Placencia is a long, narrow peninsula along the Caribbean coastline of Belize. Its main attractions are thus ocean-related, including snorkeling, diving, fishing, kayaking, and more. Other natural attractions nearby are jungle tours, wildlife reserves, and Mayan ruins. The peninsula is relatively safe and a good place to relax.
Dangriga is a funky Garifuna town located on the southern coast of Belize. Garifuna refers to the local cultural and ethnic group that descends from native Carib and West African backgrounds. The Garifuna culture is typically rich, friendly, and well known for its African-influenced music style and religious traditions. The nearby Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary is a main attraction of the area.