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If scuba, snorkeling, or fishing are your passions, a trip to Belize isn't just another vacation, it's a pilgrimage to the longest and most extensive living coral reef in the western hemisphere, the Belize Barrier Reef. For a close encounter, we suggest to book Hotel Stays in Ambergris Caye, Turneffe Islands or Cayo Espanto. Although located at a relatively longer distance, day trips to visit the Belize Barrier Reef are also available from Placencia Beach, Hopkins Beach or Punta Gorda Hotels. Scroll down to dive into our Itineraries!

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Belize's Top Destination. Enjoy the relaxed and laid back ambience at Ambergris Caye, the largest of Belize's Cayes; a divers paradise with a funky vibe filled beach town and endless underwater adventures.
This is a flexible package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.

Included:

  • Flight into and out of Belize City
  • Airport Assistance
  • Flight from Belize City to San Pedro - Ambergris Caye
  • Hotel for 4 nights in Ambergris Caye
  • Flight from San Pedro - Ambergris Caye to Airport in Belize City
  • Attention Christmas / New Year Travelers: Select minimum 3 Nights stay in Ambergris.

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  • Ambergris Caye

    The largest island in Belize and the main travel destination in the country.

  • Turneffe Islands

    One of the richest and most complex marine eco systems in the world.

  • Cayo Espanto

    The most luxurious and private getaway in Belize. An idyllic four acre islet for the most demanding guests.


  • Placencia

    Natural sandy beaches, fabulous accommodations and a vast selection of activities.

  • Hopkins

    Seclusion and adventures in a gorgeous 12 mile ribbon of white sand and crystal blue waters.

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  • Mountain Pine Ridge - Ambergris Caye
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  • Rainforest and Reef!. Fly to Belize City and immediately continue to Mountain Pine Ridge; a Belize's protected forest reserve of over 100,000 acres that holds some of the country's most beautiful natural wonders and lots of adventure activities; go to Belize city domestic airport and fly to Belize's top destination: Ambergris Caye, a divers paradise with a funky vibe filled beach town and endless underwater adventures finish with a flight to Belize international airport to catch your flight back home. This is a flexible package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into and out of Belize City
    • Transfer from Belize City Airport to Hotel in Mountain Pine Ridge
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Mountain Pine Ridge
    • Transfer from Hotel in Mountain Pine Ridge to Domestic Airport in Belize City followed by a flight to San Pedro - Ambergris Caye
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Ambergris Caye
    • Flight from San Pedro - Ambergris Caye to Airport in Belize City
    • Attention Christmas / New Year Travelers: Select minimum 3 Nights stay in Ambergris. For more availability in Mountain Pine please select 3 nights stay.


  • Ambergris Caye - Tikal Pyramids
    7 nights from $1,659*
  • Maya Expedition and Beach Escape. Visit Ambergris Caye, a divers paradise with a funky vibe filled beach town and endless underwater adventures. Continue to Flores - Peten the town where Guatemala's prime attraction is located: Tikal Pyramids, the greatest Maya religious center yet discovered end this trip with a stay in the largest city in Central America, Guatemala City to discover its rich history. This is a flexible package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Belize City and out of Guatemala City
    • Flight from Belize City to San Pedro - Ambergris Caye
    • Hotel for 4 nights in Ambergris Caye
    • Flight from Ambergris Caye to International Airport in Belize City, followed by a second flight to Flores/Tikal in Guatemala
    • Transfer from the Airport to Hotel in Flores/Tikal
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Flores/Tikal
    • Transfer from Hotel in Flores/Tikal to the Airport
    • Flight from Flores/Tikal to Guatemala City
    • Transfer from the Airport to Hotel in Guatemala City
    • Hotel for 1 night in Guatemala City
    • Transfer from Hotel in Guatemala to the Airport
    • Hotels in Ambergris require an average minimum stay of 4 nights during New Year dates (between December 20 and January 5), and hotels in Flores Tikal require a minimum of 3 nights stay also during these dates. Make sure to change/select the number of nights accordingly in your pricing request.


  • San Ignacio and Placencia (Self Drive)
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  • Rainforest and Reef Adventure! Fly to Belize city, pick up your rental car and adventure to San Ignacio to marvel in its unique jungle, outdoor fun and sorrounding Mayan ruins. Continue to southern Belize Placencia a lovely little seacoast village with sixteen miles of sandy beaches, the impossibly blue sea on one side, a mangrove-fringed lagoon teeming with life on the other!. This is a flexible package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into and out of Belize City
    • Rental Car for 7 days. (Pick up/Drop Drop Off in Belize Airport) Hotel for 3 nights in San Ignacio
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Placencia
    • Attention Christmas/New Year Travelers: Select minimum 4 Nights stay in Placencia and in San Ignacio.


