Chabil Mar

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Chabil Mar

A luxury resort whose name means "beautiful sea," Chabil Mar certainly offers guests views and access to one of the most beautiful seas in the world - the Caribbean Sea. The ambiance of the resort is casual, all though there is nothing casual about the level of care the staff takes in making sure you have the time of your life.

Chabil Mar can also be a terrific spot for vacationers looking to relax after dinner. This beach-side destination features live shows 1 to 2 days per week, and there are some bars at the resort to pick from as well.

Positioned toward the center of Placencia, Chabil Mar happily welcomes guests wanting to stay in this part of Stann Creek District.


Chabil Mar

The resort is located on a private beach and beautifully landscaped property, including two beach-front infinity swimming pools nestled in lush tropical gardens. With 19 luxurious one-and two-bedroom villas, as well as a spacious Honeymoon Suite, Chabil Mar is personal, warm and friendly. Its award winning staff makes this Placencia Resort the ideal getaway from the stresses and strains of daily life.

Chabil Mar is a relatively small option containing a total of 22 rooms. Guests who tend to shy away from crowds will be delighted by the uncrowded atmosphere of this small accommodation. This resort has received a four and a half star rating, when considering its on-site features and overall experience.

A list of the guest room amenities offered by Chabil Mar is provided below.

  • Coffee Maker
  • Room Service
  • Safe
  • Bathrobe
  • Telephone
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Iron
  • Washer/Dryer in Unit
  • Hairdryer
  • Kitchen

Please keep in mind that some rooms will have different amenities than others, so if there is an amenity that is particularly important to you, it's best to contact the resort before you arrive.

Activities and Amenities

Activities and Recreation at Chabil Mar

Chabil Mar offers a variety of extra amenities to enhance guests’ stays like two beach-side infinity pools, complimentary bicycles and kayaks, golf cart rentals, and of course planned excursions that have given them notoriety. The Chabil Mar is a short distance from the center of Placencia Village and its many dining, shopping, and entertainment options.

With an extensive selection of Belizian drink specialties, as well as cocktails, wine, and ice cold beer, the resort's beautiful palapa bar is a great place to unwind after a busy day of sightseeing and adventuring. The bar includes a lounge for relaxing with old and new friends, and the resort features another lounge by the beach for drinks and snacks by the sea. As well, during Winter and Peak Seasons, live entertainment is provided at the Friday night beach-side Barbeque at Cafe Mar.

The Chabil Mar villas are a fantastic destination for families with children of all ages. While Chabil Mar does not provide childcare or special children’s accommodations like splash pools or game rooms, it is still beloved by families and recognized as one of the best family resorts in Central America because of its family-friendly excursions. Click here for more information.

The following list gives a preview of other general amenties at this location:

  • Live Entertainment
  • Sailing
  • Bicycling
  • Kayaking
  • Fresh Flowers
  • Paddleboarding
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Gift Shop
  • Volleyball
  • Scuba Diving
  • Wi Fi Internet Access
  • Snorkeling
  • Fishing

If you have your heart set on a particular activity, it's suggested that you call the front desk just in case some of the amenities vary. To view a comprehensive article about the kinds of recreational opportunities available at Chabil Mar, click here.


Dining at Chabil Mar

Guests staying at Chabil Mar have a number of dining options available to them. Chabil Mar ‘s restaurant, Café Mar, isn’t a restaurant in the traditional sense of a building for congregation, but rather an experience in freedom and Mother Nature. Mainly, guests will dine on the beach under the palms, but Chabil Mar also offers a private dining experience on the pier as well as a butler service to serve guests’ meals anywhere on the property including in guests’ rooms. Guests are welcome to use the guest grills to prepare their own meals as well.

Or if guests want to go it alone, every villa and suite has a fully equipped kitchen perfect for preparing meals on their own. And when guests want to try something new, there are restaurants and bars a short distance away in Placencia Village.

Outside of on-location dining, visitors looking to find further culinary diversity may also want to think about the region's other nearby eateries. Guests looking for a bite to eat will discover a small handful of restaurants nearby. It's a good idea to learn about the nearby restaurants, despite the fact that Chabil Mar offers some dining of its own. For an in-depth look at this area's options, click here.

Guest Services

This lodging has a few business amenities, so it's considered ideal for those who are traveling to this region on business.

  • Meeting rooms


What's Near Chabil Mar

You'll encounter a good selection of attractions close to Chabil Mar. Plan a vacation outing to some of the closest attractions like Placencia Mangroves and World's Narrowest Main Street. Since this resort is located directly on South Placencia Beach, it's an attractive setting for guests who just can't get enough sand and surf. Seine Bight Beach is another nice nearby spot to soak up some sun.

Among the closest notable areas to the resort is Placencia. To get even more out of your stay, take a day to travel to a neighboring town and perhaps some famous points of interest.

For our comprehensive article on other destinations and attractions near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Placencia Peninsula Road, Placencia, Belize

Phone: (501) 523-3606



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