Boasting the most beautiful beach in Belize, Placencia is a well-kept secret that’s getting out. More and more people are discovering the “barefoot perfect”, unspoiled sands of this tranquil Caribbean destination. But most of all this place is great for scuba diving. With the proximity of Gladden Split for some whaleshark action and other fantastic divespots nearby, this place is really a diver's secret to keep for himself.

Miramar Apartments Belize

Singing Sands Inn

Green Parrot Beach Houses

Maya Beach Hotel

Seahorse Dive Shop

Splash Dive Center

Avadon Divers

The climate in the entire southern region is more tropical than northern Belize. As with the entire country, there is a wet and dry season during the year separated by a cool transitional period. In the south, the rainy season begins in the middle of May and arrives in the north in mid June. It continues through to November but experiences a drier period in August. The true dry season is from February to April.

The most recommended way to get to Placencia is by flying. First fly into Belize International Airport of Belize City (Airport Code BZE). Then take a local flight to Placencia with Tropic Air ( or Maya Island Air (

The flight time is about 45 minutes.

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