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Beach village of Hopkins, Belize

About Hopkins Village

Cultural Destination in Belize

Learn More About Hopkins Village, Belize 

Hopkins is a small beach village on the coast of Stann Creek District in southern Belize. The village of Hopkins was formed in year of 1942, it was a very small village with basic living styles of farming and fishing, with a population of 500 residents.


Hopkins Village has now grown to a population of 3,000 residents. Hopkins is known as the Center of the Garifuna people in Belize, this village was recently voted “The Friendliest Place in Belize” by Belize’s First Magazine. Hopkins has one of the longest natural beaches in Belize with 3 miles of sandy beach. Hopkins is now known as a popular tourist destination in southern Belize.


Hopkins Village is separated into two main transects; the Northside (Baila) and the Southside (False Sittee). It is surrounded by the Maya Mountain Range, and the Caribbean Sea on its shore.

Hopkins Village is the place to visit if you want to experience the true Garifuna culture and interact with friendly people. There is a lot to do in Hopkins Village, Here are some tips/things to do when vacationing to Hopkins Belize: Experience the Garifuna drumming, drumming lesson, local traditional food cooking lesson, day trip to the Belize Barrier Reef, jungle adventures, Mayan history tour, caves exploration, or visit one of the 35 local restaurants in Hopkins Village, Belize.

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