How to Spend a Long Weekend with the Kids in Placencia

by Andrea Murray

Looking for the perfect way to spend quality time with your kids during a long weekend? Look no further than Placencia. This charming peninsula of land in southern Belize offers a variety of family-friendly activities and adventures. Flanked by stunning islands, the Caribbean Sea, and a tranquil lagoon, it’s an ideal destination to create lasting memories with your loved ones. For accommodation needs, look to the gorgeous and chic Itz’ana Resort & Residences, where family and relaxation meet in perfect harmony. 

Where to Stay: Itz’ana Resort

Photo Credit: Itz’ana

When it comes to choosing the right place to stay, Itz’ana is a standout option. Located on the beautiful shores of Placencia, this luxury resort not only provides a peaceful scenic setting but also offers a range of amenities that cater to families. The spacious suites and villas are perfect for accommodating your entire clan comfortably.

Every month throughout the year Itz’ana has a range of family-friendly activities. One of the highlights of staying here is their magical movie night under the stars. Imagine lounging on the beach with your kids, listening to the soothing sound of the waves, and watching your favorite movies projected onto a large screen. It’s a magical experience everyone will cherish.

During the day, the kids can join in on sandcastle building on the beach. The beautiful powdery sand of Placencia’s beaches will provide the perfect canvas for your kids to unleash their creativity. Spend an afternoon sculpting magnificent structures together. 

Itz’ana goes the extra mile to make family stays memorable. Consider participating in some pizza-making, where your kids can become little chefs and craft their own personalized pizzas. It’s a fun and interactive experience that will satisfy both the creative and culinary appetites of the little ones!

Explore Placencia with the Kids on a Long Weekend

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Beyond the resort, Placencia has much more to offer adventurous families. This little gem boasts some of the world’s most diverse marine life, making it an excellent spot for snorkeling and scuba diving. Take the kids on an underwater adventure and discover the colorful coral reefs and marine life of the Caribbean Sea. For those wanting to enjoy the beach, Placencia is a treasure of seashells and unique finds. Spend leisurely hours walking the shoreline, collecting shells, building sandcastles, and enjoying the Caribbean Sea’s soothing waves. 

Don’t forget to explore a taste of Placencia’s culinary scene. Experience the flavors of Belize with fresh seafood and delicious Belizean cuisine available at local restaurants like Omar’s Creole Grub and Wendy’s Restaurant – an absolute must-visit! Your kids can broaden their taste buds while enjoying a mouthwatering treat. In Placencia, you’ll find a range of ice cream shops to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings, whether you’re in the mood for freshly crafted gelato at Tutti Frutti or dairy-free delights at Bomboyaz on the beachfront. 

Photo Credit: Itz’ana

Placencia is a little paradise for families seeking adventure, relaxation, and quality time together. With Itz’ana as your family-friendly haven, you can enjoy movie nights on the beach and building sandcastles while exploring the natural beauty and cultural richness of Placencia. Create unforgettable memories with your loved ones in this delightful Belizean destination. 

Featured Photo by Itz’ana

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