Some of the most treasured family moments happen on vacation. Create your next lasting memory exploring the gorgeous Placencia Peninsula, where culture and adventure go hand-in-hand. Whether it’s thrilling explorations or relaxing escapades, Placencia experiences transcend generations. Here find our bucket-list recommendations on the very best the Peninsula has to offer for family getaways.
In Placencia, an underwater world is waiting to be explored. Discover the unspoiled charms of Belize’s premier diving and snorkeling destination under the guidance of an expert instructor. Swim side-by-side with stingrays, sea turtles, nurse sharks, and more. This one-of-a-kind family experience makes for an ideal time to reconnect and bond over incredible marine encounters.
Take it one step further, and let the Caribbean Sea be your family’s playground for the day. With a day of island hopping, explore one of the many secluded islands just off the coast of Placencia. Marvel at the wonders of passing wildlife, build sandcastles, and capture the moment with the most scenic backdrop.
Make the most of your family vacation by exploring moments that will inspire a sense of wonder. Unplug from the routine as you introduce young travelers to history and captivating cultural moments. From immersive visits to the Placencia village, to hands-on discoveries, authenticity is at the heart of Placencia.
Just a short distance from Itz’ana, visiting Seine Bight is a must for families. Recognized as a home for the Garinagu, Seine Bight is bustling with traditional drumming, singing, and dancing. Be entranced by the vibrancy of this incredible group and learn why UNESCO has proclaimed that the Garifuna language, music, and dance are a “Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.”
Journey further and discover the ancient traditions of the Maya by understanding the significance of the treasured cacao. Family’s are sure to find intrigue when visiting the Maya Cacao Farm. This sensory experience is an exploration into the history of the cacao bean to some of the world’s finest chocolate, produced right in Belize! Sweeten your trip and bond over these enlightening cultural experiences that make for beloved stories to take home.
Make Itz’ana your family’s basecamp for all things wild and wonderful. Gain access to Placencia’s remarkable adventures with our complimentary kayaks and bikes, or enjoy the ease of laid-back living by renting a golf cart available on site. With a wide selection of on-site perks, extraordinary amenities, and spacious accommodations with our Beachfront Suites and Villas, Itz’ana is perfectly suited for a family vacation!
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