Tag Archives: Placencia

New Swan Sport Program for guests and locals.

Swan Villas launches its new sport program of activities for guests and locals, FOR FREE. After the first 4 months with the first program of activities, we have designed a second program that will be active from June to November 2015 ( low season) We are keeping the best from …

Five good reasons to visit Belize

Belize, the only country in Central América where English is the official language, it’s a top tourist destination located in the Caribbean coast. It is definetely, the perfect place for adventures, couples, families and people looking to retire in a paradisiacal location. And although there are many more, we leave …

Belize offers everything under the sun, including an extensive variety of water activities, jungle excursions, adrenaline sports, Maya ruin exploration, and even a slew of relaxation options. Come down to Belize and play! Swan villas will be the ideal starting point for any adventure. A full-time, on-site Adventure Coordinator will …

Interview Javier Senosiain

Javier Senosiain, international architect, born in Mexico with his grandfather from Spain, besides to be a key exponent and explorer of so-called organic architecture, is the head who is behind this Project of Swan Villas, which combine the design with the business as a income property See his work at: …

Snorkeling

You have 3 options: A) 2 hours activity. Distance from Swan: 20 min. kayaking. For free. ( Swan Villas provide everything) Cross the road with the kayak to the open sea side and paddle to False Caye (island in front). Go to the north side of the caye and enjoy …

Wind Surfing & Kite Surfing

An as-yet-untapped sport in Placencia, the calm waters and steady trade winds create an ideal environment for wind surfing and kite surfing. New outfitters are just starting to set up shop and offer instructions. Distance from Swan: 5 min. drive to the tour company. Contact: www.seakunga.com

Fishing

Fly-fishing, trolling, deep sea or spin casting. It’s all here and in abundance! The flats surrounding Placencia are rapidly becoming world famous for the spectacular fly-fishing. One of the few places where catching a Grand Slam (permit, tarpon and bonefish in one day) is possible.
www.tarponcayelodge.com

Sailing, and Cruising

Sailing conditions are amazing! No wonder The Moorings decided to call Placencia their base in Belize. Calm, crystal clear waters, accompanied by a steady breeze makes this an ideal place for sailing. Come explore the hundreds of uninhabited islands and be Robinson Crusoe for a while. Placencia offers excellent protective …

Canoeing & Kayaking

A) As long or short as you want.  Distance from Swan: 1 min. Get the kayaks and explore the calm lagoon behind Placencia where you may spot a Manatee, rays and, if you are lucky, dolphins. B) 1 hour activity. Distance from Swan: 60 min. kayaking Cross the road with …

Hiking

The possibilities are endless. Stroll along the peaceful beach during an amazing Caribbean sunset. Or go explore the jungle and hike through one of the many national parks or preserves all within a two-hour drive of Placencia. Placencia is an excellent starting point for tackling Victoria Peak — Belize’s highest …