Placencia Travel Guide

PlacenciaTravel Guide

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Moho Caye Belize

Moho Caye, Belize: Distance Makes This Paradise Spectacular

Set in turquoise waters and fringed by vibrant coral heads teeming with life, Moho Caye is a stunning stop for anyone exploring the waters off Belize.
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Doughnuts from Miss Reina, Placencia, Belize

Doughnuts from Miss Reina: How to Start the Day in Placencia

Long before the sun rises over Placencia, 80 year-old Miss Reina begins making the doughnuts: rich, cinnamon spiced, and generously sprinkled with sugar.
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Marie Sharp's Pepper Sauces

Marie Sharps Hot Sauce: Best Farm-to-Bottle Belize Hot Sauce

Marie Sharp's has been proudly producing "farm-to-bottle," single-estate, artisanal pepper sauce that's the quintessential taste of Belize since 1981.
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SCUBA Belize

SCUBA Belize is a Clear Choice For Divers

Thanks to one of the world's largest reef systems, local outfitters, clear waters, and an abundance of sea life—SCUBA Belize is a diver's dream!
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Solitude sailing Belize

Sparkling Splendor and Solitude Sailing Belize

I often go on about how much I love the solitude of sailing — just you, your crew, and the blue. But sailing the waters off Placencia, Belize takes this to the next level.
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sailing Belize

Sailing Belize for a Week with Sunsail – What’s it Really Like?

Overnight anchorages at tiny mangrove islands, catching your own fresh snapper for lunch, and, of course, excellent waters, this is sailing Belize!
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Silk Cayes Beach, Belize

Silk Cayes — Home of My Best Beach in Belize

Made up of 3 tiny islets about 22 miles off the Placencia Penninsula, the Silk Cayes are amazing not just for what's above the water, but also what's below.
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Whipray Caye, Belize

Belize Cayes — Beautiful Sailing Belize, Even Better from Above

SailingBelize opens up 450 islands and islets that stud its barrier reef. Known as cayes, pronounced "keys," each one is a petite piece of paradise.
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Lagoon Caye Anchorage, Sailing Belize

Suspended in Space at Lagoon Caye

If you anchor just right at Lagoon Caye, as I lucked into on my last trip to the area, you can be suspended in space between mirrors of magnificence
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