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Placencia, Belize
  • House800 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay5 nights

Acre Of Beach Front *Open Floor Plan *Sleeps 6 *Full Kitchen *Walk to shops, etc

Open, airy living spaces, with the accent on comfort. Dine on the large veranda, while enjoying the cool Caribbean breeze and the spectacular ocean view. Recline on your hammock or sunbathe on the 200 feet of beach front.

The mile-long sidewalk through the village ends at the Placencia Beach House. Our guests can easily walk to all the shops, restaurants, stores, and clubs.

This is the kind of vacation retreat you will book year after year. It feels like it belongs to you. Rustic and carefree, clean and uncluttered, while having all the modern conveniences.

One queen bed with large closet and plenty of storage. Twin beds accommodates two guests, while adult size bunk beds sleep two nicely.

Full size kitchen includes 30 inch modern gas stove, refrigerator with freezer, microwave, blender, coffeemaker, double stainless steel sink, all dishes, pots and pans, flatware, and towels.

Cooling provided by overhead fans and the Caribbean trade winds. No air conditioning.

Hot water provided by the sun. All hot water, throughout the house, is solar heated.

WiFi internet, cable, flat screen TV, DVD player.

This house is located on an acre and a half of beachfront property. The house is elevated approximately 8 feet above the ground. Three small rooms/shops/storage areas are located beneath the house to which the owner has access and uses occasionally. The owner has vehicles parked on the back (west) half acre where the guest also has parking space.


Lou Nicolait

Member Since 2014
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Calendar last updated:
Mar 16, 2018
About Lou Nicolait

We landed in Belize in 1973 while vacationing. We fell in love with Placencia and the rest is history.

Lou Nicolait purchased this House in 1973

Why Lou Nicolait chose Placencia

This location is the best in the village. Close to all the action, but as private as you want to make it.

What makes this House unique

Wrap around veranda, 200 feet of beach front, light and airy.


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen, Open floor plan with privacy screen
      • Bedroom 2
        2 twin/ single, Converts to a King. Open floor plan with privacy screen.
      • Bedroom 3
        2 bunk bed, Private room.
      • The privacy in sleeping areas is protected by movable screens. There are ample shelves, storage space and closets. All linens are provided.


      • 1 Bathroom
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower, Solar heated water.
      • Large shower, sink counter, and mirror. Two entrances, from house or veranda. Towels and beach towels provided.

      Location Type

        • Beach View
        • Beachfront
          200 feet of beachfront
        • Oceanfront
          Right on the Caribbean with a view of the offshore islands.
        • Village


            • Adventure
            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Romantic
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Clothes Dryer
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Internet
                      Free Wi-Fi
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                      All linens, blankets, quilts provided.
                    • Parking
                    • Telephone
                      Cell phone available at no charge while you are in the house.
                    • Towels Provided
                      Towels and beach towels provided
                    • Washing Machine
                    • Free Wifi


                        • Coffee Maker
                          First morning coffee and creamer
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          Service for 8
                        • Kitchen
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Pantry Items
                          Small supply salt, pepper, sugar
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining
                              Inside and outside dining. Tables seat four, but there are plenty of chairs to seat six.
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 4 people


                                • Books
                                • DVD Player
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Television
                                • Video Library


                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      Wrap around veranda, dining, hammocks


                                        • smoking allowed
                                          Outside only.
                                        • wheelchair inaccessible
                                          House is upper level


                                            • churches
                                            • health/beauty spa
                                            • marina
                                            • playground
                                            • restaurants

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • beachcombing
                                                • bird watching
                                                • boating
                                                • eco tourism
                                                • shopping
                                                • sight seeing
                                                • walking
                                                • wildlife viewing

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • Babysitter
                                                    • fitness center
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • laundromat
                                                    • massage therapist
                                                    • medical services

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • sailing
                                                        • basketball court
                                                        • deepsea fishing
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • fly fishing
                                                        • kayaking
                                                        • pier fishing
                                                        • cycling
                                                        • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                        • snorkeling
                                                        • snorkeling/diving
                                                        • sound/bay fishing
                                                        • surf fishing
                                                        • swimming

                                                          40 Reviews


                                                          Latest reviews

                                                          A little slice of heaven

                                                          Suzanne T.

