Explore & Play

so much to do . . .

 . . . you might need to stay a little longer! Wether a small group tour, private tour or DIY get ready to soak up all the adventure, beauty and history that makes Belize a world-wide, top-of-the-list travel destination. Bella Sway sits on the edge of the Caribbean Sea and just across the street less than a quarter of a mile away is the Mangrove lined Lagoon with the Jungle and Mountains beyond that. It all adds up to amazing fishing (of all kinds), scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, tubing, sailing, boating, hiking, zip-lining, birding, wildlife photography, archaeological wonders, beach activities and more! There is something for everyone. Come to Bella Sway and go Explore & Play . . .  

Splash Dive Center
Bella Sway Belize has partnered with The Splash Dive Center. John had an incredible dive with Splash Dive and we highly recommend their services. Splash Dive Center can arrange snorkel tripsPADI coursesdive packages and whale shark tours and trips. The Dive Center has been providing scuba diving, snorkeling and adventure tours in Placencia since the year 2000, and has grown from a small operation focusing on scuba instruction, to a community driven PADI Five Star Resort facility, that provides dive packages, instruction and supports environmental conservation and community projects. The Splash Dive Center and retail store is just 18 minutes away from Bella Sway at the north end of Placencia. This facility, the only scuba retail store in the southern half of Belize, contains a full line of scuba and snorkel equipment, cameras, diving accessories and PADI materials. They have 5 custom designed dive boats, including a 46 foot Newton dive boat and a fishing boat at the marina. Splash Dive will also do pick-ups at Bella Sway.

+501 523-3080


Top Of The Life Fishing Deep Sea Fishing, Inner Reef Fishing & Wahoo Fishing
From beginner to experienced fishermen, this crew guarantees that you will have an exciting and fun time fishing. Book a custom experience and go beyond the Belize Barrier Reef, and hopefully hook a Marlin, Wahoo, Dorado, Deep Drop, Grouper, Tuna, and/or a Sailfish. Get to know Captain Roland Alford, his vast experience might get you the big catch!
+501 613-5958


Nauti by Nature Belize

Nauti by Nature Fishing Charter offer both fishing and snorkeling or combo trips to islands and Reefs. John & his friends booked this excursion and loved it complete with an island BBQ of the fish they caught! Captain Jermaine Cain “Big Fish”  has 18+ years as a fishing guide and boat captain.  So many ways to fish; Fly Fishing, Spin Casting, Live Bait, Bottom Fishing, River & Trolling, Captain Jermaine offers many other services including Island Camping!

+501 604-2945



Kayak Close to Bella Sway

The island that you can see from Bella Sway is False Caye. It's a 20 minute Kayak trip. The Green Parrot, just a 5 minute walk away, rents Kayaks so you can take a trip, snorkel and explore. There are many other water sport rentals available around Placencia to explore other areas in the big blue Caribbean.


Placencia Awesome Water Sports
Kayak, Windsurf, Paddle Board & Tube RentalsFind all you need right on the beach in the village at Tipsy Tuna.
+501 608-7110



Ranguana Caye-Tropical Island
Book a day trip and cruise out to the picture-perfect 2-acre private island and spend your day in a pristine tropical paradise. Paddle board, kayak, hammock nap, sunbathe, snorkel from the island, fish, drink, eat and play beach games. Bully’s Beach Bar provides the music and libations while the staff prepares a delicious Beach Barbecue.
+501 822-1272


Inky's Recreation Area @ Sirenian Bay Resort
Mini Golf Course, Pickle-Ball, Tennis and a Dive pool. All the sports plus you can book excursions or rent a golf cart. Catch the beautiful Belizean sunset while sipping on a martini at the Three60 Martini Bar with great Happy Hours and fun events.
Open 7am-9pm
What’s App: 501-614-3230



Taste Belize 
Bella Sway has partnered with Taste Belize and we consider this excursion a must-do early in your trip! We met the founder Lyra at her shop in the village and her knowledge and experience with Belizean food and culture is second to none. Engage your senses, create unforgettable memories and taste the best of Belize through the unique food and cultural tours and classes.
Shop Hours Tue - Sat 8:30am - 4:45pm (Tours always available)
+501 629-5030


Real Deal Belize Tours

Bella Sway Belize has partnered with Real Deal Belize Tours. This tour business offers a broad choice of tours and activities. They are Licensed and experienced. We were impressed with the customization of tours to suit our guests unique needs. Wether you join a small group tour or schedule a private tour, Real Deal Belize can help make your stay most memorable, offering Cave Tubing, Zip-lining, Wildlife Experiences, Birding, Archaeological adventures, Jungle Horseback Riding and Hiking. 
+501 651-8225

Real Deal Belize Tours - Red Bank Scarlett McCaw Tour

Real Deal Belize Tours - Zip-lining

Real Deal Belize Tours - Xunantunich Maya Site & Inland Blue Hole 

Real Deal Belize Tours -Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave Tour

Real Deal Belize Tours - Cave Kayaking at Nohoch Cheen Caves Branch

Real Deal Belize Tours -Zip-lining, River tubing, Waterfall Swimming

Real Deal Belize Tours - Jungle Horseback Riding Adventure

Real Deal Belize Tours - Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary & Jaguar Preserve



Ya'axkin Butterfly Farm
This family-run Butterfly Farm gives you the opportunity to dance with over 3000 beautiful butterflies fluttering around you in an enclosed garden. Wether you want an educational experience or a magical one, the butterfly farm offers fast and friendly informational tours of both their breeding room, as well as their butterfly house-and enclosed garden.
+501 822-1272


Bunches of Fun Banana Tours
Who doesn't love a banana or something made with a banana? Bunches of Fun Banana Farm Tours are set on Sagitun Farm. Belize's original banana farm tour. Learn about this delicious fruit and the unique varieties and the way they grow. Reservations are essential.


Marie Sharp's Hot Sauce Factory
Marie Sharp’s Habanero Pepper sauce is Belize’s most famous hot sauce, sold worldwide. Marie Sharp offers a full tour of the facility where visitors can see where and how the manufacturing of the pepper sauces takes place. After the tour, there is a gift shop to stock up on the hot items.



The Belize Zoo
The Belize Zoo and Tropical Education Center exhibits over 200 animals, representing over 45 native species. The Zoo keeps animals that were orphaned, rescued, born at the zoo, rehabilitated animals, or sent to The Belize Zoo as donations from other zoological institutions.