The Ellysian

The charm of Belize and the splendour of a modern stay

On the very edge of Belize’s Placencia Peninsula, in the heart of Placencia village, rests a new luxury beachfront paradise known as The Ellysian Boutique Hotel. With picturesque, beachfront, ocean views and its back patios reaching out to Placencia Village, this unique hotel presents the charm of Belize and the splendour of a modern stay. Each of our chic 13 rooms, offers mesmerizing calmness and evokes peace, luxury, life-altering experiences and heavenly dreams. Whether we are base camp for your explorations, or the center of your Wedding or Spa getaway The Ellysian Boutique Hotel is waiting.

Explore Placencia Village out our door through its’ many sidewalks and pathways. No taxi or golf carts are needed here for limitless possibilities. Only a single street runs through the Village so wander as you will and indulge in all the local flavours of Belize.

For bigger getaways take advantage of adventures and tours from your Ellysian starting point. Couples, groups, and families can explore ancient Mayan cities, crawl through the Mayan underworlds, harvest cocoa and make chocolate with indigenous farmers. Or learn to beat a drum with the Garinagu, explore the jungle, the Jaguar reserve, or ocean cruises for dinning or fishing. Your adventure starts here.

Turn Down Service

After meandering through the village, adventuring on the water, or dining at one of the former First Lady’s choices for dinner, we welcome you to bed perfectly set for a night of resting, recovering, recharging, and of course, dreaming. It is our way of saying good night. It is also where we take time to check on small amenities in the room to ensure you will have a complete night’s rest.


Let the purity of the Caribbean Sea be an inspiration to allow you to connect with oneself and nature. Start your morning with personal yoga on the pool deck or beach. All are welcome. Or book a private yoga class, for a beginner or more intense session, the instructor will be sure to leave you peaceful.

Beach Toys

Ready to have fun in the sun? Be sure to take a paddleboat or kayak and cruise the coast of the peninsula to the point peint”. Lookout for manatees and fish along the way. Create amazing memories in our cerulean water and miles and miles of beach.

Spa Treatments

At the Ellysian, we want your peace and harmony to be part of everything. Offering both in room and beachside massages we will supply the perfect massage specifically for you. Our signature use of Eucalyptus oils and infusers brings a calm to you both mentally and physically. Opening up your breathing, allowing the blood to flow, and relieving the tension of the day. As always, you will be surrounded by the background of the Caribbean Sea, so that it may it lift your spirits for your stay here with us. Be sure to try our signature seaweed wrap after a long of hike or simply a Swedish massage after a long flight. No matter the reason, we have a massage that is just what you need.

Mini Bar

Enjoy a few drinks from the privacy of your balcony while overlooking the beach or the whispers of chit-chatting of passers-by. The mini bar is stocked upon request with both local and international wines, spirits and chasers. If you have a special request, feel free to let us know. We will do our best to provide the tipple of your choosing.

Champagne Hour

In a celebratory mood? Feel free to let us organize a champagne hour for you and your guests. Whether for a couple, a family of 5 or a group of 20, our Champagne hour can be tailor to your needs. Pair this with local entertainment and enjoy a truly Belizean cultural immersion.