Destination guide

Why people love visiting tranquil Placencia

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Placencia. This relaxing city is known for its snorkeling, coral reefs and fishing. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Placencia

Travelers enjoy Placencia for its snorkeling and kayaking. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, April, May, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 95°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Placencia

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Placencia is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Placencia Beach (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Silk Caye National Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Maya Beach (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Laughing Bird Caye National Park (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Lagoon Caye (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Little Water Caye (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Placencia

The nearest airport is in Placencia (PLJ), located 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Independence and Mango Creek (INB), which is 4.9 mi (7.9 km) away.

Where to stay near Placencia?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 298 house rentals near Placencia. From 88 Houses to 56 Villas, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Placencia for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Placencia?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Placencia:

  • Maya Beach: 87 vacation rentals
  • Caribbean Way: 15 vacation rentals
  • Surfside: 27 vacation rentals
  • Plantation: 33 vacation rentals
  • Cocoplum: 33 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Placencia?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Placencia. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Placencia Beach: 255 home rentals
  • Lagoon Caye: 356 home rentals
  • Little Water Caye: 140 home rentals
  • Silk Caye National Park: 258 home rentals
  • Laughing Bird Caye National Park: 257 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Placencia listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Placencia?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 88 Houses in Placencia. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Placencia include:

  • Villas: 56 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 84 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 26 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Placencia?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 143 vacation homes with pool available in Placencia.