  • Lamanai - Placencia
    6 nights from $1,643*
  • Belize Adventure!. Fly to Belize City International Airport and immediately continue to the Pier to take a relaxing boat ride through the New River of Northern Belize and see nature at its best at Lamanai Outpost Lodge. Adjacent to the spectacular Mayan ruins of the Lamanai Archaeological Reserve. End this trip in a paradise, Placencia, a gorgeous emerald peninsula in southern Belize with 16 miles of sandy beaches. The blue sea is to the east and the charming Placencia lagoon lies to west looking to the mountains on the mainland. This is a flexible package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into and out of Belize City
    • Transfer from Airport in Belize followed by a boat ride to Lamanai
    • Hotel for 3 nights at Lamanai Outpost Lodge in Orange Walk
    • Lamanai Natural Package Includes:
      Meet and greet service at Belize Int'l Airport; Transfer from/to Belize International Airport (IN and OUT via combination road and river trip); Refreshments served on transfers and tours; Porter service at check-in and check out, All scheduled meals Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner; Coffee, tea and cocoa bar - 4:30am through 8:00pm; Happy hour snacks at the bar; Package includes two standard activities per night's stay with a total of 8 daily activities to choose. Others can be added at an extra charge at the lodge on arrival.; All guiding and entrance fees.
    • Boat Ride from Lamanai Outpost Lodge, followed by a transfer to Domestic Airport in Belize City and by another flight to Placencia
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Placencia
    • Flight from Placencia to Airport in Belize City
    • Attention Christmas / New Year Travelers: Select minimum 4 Nights stay in Placencia.


  • Luxury, Blancaneaux Lodge Plus Turtle Inn or Chabil Mar
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  • Experience Belizean Luxury!. Fly to Belize City Airport immediately continue to Blancaneaux Lodge situated in the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve, the oldest of Belize's national parks, where waterfalls tumble into turquoise pools above the jungle canopy. Its remote mountain setting makes it a perfect place to relax, rejuvenate and enjoy life's simple pleasures. End this trip in a paradise, Placencia, a gorgeous emerald peninsula in southern Belize with 16 miles of sandy beaches. The clear sea is to the east and the charming Placencia lagoon lies to west looking to the mountains on the mainland, here, you choose to stay at Turtle Inn or Chabil Mar Villas both are our favorite hotels in Placencia.
    This is a flexible package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into and out of Belize City
    • Transfer from Belize City Airport to Blancaneaux Lodge in Mountain Pine Ridge
    • Hotel for 3 nights at Blancaneaux Lodge in Mountain Pine Ridge
    • Transfer from Blancaneaux Lodge in Mountain Pine Ridge to Turtle Inn or Chabil Mar Villas in Placencia
    • Hotel for 3 nights at Turtle Inn or Chabil Mar Villas in Placencia
    • Flight from Placencia to Airport in Belize City
    • Attention Christmas/New Year Travelers: Select minimum 4 Nights Stay at Blancaneaux Lodge in Mountain Pine and minimum 4 nights in Turtle Inn and Chabill Mar and Villas in Placencia. PLEASE NOTE: From March 26th to April 6th there is a Minimum Stay of 4 nights at Blancaneaux Lodge in Mountain Pine.


  • Snorkeling Experience at Turneffe Islands
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  • Spectacular Snorkeling! Fly to Belize CityAirport immediately continue to the port for a boat transportation to the largest of Belize's atolls, the Turneffe Islands/strong>, one of the richest and most complex marine eco systems in the world. This exquisite collection of more than 200 mangrove and coral sand islets is a virtual nirvana for diving, snorkeling, and fishing enthusiasts. Choose your 4-night or 7-night package with Saturday departures. This is a flexible package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into and out of Belize City
    • Round Trip Transfer and Boat Ride between Turneffe Atoll and Belize City
    • Hotel for 4 nights in Turneffe Island with 3 meals daily - Other inclusions depend on hotel selected
    • Saturday Departures, year round.


