Just away from the downtown action, yet still close enough to walk into town, you’ll find the recently renovated Paradise Resort in Placencia, Belize. An ocean front property on the southern end of the peninsula, Paradise Resort offers 12 clean, safe, comfortable and affordable rooms with private baths or a 2 bedroom condo. All rooms are air-conditioned, staff is friendly, accommodating and efficient, and the views are fabulous. Take advantage of their private dock with gazebo, roof top hot tub, kayaks and bicycles.
Paradise Resort offers a selection of 12 rooms or a two bedroom condo. All rooms are air conditioned, have private baths and have been recently redecorated. This makes them one of the few ocean front, air conditioned hotels located in downtown Placencia. Small enough to give you individual service, but large enough to offer you all the conveniences that you might want.
When you are ready to settle down for a bite to eat you can do it at their open air, waterfront restaurant and bar or grab a bite at one of the nearby restaurants.
Paradise Resort has gift shop, a spa in which you can get a massage, a tackle shop, a dive shop and a tour office. The gift shop has the native art of many of the local carvers and you will be fascinated with the woods of Belize. Relax in the roof top hot tub, take a kayak out or go for a bike ride.
Belize offers majestic diving amongst the big islands, hundreds of smaller off shore isles, three huge and distinctive coral atolls, and the second largest barrier reef that seems endless. The underwater world around Belize is filled with shallow gardens of corals, and steep drop-offs speckled with colorful fish, vibrant sponges and other marine life. With the world famous Blue Hole, it’s no wonder that Belize is such a sought after diving destination.
Most dives take approximately 6 to 7 hours. They leave from the dock at the hotel at approximately 8:30 a.m. Enjoy coffee or breakfast at the restaurant while they get your gear ready on board their 40 foot dive boat, “Primal Scream”. On the way out to the dive site you will pass many scenic small cayes (islands). While en route, the dive crew will provide a briefing about the site. The trip out is from 45 minutes to an hour if the weather is calm. Keep your eye out for the playful dolphins swimming alongside the boat.
Enjoy a tropical cocktail in the open air restaurant and bar. Spend time strolling along the beautiful white beaches of Placencia or take a walk through the scenic old village. If you are feeling more adventurous, you can head out on a sport or fly fishing.Tours can be arranged to Monkey River, Nim Li Punit & Labaantun Maya Ruins, Blue Creek Caves or to the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary.