- is a peninsula in southern Belize with the best beaches in the country. There are three main areas (from north to south) - Maya Beach
, Seine Bight
and Placencia Village
. Nim Li Punit
mayan ruins and the Great Barrier Reef
are located relatively close to the beach. Shore and seabed: sand, stones. 
The peninsula has a great choice of hotels, including relatively inexpensive options. However, the overall price level is quite high (like in US). Find hotels in Palencia beach
How to get there 
Fly to Belize International Airport (BZE)
. Then take a bus from Belize City via Dangriga town. Total road will take a minimum of 5 hours. There is also a direct shuttle minibus Belize City - Palencia (3 hours per way). Find flights to Palencia beach
When to go 
The best time for a beach holiday in Belize is a dry season from mid-January to May. Please note, that there are too many seaweed ashore during the hurricane season (from June to October) - like everywhere in the Caribbean.
Water temperature, C
Wind speed, meter/sec
Useful information 
Spellcheck note: In Belize the village is named Placencia, not Palencia.