What's Located Around The Placencia Hotel and Residence

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Quite often, people choose to come to Belize knowing that they'll get to see the incredible beaches that the area is so well known for. Visitors love that The Placencia Hotel and Residence is located on the water, so you won't have to go very far to enjoy what makes the region so popular.

Nearby Beaches

Needless to say, since The Placencia Hotel and Residence is positioned directly on Maya Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is a popular pastime at this property. Maya Beach provides a simple, isolated way to experience the beaches of Belize. Small, sparse resorts dot the area, but don't detract from the turquoise waters of the Caribbean sea and the soft, white sand.

Nearby Areas

Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your hotel can help diversify your itinerary, whether you're interested in seeing a famous natural attraction, or interacting with the locals while on your trip. The Placencia Hotel and Residence is located south-southwest of Riversdale, a hamlet in Stann Creek District; it's within taxi range to the north-northeast of Placencia.

The areas that are closest to The Placencia Hotel and Residence are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Riversdale 3.6 NNE
Seine Bight Village 4.9 SSW
Maya Beach 8.0 S
Placencia 8.4 SSW
Placencia Village 9.1 S
Alabama Warf 9.3 SW
Independence 9.3 SW
Big Creek 10.6 SSW
Hopkins 15.0 N
South Water Caye 20.3 NE

Nearby Attractions

Laughing Bird Caye

It doesn't matter what kind of vacation you're seeking in Belize, there will be plenty to see and do throughout the area. You may especially appreciate those attractions found very close to the hotel, such as Placencia Mangroves and World's Narrowest Main Street. Both locations are perfect for visitors staying at The Placencia Hotel and Residence, but the closest is Placencia Mangroves.

More details about nearby attractions are in the following table:

Attractions Near Placencia Hotel
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Placencia Mangroves Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.3 SSW 1.1 mi. North of Placencia
World's Narrowest Main Street Historical Site 9.0 S 0.7 mi. South of Placencia
Savannah Forest Station at Paynes Creek Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 13.6 SW 7.4 mi. West of Placencia
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 13.0 NW 18.7 mi. North-Northwest of Placencia
Laughing Bird Caye Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 16.2 SE 12.7 mi. East-Southeast of Placencia
Swasey Bladen Forest Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 20.5 SW 15.1 mi. West of Placencia
South Water Caye Marine Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 15.5 ENE 16.4 mi. South-Southeast of Dangriga
Bocawina Adventures & Eco Tours Zip Line Site -- -- 9.7 mi. South West of Dangriga
Paynes Creek National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 27.2 SW 22.4 mi. Northeast of Punta Gorda

If you're looking for somewhere a little different to visit, Savannah Forest Station at Paynes Creek might be a good choice. A national park comprised of 30,000 acres of land, Paynes Creek became a nature reserve in 1994 and then a national park in 1999. It is important for its coastal ridges and wetland habitats.

Nearby Accommodations

Learning more about nearby booking options is generally a convenient way to get a feel for the area. You'll find no shortage of additional places to think about before making a decision, as this part of Belize offers guests a terrific selection of hotel and resort options. The table below shows all the hotel booking possibilities that are found close-by.

Accommodations near Placencia Hotel
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Maya Beach Hotel 2.1 SW 6.7 mi. North of Placencia, Belize
Spectarte Bed & Breakfast -- -- 6.6 mi. North of Placencia, Belize
Green Parrot Beach House 2.4 SW 6.3 mi. North of Placencia, Belize
Joyce & Frank's Bed and Breakfast 2.4 SW 6.3 mi. North of Placencia, Belize
Singing Sands Inn 2.8 SW 5.8 mi. North of Placencia, Belize
Barnacle Bill's Beach Bungalows -- -- 5.2 mi. North of Placencia, Belize
Maya Breeze Inn -- -- 5.0 mi. North of Placencia, Belize
Casa At Last -- -- 4.0 mi. North of Placencia, Belize
Blue Crab Resort -- -- Seine Bight Village, Belize
Nautical Inn Resort 5.4 SSW 3.2 mi. North of Placencia, Belize

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