Head to the beach resort of Placencia and quickly find yourself in a picturesque Caribbean setting along the coast. Palm-lined beaches meet soft sand and quaint docks for a truly stunning experience in Belize.
Follow our guide for some of the best things to do in Placencia, Belize.
Laughing Bird Caye National Park - Venture off the shore of Placencia for some of the area’s best snorkeling, diving, and a chance to see exotic marine life along with the coral reef. The area is secluded and packed with natural beauty like turquoise-hued waters, soft white sand, and lines of tropical palm trees. It’s a great spot for adventure travel in Belize!
Silk Caye National Park - A short boat ride will bring you to another beautiful caye near Placencia. This especially tiny caye is ideal for snorkeling and getting that real castaway experience surrounded by gleaming blue waters.
Placencia Cave Tours
Actun Tunichil Muknal
Of all the caves in Belize, none are more famed than Actun Tunichil Muknal, or the Cave of the Crystal Sepulcher. While the stunning natural formations are enough to make it a must-visit destination, it’s the Mayan influence that truly transforms this location from breathtaking to awe-inspiring.VIEW TOUR
Cave Tubing & Zip Lining
Two memorable and unforgettable tours the Zip Line /Ariel Trek and Cave Tubing Tours begins with a short getting acquainted, tour of our Beautiful Jewel namely, Belize. Our capable and reliable drivers head in the Westerly direction to our destination.VIEW TOUR
Black Hole Drop Cave Rappelling
At the Black Hole Drop, you don’t have to imagine. Known as the mother of all caves, the Actun Loch Tunich sinkhole formed long ago as the weak limestone underneath the rainforest gave way to geological changes that caused the collapse. Though it looks pitch black from the starting point, there’s enough light.VIEW TOUR
Placencia Nature & Cultural Tours
Cockscomb Basin & Jaguar Reserve
Cockscombs Basin Wildlife Sanctuary is recognized internationally as the world’s first jaguar preserve. It is also known for its spectacular waterfalls, mountain views, nature trails, and rich diversity of neotropical birds. The tracks of wildcats, tapir, deer, and other wildlife are often seen on hiking trails or along the bank of South Stann Creek.VIEW TOUR
Signature Dangriga Cultural Tour
This in an off the beaten path Tour that allows you to immerse yourself with the true locals at the picturesque little town of Dangriga which still remains undiscovered – no fancy resorts or restaurants just authentic local cuisine and people! We first visit Marie Sharp Hot Sauce factoryVIEW TOUR
Placencia Mayan Ruins Tours
Tikal Maya Ruins
Tikal was a city of legend, rivaling even the grandeur of Teotihuacan found in the Valley of Mexico. Dominating the Mayan civilization from 200 to 900 CE, it was a powerhouse that, as of today, is the best understood of any of the lowland Mayan cities.VIEW TOUR
Tikal was a city of legend, rivaling even the grandeur of Teotihuacan found in the Valley of Mexico. Dominating the Mayan civilization from 200 to 900 CE, it was a powerhouse that, as of today, is the best understood of any of the lowland Mayan cities.LEARN MORE
Xunantunich Ruins & Inland Blue Hole
Xunantunich “Maiden of the Rock” a late classical city known for its continuity in development; whilst other great cities beginning to collapse such as Tikal, Caracol and Naranjo; this city was striving with a vibrant society. This city is host to the highest man made structure built in BelizeVIEW TOUR