For an unforgettably beautiful and adventure-filled trip to paradise, look no further than the diverse Stann Creek region of Belize! This second-largest district in the tropical country has so much to offer visitors.
If you're wondering where the best beaches are, how to experience the most exciting attractions, and where to visit in Belize, we have the answer for you: Come stay in our Stann Creek vacation rentals and enjoy the best of everything! When you visit one of our Belize vacation rentals adventure is never far behind, so pack your bags and get ready for the trip of a lifetime.
Stann Creek is a coastal region on the south side of Belize. With ample rivers, beautiful stretches of coastline, offshore islands, tropical forests, culture-steeped cities, and the peaks of the Maya Mountains towering to the west, our Stann Creek vacation rentals put you within easy reach of almost endless activities.
The largest city in this district is Dangriga, and if you travel down the coast you will pass numerous fishing villages and beautiful beaches on your way to Hopkins, a traditional Garifuna village with plenty of culture and history to share.
At the southern end of the region, the gorgeous 11-mile Placencia Peninsula boasts perfect beaches, scuba diving and snorkeling opportunities galore, and welcoming and tourist-friendly towns such as the wonderful Placencia Village.
Stann Creek encompasses several prime vacation destinations, and our selection of Belize vacation rentals put you right in the middle of all the action and within a day trip of many fantastic attractions.
If you're a water lover, head over to the coast and spend some time relaxing on the sandy shore and swimming in the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea. This region is also a fantastic place to go snorkeling, scuba diving, boating, and fishing, and boasts many offshore islands and the world's second largest barrier reef. Spend some time sampling Belizean cuisine and chatting with the locals in the various villages. The Glover's Reef Marine Reserve is not to be missed - accessible only by boat, it is a fantastic way to learn about the seascape and its diverse life.
Just inland you will find the palm trees and mangroves give way to lush tropical forests. With rivers and creeks (including the Stann Creek itself) flowing downhill to meet with the sea, visitors can go rafting or kayaking while watching for birds and other wildlife.
A little farther inland are the foothills of the rugged Maya Mountains, where you can go hiking and spelunking. The Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, the world's first jaguar preserve, is another must-see attraction. Be sure to bring your camera and hiking shoes, and be on the lookout for the native tapirs, armadillos, howler monkeys, and more than 300 species of birds! This region also has banana and citrus farms scattered around. With the promise of excitement in every direction, you will be happy to return to your cozy and welcoming Belize vacation rentals and rest up for another day in paradise!
With an astounding number of adventures to be had and attractions to visit, Stann Creek is the perfect place to plan your tropical getaway. Whether you're here for a day or a month, and whether you want to stick close to the beautiful beach or explore the diverse interior of the country, our Stann Creek vacation rentals will put you within easy reach of all the amazing activities in this truly spectacular country!