Hopkins Belize, a Garifuna Village on the Central Coast of Southern Belize, is located just minutes away from all of Belize's major attractions from ocean to jungle excursions. Hopkins has a population of about 1,500 people and the village stretches about 1.5 miles along the coast. If you are a traveller interested in experencing new cultures, Hopkins Belize is the #1 Cultural Destination in Belize.
One of the biggest reasons travelers stay in Placencia is the close by diving and snorkeling. Staying in Hopkins provides easy access to thousands of acres of the Belize Barrier Reef. The Blue Hole and Turneffe Atoll are within easy reach. Gladden Spit is located just 60 minutes offshore from Hopkins and is where you’ll be able to swim alongside the largest fish in the sea – whale sharks!
Glover’s Reef Atoll and South Water Caye Marine Reserve are very close. South Water Caye is one of the favorite places to snorkel with visibility ranging from 60 to 100 feet and likely encounters with eagle rays, sea turtles and a variety of colorful coral reef fish. By staying in Hopkins, SCUBA divers and snorkelers alike will have access to the top sites in Belize.
Hopkins is the place to go to experience coastal charm and culture. Belize Underwater has partnered with Hopkins Bay Resort to offer packages for accommodation and SCUBA all in one.