                                                          This is a well-situated home, and perfect if you are looking for a quiet stay in close proximity to the action of Placencia. The home is well-designed in terms of bot airflow and layout. One of the best we’ve ever stayed in. And the fresh coconut water was an unexpected plus. Thanks, Lou!

                                                          Absolute paradise!!

                                                          Kim S.

                                                          The Placencia Beach house far exceeded our expectations. From the moment we booked, Lou and Joshlyn we’re more than helpful with recommendations on how to get to the beach house from Belize city.

                                                          The beach house itself was simply amazing. The location was perfect; just on the north end of the Placencia sidewalk, simple five minute walk to the most hustle bustle little restaurants, The richness of the culture,and a 15 minute walk to the very end of the pier. It’s steps from the ocean, and I believe it has the most beautiful beach front property in all of Placencia. It was so private, we re it was so private, we rarely saw any passerby‘s . Epi does a fantastic job keeping up the property, and he was so helpful Giving suggestions or recommendations, and supplying us with all the coconut water we could ever need.

                                                          The house is stocked with everything you could possibly need. From coffee maker, blender, citrus juicer, garlic press, spices, travel coffee cups, travel water cups, And even fab and even fabric grocery bags to use for your shopping.

                                                          The outside living space and deck is expensive, with three Hammocks to use, multiple tables, and you must play a couple games of rummykuub before you go!! There is laundry below, and a kayak to use even. The house has multiple sleeping areas, all with partitions creating privacy yet allowing the ocean breeze to circulate through the house. We were never too hot nor too cool. The beds and pillows were all very comfortable. Lou has literally thought of it all. Being a long time resident of the area, she has amazing stories and information to share If and when you ask.

                                                          The property It’s self must be the nicest ocean front property in the whole village. The swimming out front is fantastic.

                                                          I would come back to the beach house in a heartbeat. Placencia was our favorite stop in Belize, and the Beach house our favorite rental by far in all of the Caribbean stays.

                                                          Perfect! Secluded, private yet close to everything you need.

                                                          tanya f.

                                                          This place was amazing. Josh, Lou and Epi were around if you needed them but not intrusive at all. We spent most of the time on the beautiful beach, but the short walk down the sidewalk was nice and brought us to rick’s (great Greek pizza) or the barefoot beach bar (exactly like it sounds). The grocery store is at the end of the driveway for everything else. The house is well-appointed and has everything you need to cook a meal or have a picnic on the beach. I can’t recommend this place enough. When Josh offers you fresh coconut water TAKE IT. you won’t be sorry.

                                                          beautiful and private of gorgeous beach

                                                          john s.

                                                          Our second stay at the Placencia Beach House was as wonderful as our stay last year. 2 weeks of perfect weather on a spectacular beach. The house is extra clean and well taken care of. Josh, who manages the rental, is most accommodating very knowledgeable about Placencia Village and the peninsula. We like privacy and quiet. The Beach House is the spot.

                                                          As for Placencia Village, there is not a lot of shopping but lots of options for all meals. Favorites include Omars, Rick's Café, La Dolce Vita & Mayan Bistro. Placencia Village and the Placencia Beach House is a perfect spot for a quiet, private holiday.

                                                          Beautiful & Clean

                                                          John L.Mahomet, IL

                                                          The Beach House is better than pictures can describe. The owners have taken care of every detail anyone would need and then some. Clean, Clean, Clean, this house is very clean and neat!! I just cannot say enough about how clean it is. The bathroom is large! Can you tell we loved it? It was just a pleasant experience, the onsite host is very helpful and knows the area very well so just ask her anything you would need to know. I must mention the beach that the house is located at, it is beautiful and semi private. You will not regret renting this house.

