Shopping in Placencia

“You Better Belize It” is a slogan you'll see throughout Placencia in the many souvenir shops throughout the town.  If you want a very well made craft rather than a simple trinket, head to the Beach Bazaar where you'll find locally made products that will not only hold up better over time, but make for better memories. 

Gifts and Souvenirs

The table directly below enables you to learn some key facts regarding 4 of the gift and souvenir shops in Placencia.

Gifts and Souvenirs In Placencia
Name Phone Location
Artful Dodger Sail & Canvas (501) 523-3625 1.0 mi. South of Central Placencia
Beach Bazaar Gift Shop (501) 523-3113 0.6 mi. South of Central Placencia
Fishy Business Gift Shop (501) 523-3614 0.8 mi. South of Central Placencia
Sunova Beach Gift Shop (501) 523-4060 0.5 mi. South of Central Placencia

Specialty Shops

One of the popular speciality shops in the area is Seahorse Dive Shop. This shopping venue is located in southern Placencia. Most of their trips are boat dives guided by a certified PADI Dive Master. They typically offer full day trips that leave in the morning, allow their guests to take on two to three dives as well as head to a nearby caye for lunch and a bit of relaxation on the beach for their surface interval, then return in the afternoon. If you have questions and want to call before booking a room, do so at (501) 523-3166.

Another option is Lola’s Art, which is found 4.6 mi. (7.4 km) away from Seahorse Dive Shop. Since the 1980s, Lola Delgado has been selling her vibrant paintings depicting local scenes that prominently features women in a little shop with great success. Stop by for what is sure to be a unique souvenir. Guests can reach them at (501) 523-3342.

Avadon Divers: Belize Tourism Award winner in 2010, Avadon Divers offers dive tours and training to guests of all ages. Even the little ones have a chance to learn the rules and techniques associated with diving at this popular center. Try calling them at (501) 523-3577.

The chart just below enables you to learn some key facts regarding the specialty shops located in Placencia.

Specialty Shops In Placencia
Name Type Phone Location
Art Affair Gallery Art Gallery (501) 604-1906 0.4 mi. South of Central Placencia
Art n Soul Art Gallery (501) 503-3088 0.7 mi. South of Central Placencia
Avadon Divers Dive Shop (501) 523-3577 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central Placencia
Lola’s Art Art Gallery (501) 523-3342 Seine Bight Village, Central Placencia
Ocean Motion Dive Shop Dive Shop 523 3363 0.7 mi. South-Southeast of Central Placencia
Seahorse Dive Shop Dive Shop (501) 523-3166 0.9 mi. South of Central Placencia
Speactarte Art Gallery Art Gallery -- Central Placencia
Splash Dive Center Dive Shop (501) 523-3058 0.4 mi. South of Central Placencia

Food and Grocery

Hungry? Goss Chocolate is located in northern Placencia. The chocolate at Goss Chocolate is handmade in micro batches in granite mills. The best beans and careful processing result in a unique tropical taste, because the chocolate is made from organically grown Belizean cacao, Belizean cane sugar, powdered whole milk, and 100 percent natural whole vanilla bean. If you're looking for something specific, try calling them at (501) 523-3544.

You might want to look through the chart below to learn more.

Food and Grocery Stores In Placencia
Name Type Phone Location
Goss Chocolate Confectionery and Nut Store (501) 523-3544 Northern part of Placencia
Tommy's Grocery Convenience Store -- 0.6 mi. South of Central Placencia

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