Explore Placencia Peninsula With a Vehicle From Barefoot
The Placencia Peninsula on the Caribbean coast of southeastern Belize is one of the top visitor destinations in the country, and one of the best ways to explore Placencia is with a vehicle rental from Barefoot Rentals and Services.
Barefoot is a locally-owned and operated company that rents a wide variety of vehicles so that visitors can explore the country at their own pace. Barefoot has a large fleet of cars, SUVs, golf carts, scooters, mopeds, and even dirt bikes to give you a full range of transportation options.
With your own vehicle from Barefoot, you can explore the entire Placencia Peninsula with ease, including Placencia Village, Seine Bight Village, and all the way up to the famous Maya Beach. Vehicles rented from Barefoot can be rented on a daily, weekly, or even monthly basis to give you the flexibility to follow your own itinerary.
Famous for its beautiful beaches in a country with hundreds of offshore islands and miles of shoreline on the Caribbean, Placencia is a charming coastal community that more than lives up to its motto of “Barefoot Perfect.” The heart of the burgeoning eco-tourism industry, Placencia is home to charming sidewalk cafes, boutique resorts, yoga studios, spas, and stunning vistas of the Caribbean.
Placencia is also the gateway to the southern part of the Belize Barrier Reef, a UNESCO World Heritage Site composed of hundreds of islands and atolls. Popular activities on the reef include sailing, fishing, scuba diving, and snorkeling. Many visitors enjoy “island hopping,” traveling from one island to the other via sailboat or sea kayak, a great to “get lost” and enjoy the stunning beauty of the reef.
Popular activities on the mainland near Placencia include trekking through the vast wilderness of the Cockscomb Basin Nature Reserve (home to the world’s first dedicated jaguar reserve), boat tours up the Monkey River, exploring ancient Maya sites like Caracol and Xunantunich, and trips to the Garifuna communities of Hopkins and Dangriga. The Garifuna are a unique Afro-Caribbean people famous for their delicious food, music, and drumming.
Barefoot Rentals and Services accepts both cash and major credit cards, including Visa, MasterCard, and Discovery. Barefoot can pick up or deliver vehicles from anywhere in the country, including Hopkins, Dangriga, Belize City, Punta Gorda, Belmopan, San Ignacio, and the international airport in Belize City. Barefoot can also arrange for lodging and book tours anywhere in the country.