Maya Beach is arguably the most desirable and up market area of the Placencia Peninsula, offering peace and tranquility and yet being less than 20 minutes from Placencia Village.
The colorful fishing village of Placencia sits at the Southern end of the peninsula and is full of charm, character and warm and friendly people. There is a good collection of interesting shops and boutiques and several excellent restaurants and bars. Placencia is widely known as being the most up market are of Belize.
Belize is in the Western Caribbean and less than a three-hour flight from many US cities. It is English speaking, safe and incredibly friendly. It is the perfect place to do nothing or everything, with beautiful, calm beaches and islands as well as the second largest barrier reef in the world, offering incredible snorkeling, diving and fishing.
There are no restrictions on foreigners owning property in Belize and the purchase process is very easy and straightforward. Ownership is freehold and there is no capital gains tax. Annual property taxes are generally under $100.