Local Placencia Favorites
FUN LOCAL ACTIVITIES IN AND TOURS FROM PLACENCIA
Below you will find the best recommendations for local businesses and tours from Placencia, Belize.
Eat & Drink
Above Ground Coffee Shop
Specialty Coffee House located on main road, Placencia village less than 5 min walk from Municipal Pier. We sell coffee drinks, teas, fresh fruit juices and organic Goss chocolate drinks. Selection of baked goods to enjoy with your beverage of choice. Fastest Free WiFi in Village. We also sell our organic coffee by the pound ground or whole bean.
Afrodite Caffe' and Bar
Just a nice, comfortable spot to hang on the sidewalk. Interesting, healthy breakfast daily from 7 am. Lunches and dinners coming soon. Bar, yes....
Serving hot and cold drinks. Including all our favorite cold treats, Caramel or Chocolate Frappuchinos Tropical fruit Smoothies Hawaiian Shaved Ice Latte, Mocha, Cappuchino, French Press or Espresso Hot/Iced Tea & Hot Chocolate.
Cave Tubing & Xunantunich (Mayan Ruins)
We will visit one of the most impressive Mayan Ruins in Belize, Xunantunich! Float through mysterious limestone archways beckoning you into the mouths of centuries-old caves, holding untold stories of Maya rituals. Explore the many breathtaking formations designed by only nature and learn about the ancient rituals and ceremonies that are a part of their mystique and magic.
Home of Placencia's thin crust pizza, seafood, meat, pastas, international cuisine with a local twist, vegan, gluten free, and vegetarian.
Live music venue featuring the best in Belizean music and music from around the world.
Cozy Corner Beach Restaurant & Bar
Dine at our beach front restaurant and bar located in Placencia, Belize. Serving local and international cuisine and amazing tropical drinks.
De Tatch Restaurant & Beach Bar
Beach front local and seafood cusine.
J-Dee's Restaurant & Bar
Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner. It's happening every Sunday night for Karaoke.
Locally owned and operated by Cara Sierra- daughter of Omar & Therese Sierra. Located in the heart of the village with finger lickin' homestyle cuisine.
Monkey River Tour and Manantee Watch
Feel like a jungle explorer on a combo boat and hiking tour to Monkey River Village. Forest guide knows the best spots to look for howler monkeys, birds, ocelots, and other jungle life. Go manatee-spotting in a mangrove forest. Stop for lunch at an authentic Belizean Kriol restaurant.
Omar's Creole Grub
Omar's Creole Grub is a local, family owned restaurant, Established in 1993. The cuisine is very Belizean and seafood oriented. This is where seafood lives.
Private 2 Tank Barrier Reef Scuba Divng
Experience the beauty of Belize’s UNESCO-listed barrier reef during this 6-hour private scuba diving excursion. Visit two dive sites—the North Wall and White Hole—and discover the diverse marine life such as turtles, nurse sharks, and stingrays that thrive in these waters. Enjoy a delicious lunch on the beach of Silk Caye and a personalized experience with a private scuba guide.
Rumfish Y Vino
Rumfish y vino located in Placencia, Belize Central America is a "gastro-bar" offering local draft beers, a full bar, and 'small plates' style dining as well as a menu of great classic comfort foods with a Belizean twist and international fusion fare. A place for locals and tourists alike.
Snorkeling at Laughing Bird Caye
Get up close to tropical marine life on a snorkeling tour to Laughing Bird Caye National Park. Guide knows the best places to look for lobsters, barracuda, and colorful reef fish. Protected atoll is located just a short boat ride from Placencia. Includes a Belizean picnic or barbecue lunch
The Little Wine Bar Placencia
The Little Wine Bar in Placencia serves fine wines, meats & cheeses. Enjoy a bottle or a glass in our refreshing air conditioned wine bar.
The Shak Beach Cafe
The Shak Beach Cafe’s menu boasts bold, flavorful food and smoothies with a healthy appeal, all made to order from the freshest ingredients. We find that superior, simple ingredients including real fruit and veggies set our smoothies apart from the others.
Twisted Tea Cafe
Specialty tea shop with a twist. Serving loose leaf tea by the pot or cup. Sparkling iced teas. Brewed in Belize 100% natural Citrus & Apple Cider.
Yoli's Over da Water
Local cocktails, Saturday trivia, and Sunday barbecue.