  • Diving Experience at Turneffe Islands
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  • Explore a divers paradise with a funky vibe and endless underwater adventures! in the fantastic Belize!. Start with a flight to Belize City International Airport, and from there you will go to Turneffe Island, endowed with a magnificent diversity of reef structure, uncommonly clear underwater visibility, and one of the richest and most complex marine eco systems in the world. This exquisite collection of more than 200 mangrove and coral sand islets is a virtual nirvana for diving, snorkeling, and fishing enthusiasts. After a stay of diving adventures and relaxation at the beach, you will go back to Belize City International Airport to catch your flight home. This is a flexible package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into and out of Belize City
    • Round Trip Transfer and Boat Ride between Turneffe Atoll and Belize City
    • Hotel for 4 nights at Turneffe Island Lodge with 3 meals daily and daily dives with tanks and weight bells
    • Saturday Departures, year round.


  • San Ignacio - Turneffe Islands
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  • Enjoy a true jungle adventure to later relax at the beach!. Fly to Belize City International Airport and immediately continue to San Ignacio, known for its ecotourism, you can explore ruins, rivers, caves and jungle! Then, you will go to Turneffe Islands endowed with a magnificent diversity of reef structure, uncommonly clear underwater visibility, and one of the richest and most complex marine eco systems in the world. This exquisite collection of more than 200 mangrove and coral sand islets is a virtual nirvana for diving, snorkeling, and fishing enthusiasts. Then, you will go back to Belize City International Airport to catch your flight home. This is a flexible package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into and out of Belize City
    • Transfer from Belize City Airport to Hotel in San Ignacio
    • Hotel for 3 nights in San Ignacio
    • Transfer from Hotel in San Ignacio to Airport in Belize City
    • Hotel for 4 nights in The Turneffe Islands
    • Round Trip Transfer and Boat Ride between Turneffe Atoll and Belize City
    • Wednesday Departures
    • Attention Christmas/New Year Travelers: Select minimum 4 nights stay in San Ignacio. Most hotels have minimum stay during holiday season.


  • Mountain Pine Ridge - Hopkins
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  • Rainforest and Pristine Beaches!. Fly to Belize City and immediately continue to Mountain Pine Ridge; a Belize's protected forest reserve of over 100,000 acres that holds some of the country's most beautiful natural wonders and lots of adventure activities. Next, visit Hopkins a gateway to incredible marine and terrestrial attractions. Off shore, several pristine cayes are nestled on the Belize Barrier Reef, offering visitors incredible diving and snorkeling opportunities. This is a flexible package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into and out of Belize City
    • Transfer from Airport in Belize City to Mountain Pine Ridge
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Mountain Pine Ridge
    • Transfer from Hotel in Mountain Pine Ridge to Hopkins
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Hopkins
    • Flight from Hopkins to Airport in Belize City
    • Attention Christmas / New Year Travelers: Select minimum 4 nights stay in Mountain Pine and Hopkins. Most hotels have minimum stay during holiday season.


  • Lamanai - San Ignacio - Hopkins
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  • Mayan Ruins, Jungle and Beach Paradise!. Fly to Belize City International Airport and immediately continue to the Pier to take a relaxing boat ride through the New River of Northern Belize and see nature at its best at Lamanai Outpost Lodge, located adjacent to the spectacular Mayan ruins of the Lamanai Archaeological Reserve. Continue to San Ignacio, known for its ecotourism, explore ruins, rivers, caves and jungle! you can't miss the outdoor activities we offer. Next, visit a paradise, Hopkins a gateway to incredible marine and terrestrial attractions. Off shore, several pristine cayes are nestled on the Belize Barrier Reef, offering visitors incredible diving and snorkeling opportunities. This is a flexible package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into and out of Belize City
    • Transfer from Airport in Belize followed by a boat ride to Lamanai Hotel for 2 nights at Lamanai Outpost Lodge in Orange Walk
    • Including: Full service staff, main meals, soft drinks, transfers and some activities
    • Transfer from Lamanai Outpost Lodge to Hotel in San Ignacio
    • Hotel for 2 nights in San Ignacio
    • Transfer from Hotel in San Ignacio to Hotel Hopkins
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Hopkins
    • Flight from Hopkins to Airport in Belize City
    • Attention Christmas/New Year Travelers: Select minimum 4 nights stay in Hopkins and in San Ignacio. When traveling with children, please select minimum 5 nights stay in Hopkins for more availability. Most hotels have minimum stay during holiday season.


