Placencia Archive

Luxury Villa, Hotel Services at Chabil Mar in Belize

There are plenty of places to rent a luxury villa in Belize, but this new Chabil Mar one on the beach in Placencia offers access to pools, a bar, restaurant, and staff services. While Ambergris Caye gets the biggest chunk of the vacation visitors to Belize, Placencia is where the action is in terms of [&hellip

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Hitting the Best Beaches and the Reef in Belize

Want to hit the best Belize beaches instead of coming up short? Check out our new tour story from Belize here. Belize is known as a great diving and snorkeling spot, but many people go to Ambergris Caye on vacation and are disappointed by the beach scene. Or more accurately, the absence of a beach [&hellip

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Checking out Belize Ocean Club in Placencia

While Ambergris Caye wins the volume award for tourists in Belize, Placencia has emerged as the best luxury travel destination and we’ve got a new review posted of Belize Ocean Club. Opened in 2013 and now really hitting its stride, Belize Ocean Club is a resort situated on one of the thinnest sections of the [&hellip

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Chabil Mar Villas Beach Resort Turns 12

In the hotel industry there’s a lot of turmoil and turnover all the time, but Chabil Mar Villas in Belize is getting ready to mark its 12th year in Placencia, Belize. We’re getting ready to change one resort’s name for the third time in three years in our review and it’s hard to keep up [&hellip

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A One-week Luxury Jungle and Sea Package in Belize

People often talk of Belize as an ideal “surf and turf vacation” destination. Spend some time diving or snorkeling while staying by the water, then spend the other half on adventures in the thick jungle. In reality it’s probably better in reverse: do the adventures first then relax in a lounge chair on a beach. [&hellip

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Put Belize Into Your Summer Plans

In most of the tropics, there’s a dry season and a wet season and in some spots that “green season” can be long and soaking. Belize in the summer is a different story, however. If you go when it’s the normal summer break in the USA or Canada, that’s actually a time when crowds thin [&hellip

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