Some very tranquil, peaceful images from around the sleepy Placencia Village right now…

Some very tranquil, peaceful images from around the sleepy Placencia Village right now…
We are in quiet, low season right now – but Placencia is always tranquil and low key, so while the village is less crowded, it is less noticeable than the high/low seasons other places where you may experience packed beaches in high season. In Placencia, if you have to wait for a table even in high season, it is a head scratcher, and that is part of the lovely charm it has. Our team is pretty obsessed with taking pictures because there is ALWAYS something charming to see when you walk around the village  – here’s a taste of the beauty and tranquility over the last couple weeks from our eyes!
This is most people’s first view of Placencia – the tiny, modest airport – most people cannot believe that they are actually going to land the puddle jumper on the tiny runway right next to the water….
This is Ranguana Caye – one of those islands that is truly jaw dropping every time….right out of a calendar.
There is a TON of wild fruits growing all over the village – they are so exotic and gorgeous…
CBC had a lovely beach wedding last week….here is the gorgeous bride and groom!! Congrats from all of us at CBC!!!
Even in low season, you will find stocked farmer’s markets throughout the village….totally worth a stop, we bet you can’t identify at least a quarter of the produce in them!
Pelicans are always around the peninsula – but when they are, it is so super fun to watch them dive and act crazy!
Walking the beach walk in the village is especially tranquil this time of year….
Garifuna drumming – one of the authentic cultural must do’s during your time here…
One of the many spectacular sunrises recently….
More crazy wild growing sea grapes!
We love to capture the rustic simplicity around CBC…
Amazing sunset…..
Always a wonderful place to stop – the pier, where there is always local culture to experience, no seaweed, and a wonderful pier…
More pics from Ranguana Caye, full of cute handpainted art…
Ranguana Caye clear water
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A fun newer place at the pier is Cool Coconuts – you are truly having a tropical vacation when you are drinking out of one…
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Adorable Cozy Corner from the beach side…
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Quiet sidewalk
 “fast food”
 Amazing harbor views
 Main heart of town on the beach
 Local stores – charming, vintage look buildings
 More harbor views
 Quiet grocery shopping can be found…

Laura Diffendal

Laura and her husband David purchased a half acre on the Caribbean Sea in 2014, in Placencia, Belize. They have built their own version of paradise, and they now operate the only boutique, adults-only microresort, walking distance to everything in the village. Caribbean Beach Cabanas was rated the 2017 Small Hotel of the Year by the Belize Tourism Board, and was featured on HGTV's Beachfront Bargain Hunt. You can visit their site at In April of 2018, they opened their second boutique hotel,, in Ambergris Caye!

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