Belize boast of having 700 miles stretch of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, a UNESCO World Heritage site and home to over 500 species of fish and 65 stony corals.Placencia located in the southern most region of Belize is an Underwater Photographer’s paradise.

This Central American paradise has earned a host of 2014 Top 100 Readers Choice Awards, including:

  • Top 5 Nods for the Caribbean and Atlantic’s best overall destination
  • Big Marine creatures
  • Wall diving and underwater photography by Scuba Diving Magazine

Placencia | A Paradise for Underwater Photographer

Not only are they many dive sites to choose from but also the warm water is perfect for many divers to enjoy. Belize is the perfect spot to increase your shutter count on your new underwater camera.

From North to South along the barrier reef you can dive with the loggerhead turtles, green moray eels, angelfish, yellow tail snapper, eagle ray and many more small sea life. The healthy corals and great visibility amounts most of the dive sites, offering the opportunity to increase your underwater image bank.

Immerse yourself in the underwater world wonders of Belize and just dive! Explore a Wall Dive, Drift Dive, Reef Dive and who can forget the wonders of the Great Blue Hole Dive!

For more underwater tips contact us at Splash Dive Center via Patricia Ramirez at