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, Seine Bight Beach is on the South East coast of Belize. You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Peace and quiet is what you'll find at the majority of Belize's beaches, but Seine Bight Beach is a little different. You'll still find it has a calm, serene mood, but you can visit without having to be too far removed from the city's activity.

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.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

Since Seine Bight Beach happens to be found in a commonly visited area, you might want consider the time when you plan your visit.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the South East coast of Belize. Lola’s Art is one of a few attractions in the area.

Historical attractions such as World's Narrowest Main Street provide a wonderful compliment to the scenery of Seine Bight Beach, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about Belize, without having to go too far from the beach. Actually, this coastline is located only a brief cab ride away from this interesting historical site.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

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

The nearby town of Placencia is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life.


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. Seine Bight Beach is not near very many major hotels, but you may encounter visitors from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Vacationers trying to find a hotel room near Seine Bight Beach won't have a tough time, as there are plenty of resorts and hotels to pick from nearby. Find the closest and most convenient hotel booking options by viewing what's shown below.

Accommodations near Seine Bight Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
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
Green Parrot Beach House 2.6 mi. N Lodge


If you're on the beach and start to get the munchies, don't worry, you'll have many local dishes to choose from at nearby establishments. One of the nearest restaurants is Vern’s Restaurant. The restaurant has Belizean cuisine.

The table below provides a list of restaurants closest to this beach.

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

Of course, Seine Bight Beach is just one of many beaches you might like in Belize.

Seine Bight Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.


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