                                                          Absolute Pure Paradise at the Beach House

                                                          Sue E.Meridian

                                                          Our two weeks at this special beach house were beyond our every expectation! From the moment we were greeted by Joslin and she introduced us to all the fantastic amenities of the house and grounds, we knew we had found paradise. The house was just as described. We enjoyed the open house concept, the ocean breezes, and the expansive veranda was our favorite place to start the day watching the sunrise while having coffee; and we spent many evening hours watching sunsets and the beautiful Belizean night sky. Joslin was very kind and helpful whenever and if we needed anything. Epi brought us fresh coconut water. He keeps the property in immaculate condition. We love Placencia Village. Favorite resturants-Rick'Cafe, Secret Garden, RumFish and Wendy's. And of course Trutti Fruitti. After great days with Go Sea Tours (Silk Caye , Laughing Bird Caye & Monkey River tour), DTourz (Cockscomb Jaguar Preserve tour), Trip N Travel (Xunantunich Mayan Ruins tour), the best part was to come back to our surreal piece of paradise. The only way this experience could have been better was if we had stayed longer. And next time we definitely will. Thank you Lou and Joshlin for sharing and being the best hosts.

                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                          Thank you kindly Sue.

                                                          I know I’ll see you next year for more adventures.


                                                          Placencia, Belize

                                                          The wonderful thing about Placencia Village is you can be as high tech or laid-back as you want. There are computer repair services and internet connections or tranquil freedom from all the technology devices. Placencia Beach House is located at the north end of the sidewalk, the world's narrowest road, in Placencia Village, within walking distance of all the restaurants, bars, and gift shops. The North end is quiet and private, but near the action. You can party all you want without a designated driver, or lie quietly in your hammock in complete privacy. The friendly villagers speak English and are always ready to lend a helping hand. Fitness training and yoga classes, as well as, spa services are available. You can explore the village on a bicycle or ride up the peninsula for lunch at Seine Bight or Maya Beach. There are several full-service dive shops that cater to both the beginner and experienced diver. Instruction is available for certification at all levels. Some choose to simply enjoy the snorkeling. The dozens of offshore cayes (pronounced keys) each have fringed reefs and the Belize Barrier Reef, 18 miles from Placencia, is second to none. Many of the wonders in tropical waters are only one foot below the surface. Some claim that Placencia offers the world's best fly fishing. The fishing guides were born in Placencia and learned secrets from their fathers that have been passed down for generations. Besides catching bonefish, permit and tarpon, you can troll for kingfish and barracuda, or catch your own bait and simply hang out at the cayes with a drop line. About 30 miles from Placencia, off the southern highway, is the Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Reserve, the world's first reserve established to protect this endangered species. Don't expect to see a jaguar. but you can go river tubing, hike to the waterfalls at the top of Tiger Fern trail, or climb Victoria Peak, the highest peak in the Cockscomb! A little further to the north on the Southern Highway, you can visit Mayflower Archaeological Reserve and hike to Antelope Falls or Bocawina Falls, or arrange with Bocawina Adventure Tours to go zip-lining through the canopy forest or repelling down the water falls. To the south, on the Southern Highway, you can visit the archaeological ruins of Nimli Punit and Lubaantun. During the same day, you can take in the massive cave at Blue Creek Village where Maya artifacts were found by modern archaeologists.


                                                          Additional information about rental rates

                                                          Tax Rate

                                                          Travelers may stay for fewer days than the 5 day minimum. However, guests will pay for 5 days even though they may be staying for less than 5 days. First payment or deposit of 25% paid at the time of booking is non-refundable. Once the house is booked, the reservation can be cancelled at any time 60 days prior to check-in and there are no further charges. The second payment of 75% is due 60 days prior to check-in. Failure to make the second payment 60 days prior to check-in will result in a cancellation of the reservation with no refund of the first payment. There are no refunds for any cancellations made after the second payment is made or less than 60 days before check-in. Rates are subject to change without notice. Terms, rates, and refunds as stated on the rental agreement prior to booking confirmation supersedes all advertised terms, rates, and refunds.

                                                          40 Reviews
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