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.  

Bike and Scooter Rental

Between the natural beauty and wonderful weather, Placencia is a great place for those looking to take a scenic ride on a bike or scooter.

If you like the idea of sightseeing at your own pace, you're in luck -- there is an agency that can help make it happen. Anyone needing to learn more concerning this topic can do so here.


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.

There are 6 dive services in the area. For a more comprehensive look at this topic, see this extended discussion.


Placencia Fishing

Enjoy fishing? You'll be pleased to learn there are 4 charter fishing services in this area. To find out about other deep sea fishing in this area, click here.


Belize Golf

Hoping you can spend some time on the greens during your vacation? Placencia isn't exactly overrun with golf greens, but there is one golf course in the area. The only course in the area is Kanantik Belize Golf. To read a more complete discussion of this topic, visit this page, about golf throughout Belize.

Sailing and Boating

The chart below enables you to learn some details regarding local providers that will enable you to get out on the open water.

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

If you'd like to learn about local marinas and charter options click this link.


Art n Soul

If there are some avid shoppers traveling with you, they can have some fun exploring a few of the area's 14 retail stores. You can go to this extended discussion if you want to discover more about shopping in Placencia.


Laughing Bird Caye

Yet another great option for visitors is simply enjoying the area's interesting sights. Visit this article about area sightseeing attractions if you'd like to discover additional specifics.

The chart directly below summarizes some key facts regarding a firm that will help you have a great time enjoying the local sights.

Sightseeing Services In Placencia
Name Type Phone Location
Caribbean Travel & Tours Travel and Tour Operators (501) 223-0992 0.6 mi. South of Central Placencia
Destinations Belize Travel and Tour Operators (501) 523-4018 0.7 mi. South-Southeast of Central Placencia
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
Sea Kunga Hiking Tour and Trip Operator (501) 523-3644 0.5 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 spending some time snorkeling sounds like fun you'll be pleased to know you'll have the chance while vacationing in Placencia. To read more about snorkeling opportunities, go to this page.


Going to a spa might be the highlight of your vacation. If you'd like to go to a spa, you might be happy to discover the area has one. Read this page regarding spas in the area if you'd like to learn additional information.


The Placencia Hotel and Residence

If you'd like to play some tennis during your visit you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. However, there's only one property where you can play tennis in this area.

Other Activities

Check the table just below for information about other activities. for information concerning one other option. for more options.

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
Tree of Life Massage Therapist (501) 624-4508 0.5 mi. South of Central Placencia

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