Placencia

Category
Destination
Type of Destination
Village
Population
3,458
District/Region
Stann Creek
Description
Highlights
  • Placencia Lagoon
  • Beach
  • Splash Dive Center
  • Seaside
  • Fishing
  • Clubs
About Location
Located at the southern tip of the Placencia Peninsula of the Stann Creek District, Placencia is a seacoast village where you can enjoy the best beaches in Belize. Visit the Placencia Lagoon where it is home to the manatees and saltwater crocodiles. You can relax on the seashore or travel a short distance to nearby archaeological sites, nature reserves and marine life.
 
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Events
Placencia Lobster Fest The Lobster Fest in Placencia began in 1998 as a way to celebrate the culture and traditional heritage of the Placencia Peninsula. It is also a fundraising event ... morefor the Placencia Village Council and the Placencia Chapter of the Belize Tourism Industry Association, where all proceeds from the festival go towards improving the local economy and providing scholarships for local youth. The event plays a major role in sustaining local businesses during the low tourism season. This is the second segment of the Belize Lobster Festival and usually hosts plenty of fun and lively entertainment, games and music.
2018 Placencia Lobster Fest The 2018 Placencia Lobster Fest is scheduled from June 22 to June 24 and is jam-packed with games, entertainment, live music, competitions, and lobster-themed dishes. Be sure not to miss favorites like Cast Net where players toss a fishing net to try and pull in a coin lying on the ground and Reel in the Dinghy where players must use a fishing rod to capture and then reel in dinghies floating offshore. There are also the popular Mr. and Mrs. Physique beauty contest, tug of war games, hot wings eating contests, kayak races, and tipsy tuna tosses.
Why should you attend the 2018 Placencia Lobster Fest? The Placencia Lobster Fest is the most popular event of the season in Placencia. It is highly anticipated by locals and visitors. Filled with fun events, you are guaranteed a great time at the festival. Other than tasting delicious lobster dishes, you get to experience and celebrate the Belizean Culture.
Entrance Fee:
Free
Venue:
Placencia, Belize
Address:
Placencia, Belize
Start Date:
Friday, 22 Jun, 2018
District:
Stann Creek
Belize Lobster Fest There is no better time to kick of summer with Belize Lobster Fest. Coinciding with the first lobster harvest that continues through February 15, this annual seafood ... morerevelry is a popular event throughout the country of Belize. Lobster fest is celebrated at three exquisite locations, San Pedro, Caye Caulker, and Placencia, for three to nine days, depending on which Lobster Fest you are attending.

Around this same time, is when many travelers take advantage of the low prices to visit Belize, and you should too! While lobster might seem to dominate the dishes at Lobster fest, you can also try lionfish and participate in many other activities.

So where in Belize is Lobster Fest exactly held?

The lobster fest is held in three main locations in Belize, each with its own unique festive environment. If you are ravenous for lobster and endless parties, then San Pedro might be the best option for you. San Pedro is known for their raves, live music, and gatherings. Certainly, you can expect more people to engage in this type of activity, especially because San Pedro’s Lobster fest last for about a week.

Placencia hosts lobster fest for about three days, and you can expect a bit of every sort of entertainment. Placencia also hosts many competitive games that you can engage on. Since Placencia is a peninsula, you can always take a bus ride inland to go site seeing, cave tubing, bird watching, and hiking in nearby locations in southern Belize.

If you are looking for a more relaxing lobster festive, then Caye Caulker might be the best option. While you are there, you can do many other activities such as snorkeling and go scuba diving. You can view a full list of Marine Tours at Belizing.com. Caye Caulker might also be the most affordable of all locations.

If you can afford to visit all locations, then do so, as this event is done once a year, at the most affordable time to travel Belize. You might also want to visit far inland, where you can still experience unique dishes of lobster, and certainly many more affordable adventures. Let's go Belizing at Lobster Fest!
2018 Lobster Fest The 2018 Lobster Fest will be hosted at San Pedro, Placencia and Caye Caulker. Choose one, or all, of the locations and have a blast at the beach, Enjoy delicious lobster meals or meet with lobster fishermen to see their catch of the day. There will be lots of fun including beach parties, live entertainment and concerts, and the Miss Lobster Festival competition.
Why should you attend the 2018 Lobster Fest? Lobster Fest is always a fun and exciting event for locals and travelers. There will be awesome beach parties with great prices on food, drink and accommodations this summer for the Lobster Fest Season!

