Placencia

360 Panoramas of Placencia Beaches

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Use your mouse to click and move the Panorama 360 degrees! Placencia is known for the beaches that line the entire peninsula. Travelers often ask what the beaches are like and if they can swim off of them. The beach is white coral sand with a light beige hue. The shallow water just off the

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360 Panorama of Ranguana Caye

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Use your mouse to click and move the Panorama 360 degrees! Ranguana Caye is a deserted island off the coast of Placencia that is nestled right on the Barrier Reef. It’s one of those islands the captures the dreamy image that comes to mind that when one thinks of a deserted tropical island on the

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Panorama of Cockscomb Jaguar Preserve

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Use your mouse to click and move the Panorama! Benn’s Bluff is a lookout in the Cockscomb Jaguar Preserve that offers a majestic view over the jungle canopy and across the Maya Mountain Range. It’s a steep hike to get to the top but well worth the effort. If you’re visiting this national park and

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Currents in Belize, Fishing Documentary

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This insightful documentary shows you fishing in Belize from the perspective of the people who know it best, master fishing guides who know the country’s waters intimately. Belize has gone through a transition from commercial fishing a few generations ago to sports fishing following the rise of tourism. With the country’s expansive saltwater flats, fly

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Monkey River Town & Nature Tour

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Cruise the emerald-green waters of the Monkey River and explore the quaint village of Monkey River Town along its banks… The river drains 2 important water sheds into the Caribbean. As a result, the fauna and wildlife are spectacular. Covered with a rich canopy of trees, it creates a natural habitat for tropical birds, butterflies,

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Whale Shark Diving

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Gentle Giants Whale Sharks are one of the biggest fish in the sea. The largest one ever measured was 40 feet in length with a mouth almost 5 feet wide. However, despite their size they are quite gentle. If they approach a diver or snorkeler, which they sometimes do, it’s more out of curiosity than

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Sarah & Ben’s Belize Vacation Album

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Sarah and Ben spent a week exploring the jungles of the Cayo District and then relaxing on the beaches of Placencia. Some of the sites they visited during their Belize vacation included the Maya Ruins of Caracol, the ATM Cave and the Silk Cayes. In Sarah’s own words, “We wanted to take a special trip to a

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Edie’s Placencia & Whale Shark Diving Vacation

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Edie Craddock recently visited Placencia with a group of 11 intrepid divers to dive with majestic whale sharks at Gladden Split. During their vacation they also dived the Barrier Reef, visited Laughing Bird Caye, explored Monkey River and relaxed in sleepy Placencia Village.

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Silk Cayes

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The Silk Cayes, also known as the Queen Cayes, are 2 deserted islands located right along the Barrier Reef. They are picturesque islands fringed by white beaches and dotted by dozens of coconut trees. A trip to these islands usually includes snorkeing along the reef as well as a beach barbeque. These islands are easily

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Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Preserve

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The Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary is recognized as the only and largest jaguar preserve in the world… The Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary was declared a protected reserve to protect its dense population of jaguars – approximately 200, the largest concentration in the world. Other wild cats that roam the 100,000 acres of pristine jungles in

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