Placencia travel guide

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You're Going to Love Placencia

Offering a glimpse into Belize's Mayan roots, Placencia attracts curious travelers from all over the world. And it's easy to see why: its lobster festivals, along with the chance to relax on its beautiful beaches and its offerings for adventurous nature activities make it the perfect spot for both vacationers and explorers alike!

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When to Visit Placencia

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The best time really depends on the activities you want to undertake. Some say that the best time is from late November to mid-April, when Belize experiences its dry season. If you want to go swimming with whale sharks, you can only do this from March to June. On average, expect highs of 86 and lows of 71.6.

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How to Get to Placencia

Airports near Placencia

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Where to Stay in Placencia

Luxury lovers will be able to bask at Casa Edgell. For suites that are moderately priced, check out Michelo Suites. Budget travelers will appreciate the view and the rates at Omar's.

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Shopping Streets

Right in the center of the village is Beach Bazaar, a spot to find traditional trinkets and ceramic, wood, and metal art.

Groceries and Other

Top Value supermarket is located to the south. A quart of milk costs BZ$2 and a dozen eggs costs BZ$4.30.

Where to Eat in Placencia

Delight in great island eats with a Caribbean twist at De'Tatch Restaurant. So-called for its thatched roof, open-air view, and great food, you can enjoy mains like coconut shrimp curry, chicken in mango-rum sauce, or whole fried snapper. Two can dine for BZ$30-45.