Destination guide

Why people love visiting relaxing Placencia

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


Seasonal weather averages in Placencia

Travellers enjoy Placencia for its snorkelling and kayaking. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, April, May, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 35°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 centre:

  • 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

Transport to and around Placencia

The nearest airport is in Placencia (PLJ), located 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from the city centre. 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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Placencia?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 439 holiday lettings around Placencia. From 88 houses to 64 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Placencia:

  • Caribbean Way: 17 holiday homes
  • Maya Beach: 110 holiday homes
  • Surfside: 37 holiday homes
  • Cocoplum: 45 holiday homes
  • Plantation: 38 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Placencia? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Placencia. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Laughing Bird Caye National Park: 293 holiday lettings
  • Little Water Caye: 152 holiday lettings
  • Silk Caye National Park: 294 holiday lettings
  • Lagoon Caye: 411 holiday lettings
  • Jaguar Bowling Lanes: 300 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Placencia?

Yes, of course. offers 88 Houses in Placencia. Our other popular types of Placencia holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 64 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 102 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 35 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Placencia?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 283 holiday homes with pool available in Placencia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.