Hopkins Belize: Where 2023 Destination Wedding Dreams Come True

Did you know that 25% of all weddings are not lavish affairs where moms and dads—and often the engaged couple themselves—fork over $20,000 to underwrite grand wedding spectacles? While the cost of throwing big weddings diminished slightly during COVID, that’s turning around—and the destination wedding remains so popular, they account...

Top Things to Do in Hopkins Belize in 2023

Veteran travelers who believe that there’s only one place to go for a Belize vacation – Ambergris Caye – are frequently surprised to learn that they can have a more relaxing, tranquil holiday in Hopkins where “laid back” is elevated to an art and where attractions and activities are equally...

This Often Overlooked Garifuna Community Is The Perfect Weekend Escape

From the bible to ethnographic profiles, we often use imperfect oral traditions to inform our perspectives about a society. In Belize, there is no shortage of speculation about one of the nation’s most prominent people: The Garifuna. According to writings of British major John Scott in 1667, this society's earliest...

How to do the ATM Cave Tour from Hopkins Belize

Hopkins Belize is fast becoming one of the most popular jumping off points for tours of the nation’s most fascinating sites. Perhaps one of the most mysterious and heavily booked is the ATM Cave Tour, a fascinating experience akin to time travel because participants start their journey the moment they step...

Dreaming of a Pre-Baby Getaway? You Two Deserve a Babymoon

If asked to list the types of vacations offered to today’s travelers, how many would you come up with? Some are obvious (e.g., the quintessential honeymoon) while others have fewer sentimental attachments—like girlfriend trips and adventure getaways. Given the travel world’s propensity for coming up with innovative new angles for...

Plan Your 2023 Belize Beach Vacation Today

Located in Central America, Belize is the ultimate beach vacation destination for families, honeymooners, and adventurers. Aside from its ideal balmy weather all year round, Belize is home to some of the best beaches in the region. Add ancient Maya cities, a UNESCO Barrier Reef that is popular for scuba diving and...

Dreaming About a Black Friday Deal in Paradise? You’ve Found it!

If your post-COVID return to travel has been less than satisfactory thanks to flight delays and cancellations plus changing restrictions for entering nations due to pandemic-related changes in rules and regulations, there’s a chance you have fallen victim to skepticism! It’s understandable. The predictability of your former travel habits has...

Why you should visit Hopkins in January 2023

Is it too early to entice you into visiting a place in Belize that doesn’t always make the covers of travel magazines—despite the fact that it’s just as compelling as larger villages sharing the Stann Creek District? Hopkins Belize is that unassuming, “off the beaten track destination” that is beginning...

What Is Hopkins Like (and How Do I Get There)?

What's your vacation style? Are you the “see 10 cities in 10 days” traveler who has no qualms about pulling up stakes so you can move on to the next stop? Lots of travelers find this pace to be invigorating, but for the others, focusing on just one destination can...