  • Chan Chich - Hopkins
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  • Start by flying to Belize City International Airport and from there immediately continue to Chan Chich, where you will enjoy many outdoor activities. This location counts with 130,000 acres of private nature preserve known as Gallon Jug, and the Lodge sits on the plaza of an ancient Maya city. This place is ideal for nature enthusiasts looking for adventure and luxury, all in the midst of this pristine eco-location. Next, you will visit Hopkins, a gorgeous extension of white sand and crystal blue waters. Gateway to incredible marine and terrestrial attractions, you can enjoy activities such as diving and snorkeling, and finish your days relaxing by the beach, delighting yourself with the sea breeze. Then, you will catch a flight destined to Belize City International Airport, and later you will take a flight home. This is a flexible package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into and out of Belize City
    • Transfer from Belize Airport to Chan Chich Lodge
    • Hotel for 3 nights at Chan Chich Lodge
    • Transfer from Chan Chich to Domestic Airport in Belize City followed by a flight to Hopkins
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Hopkins
    • Flight from Hopkins to Airport in Belize City
    • Attention Christmas/New Year Travelers: Select minimum 4 nights stay in Hopkins. Most hotels have minimum stay during holiday season.


  • Luxury, Cayo Espanto - A Private Island Stay
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  • Cayo Espanto is your exclusive private island vacation destination!. Fly to Belize City International airport; then; take a short flight to San Pedro airport where you will be greeted by Cayo Espanto staff and taken by boat to discover your own private island at Cayo Espanto Private Island Resort where paradise and luxury come together as one, relax in the plunge pool, at the water's edge, or on the twin lounge chairs at the end of your very own dock. No worries about jockeying for position on the sand; the seven beach villas are situated so that you may not see another guest for the duration of your stay!. Finish with a flight to Belize international airport to catch your flight back home. This is a flexible package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into and out of Belize City
    • Flight from Belize City Airport to San Pedro. Shared scheduled, daytime, boat launch to Cayo Espanto - Private Island
    • Hotel for 5 nights at Cayo Espanto - A Private Island
    • Including: Full service staff, main meals, soft drinks, transfers and some non-motorized activities
    • Flight from San Pedro to Airport in Belize City
    • Please note Cayo Espanto has a minimum stay of 4 nights during all year.
    • Attention Christmas/New Year Travelers: Select minimum 7 Nights stay in Cayo Espanto.


  • Belize in Style
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  • Island and Jungle Adventure!. Fly to Belize City International Airport and immediately continue to San Ignacio to marvel in its unique jungle, outdoor fun and surrounding Mayan ruins. Next, go back to Belize City and take a flight to San Pedro Airport where you will be greeted by Cayo Espanto staff and taken by boat to discover your own private island at Cayo Espanto Private Island Resort where paradise and luxury come together as one, relax in the plunge pool, at the water's edge, or on the twin lounge chairs at the end of your very own dock. No worries about jockeying for position on the sand; the seven beach villas are situated so that you may not see another guest for the duration of your stay!. Finish with a flight to Belize international airport to catch your flight back home. This is a flexible package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into and out of Belize City
    • Transfer from Belize Airport to San Ignacio Hotel
    • Hotel for 3 nights in San Ignacio
    • Transfer from Hotel San Ignacio to Domestic Airport in Belize City followed by a flight to San Pedro. Shared scheduled, daytime, boat launch to Cayo Espanto - Private Island
    • Hotel for 4 nights at Cayo Espanto - A Private Island. Including: Personal Butler Service, 3 tailored meals per day; guest's favorite snacks; rack bar drinks, beer, sodas, fruit juice, bottled water (drinks exclude wine, dessert wine, champagne and cordials); San Pedro Airport Greeting; Cayo Espanto offers a scheduled, daytime, boat launch to/from San Pedro daily and all non-motorized activities - this includes the use of sea kayaks and sail boat.
    • Flight from San Pedro to Airport in Belize City
    • Please note Cayo Espanto has a minimum stay of 4 nights during all year.
    • Attention Christmas/New Year Travelers: Select minimum 7 Nights stay in Cayo Espanto.


