Chabil Mar - Luxury Villas in Placencia, Belize

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The Closest Full Service Resort to the Village of Placencia in Belize, Central America

Like most ideal destinations, location is paramount to a truly unique experience!

Chabil Mar is the only Guest Exclusive Resort on the Placencia Peninsula in Belize and also the closest full–service resort to the Village of Placencia.

Mayan for "Beautiful Sea", Chabil Mar sits at the end of the 16–mile Placencia Peninsula, nestled on 400' of private beachfront. Chabil Mar is a personal paradise, while only a stroll along the beach to the center of Placencia Village.

Immerse yourself in the restaurants, art and culture of Placencia Village, then effortlessly slip back to the peacefulness of Chabil Mar at your leisure and on your own time. No taxis or schedules. Take time to enjoy the lovely people of the Village and learn about their culture.

It's a benefit of our proximity to the Village and being a guest of Chabil Mar!

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Click Here for MAPS of Belize, Placencia Peninsula and Placencia Village to view the benefit of Chabil Mar's location to fulfill your Placencia Village cultural and adventure Belize vacation experience.

Boutique Luxury

Each of our nineteen luxury villas  and the one honeymoon suite has a personal veranda with breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea. Our luxury accommodations strike a perfect balance between Belizean flair and modern amenities. Original art and local artifacts complement the comforts of home. One and two bedroom villas (some with lofts) grace the property. King sized beds, fine linens and bedding, Belizean hardwood cabinetry, granite counter tops, fine tiling and marble, in spacious 1000–square–foot living areas, create a tranquil resort experience. Air conditioning, wireless internet, and a host of other conveniences ensure guests feel welcome and pampered. In addition, Chabil Mar boasts two beach-side, sea–facing infinity pools, nestled in lush tropical gardens, as well as sea kayaks, paddle boards, bicycles and golf carts for the enjoyment of our guests.

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Award Winning Service

At Chabil Mar, our mission is your pleasure. We have been honored as Fodor's 2014 "Choice for Luxury" in Southern Belize. Our unwavering commitment to exceptional service earned us the recognition of the top 25 "Best Luxury Hotels in Central America for Luxury and Service" and a Travelers' Choice Award on Trip Advisor for eight consecutive years.

Whether you're looking for a romantic rendezvous or active adventure, family fun or peace and solitude, Chabil Mar's staff is on hand to tailor a Belize vacation getaway just for you.

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Guest–Only Exclusivity

Chabil Mar is the only full service resort in Placencia Village and along the Peninsula that reserves our property amenities, restaurant and bar for the exclusive use of our guests. This is sure to please those who value their privacy and solitude and desire personalized service, as well as those seeking a relaxing stress–free vacation.

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Dining At Chabil Mar (Beauty by the Sea)

Chabil Mar gives new meaning to "Table with a view, please!" Al Fresco Style, eating outside (from the Italian words "al fresco" = outside - It adds a lively and enjoyable dimension to dining!). Our entire property is your kingdom. You choose where you want to dine - No Walls - No Roof - Open Air - Swaying Palm Trees

One of our recent guests wrote in their review of our approach to dining options - Café Mar, is not a restaurant in the traditional sense of a building for congregation, but rather an experience in freedom and Mother Nature. We wish we would have thought to describe it that way. We could not have said it better.

Your breakfast, lunch and dinner dining options on site at Chabil Mar are: 

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  • Cafe Mar Beachside 
  • Your Villa's Personal Veranda
  • Poolside
  • On the Pier under the stars
  • Kaleidoscope Bar & Lounge
  • "You Catch It - We Cook It"
  • Private Chef, Serving Staff and Custom Menus 
  • Outdoor Grills
  • Fully equipped kitchen

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available at Chabil Mar from 7:00AM to 9:00PM daily. Order up . . . and dine in the atmosphere of your choice.Pier at Night Beach Level Mike Walker Chabil Mar Belize Resort

TripAdvisor Guest Reviews - "The food was just amazing. We brought our fresh caught fish back and the kitchen sent up what is undoubtedly the best meal we have ever had. They started with sushi and then sent banana leaf baked, mango sauce, grilled fish and rice, potatoes and perfectly cooked vegetables. Divine."

"I am giving Chabil Mar a 5-star rating only because 6 is not an option. What a remarkable place. We spent the last 4 nights of our 18-night stay in Belize at Chabil Mar with the intention of pampering ourselves after two weeks in the jungle, and it exceeded our expectations."

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Read Below to learn how Chabil Mar's location is such a wonderful benefit to your overall Placencia Village vacation and dining experience!

Although we would love to have you as our guest for all of your lunches and dinners, which is your choice if you prefer, you would be missing the opportunity to take advantage of our Premier Location, of enjoying the traditional fishing Village of Placencia. We are just a ten minute beach walk or a five minute bike, kayak or golf cart ride away. We encourage you to take some time to enjoy these lovely people, visit their shops, eat at their restaurants and experience the culture of Belize first hand, at your leisure, on your own schedule, and then effortlessly return to the peacefulness that is Chabil Mar.
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It's a benefit of being a guest of Chabil Mar and one we believe you will remember for your lifetime!

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A Sampling of Guest Favorites from the Chabil Mar Menu!


  • Belizean Breakfast: Two eggs any style, fried fish fillet, refried beans; served with fry jacks or Johnny cakes
  • Tropical Fruits: A medley of seasonal fruits. Chabil Mar Belize Resort Toast of Coffee Mugs
  • Banana Pancakes: The name says it all!


  • Stuffed Avocado: Avocado stuffed with shrimp, lobster (in season) and vegetables with a savory mustard sauce.
  • Shrimp and Conch Ceviche: A Caribbean favorite of marinated seafood served with fried corn chips. 
  • Club Sandwich: A traditional triple decker club sandwich served with French 

  • fries and coleslaw.

Happy Hour Daily

  • Beer, Wine and Cocktails Specials - How about a Chunky Monkey or Chabil Martini?


  • Coconut Shrimp: Belizean shrimp marinated in Caribbean spices and
    coconut; sautéed to tender perfection.
  • Pineapple Glazed Pork Chops: Bone in chops pineapole glazed and topped with grilled fresh pineapple, potato and vegetable.
  • Snapper Beurre Blanc: Local Snapper pan seared and placed atop a light beurre blanc cream, potato and vegetable
  • Grilled Lobster: (in season) 1/2 lb of local lobster tail seasoned with lime and garlic butter; served with potatoes and sautéed vegetables.
  • Grilled Orangello Chicken Breast: Chicken breast marinated in orange; served with grilled onion sauce, rice and battered vegetables.

Note: Menu items are subject to change and availability of fresh ingredients daily.

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About Us Guest comments

My husband and I stayed there for a week, we are frequent travelers but the courtesy and their desire to make you confortable and happy it goes above and beyond many places we have stayed at. It was my husband's birthday and I asked them to prepare a surprise dinner for him, well I did not expect anything close to what they prepared, a candle light dinner by the ocean with great food and baked a caked specially for him. I dont want to mention anyone specific because I don't want to miss any of the great employees they have from the front desk to the maintenance crew. Thank you to all of you for being the great people you are.

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