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Placencia Travel Guide

Placencia has become a popular vacation destination in Belize, right on the edge of the Placencia Pensinsula. Vacationers love to lounge by the white sandy beaches or go snorkelling in the turquoise blue sea. While it used to be a fishing village, now vacationers can enjoy all sorts of recreational fun! Shopping can also be enjoyed in Placencia, with small local shops, art galleries, and a chance to collect authentic souvenirs. What’s more, the dining options in Placencia are impressive, with the opportunity to enjoy some Carribean food in front of the deep blue sea.

Things to Do in Placencia

One of the top things to do in Placencia is Laughing Bird Caye National Park. This is a beautiful place to go hiking and exploring, as well as diving and snorkelling. The water is stunning and inviting and there is plenty of marine life to admire. For animal lovers, head to the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary. This the first preserve for jaguars in the world and is also home to beautiful waterfalls are visitors are allowed to swim in. The mountains are unforgettable and river tubing is also a favorite activity for vacationers.

Best Time to Visit Placencia

The best time to visit Placencia is during the month of January for good weather.

Price and Availability Index in Placencia

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Placencia is in December, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Placencia is in the high season in February. Placencia has its low season in August, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Placencia tends to be Sunday, while the most expensive day tends to be Wednesday. Vacation homes in Placencia tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.

The weather in Placencia

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Placencia. The hottest month in Placencia is September, when temperatures peak at 99 ˚F. The coolest month is June, when temperatures drop to -17 ˚F. The wettest month in Placencia is July with 26.79 inches of rain, while the driest month is May with 0.83 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Placencia

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more. AllTheRooms has 1331 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Placencia, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. A trip to Placencia can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $13.5 per night. A typical accommodation in Placencia costs on average $256 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Placencia can pick from 480 places to stay that provide WiFi. We have 27 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 14 accommodations that provide gym facilities. Driving to Placencia? Then choose one of the 422 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 120 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 74 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 5 providers in Placencia, including 333 places to stay from Airbnb, 136 accommodations from VRBO and 34 places to stay from Homeaway

580 of our accommodations in Placencia have been reviewed and rated. 46% are rated excellent or good. 547 accommodations allow instant booking.

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