Accommodations in Placencia

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Once a sleepy fishing village, today Placencia is the most popular tourist destination in Belize. Attractions range from beaches to Mayan ruins, with every nook and cranny offering something to be seen, all the while remaining a tropical paradise that fees untouched by development. To accommodate all of the visitors that arrive each year, there are numerous hotels, lodges, resorts, and rental properties everywhere you look.


Chabil Mar

Placencia has accommodation possibilities that will be suitable for nearly any type of traveler. Pick from luxury resorts, budget hotels, and much more in between. If you're envisioning yourself soaking up some sun by the pool, there are quite a few properties to pick from that have top-notch swimming facilities. Read more info on each of the properties by clicking the links.

A popular destination which has recreation on-site is The Placencia Hotel and Residence. Staying at this hotel is like being in paradise thanks to its tranquil and beautiful setting right on the Caribbean. Not only are the surroundings drop dead gorgeous, but they have the largest and most beautiful pool in the beach where you can swim, lounge, and enjoy a few drinks without ever getting out of the water. If you want to call before making reservations, you can do so at (561) 807-6868.

A property on the water's edge that merits your consideration is Turtle Inn. Turtle Inn features 12 different types of accommodations between 25 rooms, covering a wide swath of options including cottages, suites, villas, bungalows, pavilions, and beach houses. All of Turtle Inn’s accommodations include luxury amenities like a fully stocked refrigerator, bathrobes, a safe deposit box, ceiling fan, coffeemaker, sofa, coffee table, umbrellas, in-room dining, iPod docking station, and local organic toiletries. If you want to call ahead of time, you can do so at (800) 746-3743.

Anybody wanting to find an accommodation with top-notch swimming facilities and pool-side amenities, one destination to consider is Inn At Roberts Grove. Each of the rooms and suites at The Inn at Robert's Grove are equipped with amenities one would expect from a modern hotel, like air-conditioning, satellite TV, Wi-Fi internet access, well-appointed bathrooms, and comfortable furnishings. All rooms provide magnificent ocean views. To talk to them, call (501) 523-3565.

Of course, you'll be able to find other hotels. Click this link to visit our page about within the area.

Condos and Villa Complexes

Michelo's Flats

There are also non-standard hotel lodging possibilities available, which include lots of condominiums and a nice variety of villa complexes. Avid beach-goers can usually expect to enjoy easy access to the beach, as many lodgings are situated right on the water.

Cocoplum Vacation Rentals is one property of this type located within central Placencia. Cocoplum Vacation Rentals consists of several rental properties including a three-bedroom Beach Villa and two-bedroom Treetop Villa. Three Bedroom Beach Villa This private beach villa features a separate entrance for each of the three bedrooms. The master room is located above the living and dining area with a view of the sea and nearby cays from the veranda. For customers who want to call in advance, you can do so at (501) 623-7774.

One place located on the water's edge that you could consider is Los Porticos. These residential condominiums range in size from 1,500 to 2,250 square feet. They are regarded as the most spacious ownership options in all of Belize. They're on Placencia Road.

Michelo's Flats: Each spacious suite includes air conditioning, cable television, free WiFi, and a private bathroom. Some rooms provide the option for a private patio equipped with a hammock for relaxation purposes. They are located on Main Street.

Luckily, you'll find other villa complexes and condos. Click here to see our article concerning these types of accommodations within the area.

Feel free to also check out a full accommodation listing for Belize here.

Camping and Eco-Tourism

HFC Lodge

Nature lovers will want to think about the selection of eco-tourist options found in Placencia.

If you and your family would rather book your stay at a high-end accommodation, Blanceneaux Lodge is probably a good spot to begin your search. Once used exclusively by Francis Ford Coppola and his family, today this lodge is open to the public and guests can rent out any of the 20 rooms for a dream getaway in the remote jungle setting of the Maya Mountains. They're located at 85 Burns Avenue.

A property on the coast worth mentioning is Green Parrot Beach House. On the edge of the Mayan Mountains, where the lush jungle greenery of the Cockscomb Wildlife Sanctuary sits waiting to take your breath away is the Green Parrot Beach House. Vacationers who want the best of all that Belize has to offer within reach will find it all here -- from the miles of sandy beaches to the majesty of the jungle, and even the mystery of the Mayan ruins. They can be found at 1 Maya Beach Road.

Nature entusiasts will be able to find a variety of different local eco-lodges in the area, including Millers Landing. Millers Landing has a number of spacious cabanas that are appointed with a range of homelike amenities, like a private bathroom, cable television, wireless Internet access, comfortable furnishings and a private veranda. Visitors will find them on Main Street.

Needless to say, there are other choices too. You can go to this page about these types of properties if you're seeking some more facts.

Individual Villas

Some people favor the luxury offered by one of the individual villa rentals. Take advantage of this page which is all about the individual property rentals in Placencia if you want to learn additional specifics.

All-Inclusive Accommodations

Some people enjoy the convenience of all-inclusive pricing. There are many explanations for their appeal. As an example, they make it easy to fully relax without having to think about money.

If you're looking to find plenty of convenient dining opportunities within reach of your accommodation, Paradise Resort is one spot you shouldn't overlook. There are 12 standard rooms and a two bedroom condo on-site at Paradise Resort. Each room is air conditioned and recently redecorated, making it one of the few ocean front air conditioned properties within the heart of Placencia. If you want to call ahead of time, you can do so at (904) 564-9400.

One property on the waterfront that merits consideration is Blanceneaux Lodge. Once used exclusively by Francis Ford Coppola and his family, today this lodge is open to the public and guests can rent out any of the 20 rooms for a dream getaway in the remote jungle setting of the Maya Mountains. The property is located at 85 Burns Avenue.

You can find out more about all-inclusive properties by following this link.


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