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Jungle & Beach Placencia

Jungle & Beach - Placencia

Enjoy the best of both worlds! An eco-lodge adventure in the Rainforests of Southern Belize, with relaxation at a beach resort on the Placencia Peninsula

Enjoy the best of both worlds! An eco-lodge adventure in the Rainforests of Southern Belize, with relaxation at a beach resort on the Placencia Peninsula


6 Days / 6 Nights
$1499 USD
When: Any date, May 1 to November 30
Starts: Dangriga
Ends: Placencia
Activities: Swimming Rappelling Hiking Birding Zip Line
Placencia Belize

Trip Highlights

Bocawina Rainforest Resort: This unique eco-resort is located in the Southern Maya Mountains adjacent to the world-famous 100,000-acre Cockscomb Jaguar Reserve. Waterfalls cascading into crystal clear jungle pools, resplendent tropical birds, and wild cats roaming a 7000-acre National Park are part of the extraordinary setting for your next rainforest adventure. Nowhere else in Belize can you enjoy the comforts of a boutique eco-lodge, Belizean-style dining, and a limitless selection of adventures within a National Park.

Umaya Resort & Adventures: A beautiful resort in the Placencia peninsula, surrounded by a beautiful lagoon and the blue ocean. Experience the best of the island and mainland life. Laze on the shore, where the sand glitters with gold under the warm rays of sun, and the sea is a constant. The beachside is an oasis of relaxation, hosting both Fyah Bar & Grill and a vast swimming pool for hours of lazing in the cool blue water. Bike down to the village and get swept up in the dynamism and vitality of a place brimming with activity.

Package includes:

  • 3-night accommodation standard room at Bocawina Rainforest Resort
  • 3-night accommodation beachfront room at Umaya Resort Placencia
  • Meals at Bocawina
  • Guided onsite adventures at Bocawina : zipline, rappeling, hiking or birdwatching
  • Land transfers between resorts, and local airport
  • Park fees and taxes

Trip Itinerary

Day 1
Stay: Bocawina Rainforest Resort
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

You will be met in Dangriga and transported to your eco-resort in the Southern Maya Mountains. Once you arrive, you'll get a welcome drink, meet your fellow guests and then choose your guided activities for your next four days of adventure in the rainforest. We suggest you start with a night and be amazed by the rainforest creatures of the night!

Days 2-3
Stay: Bocawina Rainforest Resort
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Rise with the sun and be on the grounds for the first light of day emerging through the jungle mists. Waking up to the sounds of the tropics is a pure delight, with the chatter of parrots and parakeets flying overhead, the fresh morning air scented with tropical blossoms, and the expectation of an exciting adventure-filled day ahead. There is no need to venture far to experience the heart of the jungle. Bocawina offers the longest zipline adventure in Belize, seven different waterfalls, unexcavated Mayan ruins, and a multitude of bird species and wildlife.

You can select from the many on-site activities offered by the resort: ziplining, hiking, rappelling, birdwatching, etc make sure you sign up at the front desk!

Day 4
Stay: UMaya Resort
Meals: Breakfast at Bocawina; Meals on Own in Placencia

 Your last morning at Bocawina is completely flexible. You can stay close to the lodge or follow a trail to a favorite pool or waterfall. We can arrange your transfer to Placencia for after breakfast, or can drop you off later in the day if you want more rainforest time!

Upon arrival at your beach hotel, you may want to settle into your room before enjoying a refreshing drink by the beach bar. Later, why not take an exploratory walk along the uncrowded palm-lined beaches of the Peninsula?

The Peninsula is only a mile at its widest and is positioned between the Placencia Lagoon on the west, and the Caribbean Sea on the east. It is possible to stroll north seven miles from Placencia Village to Seine Bight Village without interruption.

We have left your time at Placencia totally open….lounge poolside, hop on a bicycle or sign up for an optional excursion at the hotel activity desk. Meals can be enjoyed at your resort hotel, or you can sample some local cuisine in the nearby villages of Placencia and Seine Bight.

Days 5, 6
Stay: Umaya Resort
Meals: Meals on your own

Spend the next two days discovering the Placencia Peninsula. Relax in a hammock with a good book, go beachcombing…or consider saltwater fly fishing or a sunset cruise. Check out Placencia Village and its myriad of shops, restaurants, and bars then head over to Seine Bight Village for some traditional Garifuna music.

Day 7
Stay: N/A
Meals: On Own

Enjoy an early morning swim, or take a bike ride through the village. This last day is yours to enjoy at your leisure before you fly home or continue on your travels.

Return transfer is provided to the local airport in Placencia to catch your connecting flight to Belize City.


If you are adding an extra night in the rainforest, you will have the option to join an off-site tour on day 4th of your trip. From chocolate making to Mayan ruins, from cave exploration to horseback riding there are many tours available. Bocawina staff will coordinate this for you, if you have any preferences connect with your trip planner in advance

The Places We Stay

Bocawina Rainforest Lodge & Adventures
Bocawina Rainforest Lodge & Adventures

This boutique lodge in the midst of a 7000 acre Bocawina National Park offers guests a quintessential tropical rainforest experience. Over 150 species of birds, howler monkey, wild peccary, jaguars and ocelots have been recorded in close proximity to the lodge.  Enjoy the beautiful tropical landscaping on the property and dine in style at the acclaimed Wild Fig restaurant.

The Umaya Resort Hotel

Umaya is a stunning resort nestled in the breathtaking Placencia peninsula. Its prime location offers mesmerizing views of the Caribbean Sea, the Placencia lagoon, and the majestic Maya Mountains in the backdrop.

Indulge in the ultimate tropical experience with 430 feet of private beach, where you can bask in the sun and relish the golden sand beneath your toes. 

At Umaya Resort in Placencia, you can experience the best of both island and mainland life. Lounge by the shore, where the sun's warm rays make the sand glisten like gold, and the mesmerizing sea beckons you for a refreshing swim. Indulge in delectable cuisine at Fyah Bar & Grill, located right on the beach, and take a dip in our expansive swimming pool for hours of blissful relaxation. 


Dates and Prices

Available any date, May 1 through November 30

Available any date, May 1 through November 30

Available any date, May 1 through November 30

$1499 USD
Includes taxes and fees. Per person based on double occupancy.
6 Days / 6 Nights
$300 Deposit to secure your space

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