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 an excellent spot for travelers looking for some after hours fun. This beachfront destination offers live shows 1 to 2 days per week, and there are a few fun bars on-location you can visit after dinner as well.

Located near the center of Placencia, Chabil Mar happily welcomes visitors who are interested in basing their vacation in this section 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 has 22 total rooms. Hence, it is popular with visitors who like a relatively intimate setting. For its overall merit, we've awarded this resort a rating of four and a half stars.

Below, you'll find a list of amenities in-room available at this location.

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

Be sure to call ahead to request or confirm all types of amenities, if it's particularly important to you.

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 identifies some other amenities on-site:

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

Because these details can sometimes change, don't hesitate to contact the location if you have your heart set on a particular activity. Visit this page to view our in-depth article about the kinds of recreation and activities that Chabil Mar has to offer.


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.

Besides the on-site dining options, those looking for further culinary diversity should also investigate the area's other local dining establishments. Vacationers who stay at Chabil Mar will discover a limited but good selection of restaurants within traveling distance. It can be helpful to know the area's restaurant options, though Chabil Mar provides some tempting choices of their own. For more information about your dining options near this property, click here.

Guest Services

Another plus is this property has a few business amenities, doubly great for professionals who must bring along business or attend meetings in this region.

  • Meeting rooms


What's Near Chabil Mar

Guests will find a fair number of attractions located within a short distance of Chabil Mar. The nearest include Placencia Mangroves and World's Narrowest Main Street. Because this resort is located on South Placencia Beach, it is an ideal setting for sun-worshippers who can't wait to hit the sand. When seeking a different place to relax by the water, there is also nearby Seine Bight Beach.

One of the closest areas of interest to the resort is Placencia. If you want to find even more attractions and fun, take a day trip to a neighboring town and see what they're all about.

To see the full article about what you'll find near Chabil Mar, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Placencia Peninsula Road, Placencia, Belize

Phone: (501) 523-3606



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