The Garifuna Culture of Stann Creek Belize

Belizean Dreams Resort is located directly on the beach on the southern end of Hopkins Village in the culturally rich Stann Creek District. The Garifuna culture is a hybrid of African slaves and Caribs/Arawak that form a unique culture bursting with passion, enthusiasm and Religion. The Stann Creek District is imbued with the philosophy of the Garifuna people along with their history and traditions, which help keep the culture alive. Furthermore the district includes superb wildlife adventures including the world’s first jaguar preserve, thrilling waters perfect for fishing, swimming, kayaking etc. and a smooth relaxed vibe in the sparkling sandy beaches of the Caribbean coast.


Be a part of the Garifuna culture by:


 Visiting the culture capital (Dangriga) where the religion is embraced



Mmmm! Hudut! Enjoy one of the culture’s most exquisite cuisines


Live the Garifuna experience by dancing and rejoicing to the rhythm of the culture


garifuna settlement day

Witness how the Garinagu first came to Dangriga at the Annual Garifuna Settlement Day celebration


Extracurricular activities to do when spending time in Stann Creek:


belize jungle hike

Experience the breath-taking views of the Belize Jungle


southern belize barrier reef

You can go island hopping to experience the elegance of the cayes, but don’t forget to Stopover to a precious jewel of Belize; the Barrier Reef


belizean dreams beach resort

Relax by the beach while having an exotic Belizean beverage


Visit Belizean Dreams all inclusive resort to get your full Stann Creek experience. From the exclusivity of terrestrial and aquatic activities to the uniqueness of the Garifuna culture. Contact us to book your stay today!


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