Placencia House Rental Photos and Description
House, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)
The Maya Lodge was built by an English ocean lover and displays much of the native wood and architecture of Belize. Both bedrooms are large and furnished with a double/queen bed. Each bedroom has a private full bath with hot shower. The furniture throughout the lodge is crafted locally from native Belizean hardwoods. Food can be purchased locally and prepared in the full kitchen.
Two hammocks are provided and can be set on the covered deck or on the upper crow's nest where the Maya Mountains and gorgeous sunsets are viewed. Swimmers can use the canal at the back of the house or walk to the beach in about 4 minutes.
- non smoking only
- pets considered
- children welcome
The American owners of the Maya Lodge acquired the lodge primarily for easy access to the the nearby islands and use a 23 foot Mexican skiff to fish and snorkel.
Belize is easily reached by U.S. airlines (American, Continental and Delta). Upon arrival at the international airport in Belize, the visitor can fly Maya Island Air or Tropic Air directly to Placencia (45 min). Unlike most other beach locations in Belize, travelers have the option of renting a car in Belize City and driving to the village. The water and islands in southern Belize near Placencia are less traveled and offer fabulous diving, snorkeling and fishing. Placencia also has the best beach in Belize.
Placencia in somewhat quieter than Ambergris and Caulker but still has wonderful beachfront restaurants and live local music. Many guides are available who can provide transportation to nearby islands, Monkey River tours, and Maya Mountain visits. The waters are noted for permit, bonefish, tarpon and many other fish.