Seine Bight Beach

Seine Bight is located on the northern end of the Placencia peninsula. The area offers secluded swimming spots and boasts over four miles of sandy beaches and crystal clear water.

Located in Seine Bight Village, in the northern outskirts of Placencia, Seine Bight Beach is on the South East coast of Belize. You should think about stopping by regardless of whether you're staying nearby. Although you'll make many choices while on vacation, choosing the right beach can make all the difference. Belize is full of fun options, like Seine Bight Beach.

How to Access The Beach

The beach area is accessible by foot and car, and the narrow nature of the peninsula ensures that it won't be difficult to spot. The area is in close proximity to the airport (Placencia airport), which means that taxis and shuttles will know the area well.

Amenities and Ambiance

Seine Bight Beach offers four miles of sand, mostly in close proximity to local restaurants and inns. Palm trees and tropical vegetation cover the area leading up to a strip of beach. The water is incredibly clear and a shallow sea floor makes for excellent snorkeling.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

Be mindful that Seine Bight Beach's location is highly urbanized, so plan accordingly.

What's Nearby


Seine Bight Beach is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the South East coast of Belize; the area hosts attractions such as Lola’s Art, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

Historical attractions such as World's Narrowest Main Street provide a great compliment to the natural beauty of Seine Bight Beach, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about Belize, without straying too far from the coastline. Actually, this coast is four and a half miles from this place of historical interest.

If you can't wait to see as many of Belize's attractions as possible, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Seine Bight Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction
Lola’s Art Art Gallery 0.0 W --
Speactarte Art Gallery Art Gallery 2.1 NNE --
Placencia Mangroves Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 2.6 S --
Art Affair Gallery Art Gallery 4.2 S --
World's Narrowest Main Street Historical Site 4.4 S --

Cities and Towns

Nearby, you'll find the town of Placencia, which is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how full the nearby hotels are. This beach is not near many large hotels, but you may encounter visitors from smaller lodgings in the area.

Beach-goers looking for a room near Seine Bight Beach should find themselves in luck, as there is no shortage of accommodations to pick from in the area. Find the closest, most convenient lodging options by looking over those shown in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Seine Bight Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Blue Crab Resort 0.0 mi. NE Hotel
Casa At Last 0.3 mi. N Resort
Nautical Inn Resort 0.6 mi. S Resort
Seakunga Belize 1.2 mi. S Hostel
Maya Breeze Inn -- -- Hotel
Inn At Roberts Grove -- -- Resort
Barnacle Bill's Beach Bungalows -- -- Lodge
Millers Landing 1.7 mi. S Lodge
Singing Sands Inn 2.2 mi. NNE Cottages
Laru Beya Resort 2.4 mi. S Resort


One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to try an area restaurant, where you'll be able to sample the local chefs' favorite dishes, within a reachable distance. One of the nearest restaurants is Vern’s Restaurant. This restaurant has Belizean food.

Some nearby restaurant options are included in the following table.

Restaurants near Seine Bight Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Vern’s Restaurant -- Belizean Very Casual -- --
Nautical Inn Restaurant (501) 523-3595 Caribbean Informal 0.6 mi. S
Tiger Beach Club (501) 628-1250 Indian Very Casual -- --
Seaside Restaurant (501) 523-3565 International Very Casual -- --
Miller's Landing Restaurant (501) 523-3010 Caribbean, Italian Very Casual 1.7 mi. S
Bonefish Grille (501) 520-8022 International Informal 2.2 mi. NNE
Quarter Deck Restaurant (501) 523-3476 Eclectic Informal 2.4 mi. S
Jaguar Bowling Lanes Restaurant (501) 601-4434 American Very Casual 2.4 mi. NNE
Mangos (501) 533-8102 Belizean, International Very Casual 2.5 mi. NNE
S&K Restaurant (501) 533-8473 Belizean, Chinese Very Casual 2.6 mi. N
Green Parrot Beach Houses's Restaurant (501) 533-8188 Belizean, International Informal 2.6 mi. N
Fantoni's Kitchen (501) 630-4752 Belizean, International Informal 2.8 mi. N

Other Beaches

Seine Bight Beach is just one of many beaches you can visit in Belize.

Of course, Belize has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but Seine Bight Beach is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.


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