Placencia Voted Top Beach Destination in Central America

Placencia, BelizeWith its pristine blue waters, secluded beaches, and small-town atmosphere, it’s easy to see why so many people fall in love with Belize’s Placencia Village. Recently, Placencia was voted one of TripAdvisor’s Top Ten Beach Destinations in Central America . Visitors from around the world rave about Placencia for offering the perfect mix of beauty, culture, adventure, and relaxation.

As a traditional fishing village, Placencia gives tourists a taste of traditional Belizean culture and cuisine with a variety of shops, galleries, bars, and eateries. With only 1,200 full-time residents, Placencia provides visitors with a break from traditional mass-tourism beach destinations and gives them a glimpse into what small-town life in Belize is really like. Additionally, Placencia is just a short drive away from jungles, rainforests, and ancient Maya ruins, providing the best of both worlds for true vacationers and adventure-seekers alike.

Whether you want to explore stunning coral reefs, kayak on gentle lagoons, taste traditional fare, or simply enjoy the “barefoot perfect” beaches, Placencia is the perfect beach destination.

Within walking distance from Placencia Village, Chabil Mar offers the ideal location for guests to experience the luxury of our resort and all of the cultural highlights of this small, friendly town. Within five to ten minutes, Chabil Mar guests can easily walk, bike, kayak, or ride in one our golf carts to Placencia, where they can enjoy everything the town has to offer. Honeymooners and wedding parties love the convenience of our luxury resort to this one-of-a-kind cultural gem. Visit the Chabil Mar site to find out more about having your wedding or honeymoon at our resort.