Activities in Placencia

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Placencia, often referred to as the “caye you can drive to” is far enough out of the way that it isn't a busy city, but still popular enough that it could not anymore be considered off-the-beaten path.  The village itself is incredibly small and easily managed on foot, with the main draw being a sandy stretch of beach and a few food stands serving unforgettable foods. Still, there are plenty of activities to pique the interests of tourists including snorkeling and scuba diving, fishing, touring local art galleries, and bar hopping.  


Placencia Diving

The seas off Placencia are endowed with colorful coral, unique terrain, and exciting marine life that makes it a popular destination for divers.

You'll find 4 dive services to choose from. You can get more information concerning scuba diving in this area, can do so by clicking on this link.


Placencia Fishing

If you're an avid angler you'll be pleased to learn there are several charter fishing services in this area. Click this link to find our page concerning this topic.


Belize Golf

If you or someone traveling with you likes to play golf you should know that Placencia isn't quite a golfer's paradise. Nevertheless, there is one course in the area. The only course in the area is Kanantik Belize Golf. Readers who want to learn more about golf courses throughout Belize can do so by clicking on this link.

Sailing and Boating

Look through the table just below for a list of local providers that can enable you to get out on the open water.

Boating Opportunities In Placencia
Name Type Phone Location
The Moorings Boating and Day-Sailing Provider (888) 350-3575 0.9 mi. South of Central Placencia Belize

If you want to find out about nearby marinas and charter operators click here.


Art n Soul

If you have some people who enjoy exploring new shops vacationing with you, they can explore some of the area's 10 retail shops. To reach our full guide to shopping in Placencia, use this link.


Laughing Bird Caye

Another great activity is enjoying the area's interesting sights. To read about other area sightseeing attractions, see this page.

Information about a firm that will help you get the most out of your sightseeing time can be seen in the table below.

Sightseeing Services In Placencia
Name Type Phone Location
Kayak Belize Kayaking Service (501) 615-9973 0.8 mi. South of Central Placencia
Roam Belize Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (501) 670-7870 0.6 mi. South of Central Placencia
Taste Belize Excursions and Sightseeing Service (501) 629-5030 0.6 mi. South of Central Placencia
Trip N Travel Hiking Tour and Trip Operator (501) 523-3205 0.8 mi. South of Central Placencia


If you are thinking about snorkeling on your vacation you're in luck -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so while vacationing in Placencia. Anyone needing to get more details about opportunities to go snorkeling on this page.


Going to a spa might be the highlight of your vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you might be happy to discover there's one in the area. Anyone who needs to obtain more information about this topic can do so by visiting this page.


The Placencia Hotel and Residence

If you like to play tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel that has a tennis court. However, there's only one property in the area where you can play tennis.

Other Activities

Information about some other activities are shown in the following table.

Other Activities In Placencia
Name Type Phone Location
Jaguar Bowling Lanes Bowling Center (501) 601-4434 0.3 mi. South of Central Placencia
Siripohn's Thai Massage Massage Therapist (501) 600-0375 0.6 mi. South of Central Placencia

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