Belize Resort Frequently Asked Questions
Belize experiences a sub-tropical climate most of the year. We move between the wet and dry season. Dry season ranges from December to July and wet is from June to November.
We recommend only drinking bottled water and the purified water from our refilling stations located on property.
There is one private and public clinic about 5 minutes into the village, however the biggest health facility is located 45 minutes away in Dangriga Town. House calls can also be arranged here.
Grocery stores, also known here as the “Chinese stores” can be found 1 mile into the village.
This is your go-to when it comes to groceries, snacks, drinks, personal items such as bug repellant, sunscreen etc…
Although we love pets so much, Rico, our African Grey Parrot who lives on the property prefers to be the only pet here.
Our first language is English and this is spoken almost everywhere, though you will hear a lot of “creole” while here.
Yes, once our restaurant is notified, we will surely work along with whatever dietary restrictions you may have when it comes to breakfast and dinners.
Belize requires only a passport valid for the length of your stay.
Travel insurance is only necessary if you are unsure of your travel situation and for those who prefer to play it safe rather than sorry!
The drive from Belize International Airport to Hopkins is about 2 hours over the newly opened coastal road. You can either drive yourself in a rental car, or we can pick you up for a fee.
We are an agent for Tropic Air and can book you a short 15 minute flight from Belize International Airport to Dangriga. From there we can pick you up, it’s about an half our drive from Dangriga Airstrip to the lodge.
Sargassum is a phenomenon that started popping up in large amounts all around the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico and US coast about 6 years ago. Most of the time, our beaches are beautiful however since we cannot control Mother Nature, we cannot guarantee there is none on our beach.
If it happens, we will do whatever we can to clean our beach. Although the trend is that we have more sargassum in the summer months, it is unpredictable, and it can happen year around.
We are located on the beach and close to the wetlands. There will always be some insects around but mosquitoes come out at dusk and dawn. We advise you to keep your doors and windows closed during this period since they are attracted to light and might end up in your room and spoil a good night’s sleep.
Sand fleas might be on the beach, they are normally not bad, but they seem to like some people more than others. Don’t bring your beach towels in the room since they might hide in there. And NO these little sand flea bites are NOT bed bug bites.
We are not an official tour operator, but we are happy to assist you with booking tours and transportation at the front desk. Most of our guests prefer that we pay the tour operator and room charge you for the service at check out.
Hopkins is a small village with limited resources. In general, we will be able to book your tours and activities while you are here, however in the peak season (think Christmas/ new years week, Thanksgiving and Easter time) we might not be able to find reliable operators on a short notice.
No, we don’t but there is a laundromat within walking distance.
Check in 3 pm, Check out 11 am.
Since COVID, vaccinations are no longer required to enter the country.
Unfortunately, we are not open for lunch but there are plenty of places walking distance away from us that cater for lunch. It is also recommended that you take a drive, golf cart or bike ride to explore the various dishes offered in the quant village.
We offer golf cart rentals on property. This is by far the easiest way to get around in the village.
We do not have one directly on property however, there are a couple in the village. Nearest and most recommended gift shop would be 5 minutes away.