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There are a multitude of things to do in and around Placencia when you stay at Sirenian Bay.  Whether you came to relax on the beach, immerse yourself in the local culture, or go on an adventure – or maybe all of the above!

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What to Do

From zip lining to Mayan Ruins, fishing to island hopping.  What adventure are you looking for?

What to See

Belize is rich in history and culture.  Tour a chocolate farm, or visit a local village.  You won’t be disappointed!

Where to Eat

You’ll find a variety of cuisine in Belize.  From pizza to traditional Belizean meals, smoothies to coffee, and a wine bar to gelato – Placencia has plenty of delicious options!

Miniature Golf

Conveniently located across the road from Sirenian Bay, Inky’s Miniature Golf & 19th Hole Bar and Grill are perfect for a couple of hours of down time.

Zip Lining | River Tubing | Waterfalls

Just about 30 minutes north of Sirenian Bay, Mayan Sky offers plenty of adventure.  Zip Line over the rivers and jungle floor, float the river and then relax at a beautiful waterfall.

Actun Tunichil Muknal Caves (ATM Caves)

The caves, near San Ignacio in the Cayo District, are a notable Mayan burial site and archaeological site featuring skeletons, ceramics and stoneware. Hiking tours are available, departing the Caves Branch Jungle lodge.


Placencia is a traditional fishing village and home to some of the best fishing captains in Belize. Fishing expeditions can be arranged in the village.

Laughing Bird Caye National Park

Eleven miles off the coast of Placencia, this mini atoll is a favorite stopover for reef kayakers and an ideal location for snorkeling or diving. Day trips to the atoll can be arranged from Placencia.

The Belize Lobster Festival

Lobster season in Belize runs from mid-June through February. It’s one of the most popular annual events and the Festival, which celebrates the Belizean delicacy, kicks off with a variety of activities and celebrations in Placencia as it ushers in the beginning of Lobster season.

Mayan Temples

The Toledo District of Belize has a few Mayan temples you can visit like Nim Li Punit and Lubantuun or head to Western Belize to see Xunantunich and Cahal Pech.

Monkey River Village

In Belize’s Toledo District, Monkey River Village is home to an abundant variety of birds (perfect for bird watchers), Howler monkeys, iguanas, crocodiles and more along the banks of a mangrove-lined river. A variety of river tours and expeditions are available.  Monkey River is the most popular tour in Placencia – and for good reason.

The World’s Most Narrow Street

Officially recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records, Placencia is home to the “Placencia Sidewalk” that was originally constructed to wheelbarrow fish through the town. Today, the street running through the center of the village is lined with homes, shops and restaurants.