Placencia is the perfect amount of local, beach life with a dash of the Caribbean in Central America. It is a small peninsula measuring about 1 mile across and 16 miles north and south attached to the southeastern corner of Stann Creek District in southeastern Belize. Due to its unique geography, the Placencia Peninsula offers visitors two very different terrains. On the landward side, the peninsula is bordered by several mangrove-lined lagoons, known for their rich abundance of fishing opportunities. The seaward side from the Caribbean and offers spectacular vistas and easy access to the nearby Belize Barrier Reef a World Heritage Site and diver's dream. The beaches of Placencia Peninsula are renowned for their pristine beauty.
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
Cultre and Art: Ancient Mayan Historical Sites, Spice Farms, Chocolate Tours
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
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.