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Just named the nation’s #1 cultural destination, travel Hopkins Belize!
About the Village
TRAVEL HOPKINS BELIZE
Just named the nation’s #1 Cultural Destination, Hopkins Village is bursting with friendly people and enough cultural diversity to satisfy the curiosity of any visitor.
Hopkins, Belize is a traditional Garifuna fishing village and also home to a diverse cultural community with descendants of the original settlers still residing in the village. Bike into the village like the locals, rent a golf cart, or book a cultural tour of your choice for traditional knowledge of the Garifuna such as cooking, drumming, dancing and language. There are plenty of restaurants to choose from, a bakery and fresh fruit and vegetables, coffee shops and ice cream. Local stalls line the roadside featuring native Belizean handcrafts that make wonderful mementoes.
The Creoles, Mestizos and Mayans all provide their input into the melting pot that makes Hopkins a wonderful village to visit. Enjoy the feeling of seclusion on your own patch of perfect beach while being able to enjoy all the happenings of an authentic Belizean fishing village, just a few miles away. Spend an evening of local Garifuna Drumming and savor some Belizean cuisine and fresh seasonal seafood. Mingle with friendly villagers who are happy to share their rich culture with visitors. Take an early morning bike ride to see a plethora of birds bidding good morning to a new day or the fishermen heading out to sea from the town dock.
Hopkins, Belize is known as the Friendliest Village in Belize, and for good reason. Travel Hopkins Belize. The village welcomes you.
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THE PARIS OF HOPKINS
Recently referred to as ‘the Paris of Hopkins’, the Sittee Point area is the location of Sun and Sea Beach House. Just a short stroll or bike ride away, tranquil Sittee Point features a selection of beachside restaurants offering a variety of cuisines to suit your taste: an ice cream shop, dive shops, PaddleBoard Centre and markets! Or head around the corner to Sittee River Marina for charter fishing, river kayaking, or a delicious meal and refreshing drink at Curves Restaurant in the Marina.