Facebook pages:
Placencia: https: //www.facebook.com/PlacenciaLobsterfestBelize/
San Pedro: https: //www.facebook.com/cayecaulkerlobsterfest/
Caye Caulker: https: //www.facebook.com/San-Pedro-Lobster-Festival-172811686113460/
Venue:
Beachside
Address:
Placencia, San Pedro Town, or Caye Caulker
Start Date:
Friday, 15 Jun, 2018
District:
Stann Creek, Island
Available Listings
$
170
/ Person
Departs From:
Placencia
Silk Cayes is a marine reserve consisting of 3 small islands formerly known as the Queen Cayes. The Marine Reserve host over 25 species of reef fish, different corals and much more! ... moreThe Silk Caye is considered one of healthiest areas in the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System due to its elevation and water quality. It is a great destination to snorkel, scuba dive or simply spend a day on the island! Snorkelers sightsee the reefs surrounding the islands. Scuba Divers, on the other hand, are able to explore the diverse dive sites the Silk Caye has to offer. As a bonus, each guest including the divers gets a chance to snorkel with the Sharks, Rays and Turtles!
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90
/ Person
Departs From:
Placencia
A half-hour boat ride through the mangroves takes you to Monkey River Village, a small village with approximately 200 residents in Southern Belize. Upriver, your licensed tour guide ... morewill lead you into the rainforest in search of howler monkeys which communicate with each other to declare their territory. You can also expect to see crocodiles in the water, huge iguanas on tree branches sunning themselves, turtles, and many species of tropical birds. Your guide will also point out the different plants and trees many of which are used for medicine by local bush doctors. As you hike through the jungle further from the river you may spot gibnuts also known as the royal rats, deer, ocelots, peccaries, tapirs, coatimundis and agoutis. Before heading out on a manatee watch and back to Placencia, we stop at Miss Alice's restaurant, where you buy a genuine Kriol lunch.
$
120
/ Person
Departs From:
Placencia
Silk Cayes is a marine reserve consisting of 3 small islands formerly known as the Queen Cayes. The Marine Reserve host over 25 species of reef fish, different corals and much more! ... moreThe Silk Caye is considered one of healthiest areas in the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System due to its elevation and water quality. It is a great destination to snorkel, scuba dive or simply spend a day on the island! Snorkelers sightsee the reefs surrounding the islands. Scuba Divers, on the other hand, are able to explore the diverse dive sites the Silk Caye has to offer. As a bonus, each guest including the divers gets a chance to snorkel with the Sharks, Rays, and Turtles!
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150
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/ Group
Type of Vehicle:
Full Size Van
Private Shuttle Service by Belize Ground Shuttle. Reliable shuttle service anywhere in Belize to or from the International Airport. All our vans are brand new and reliable. All rides ... morefeature a professional driver, and WiFi onboard. We can accommodate up to 10 passengers, with space for luggage.

Pay Only ONE Group Rate.
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Type of Vehicle:
Full Size Van
Provider:
We feature safe and comfortable air condition vehicle for the shuttle transfer of your choice. Call us today to ride in class.
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Type of Vehicle:
Full Size Van
Provider:
We feature safe, reliable and comfortable 14 seaters and a minivan with air condition. Book with us today to ride in class.
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125
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175
/ Group
Type of Vehicle:
Full Size Van
Provider:
We feature safe, reliable and comfortable 15 seater vans and minivans. Contact us today to ride in class with our experienced drivers.
$
125
/ Person
Departs From:
Placencia
Lion Fish Hunter Certified? Want to do something different while helping the reef? Let’s go hunt lionfish; they are an invasive species accidentally set loose in the Caribbean. They ... moreare an aggressive species of fish, they breed fast and feed voraciously, and we need to control their population. Choose one, two or three dives for the day head out to some of the lesser trafficked dive sites and let’s hunt, see if we can beat the record for the most catch for the day. Help the reef while still enjoying a great dive. We will show you how to use our spears; we will take them off for you as well so you don’t have to worry about getting the spine which is very painful. All you gotta do is spear em!!!
$
175
/ Person
Departs From:
Placencia
Our Scuba departures are all Private Departures, but still very affordable. What better way to Scuba than on your private boat with your own guide and captain with diving catered to ... moreyou. You're a novice wanting to hone your skills, we will help, and still, show you the sights. Maybe you're experienced and don't want to be held back by big dive groups? we can make that happen. Want to go deeper? We can do that as well. Maybe you want to learn to dive but feel intimidated to be on a dive boat or in a class with others, we can help with that also. Whatever your pleasure in diving is we can accommodate it.
No Certification Diving quite a few people want to experience Scuba Diving but don't want to get certified, some because of the time it takes and some because they don't think they would use it enough. Whatever your reasoning is we can assist you in enjoying the underwater world with Scuba. All it takes is a short introduction to it, a short Q&A and then some quick skills in shallow water and "VIOLA" you're Scuba diving down to 40 feet led by your PADI Dive Instructor. Nice and easy, let's go enjoy the undersea world at your pace no hassles, no worries. After the first day, you can enjoy as much diving as you (as deep as 40 ft) with us until you vacation ends. we usually do 2 dives a day for this type of expedition, our first day is at Laughing Bird Caye which is designed perfectly or these types of activities with white sandy areas for us to practice and great corals and fish for us to check out while diving
$
125
/ Person
Departs From:
Placencia
​Secluded Island Getaway Want to get away from it all? Our getaway makes it possible, visit our family owned island where there is nothing other than a great beach, let us know what ... moreyou want to do, snorkel, relax and do nothing? It's what you want to do, nothing to it, it's your vacation and we are at your disposal. You can take the family out or just you and yours for a romantic getaway.
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