Updated: Feb 5
How to get to Hopkins Village, Belize?
The drive from Belize International Airport to Hopkins Village is a scenic route, sightseeing from beginning to the end of your journey. This drive will take you on three major highways in Belize.
First you will head on the George Price Highway formally known as Western Highway, drive through the Savanna’s of Belize is filled with palmetto groves and pine vegetation. George Price highway connects Belize City and Belmopan City, Cayo District.
When arriving in Belmopan City you'll then get on the Hummingbird Highway. This is the most scenic highway in Belize, drive through the rain forest Mayan mountains. The Hummingbird highway connects Belmopan City and Dangriga Town, Stann Creek District. Make a right turn at 6 miles on the Hummingbird Highway to get on the Southern Highway.
Lastly head on the Southern Highway, the southern highway runs along the coast of Belize, enjoy the mountain view on the west side on this highway, at 16 miles Southern Highway make a left turn on to Hopkins Road, from here its 4 miles drive to Hopkins Village. Southern Highway connects Dangriga Town and Punta Gorda Town, Toledo.
Choose from several local restaurant on the way for a tasty Belizean lunch. The drive from Belize City to Hopkins Village is approximately 2.5 hours.
Perfect places to stop at when traveling from Belize City Airport to Hopkins Village!
The Belize Zoo is located 29 miles from Belize City on the George Price Highway ( Western Highway ). The Belize Zoo is home to rehabilitated, rescued and orphaned wildlife. Belize Zoo is situated on a 29-acre savanna land and exhibiting over 160 animals with over 45 species.
Guanacaste National Park
Guanacaste National Park is a 50-acer protected area located in the center of Belize, roughly 5 minutes north the capital city of Belmopan. Guanacaste National Park allows a easy access to the deep jungle of Belize, with bugs, birds and assorted flora.
Belmopan Market Square
Belmopan Market is the place to get fresh vegetables, fruits and meats. Market days are on Tuesday's and Friday's, on these days you can get great deals.
St. Herman's Blue Hole National Park
Blue Hole National Park makes a perfect stop a dip in the cenote or take a short hike through Belize's rainforest on clean, well maintained hiking trails. St Herman's Blue Hole National Park is located on the Hummingbird Highway, 15 minutes drive from Belmopan City.
The Country Barn is a 45-acre Dairy Farm and Store that serves fresh dairy products made the old fashioned way, ice cream, flavored milk and fresh yogurt. Country Barn is located the Hummingbird Highway, 23 miles SE from Belmopan City.