Actun Tunichil Muknal Tour (ATM Cave)
One of Belize's most celebrated natural attractions, Actun Tunichil Mukna, or the ATM Cave, is a beautiful cave system that was used by the ancient Mayan people for religious rituals. With this tour, visitors can head deep into the caves, where they can see everything from ancient relics to the bones of people buried here centuries ago.
Barefoot Beach Bar
Live Music Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday! "Some people can't handle this much fun!"
Buba Wuba's Grill & Smoke Shack
A relaxed waterfront location serving quality food and cold beverages at reasonable prices.
Cave Tubing and Swim in the Inland Blue Hole
Visit the beautiful inland Blue Hole and explore caves on an inner tube with this tour. You'll start with cave tubing, exploring caves as you float by on an inner tube. After an included lunch, it's off to the Inland Blue Hole, a beautiful cenote (sinkhole) surrounded by lush greenery.
Cockscomb Wildlife Sanctuary
Hike up to witness the Cockscomb Waterfalls and ride inner tubes down the South Stann Creek River along with a chance to spot a wide variety of wildlife at a nature reserve in Belize. You will be greeted by magnificent landscapes and vegetation during your hike here.
Dawn's Grill & Go
We offer longtime cooking traditions from our multi-generational Belizean family.
Inner Reef Fishing
With hundreds of miles of fishing areas, Belize is an angler's paradise. Fish fans are attracted to the waters of Belize because of the varied types of fishing only the Caribbean Sea has to offer. Belize's aquatic ecosystem is rich with a diverse number of fish and excellent fishing grounds.
La Dolce Vita Italian Restaurant
La Dolce Vita is one of the new restaurants in Placencia which are helping make this colorful village at the tip of the peninsula in southern Belize a serious proposition for those who wish to dine well after a day out on the clear waters.
Serving good wholesome food in Placencia Village for over 20 yrs. We serve Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Open Monday through Saturday. Closed on Sunday.
Muna Restaurant & Bar
Offers the very best of Belize – bold flavors, unique tastes, and vibrant colors. Prepared to suit even the most discerning of palates and pay homage to our local Belizean flare, our rooftop restaurant boasts unparalleled views of the Caribbean Sea, the village, and the Maya Mountains beyond.
Pickled Parrot Bar & Grill
Here at the Pickled Parrot Bar & Grill we offer American "comfort food"...all cooked from scratch with organic vegetables and beef. Fresh caught lion fish every Friday. Our rolls are fresh baked daily, and the cheeseburgers and Philly cheesesteaks are second to none! Pickled Parrot french fries are legendary...crispy and delicious! Our golden onion rings are fabulous. And a warning...the meatloaf ALWAYS runs out before the night crowd can get any! Now offering appetizers, wraps, tacos and taco salads. We cater to and modify to any special diets if we have ingredients in the house.
We offer longtime cooking traditions from our multi-generational Belizean family.
Sailing & Snorkeling
Experience a fabulous day of sailing, snorkeling, beach, combing and relaxing on a beautiful sandy island with crystal clear water.
Snorkeling at Silk Cayes
Spend the day snorkeling at Silk Cayes, a protected group of islands on Belize's barrier reef. The marine reserve offers crystal-clear water, pristine beaches, and healthy reefs. Swim among nurse sharks and sting rays for a safe yet thrilling adventure. Includes a picnic-style lunch or traditional Belizean barbecue.
The Secret Garden
Relax in our garden & enjoy our "Asia de Caribe" cuisine --- combining influences of Spanish, Caribbean and Creole Cuisine with Pan-Asian cooking and flavoring techniques. You'll want to experience our "Signature Stacked Ceviche" --Local Fresh Snapper Ceviche Over Wasabi Guacamole, Fresh Cream, Red Chili Sauce and Lime Essence..... We're located in Placencia Village, across from the basketball courts.
Tipsy Tuna Beach Bar & Restaurant
Beach & Sports bars offering great food, drinks and entertainment!
Wendy's Creole Restaurant & Bar
Here at Wendy's Restaurant in Placencia (Belize), we specialize in Belizean Cuisine. After ten years in Business, we currently offer more than 45 dishes."
Zip Lining & Cave Tubing From Placencia
We venture across the country to Jaguar Paw where upon arrival we gear up out for a total of 8 zip lines, soaring through jungle canopy and over rivers. After about 1.5 hours of thrilling zip lining we sit down enjoy a lunch before spending the afternoon in the cave for a tube ride that will awaken your sense of excitement. Float through mysterious limestone archways beckoning you into the mouths of centuries-old caves, holding untold stories of Maya rituals.