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Placencia, Belize

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Where is Placencia, Belize

If this is your first introduction to Placencia, Belize, you might be wondering about its whereabouts. Placencia, a charming peninsula situated in southern Belize near the coast, stands out as one of the country’s premier destinations, easily identifiable on a Belize map.

Now, where exactly is Belize?

This small Central American country is bordered by Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula to the north, Guatemala’s Department of Peten to the west, and the Caribbean Sea to the east. Belize’s strategic location ensures it’s only a 2 to 2.5-hour flight from major United States airports.
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Placencia Location

Placencia, a 16-mile-long and approximately 1-mile-wide peninsula in the Southern District of Stann Creek, features some of the most stunning beaches in the region. Its unique positioning makes it an ideal spot for an unforgettable Belize vacation, offering access to incredible island getaways, fishing, snorkeling, and scuba diving. Moreover, its connection to mainland Belize opens up opportunities to explore waterfalls, caves, rivers, and various other activities.

Compared to San Pedro Ambergris Caye, Placencia boasts several advantages, such as the option to rent a car and drive, access to over 200 coral islands offshore, and easy accessibility to mainland adventures. Flights from the International Airport take about 45 minutes. The only drawback to Placencia’s location is its relative proximity to the Belize Barrier Reef, approximately 20 miles (32 km) or around 45 minutes by boat compared to the mere minutes it takes in San Pedro or Caye Caulker.

The Village Inn Location in Placencia

Situated at the end of the Placencia Peninsula, you’ll discover Placencia Village and The Village. The Village Inn, located in an area known to locals as Bight, provides a beachfront setting with fantastic views of both sunrise and the village at night. 

This location, not far from the village center, offers a unique and peaceful atmosphere. With 4 beachfront cabanas available for booking, The Village Inn invites you to enjoy the beauty of Placencia from this extraordinary and convenient spot.

$175USD per night

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