Chabil Mar, Maya for “Beautiful Sea”, is The Only Guest Exclusive Resort of Placencia. A private boutique resort of 19 Villas and 1 Honeymoon Suite, Chabil Mar is a stroll along the beach to Placencia Village (the closest full service resort to the Village) where our guests can partake of the Village restaurants, shops and nightlife at their leisure.

Chabil Mar is the winner of 7 consecutive years of travelers’ choice awards in the luxury, service, romance and family categories for Belize and Central America, as well as Fodor’s Choice for Southern Belize in 2014, and has been featured on Wheel of Fortune, American Airlines Travel Magazine, GQ Magazine, Travel Age West and U.S. News and World Report.

At Chabil Mar each villa on this lushly landscaped property is uniquely designed and furnished, appointed with original artwork, and feature excellent views of the Caribbean from personal verandas. In addition, two infinity beach-side pools, nestled in lush tropical gardens, grace the property.

Intimate open-air al fresco beach-side dining at Café Mar or on the private pier is a hallmark of the Chabil Mar experience. Chabil Mar gives new meaning to table with a view. You choose: The beach, your veranda, The pier, or a candlelit table beneath a black velvet star scattered sky? This is room service and al fresco dining re-defined! Our entire property is your kingdom; you choose where and when you will dine.

Privacy, luxury accommodations, access to all of Belize’s adventures, and our premier location all result in a one-of-a-kind “Barefoot Luxury” Belize Resort adventure vacation.

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Planning a destination wedding or honeymoon? As a boutique guest exclusive resort, we are uniquely positioned to create your dream destination wedding or honeymoon. Whether an intimate affair for the two of you or reserving the entire resort as your private oasis for just your guests and family, our on-site wedding planner is available to serve up that one-of-a-kind experience!

The unique setting of Placencia and Chabil Mar provides the perfect blend of activities, all from one central location:

  • Exploring Placencia Village on one’s own schedule and at their leisure
  • Afternoon or overnight private island parties
  • Flats and deep water fishing
  • Exploring Maya archaeological sites
  • World–class diving and snorkeling at the World’s Second Largest Barrier Reef
  • Howler Monkey Jungle Tours
  • Hiking in the World’s only Jaguar Preserve

You dream adventure, We create experience, including “You Catch It . . . We Cook It” for our fishermen and women

Guest-Centric exclusive service in barefoot luxury, all just five minutes from Placencia Village in the World’s Best Kept Secret . . . Belize.

This is Chabil Mar!





US$250 – US$650



Chabil Mar
Placencia Village
Stann Creek District, Belize

Phone: 011-501-523-3606

Toll Free: 1-866-417-2377


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How to get here

Local carriers Maya Island Air and Tropic Air make scheduled flights to Placencia several times a day from the PGIA and municipal airport. By renting a car, you get to enjoy the picturesque Belizean landscape at your own pace. For more information or to make arrangements please contact us.



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