Naia Resort and Spa
This new luxury eco-resort and spa brings a new level of accommodation to sleepy Placencia in southern Belize, where a traffic barrier still swings down to close the main road whenever a small plane lands on the narrow peninsula. The 19-acre beachfront property is located within a 200-acre private reserve, offering the utmost in seclusion.
Guests stay in individual beach houses with all the amenities of a private residence, including custom-made, locally produced craft furnishings and artwork. Contemporary cottages have vaulted hardwood ceilings and cool tile floors, with glass doors that open onto
Though Naia's setting is well off Belize's standard tourist track, you don't lack for state-of-the-art amenities: rooms have wireless Internet access, telephone, a large flat screen Smart TV, Bose sound system with docking station and an electronic safe. A coffee maker is provided, along with fresh beans, a grinder and plunge pot. Fresh, locally sourced cuisine is creatively prepared at the resort's three restaurants: 1981 offers fine dining; the lagoonside Reflections Spa Cafe features healthy light fare and smoothies; and the Beach Bar and Grill is your choice for cold beers, tropical cocktails