Chabil Mar, Maya for "Beautiful Sea" is a contemporary Full-Service Luxury boutique beach resort. The Guest Exclusive Resort on the Placencia Peninsula, exceptionally and conveniently located on the beach in Placencia Village. An All-Villa resort, infused with local art, Belizean hardwoods and d?cor, graced by an exquisite landscape of flora and fauna, inspired by the natural beauty of Belize.
We pride ourselves on 12 years of award-winning service, our passion for Belize cuisine, brought to you at Caf? Mar, ?Restaurant at the Sea?, by Chef Daniel, and our enthusiasm for creating tailor-made authentic Belize vacations.
Known in Belize as: "Barefoot Perfect" and "The Island You Can Walk To"
Once a sleepy fishing village, Placencia Village, which sits at the end of an 18 mile long Peninsula, also named Placencia, has emerged as an increasingly popular destination on the Caribbean. Population: 2000
For those who enjoy outdoor adventure, the Stann Creek region, where the Placencia Peninsula is located, offers a host of activities: hiking through mountainous rain forests, kayaking, deep sea fishing, snorkeling, diving and exploring Mayan ruins.
Via Belize City International Airport (BZE). From BZE most visitors fly on local air services (Maya or Tropical), which our concierge staff will reserve on your behalf if you provide your international air itinerary with them. (There is no fee for this service, compliments of Chabil Mar for our guests). This is a one-half hour flight. Other options: Rent a car and take a beautiful drive across south from BZE over and through the beautiful Maya Mountain range. View Maya and Garifuna Village and Towns, sometimes Mennonites about their daily lives. This is a 3 hour drive. Hire a Driver/Van Service. Our Concierge will be happy to make these arrangements on your behalf. (This is also a complimentary service from Chabil Mar for our guests.)
Winter is most popular due to our year-round tropical warmth. Summer is the best pricing, from May 1 through December 19 each year. The holidays of Christmas and New Years feature beautiful days and nights of Festivities. Festivals in Placencia: January - Come celebrate the New Year with us. Your Winter is our Summer all year long. February - Arts and Music Festival Placencia Village March - Spring Break May - Whale Sharks arrive June - Lobsterfest on the Beach . . . Celebrate at a Weekend long festival celebrating the opening of Lobster Season July - It's still summer and it's still beautiful August - Fewer crowds . . . plenty of fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving, jungle treks and ancient Maya history to explore every day. September - Yamaha Fishing Tournament October - Halloween in Belize celebrated at Barefoot Bar and Tipsy Tuna on the beach November - We celebrate Thanksgiving in Belize at Chabil Mar December - Week one and Two - Belize Marathon and Half Marathon in Placencia
English, Spanish, Creole, Mayan (2 Dialects)