Living it up on the Placencia penisula.


Placencia is a 16 Mile peninsula in Stann Creek District in Southern Belize. This beautiful peninsula boast a wonderful beach on the Caribbean Seaside and a magnificent lagoon on the Westside. Backdrops of the Maya Mountains on the mainland with stunning sunsets behind them. 

Once a small fishing village (Placencia Village) at the very southern tip of the peninsula, has now blossomed into an exciting tourist village. Ideal for the beach life and marina lovers as well as divers, snorkelers, casual and deep sea fishing. It is the best location in the country for sailors and those who love the Whale Sharks, Crocodiles and Manatees. It is truly a beautiful and unique peninsula. Nearby only 2 hours by boat are our neighboring countries ports of Guatemala - Porto Barrios & Honduras - Porto Cortez. So, there is never a boring moment on the sand this side. "Lots to see and enjoy".

The peninsula is only 1 mile at its widest with 2 official villages (Placencia & Seine Bight) and a total of 4 total populated communities along is 16 miles peninsula.

Total Population is around 4,000. 
Populations of the respective communities are as follows:

  • Riversdale: 600
  • Maya Beach: 350
  • Seine Bight Village: 1,400
  • Placencia Village: 1,700

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"At COVE Oceanside Resort & Residences, we believe a true community shouldn't be gated or fenced in – it should seamlessly meld into its surroundings. That's why we chose Belize's beautiful Placencia peninsula neighborhood for our location".