Although Belize became independent of Britain in the 1980s, it is one of the few South American countries that lists English at its native language. This alone makes the country an excellent destination for travelers, but there are other reasons that travelers have been making their way here for centuries. The prospect of basking on sandy beaches, visiting Mayan ruins, and snorkeling through lively coral reefs is sure to enchant even the most jaded travelers. Of course, all the wonders that Belize has to offer can be easily experienced by staying at the stunning Chabil Mar Villas in Placencia.


Luxury by the Sea at Chabil Mar Placencia, Belize - Hotel


This resort is peaceful paradise for travelers from all over the globe. The ocean facing units have the best views so hotel patrons should definitely book those suites if they can. The units at Chabil Mar are fully furnished and even have washers and driers for guests to use. Each villa’s full kitchen comes with a wide assortment of supplies that are very handy if you wish to prepare a home-cooked meal. It goes without saying that the bedding provided is very comfortable and the rooms are kept spotlessly clean.


Luxury by the Sea at Chabil Mar Placencia, Belize - Bed


The wonderful customer service found at this resort is one of its defining factors. The staff is friendly, professional, and helpful. They go out of their way to be accommodating and give guests a memorable experience. Chabil Mar Villas additionally offer their guests a number of excursions that range from seeing the local howler monkey tribe to going out to the nearby Mayan ruins. The concierges can also create custom tours for visitors.  There are a lot of different adventure activities to keep you busy here.


Luxury by the Sea at Chabil Mar Placencia, Belize - Kitchen


This gorgeous property provides their clientele with excellent food, including the banana pancakes that are dished up for breakfast on a regular basis. Good quality, thirst-quenching beverages can also be found at the hotel’s bar. To quote one enthusiastic Trip Advisor reviewer, “A major plus [here] is that you can drink the water, but the rum is better!”

Resort guests are allowed to eat their meals wherever it suits them at no additional charge, so those coming here should definitely keep that in mind and indulge in a poolside snack or two. Plentiful lounge chairs surround the facility’s two infinity pools. This allows guests who don’t care to swim the chance to sit and sunbathe instead.


Luxury by the Sea at Chabil Mar Placencia, Belize - Rooms


Although the dock is off-limits when it is reserved for private candlelit dinners, those staying here can choose to swim there at other times. Snorkeling at the nearby beach is likewise a popular activity and the sands are raked regularly to promote a clean environment for hotel guests. Complimentary bikes and golf-carts (for hire) are also available for visitors to use. Children will certainly be kept busy by the many activities offered by this resort but their parents might also like to visit the spa for a relaxing massage.

Chabil Mar Villas are located right on the shore and the Splash Dive Center is just across the street from the resort. Placencia Village itself is a ten minute walk away from the resort and right on the beach. Complimentary shuttles to the nearby airport and village from the hotel can also be arranged upon request.


Luxury by the Sea at Chabil Mar Placencia, Belize - Beach


Travelers will no doubt feel both safe and welcome in this small town, where any essential items can be purchased at the village grocery store. Travelers who don’t care to try out the excursion packages offered by the hotel should nonetheless be sure to explore the nearby Mayan ruins as well as check out the excellent fishing and diving opportunities that the area has to offer.

Getting to Placencia is a breeze with Mayan Island Air.  Flights are available almost hourly from Belize International and it will take you around 30 minutes to get to the destination.  Mayan Island Air will save you time and money!

Once you experience Chabil Mar Villas you may end up booking next years vacation before you even leave the property!