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Placencia Peninsula

Placencia

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Belize is welcoming travelers again, with a Tourism Gold Standard program in place designed to keep you safe and recognized as one of the top in the world. See our Health & Safety page for up-to-date details related to COVID-19 vaccinations, testing requirements and everything else you need to know in order to have the Belize vacation of your dreams.

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SHIRTS, SHOES AND WORRIES ARE OPTIONAL.

Known locally as “Barefoot Perfect,” Placencia Peninsula is 16 miles of golden sand, the only golden-sand beaches on mainland Belize. After hanging out on the beach, snorkeling and scuba diving, head into town and get a feel for what a traditional Kriol (Creole) fishing village is like. There are also village restaurants, bars and art galleries. About the only thing Placencia doesn’t offer is stress. It’s just not allowed here.

Attractions in Placencia

Elbow

Located at Turneffe Atoll’s southernmost tip, the “Elbow” is considered an advanced diver’s hotspot with large groups of eagle rays frequenting…

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