Hopkins is a small Garifuna village on the coast of the Stann Creek District in Belize, known as the “coast with the most” in Belize. Today Hopkins Village is a small but vibrant community of approximately 1,500 villagers. The people live mostly by fishing and recently, many have found work in the growing hotel industry. The residents are known for their friendliness and genuine hospitality, and are very welcoming to visitors. It is a small village but full of rustic charm.
Once you have book your vacation in one of the many beautiful resorts in Hopkins, they are plenty ways to get to Hopkins:
There is no airfield in Hopkins. There are, however, several daily flights between Belize City and Dangriga. From there, you can take flight to Dangriga, thereafter, you can take a shuttle, bus, or drive your own vehicle to Hopkins. Flight time between Belize City and Dangriga is approximately 15 minutes. It will take approximately 30 minutes to drive to Hopkins from Dangriga.
Untame Belize offers comfortable and affordable shuttle service to and from Belize City International Airport, Belize City Municipal Airport, and Dangriga Airstrip to Hopkins. Untame Belize operates a fleet of modern, fully-equipped vehicles that are perfectly suited to the highways and byways of Belize.
Probably the easiest method but also the most expensive. Simply hail a taxi (all licensed taxis have green license plates) and negotiate a price. Taxi drivers are more than happy to drive you anywhere in the country, including Hopkins.
Belize has an extensive network of inter-city buses. From Belize City, look for buses heading to Dangriga on the southeast coast. The price for the bus will be just a few dollars but expect crowding and multiple stops along the way.
From Belize City to Dangriga, the journey will take around three hours. In Dangriga, you’ll have to switch buses for one heading to Hopkins. Only two buses operate daily, one leaving Dangriga at 12 noon and one leaving at 5:00 PM.