Serenity Now: Placencia Peninsula, Belize

Serenity Now: Placencia Peninsula, Belize


Property Details

Updated: Sep 17, 2014
3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 8

***SPECIAL**$100 off of all stays of 7 days or more in November and December of 2014 if booked by October 31.***

Casa Edgell is your ideal home away from home. This newly constructed three bedroom, two bathroom house has everything you need to relax while enjoying the many sights and adventures on the peninsula and beyond. Casa Edgell is conveniently located next door to the Moorings and right across the road from La Rubeya and The Inn at Robert's Grove. The beach is a 2 minute walk away. There are 4 restaurants and several swimming pools in easy walking distance.

We have a beautiful veranda with stunning views of the lagoon and the sun setting over the Maya Mountains each evening. The master bedroom features a closet and en suite bathroom. Across the open floor plan living and kitchen area, you'll find a bedroom with a queen bed and a third bedroom with 2 sets of bunk beds. The layout of the house is perfect for families or a group of friends.The kitchen has everything you need for preparing simple meals with local ingredients. The furniture throughout the house is hand made by local craftsmen.

3 bedrooms,

2 bathrooms,



Washer & dryer on site,

Private setting,

Convenient to Placencia air strip,

Basic kitchen tools, dishware and cutlery provided,

Linens and towels provided,

Housekeeping service optional

The layout of the house is perfect for families or a group of friends.

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There are well-stocked grocery stores in both Seine Bight and Placencia, so you can stock up the fridge and do some cooking OR, sample the many restaurants along the peninsula and in the villages.

Belize it!

You can get there from anywhere! Belize is about two hours by plane from Miami, Dallas (American) and Houston (Continental); about 2.5 hours from Atlanta (Delta). There's also a direct flight from Charlotte via USAir, about 3 hours.

From the Belize International Airport you can hop on Tropic or Maya Island Air for a 20-minute flight to Placencia. You also can rent a car at the Belize International Airport or in Belize City and take an incredibly scene drive, about 3-4 hours. Buses from Belize City are an inexpensive option for 'roughing it' along the route.

The Tourism Center in Placencia Village can provide resources and referrals for all kinds of activities close to Casa Edgell in elsewhere in Belize.

Lots to do and see -- or nothing at all

Because Belize is a small country, you can base yourself in Placencia and take side trips and excursions from there:

* snorkeling, fishing & scuba (including getting certified as a diver)

* guided or self-guided trips to Maya sites

* packages to inland destinations and activities (Cave tubing and zip-lining) or island resorts or destinations (our local cayes or keys)

Of course, you can just hang out on the Casa Edgell verandah with a good book, e-reader, or laptop.

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More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Accept Credit Cards

Recent Review

About the Owner

This place is a labor of love by a family with deep roots in Belize. My brother, sister-in-law and I have taken on this project together. Our aunt and her husband live in Placencia Village and other relatives live in Dangriga (Stann Creek District) and Belize City.

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Serenity Now: Placencia Peninsula, Belize
+ 1-314-5788898
Placencia Belize

Great alternative to expensive resorts

  • 5 of 5
Had a very relaxing five days at Casa Edgell while visiting Belize for the first time. The rental is just far enough off the road to be private, while still in walking distance of resort hotels & restaurants. Locals were also helpful with logistics & getting to town. And a fantastic view to boot!
  • Submitted: May 23, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children


Activity and Interests

Car: not necessary

Casa Edgell is located on a short lane off the the Placencia Road, just south of Seine Bight Village on the Placencia Penninsula in the Stann Creek District.

The house faces the Placencia Lagoon, with a view of the mountains beyond. Our neighbor on the Lagoon is The Moorings, a yacht marina. Across the Placencia Road are two resort hotels: Laru Beya and The Inn at Robert's Grove.

All Belize beaches -- including those fronting hotels -- are open to the public. Guests of Casa Edgell are free to use the beach at The Inn at Robert's Grove. You may also use the pool there, as long as you plan to buy food or a drinks.

The house is a pleasant bike ride, short drive or taxi ride from the local airport and both Seine Beight and Placencia Villages.

Other Activities: Excursions to Maya sites, zip-lining, cave-tubing, whale-shark viewing. Snorkeling and diving excursions.


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Updated: Sep 17, 2014

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
May 1 2014 - Dec 13 2014
1 night minimum stay
High Season
Dec 14 2014 - May 1 2015
1 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

  • Cleaning $50 + Tax
  • Refundable damage deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 9.0%

There is a season...
Peak = Weather in Belize is just right for outdoor activities: sunny and not too humid. *
Summer = Bargains just in time for family vacations!
Fall = Great rates to compliment lower airfares
December Holidays & New Year = Demand is high with visitors and locals looking for end-of-year getaways.


Property Type

  • house


  • Family
  • Away From It All


  • Parking Off Street
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Carport
  • Living Area
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • 4 Ring Stove


  • Dining Area


  • Video Library ...


  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Waterfront
  • Village
  • Waterfront


  • marina
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • medical services
  • massage therapist
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • ATM/bank

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • snorkeling/diving
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • water tubing
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • wind-surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 1400 sq. ft.


  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, shower
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, shower


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 3 - 4 child bed, Bunk beds
  • The master bedroom features a closet and en suite bathroom. Across the open floor plan living and kitchen area, you'll find a bedroom with two twin beds and third bedroom with 2 bunkbeds.


  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Patio


  • Guests provide their own meals
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