Belize: For Diving Enthusiasts, Chabil Mar Resort Has Plenty to Offer

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Chabil Mar Resort is positioned to pamper the most discerning traveler and scuba diving enthusiast or expert. Just 22 villas grace their property and all amenities of the private resort are for the personal use of guests

Chabil Mar partnered with some of the top dive centers of Placencia Village, true specialists in the art and culture of diving in Belize. The dive operators are located within a few minutes of the resort and complimentary transportation services are offered.

Placencia Village, where Chabil Mar is located, is the springboard to some of the most exciting dive sites in the world. The reason for this is that as the edge of the Barrier Reef comes south along the coast of Belize, it separates itself further and further from the mainland. The result is a broad expanse of coral reef with channels that go down from 90 to 110 feet, but rising abruptly into shoals and cayes, providing many nearby SCUBA locations.

At last official count there are a minimum of 20 named dive sites in the southern waters of Belize, off Placencia, bursting with untouched coral and abundant fish life.

For diving enthusiasts, or their non-diving companions, who also wish to experience authentic Belize culture in a traditional fishing village setting, Maya archaeological sites, howler monkey habitat exploration or jungle excursions, including swimming in waterfalls and caves, then Placencia Village provides them with an opportunity to do so.

Adding to the charm of this traditional fishing village are several eateries, beach bars, art galleries and shops along with the spectacular, unspoiled and un-crowded crescent beach.

Recently, GQ magazine called Placencia “a quaint town that seems to have forgotten about mass tourism”. Like most ideal destinations, location is paramount to a truly unique experience and Placencia is no exception. Situated on the mainland and located on the Caribbean Sea, Placencia is the doorway to Belize’s most sought after activities on land and sea.

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