These Are Some of the Best Villas and Vacation Rentals in Belize

by Khaila Gentle

In case you haven’t heard—the era of the vacation rental stay is here. The accommodation option has been skyrocketing in popularity over the past few years, especially with families and young travelers. In Belize, choices can range from cozy apartments in bustling towns to luxurious villas nestled in remote landscapes. Looking for somewhere to stay? Here are some of the best villas and vacation rentals to book in Belize.

Casa Al Mar, St. George’s Caye

Highlights: All-inclusive in an island setting  

Looking for the perfect blend of privacy and exploration? Casa Al Mar has got you covered. This all-inclusive vacation rental home, found just a few minutes away from Belize City by boat, has some pretty impressive offerings. Apart from having the entire home to themselves (6 bedrooms total), guests also get to enjoy the luxury of a private chef and a certified guide and boat captain. That means meals, as well as tours (like snorkeling the nearby Drowned Cayes), are all covered.

Casa Al Mar sits on the charming island of St. George’s Caye, where time moves at its own pace and off-the-grid living is king. The home can accommodate up to 12 guests who get to enjoy complimentary airport and boat transfers, WIFI, housekeeping, non-alcoholic drinks, and island-based activities.

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Kairos Villa, Placencia Peninsula

Highlights: Luxury on the Placencia Peninsula, Hands-free concierge

Kairos Villa

Regardless of which you choose, any of the stunning villas and vacation rentals managed by Gecko Vacation Rentals are sure to delight both you and your travel crew. When it comes to Belize vacation rentals on the Placencia Peninsula, the Kairos Villa is luxury at its finest. Sitting oceanfront with a total of four bedrooms, this opulent home also has two pools, a pier, and over 100 feet of beachfront.

From the massive steps at its entrance right down to the gourmet kitchen, this Placencia villa is perfect for groups seeking the ultimate getaway. Guests of Gecko properties are afforded a hands-free concierge and can even opt for a private chef who can do as much or as little as the group would like.

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La Perla del Caribe, Ambergris Caye

Highlights: Accommodations for all group sizes, luxury concierge

Found on the quiet northern half of Ambergris Caye, La Perla del Caribe is a collection of luxury villa rentals that dot the beach very much like a string of pearls. The villas range from two- to five-bedroom options, offering something for everyone from traveling couples to groups of up to eleven. And, when the villas are combined, the entire property becomes the perfect setting for everything from beach weddings to family reunions.

La Perla’s luxury concierge service makes it a unique vacation rental option on the island. At an additional cost, the concierge can facilitate aspects of the trip that run the gamut from transfers and tours to a private chef and massages. Plus, this vacation rental is perfectly situated for those who want to experience Belize’s #1 travel destination with a side of tranquility.

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Sirenian Bay, Placencia Peninsula

Highlights: self-contained, all-inclusive villas in a resort setting

When it comes to all-inclusive stays, Sirenian Bay Resort & Villas is a standout in Belize, with their self-contained, private villas being a popular choice for families. The Manatee Villa in particular is perfect for multi-gen groups and even multiple families traveling together. With three master bedrooms, one bunk room, and an optional room with a sleeper sofa, it can accommodate up to fourteen guests.

The best part of this Belize villa stay, though, is the fact that staying at Sirenian Bay means having access to tons of family-friendly amenities. That includes a pickleball court, a full mini golf course, and three restaurants. Plus, Sirenian Bay’s sister company, Captain Jak’s can facilitate everything from golf cart rentals to inland and offshore tours. All stays in the Manatee Villa also include concierge and butler services.

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The Villas at CocoPlum, Placencia Peninsula

Highlights:  Luxury villas in proximity to resort amenities 

Set against the backdrop of Placencia’s white-sand beaches, The Villas at Cocoplum offer an exquisite blend of elegance and tropical allure. Each villa is uniquely designed, providing a comfortable retreat after days filled with exploring. With direct access to stunning beaches, a plethora of water activities, and proximity to the vibrant culture of Placencia Village, these villas offer a perfect balance of relaxation and adventure.

Part of a secured, gated, master-planned community with top amenities, The Villas at Cocoplum offer 2, 3, and 4-bedroom accommodations, each sure to impress.

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Villa Jammin’ Gecko, Placencia Peninsula

Highlights: Complimentary golf cart, Full-time concierge

Villa Jammin’ Gecko is a Caribbean-inspired haven by Gecko Vacation Rentals. This spacious villa combines modern amenities with tropical charm, featuring a private pool and easy access to the nearby Placencia village for a taste of local culture. A waterfront option, Villa Jammin’ Gecko has 5 bedrooms spread across three stories. It also has a pool and plenty of space for the entire family or friend group.

The maximum occupancy is 14 guests (10 adults) and the property comes with a complimentary golf cart. Also included are full-time concierge service, daily housekeeping service, and 3 days of chef service. Additionally, guests can request add-on spa services and entertainment.

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Alma Del Rio, Cayo District

Highlight: Vacation rental meets glamping

The Belize Tourism Board’s 2023 Small Accommodation of The Year, Alma Del Rio is a riverside stay found in the verdant Cayo district of Belize. These cozy vacation rentals sit perched above the Macal River and are perfect for nature lovers searching for glamping in the rainforest.

It’s set just a few minutes outside of San Ignacio Town, making it a great base for anyone craving a dose of culture and exploration. The property has a total of two houses on site, 40 feet apart and separated by dense greenery.

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Featured: Island Time Gecko by Gecko Vacation Rentals. All photos courtesy of their respective properties. 

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