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Placencia BTIA Sidewalk Art Festival 2018!!

2018 Dates:  February 10th & 11th SAVE THE DATE!! Come join us on FEBRUARY  10th and 11th 2018 for Placencia BTIA 15th Annual Sidewalk Art...


Placencia BTIA 18th Annual Mistletoe Ball 2017!!

SAVE THE DATE!! Saturday December 16th, 2017!! At NAIA Resort & Spa!! It's a party you don't want to miss! Contact NAIA for Discounted Room...


19th Annual Placencia BTIA Marelco Yamaha Fishing Tournament

The Placencia BTIA is very proud of this year's 19th Annual Placencia BTIA Saltwater Marelco Yamaha Fishing Tournament.  We thank all our sponsors for the...


20th Annual Placencia BTIA Lobsterfest 2018!

SAVE THE DATE!! 20th Annual Placencia BTIA Lobsterfest 2018! June 22nd, 23rd and 24th  


Placencia Village

Once a sleepy fishing village, Placencia has emerged as an increasingly popular destination on the Caribbean. For those who enjoy outdoor adventure, the Stann Creek region offers a host of Read More

Placencia Village Sidewalk © Muzamanzie Photographs, Belize


Spend the day fishing for Snapper, Kingfish and Wahoo in some of the best fishing grounds in Belize.  As an added treat, beach barbecues are included in most tours.   After Read More


The ancient Maya civilizations were noted for elaborate and highly decorated ceremonial architecture, evidence of which remains today in the form of pyramid temples, palaces, observatories and ball courts.  Much, much more Read More

Islands & Cayes

The Cayes, the offshore atolls and the barrier reef are some of the main attractions of Belize. The barrier reef, which is 185 miles long, is the longest in the Western Read More


The Belize Barrier Reef is a superb coastal reef system with dozens of dive sites offering excellent diving.  Visitors experience an underwater world populated by a rich diversity of species including Read More

Belize Turtle
belize parrot


The tropical forests of Belize provide habitats for a wide range of animals including jaguar, puma, ocelot, armadillo, tapir and crocodile. The country is also home to 4,000 species of Read More

Frequently Asked Questions


Maximum temperatures are near 85 °F and the mean lows are in the low 70s. Summers are about 8 degrees warmer than winters. Sea breezes help to moderate hot daytime temperatures, and the mountainous regions in the interior are cooler than the coast, exhibiting a fall in temperature of  5°F/1000 ft. Humidity hovers around 80% throughout the year, although somewhat lower during the months of the dry season. (more…)


Based on the most recent national census conducted in 2010, the entire Placencia Peninsula is home to  3,458 people.

Populations of the respective communities are as follows:

Riversdale: 555
Maya Beach: 225
Seine Bight Village: 1,166
Placencia Village: 1,512


The Placencia Peninsula is located in the Stann Creek District in southern Belize and is accessible by land from the Southern Highway near the village of Santa Rosa. The 18-mile long narrow stretch of land begins in the community of Riversdale, continuing to Maya Beach, Seine Bight Village and ending at Placencia Village located at its southern most tip. The Peninsula is only a mile at its widest and is positioned between the Placencia Lagoon on the west, and the Caribbean Sea on the east.