Overview – Placencia Real Estate & Stann Creek Real Estate
The Placencia Peninsula is located in Stann Creek District in south-eastern Belize.
The 16-mile long peninsula lies just off the coast of the mainland.
It is a narrow peninsula fringed by long white sand beaches overlooking the Caribbean Sea on its eastern coast.
Some of the finest luxury homes in Belize are available on the Placencia Peninsula, and, with a rapidly growing tourism sector, Placencia real estate offers great potential for investors.
Once a small fishing village, the small town of Placencia which is situated at the southern tip of the peninsula has, in recent years, developed into a popular tourism and investment location for Belize luxury real estate.
Placencia features beautiful beaches and waters which are perfect for water sports, including kayaking, snorkeling, fishing, and diving.
There are several resorts and residential communities in development in Placencia offering real estate for sale, including hotel suites, condos and detached homes.
The Maya Beach area is located 7-8 miles north of the town of Placencia in the center of the Placencia Peninsula.
The Maya Beach area is home to a few hotels, restaurants and a handful of stores.
There are some brand new apartments for sale in Maya Beach, which are ideal for property buyers looking to get away from it all.
How to Buy Property in Placencia & Stann Creek?
As in other parts of Belize, there are no restrictions on buyers purchasing property in Placencia & Stann Creek.
For more information, see our guide to investing in Belize real estate.
How to Get to Placencia & Stann Creek
Placencia is served by Placencia Airport.
There are numerous daily flights from Belize’s international airport to Placencia Airport with Maya Island Air and Tropic Air.
The flight takes approximately 40 minutes.
It is possible to drive to Placencia from Belize City International Airport.
From the airport it is about a 3 hour drive to Placencia via the Southern Highway which leads to the Placencia Road – a 27 mile paved road which runs the length of the Placencia Peninsula from the north through Maya Beach to the town of Placencia in the south.