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

Some gift and souvenir shops located in Placencia are listed directly below.

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 area's more popular specialty retailers is Seahorse Dive Shop. They're found in southern Placencia. The founders of whale shark expeditions and tours in Belize, you really get something unique and special when you choose this dive shop for your local scuba adventure. With an experienced staff and some great sites in the area, you can't go wrong with Seahorse Dive Shop. Visitors can call them at (501) 523-3166.

Another option is Lola’s Art, which is located 4.6 mi. (7.4 km) to the north of 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. If you have questions and want to call before booking a room, do so 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. If you are looking for something specific and want to call before booking a room, do so at (501) 523-3577.

Many specialty shops located in Placencia are displayed right below.

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

Looking for some food? Goss Chocolate is located within northern Placencia. Located in the historic cradle of chocolate, the shores of Southern Belize, Goss Chocolate has been in operation since 2007. Cacao has been grown and used in the area for thousands of years, and this chocolate producer is situated near the best farms allowing them first choice of superior organically grown beans. If you are looking to call before booking a room, do so at (501) 523-3544.

You can look through the table just 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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