Mariposa Beach Front Resort welcomes you to our special corner of the world, at the south end of the peninsula of Placencia, Belize which juts gently into the Caribbean Sea. We offer butterfly themed beach suites, private tree houses, and incredible sea view dining in a Spanish style villa, all within a stone’s throw of one of the best beaches in Belize.
As you will notice on the attached tourist map of South Placencia, there is a lot to do in south Placencia. Along the spectrum from quietly contemplating the serene beauty, to enjoying family fun in and out of the calm Caribbean waters, to immersing in a rich cultural and music-filled night life, your stay on the Placencia peninsula will be whatever you make of it!
Depending on the time of year you grace the shores of Placencia, you may experience any number of celebrations, such as the Sidewalk Arts Festival every February, Lobsterfest in June, Belize’s Independence Day from the UK in September, the festive Garifuna Settlement Re-enactment day in November, the Mayan calendar-inspired End of the World Marathon in December, and So Many More Celebrations! We’re pretty certain the Belizeans have a lot to teach the rest of the world about how to celebrate life overall.
Apart from celebrations, there are many unique and much-loved attractions in Placencia, Belize. River boat tours down the Monkey River will place you within view and earshot of highly vocal howler monkeys, and you can visit the Creole Village of Monkey River.
Most travel websites make special mention of swimming, diving or snorkeling with whale sharks, sea kayaking, deep sea fishing, and visiting the Laughing Bird Caye National Park. All of these attractions and activities are within a short distance of Mariposa Beach Resort, and we can give you ideas on how best to access them.
Speaking of travel websites, Mariposa was featured by Curious Gypsies Media travel article last fall in “8 Great Reasons to Stay at Mariposa Beach Suites” which is a fabulous write-up full of photos and a video of local Garifuna dancers. You will be able to completely relax and immerse yourself in a safe and authentic Caribbean adventure here in Placencia, Belize.
Mariposa is a family and pet friendly place to stay with thoughtful comforts that will make you smile, such as bikes and hammocks, comfortable chairs, nooks and crannies for quiet time.
Support for everyone and everything local is top of mind for Mariposa owners Bruce and Sharon Maddison, including 100 percent locally hired staff members, local beer, produce, our own community garden and community events, locally sourced building materials and décor, and so on.
Notice our special offer at the top of page 1 of the free tourist map that is made possible by local businesses. “Bring your map to Mariposa/Breezeway Pool Bar and receive a free local drink of your choice with a purchase of any entrée.” We would be thrilled to hear from you, to greet you when you arrive as though you are part of our family, and to look forward to seeing you next time.
But let’s start at the beginning and go from there - Mariposa Belize Beach Suites & Resort Booking Information. If you book directly through Mariposa, you save money, and when you use the code ‘breezeway’ we will apply the latest discounted rates. We hope to see you soon!