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Hopkins Village, Belize | Garifuna Community

Updated: Aug 24, 2020

Welcome to Hopkins, Belize

Hopkins is a small coastal #Garifuna Village located 2.5 miles away from Fresh water creek long-term Rentals. Hopkins Village started off as a fishing and farming Garifuna community with a population of 500 Garinagu. Now Hopkins Village has grown to a population of 2,500 people. Hopkins is now known as a popular tourist destination in Belize, #Hopkins was recently voted “The Friendliest #Village in Belize” by Belize’s First Magazine.

Hopkins Village is the place to visit if you want to experience the true Garifuna culture and interact with friendly people on your #vacation. There is a lot to do in #HopkinsVillage, Here are some tips on what to do when you visit Hopkins: Experience the Garifuna drumming, #Drumming lesson,  Local traditional food cooking lesson, Visit some of the 35 local #restaurants in Hopkins Village 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.

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