About Placencia Beach
The Placencia peninsula is 17 miles long. What is interesting about the peninsula is that it was not formed like many island beaches around the world, which are from dead crustaceans and other ocean and sea critters...
Source Of Sand
It was built from sediments from the South Stann Creek River. This river snakes its way down through the Maya Mountains - and the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Reserve - over thousands of years, bringing with it what you see, and enjoy as the Placencia Peninsula, today.