"The Peninsula" an affectionate nod to Spanish Settlers, is a 16 mile strip of paradise, Belizean's own Key West in the Southern Stann Creek District.
A popular and accessible small luxury port, yachts from all over the world visit intimate resorts, stunning culinary hotspots and the natural beauty of Belize. Spectacular rainbows are commonplace along palm dotted white sands, while the village itself is famous for it's charm and walkability. A full on destination experience in and of itself, Placencia's location enables day trips further afield easily and affordably like the Blue Hole, Mayan Kingdoms, Wild Jungle are all day-trippable.
Placencia at a glance
Attractions & Unique Experiences: Lobster Fest, Mud bath in Caves, Mayan Ruin Gala Dinners, Offshore fishing and lobster/conch diving, phenomenal SCUBA and Snorkel through dozens of Cayes.
Adventures: Zip Lining, River Tubing, Waterfall Hiking, Fishing, Diving, Snorkeling, Ancient Maya Ruins, Ancient Caves, Scarlet Macaw Watching
Culture and Art: Ancient Mayan Historical Sites, Spice Farms, Chocolate Tours
Perfect for: Groups up to 140 people, incentive trips, social retreats, family fun, singles, sports, spiritual and water people
Nestled within a private 200-acre reserve on Belize’s Placencia Peninsula, Naïa Resort and Spa is an intimate, natural playground where guests enjoy an authentic Belize experience on land and sea. Naïa’s 35 secluded beach houses extend along a mile of palm studded coastline offering breath taking views of the Caribbean Sea. All accommodations at Naïa feature original local artwork and custom furnishings. The support for our community is expressed through Naïa’s local ownership and 100 percent Belizean staff.
From our luxurious accommodations to our beautiful beaches, Sirenian Bay was designed from the ground up with your comfort in mind. Relax in one of our three luxury villas, or choose a comfortably appointed bungalow. Enjoy the beautiful golden beaches and abundant amenities, with all the adventure of Belize nearby. Restore your soul in the beauty of the Caribbean. It’s your time…enjoy it on your terms.
Distance from BZE Airport: 111 miles | Driving time: 3:17 hrs
Distance from PLJ Airport: 4 miles | Driving time: 0:10 mins
Itz’ana is the perfect base camp to everything wild and wonderful in Belize. Whether you’re better suited seeking jaguars in the wild or sunshine aboard a sailboat, the adventures await. Itz’ana is situated where reef meets rainforest, and life meets luxury. Our amenities are intended to satisfy your every whim. From sparkling pools and a pampering spa to an organic garden and inspiring adventures, Itz’ana invites you to relax, explore, and repeat.
Distance from BZE Airport: 113 miles | Driving time: 3:21 hrs
Distance from PLJ Airport: 2 miles | Driving time: 0:08 mins