This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
Recent Placencia Peninsula reviews
"Really enjoyed staying at this condo which was well-equipped, stylish and clean. The view from the balcony was amazing especially for morning coffee. Both the beach and pool were great places to enjoy the day. The building was quiet but it's only a short 20 minute walk to the village for great restaurants and nightlife. Would be great for two couples as the rooms have their own bathrooms and are private. Also a great place for a family as it's a safe distance from the village and the beach and pool are close and visible from the condo balcony. A great escape from Alberta winters!"Guest: SJBL Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: March 19, 2014View listing
"This was my 5th trip to Belize, 3rd time to Placencia. I would return to Dolce Cabana for another stay. The property is exactly as pictured and described, that is important. Exceptionally clean and comfortable. Owner on site and very pleasant to be around. Location is perfect for reaching the beach, town, shops, banks and restaurants. Very much enjoyed being able to cook for ourselves, kitchen is ideal. Thank you again for everything. Dee & Sam"Guest: Delores O. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 13, 2014View listing
"HI, We were in Belize for 2 weeks in August we had the best time ever. Villa is just amazing fully equipped and beautiful. Swimming pool was just refreshing and having the palapa with the hammock was my highlight of the trip...just relaxing. My 2 girls 9 and 12 just loved hanging out in the pool and making sand castles on our private beach that was cleaned up every day. Listening to the waves at night from the bedroom was my god soooo relaxing :) I really recommend taking Alrin for a tour guide we did Monkey River and Snorkeling/fishing both days were just perfect. We did some hiking, visited chocolate and banana plantation, zipline, cave tubing, ATM cave... Belize was just the perfect family vacation. August was a perfect month beautiful weather and less tourist! Food in Belize is just WOW!!! Thank you Yvonne and David for your recommendations and renting out your Villa this was the best family trip ever!"Guest: Sharon R. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: October 6, 2014View listing
"We arrived short notice during low season and Janis was super accommodating. Francisco, the caretaker, was pleasant and very helpful, and Alfred was really a gem! First time to Belize, 2nd accommodation and we couldn't have planned it any better. The coconuts falling from the trees startled us at first but once Alfred showed us how to open them they became a treat. I hope we get back to this place and I'd stay here again in a heartbeat!"Guest: llorrenzo Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 27, 2014View listing
Placencia Peninsula Travel Tips
Unwind and Relax at Placencia Peninsula Vacation Rentals
Belize is a beautiful vacation destination. The lush coastline and barrier reef attract divers from all around the world that come to explore its underwater wonders. It’s a place where you can enjoy nature, partake in a wide variety of activities and still take some time out to simply enjoy the view. The Placienda Peninsula is a popular destination for honeymooners and people who are looking for a peaceful beach vacation. Travelers that like to explore nature and have an interest in bird watching, butterflies and unusual flora can explore the forests and trails. A little further inland, there are a number of Mayan ruins that will be of interest to people who enjoy studying ancient cultures.
Excursions and Things to Do near Placencia Peninsula House Rentals
Placencia’s primary attraction is the barrier reef that runs the length of Belize. The second-largest barrier reef in the world, it has spectacular dive sites and is an amazing natural phenomenon. Underwater canyons, walls and coral bommies are home to host of reef fish and marine creatures.
Sailing is a great eco-friendly way to explore the coastline near Placencia. Cruise charters can take you to snorkel on the reefs and explore secluded beaches and cays. Sit back and relax with a cocktail and enjoy cruising the calm tropical waters.
About a half-hour from Placencia is the small village of Monkey River. From there, you can take a leisurely trip upriver spotting wildlife along the way. If you’re fortunate, you could see the shy manatees, green iguana, boa constrictors, crocodiles and wild deer. The local guides are extremely knowledgeable and provide an entertaining narration during the tour. The bird life is abundant and occasionally you can hear the monkeys in the trees above.
To see the Mayan Ruins at Lubaantun and Nim Li Punit, you will need to join a full-day excursion. On it, you can see the partially excavated sites and hear about the ancient mythology from the local guides. It’s an eerie and enchanting experience.
The Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary is about an hour from Placencia. It is the world’s first jaguar sanctuary. Although sightings are rare, touring the sanctuary is still a wonderful experience as you get to see many unique species of plants, animals and birds.
What to Take with You When Staying at Placencia Peninsula Villas
Since it is a tropical destination, you can afford to pack quite light. The essentials are good sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, comfortable shoes and your swimsuit. In general, the clothing is quite casual. Lightweight cotton shirts, shorts and skirts are most suitable for the climate. If you are planning on doing some nature walks or excursions, make sure you have a comfortable pair of walking shoes. Insect repellant is another essential. It’s advisable to wear long-sleeved shirts and long pants at night and on jungle tours to avoid getting bitten by mosquitoes. Leave valuables such as expensive jewelry at home. If you are keen photographer, pack an extra memory card as you are likely to take loads of photos.
When to Visit Belize Vacation Rentals
Placencia is a destination that has a year-round warm tropical climate. From May to November, the weather is hot and humid and tropical storms can occur at the end of the season. The summer months are somewhat dryer and run from December to April. The most popular travel period is between December and February which coincides with the dryer weather. Travel during peak season does come at a premium and if you are on a budget, it's worth looking at traveling in mid-season. The low season is during September and October when hurricanes are most likely to occur.