  • Romantic Belize
    7 nights from $6,174*
  • Romance in Belize!. Fly to Belize City and immediately adventure to Mountain Pine with the only pine forest reserve in Central America. Tour lush landscapes home to rare birds and butterflies, and lots of natural wonders and thrilling activities! Next, go back to Belize City and take a flight to San Pedro airport where you will be greeted by Cayo Espanto staff and taken by boat to discover your own private island at Cayo Espanto Private Island Resort where paradise and luxury come together as one, relax in the plunge pool, at the water's edge, or on the twin lounge chairs at the end of your very own dock. No worries about jockeying for position on the sand; the seven beach villas are situated so that you may not see another guest for the duration of your stay!. Finish with a flight to Belize international airport to catch your flight back home. This is a flexible package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into and out of Belize City
    • Transfer from Belize City Airport to Hotel in Mountain Pine Ridge
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Mountain Pine Ridge
    • Transfer from Hotel in Mountain Pine Ridge to Domestic Airport in Belize City followed by a flight to San Pedro. Shared scheduled, daytime, boat launch to Cayo Espanto - Private Island
    • Hotel for 4 nights at Cayo Espanto - A Private Island
    • Including: Full service staff, main meals, soft drinks, transfers and some non-motorized activities
    • Flight from San Pedro to Airport in Belize City
    • Please note Cayo Espanto has a minimum stay of 4 nights during all year.
    • Attention Christmas/New Year Travelers: Select minimum 7 Nights stay in Cayo Espanto.


  • Punta Gorda - Ambergris Caye
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  • Belize pleasant and paradisiacal adventure!. Fly to Belize City Airport to immediately continue to Punta Gorda, a place where you can enjoy your stay by exploring the lush rainforest, waterfalls, and caves. Then, you will take a flight to Ambergris Caye, a paradisiacal location where you can relax under the palm trees, with a drink in hand, enjoying the sea breeze. If you're more the adventurer type, or a nature enthusiast, this place is perfect for snorkeling, diving, and fishing. Don't miss the chance of seeing one of the largest reef in the world!. At the end of the trip go back to Belize City International Airport to take your flight home. This is a flexible package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into and out of Belize City
    • Flight from Belize City Airport to Punta Gorda
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Punta Gorda
    • Flight from Punta Gorda Airport to Domestic Belize Airport followed by another flight to Airport in San Pedro - Ambergris Caye
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Ambergris Caye
    • Flight from Airport in San Pedro - Ambergris to Airport in Belize City
    • Attention Christmas / New Year Travelers: Select minimum 4 Nights stay in Ambergris.


  • Lamanai - Punta Gorda - Placencia
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  • Start your journey with a flight to Belize City International Airport, from there, you will be transported to Lamanai. which is located in the Orange Walk District. There you will enjoy your nights in the Lamanai Outpost Lodge, which is close to the Lamanai Mayan Ruins, from there you will have several activities that combine adventure, education, and leisure to chose from. Continue to Punta Gorda, a place that is known for its rich lush rainforests, waterfalls and rivers, and extensive cave systems. After this you will fly to Placencia, a gorgeous emerald peninsula in southern Belize with 16 miles of sandy beaches. Conclude this trip with a flight from Placencia to Belize City International Airport, where you will later catch a flight home. This is a flexible package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into and out of Belize City
    • Transfer from Airport in Belize followed by a boat ride to Lamanai Hotel, for 2 nights at Lamanai Outpost Lodge in Orange Walk
    • Including: Full service staff, main meals, soft drinks, transfers and some activities
    • Boat Ride from Lamanai Outpost Lodge followed by a flight to Domestic Airport in Belize.
    • Flight from Belize City Airport to Punta Gorda
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Punta Gorda
    • Flight from Punta Gorda to Placencia
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Placencia
    • Flight from Placencia to Airport in Belize City
    • Attention Christmas/New Year Travelers: Select minimum 4 Nights stay in Placencia.


  • Punta Gorda - Placencia
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  • Adventure and relaxation await you in these two cities! Start with a flight to Belize City International Airport to then be immediately transported to Punta Gorda, a place that is known for its rich lush rainforests, waterfalls and rivers, extensive cave systems, and a number of significant Mayan ruins. Next, you will take a flight to Placencia, a lovely little seacoast village with sixteen miles of sandy beaches, the impossibly blue sea on one side, a mangrove-fringed lagoon teeming with life on the other! Finish your trip with a flight to Belize City International Airport to take your flight back home. This is a flexible package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into and out of Belize City
    • Flight from Belize City to Punta Gorda
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Punta Gorda
    • Flight from Punta Gorda to Placencia
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Placencia
    • Flight from Placencia to Airport in Belize City
    • Attention Christmas/New Year Travelers: Select minimum 4 Nights stay in Placencia.


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