Placencia, Stann Creek
Located in the hideaway beach town of Placencia, Belize, Itz’ana Resort & Residences has a prime location on 16 miles of Caribbean peninsula, with the sea on one side and the lagoon on the other. The 120 rooms and residences are designed in collaboration by Boston-based architect Roberto de Oliveira Castro and NYC-based interior designer Samuel Amoia to offer homeowners and guests a sense of adventure without sacrificing luxury. The destination boasts a burgeoning foodie and cultural scene and is ideally located next to islands, beaches, rivers, jungle, caves and the world’s second largest barrier reef, affording endless opportunities for exploring. However, guests and residents won’t need to travel far for fun and entertainment, as Itz’ana has plenty of onsite amenities including a Rum Room, Limilia Restaurant, a full-service marina, rooftop yoga deck, water sports adventure center, a gym and a spa complete with a saltwater pool amongst other benefits.