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Located on waterfront property with 80 ft water front and 40 feet rear of prop.

Bedrooms 1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Studio. Second story with first floor for laundry and owner storage.

Unit with the first story as storage and laundry facilities only, so plenty of privacy. Surrounding grounds are landscaped with a verity of tropical plants. The property is located on an island but within 5 minute stroll to the village. Near all the nightlife/restaurants /shopping/etc. the village has to offer. Just a few paddle/oar strokes across an 80 ft protected canal brings you across to the mainland. Personal skiff provided of course. While the vast majority of our guests have had no problems with moving across the canal, it does require a minimal amount of exertion and balance. If there is any question of your physical abilities, please consider this before booking. Read our reviews in this regard. Feel free to contact us with any questions you might have if there are concerns. Our property manager will assist with you luggage when you occupy and leave our home.

There is a 10ft wide veranda spanning the side and rear to the property. The rear veranda allows beautiful view of Placencia lagoon with Maya Mountains in the background. This unit has whisper quiet, split unit, whole living space air conditioning. Queen bed and a fully stocked kitchen with all appliances/utensils etc. needed to prepare your catch of the day or to take advantage of all the fresh fruits and vegetables the village has to offer. WiFi internet and cable TV included as well. Laundry facilities available. Perfect launch point for all related water activities. You can be picked up by boat after 30 steps or so to the front dock. Car not necessary but parking located on mainland across canal directly across from property. Landing/ loading dock on mainland side. Fishing available off the dock.

If sailing and need a little shore time, 80 ft of dock available, along with power and water for extra fee. Deep water dock. Fuel services etc. available a short distance up the canal which fronts our property.

More Details

Property Manager
Susan Fowler
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, Owner English. Property manager English & Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 13, 2018

About Susan Fowler

Live in Northern Idaho. Our Honeymoon was in Placencia. We fell in love with Belize and Placencia in particular. 25 years later and through a near complete destruction by hurricane, we continue to feel we have one the best locations in Placencia, if not all of Belize. We are avid Scuba/fishing people and we spend every minute of every vacation in Belize and have been doing so since before building our home there

Susan Fowler purchased this apartment in 1995

Why Susan Fowler chose Placencia

When we decided to build a home in Placencia we met a local who had the property on which it is now located. Secluded yet located a short {5 minute} walk to all the village has to offer. At that time we were the first to buy property on our island. We worked with local Mennonite community to produce a fully local product

What makes this apartment unique

Uniquely situated to provide the perfect blend of seclusion yet just minutes from the center of the village.


Placencia Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , sink and vanity with mirror
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon sleeps 2 in living area
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Ask about trips or tours to reef, fishing, diving, snorkeling, island hopping, inland adventures, {ruins, river boat trips, zip lining, caving , float trips. We can assist in setting up guides for any adventure you have in mind.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

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Located on waterfront property with 80 ft water front and 40 feet rear of prop.
average rating of 4.8 based on 15 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The cabana has everything you need for a really comfortable visit. We stayed there for 10 weeks. The wrap around deck was my favorite spot. We observed more than 30 different bird species just sitting and relaxing. Some of them were quite exotic. We caught black snapper right out back ten feet from the cabana. In addition, tour guides will pick you up and drop you off at the front dock. Amazing!

The village is a short paddle across the canal and easy stroll a few hundred yards up Sunset Point Rd.

Susan and JB visited and stayed in the main house while we were there. I've never met landlords as concerned and caring of their guests and we travel extensively. They shared freshly caught Bonita, lightly seared on the grill, plus beer. On another occasion, they gave us some fresh flounder that was some of the best tasting fish I've ever experienced.

As you can tell, we loved our stay. The accommodations and the landlords are great. The property manager Stefano is also great. Lastly, right next door at the Sailfish Inn, you can enjoy the pool and swim up bar. The owners, Mike and Jen are wonderful neighbors.

Overall, this was one of the best experiences of our many travels. We recommend this property to everyone. You won't regret it.

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled that you had a great stay with us. It was a pleasure to get to know you, Cher, and Winston of course. Also happy you enjoyed the fish! Sincerely, Susan
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Excellent property!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this house and all it had to offer. Wonderful location in quick vicinity to local amenities. Owners were very communicative, helpful, and accommodating. Highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Away From It All

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed the quiet, relaxing atmosphere of this cabin. It's far enough from the village to get away from it all but close enough to walk to restaurants, bars and shopping. We didn't do any cooking but the kitchen appeared to have whatever one would need to cook. We had a couple of minor issues come up but they were dealt with quickly (thanks Stefano and Chuck!). We had hot water and good water pressure for showers. The wi-fi was excellent which is not always the case in rentals. The cabin is right next door to a small resort that has a pool with a swim-up bar which we used frequently; owners were nice and friendly. The only thing the cabin was lacking is comfortable outdoor seating. My husband and I both liked to sit outside and read and there's a beautiful, large deck but the plastic and the wood chairs (no cushions) were not comfortable. We met some wonderful people (Chuck & Ellen and Terry & Jane) while staying at this rental which made our vacation that much more enjoyable! We will definitely return to Placencia!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, for taking the time to review your stay with us. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your vacation. We are looking into getting some cushions made for our out door furniture. Hope to work with you again in the future. Susan
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Detroit, MI 48201

Lovely simple cabin with lots of character

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for 9 days this Winter break and loved every minute of it. The cabin is simple yet full of character and featuring everything you need for a peaceful place to stay in Placencia. The walk to the village Main Street is a bit longer than I wanted at some point, but the quiet and beautiful setting of the cabin is worth a great deal. Both the owner and the property manager were perfect in giving us all the info we needed and in giving us a warm welcome when we arrived.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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ma, ar

Close to everything yet still secluded.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here on our first visit to Placencia not knowing what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised. The property manager met us near the property and guided us in. He gave us a couple ideas for both activities and good places to eat, This home had all the essentials we needed for a great stay. We particularly liked being close to town but still secluded from it if we chose to be. Despite being the rainy season having experienced a few storms we had no problems. The landscaping was immaculate. We would recommend this place foe any couple wishing to visit Placencia.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved this hidden gem!

  • 4 of 5

Our stay at this apartment totally met our needs. We were surprised that we didn't use the A/C at all! The fans and ocean breezes were all we needed to stay cool and comfortable. Paddling across the canal added to the fun.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Cyndi: Thank you for your review. Glad you were comfortable in our home. Pleasure working with you and we look forward to working with you again, should you so choose. Sincerely, Susan
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Placencia Airstrip
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Pennsula Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.15 Miles
The Galley
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Placencia Bay
Car: not necessary

Located on a island in Placencia Lagoon. Eighty feet of water { literally a few paddle strokes} separates from the mainland. Eighty feet of water front at front of property.

The property is newly remodeled with quiet, split unit, whole living space, air conditioning. Well equipped kitchen. Large deck across entire side and rear of unit allows for additional living/ dinning space. One Queen bed. Futon in living area allows for more sleeping arrangements. New screened/double hung tinted windows/ceiling fans and task lighting over food prep area.

The unit is second story which allows good access to cooling breeze. Storage units and laundry only on first floor so you are the only resident for the entire building. Grounds landscaped with tropical plants. Available as short term or long term rental.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $55
Tax Rate 9.0%

Full refund less $100.00 booking fee for cancelation 60 days or more prior to check in. 50% refund for cancelation 60 to 30 days prior to check in. No refund for cancelation less than 30 days prior to check in. 75% of paid rent will be applied to future bookings for cancelations less than 30 days prior to check in. NOTE- The above figures apply to RENT amounts only.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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