaurants.

  9. Do Nothing at All: Embrace the tranquility of white sandy beaches, hammocks, and a good book, allowing yourself to truly unwind in this Caribbean paradise.

At The Village Inn, we invite you to experience the authenticity and beauty of Placencia, making your stay not just a vacation but a memorable journey into the heart of Belizean coastal charm.

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