Placencia, Belize – The Town is the Main Attraction – Photo Essay

All of Belize is known for their amazing diving and beaches. Yet I didn’t know much about the adorable town of Placencia, most of which is only to be discovered by foot.

junction on main street of placencia belize

Colorful Caribbean style houses are so cute.

placencia belize

This is one of the local restaurants here.

local restaurant placencia belize

The main supermarket of the town

local supermarket placencia belize

Entering the labyrinth of foot paths going towards the beach

placencia narrow sidewalks

This is the only way to access this part of town, with adorable foot trails everywhere.

narrow main street and sidewalks of placencia belize

Almost at the beach

colorful sidewalk of placencia belize

The beach is gorgeous here

placencia beach in belize

Great glimpse of the narrowness of these paths

narrow sidewalks in placencia

Tons of local musicians and artist all throughout this area

local street vendor of placencia belize

Wood worker can make you anything you want

local wood carver placencia belize

Local fishermen selling the catches of the day

catch of the day placencia belize

Fun signs everywhere

signs of placencia 2

More words of wisdome

signs of placencia belize 3

And some more

signs of placencia belize 4


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4 Responses to Placencia, Belize – The Town is the Main Attraction – Photo Essay

  1. Belize says:

    I love Placencia! It is one of my favorite destinations in Belize.

  2. Sarah says:

    Our local school sends high school students here every year to assist in the schools of Placiencia. It was so nice to see photos of this wonderful costal town. Did anything surprise you about the town?
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  3. Audrey says:

    It looks like a cute place! I like how all the buildings are painted in cheerful pastel colours. 🙂
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