Chabil Mar, Maya for "Beautiful Sea", is a luxury, boutique resort that appeals to the discerning traveler looking to combine adventure and a culturual experience with stylish, upscale and guest exclusive accommodations in Placencia. While the vibe is barefoot luxury, the service is personal. Chabil Mar is the winner of 8 consecutive years of traveler's awards in the luxury, service, family and romance categories and has been honored as the Fodor's Choice for Luxury in Southern Belize for 2014. Chabil Mar is The Only Guest Exclusive Resort in Placencia, Belize and the Closest Full Service Luxury Resort to the Village of Placencia. This small and private, guest exclusive, resort has just 19 villas and 1 honeymoon suite, all of which face directly onto the Caribbean Sea, have been individually decorated and are designed to offer an intimate experience in an incredible natural setting.
One bedroom Luxury Seafront Villas are situated directly on the beach, have personal verandas offering uninterrupted views of the Caribbean. The first-floor Seafront Villas have steps leading down from the veranda directly onto the beach and your awaiting sun lounger. The second-floor Seafront Villas offer an exclusive experience from your personal veranda, affording incredible views of the Caribbean and ideal for skies at sunrise and nocturnal views of the starry skies. The one-bed, one-bath Villas have King-size bed with en-suite bathroom.
Luxury Seaview Villas are situated on the second floor, have personal verandas facing the Caribbean and are setback about 70 feet from the beach overlooking one of the two infinity pools and the lush gardens, affording magnificent views of the Caribbean. The two-bed, two-bath Villas have a master bedroom with king-size bed and ensuite bathroom and a second bedroom with queen bed and adjoining bathroom. Two-bedroom Villas, with loft space and 2 additional single beds, are available. They offer approximately 1000 square foot of living space, zoned air conditioning and ceiling fans. The Villa verandas include table and chairs for your relaxation, enjoyment and dining, if you choose, while offering areas of sunshine and shade all day. The interior includes a double sofa bed in the main living area.
Chabil Mar gives new meaning to "Table with a view, please!" Al Fresco Style, eating outside (from the Italian words "al fresco" meaning "outside" - It adds a lively and enjoyable dimension to dining!). The entire property is your kingdom. You choose where you want to dine, all locations featuring no walls, no roof, open air, swaying palm trees.
Chabil Mar boasts two beach-side, sea–facing infinity pools, nestled in lush tropical gardens, as well as sea kayaks, bicycles and golf carts for your enjoyment. The plants and landscape of Chabil Mar are unique not only to the Placencia Peninsula in particular, but to all of Belize as well, in that they are a blend of species and varieties from the natural seaside 'scapes of Belize as well as the jungle 'scapes.