Placencia really is a great little place. I was in San Pedro several years back, and without a doubt, I would recommend Placencia. It is more laid-back, smaller and quieter. We spent today just relaxing and having fun in the town. We did a little Christmas shopping, eating and drinking more Belikins. I had gotten so many little sand flea bites over the past few days that I was getting pretty uncomfortable. I spend much of the afternoon in the pool where it was cool on my bites.