The Placencia Hotel and Residence

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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.

Active travelers will never run out of things to do at Placencia Hotel, which offers convenient access to a multitude of recreational possibilities. Whether you're looking for thrills in the ocean or on land, you should find what you're looking at this coastal destination.

Set in Stann Creek District, south-southwest of Riversdale, The Placencia Hotel and Residence is a great choice for visitors who are interested in basing their vacation in this part of Belize. From this accommodation, the center of Placencia is within taxi range to the south-southwest.


There are six different units available to guests to provide a range of comfort and luxury. All units include air conditioning, Wi-Fi, minibar, flat-screen satellite television, microwave, and coffeemaker.

The most unique types of units are the two types of villas- the Sea View and Sea Front Villas. The accommodations of these villas are the same, the only difference being the location of the Sea Front Villas right on the beach rather than back from the shore like the Sea View Villas. The villas include a single bedroom with a queen bed, a living room with a futon, a private bathroom with shower and jacuzzi, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, minibar, television, microwave, and coffeemaker.

The basic guestroom at The Placencia Hotel is the Junior Suite, a one bedroom suite with a queen bed, private bathroom, and private patio with view of the garden.

The next level of suite is the Queen Suite. These suites have the same basic amenities as the Junior Suites but with increased luxury and space.

Next are the second-floor King Suites, one-bedroom suites with either a king bed or two double beds, private bathroom, and private balcony. Only select King Suites have a minibar or coffeemaker.

The pinnacle of the suites, the Master Suites have either a queen or king bed in their single bedrooms, a jacuzzi and shower in their private bathrooms, and a private patio or balcony. These suites are found on the first, second, and third floors, and the first-floor and second-floor suites include a separate living room with seating area.

Finally, in addition to all of this, you can purchase turn-key homes and condos. For more information on this opportunity contact Wayne Robbins at 561-512-7440.

Because there are 100 rooms, Placencia Hotel is a relatively expansive place to stay. The scope of the area alone makes this hotel a great match for travelers who look forward to staying at a sizeable property.

This hotel has received a four and a half star rating from Caribya! after considering public spaces, style, furnishings and ambience. You can learn more about our Caribya! star ratings, which are more conservative than the ratings awarded by Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

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

  • Coffee Maker
  • Private Bath
  • Safe
  • Cable TV and Premium Channel(s)
  • Air Conditioned
  • Shower
  • Mini Bar
  • King Bed
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Bath Tub
  • Balcony
  • Queen Bed
  • Flat Screen TV

If there is an amenity that is particularly important to you, contact the front desk to verify availability.

Activities and Amenities

Activities and Recreation at The Placencia Hotel and Residence

The resort has everything you could want from a resort. An extensive spa, yoga, two of the island's top clay tennis courts with an in-house tennis pro with 34 years of experience, restaurants, and soon a casino are just the start of what’s available for guests. With 3,000 acres of property in a tropical locale, the Placencia Hotel can offer family-friendly hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, rafting, canoeing, and nature watching right on the property. And since much of that property is right on the beach, guests are also welcome to enjoy swimming, snorkeling, SCUBA diving, kayaking, fishing, and lounging on the beach.

In addition to these impressive on-site offerings, the Placencia Hotel is happy to help guests with off-site activities and landmarks like the Blue Creek Cave System, the Monkey River Tour, Mayan ruins, the world’s only jaguar preserve, Red Bank, Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, Victoria Peak, and of course Placencia village. Placencia Hotel’s tour desk even helps guests create personalized solo and group trips.

The full-service spa at the Placencia Hotel has a wide variety of treatments that combine modern techniques, local Belizean features, and ancient Mayan elements for a comprehensive revitalization from the inside out. The spa offers four types of massages- Shiatsu-Japanese, Swedish, a blend of the two, and hot stone-, four body treatments- red clay body wrap, seaweed body wrap, sea salt body glow, and buff body polish-, five facials- traditional facial, exfoliating masque, purifying masque, hydra masque, and gentle moisturizing masque-, manicures, and pedicures.

To see general activities and amenities available to guests, check out the list below:

  • Live Entertainment
  • Yoga
  • Hiking/Nature Walk
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Kayaking
  • Volleyball
  • Fishing
  • Highspeed Internet
  • Personal Watercraft
  • Scuba Diving
  • Wi Fi Internet Access
  • Snorkeling

To be sure everything you're expecting is available, it's suggested that you call the front desk just in case availability varies. Visit this page to view our complete description about the kinds of activities and recreation opportunities available at The Placencia Hotel and Residence.


Thehotel offers a diverse lineup of four dining options that use fresh, local seafood and even organic fruits and vegetables grown in on-site gardens. Dining is available in a palapa right on the water for a very romantic experience.

Capriccio is the in-house Italian restaurant with a touch of the local Belizean Creole. This air-conditioned restaurant features fresh daily seafood specials, a wine selection of over 9,000 bottles, and a stunning view of the sea.

Palm Terrace serves meals all day with a view of the beach and a relaxing sea breeze.

Azure is the poolside restaurant, appropriately offering up light food in an open-air, no shoes required environment as well as a swim-up bar so guests never have to leave the water.

The Pier Bar Lounge is the newest restaurant at the Placencia Hotel and combines fine dining with sun and light breezes as well as late-night karaoke.

Outside of dining options on-location, guests hoping to find further culinary diversity might also look into the area's other nearby dining selections. Visitors staying at The Placencia Hotel and Residence will find a limited but good selection of restaurants nearby. It may be helpful to decide which nearby choices your family will enjoy, despite the fact that Placencia Hotel offers some dining of its own, including Azure Pool Restaurant. For an in-depth look at this area's options, click here.

Guest Services

Familiarizing yourself with this property's guest services -- including the ones shown below -- are offered to help you stay relaxed during your vacation.

  • Concierge
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Tour Desk


What's Near The Placencia Hotel and Residence

Guests will encounter a fair number of interesting sites and attractions near Placencia Hotel. On your itinerary, make room for nearby attractions like Placencia Mangroves and World's Narrowest Main Street. Because this hotel is located right on Maya Beach, it is an attractive setting for sun-bathers and watersports fanatics.

The hotel is situated near Placencia, a particularly enjoyable location for vacationers to stop over.

To see more about what you'll find near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Stann Creek District, Belize

Phone: (561) 807-6868



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