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Recent Hopkins reviews

  • Restful Respite in a beautiful location

    "My sister and I went to Belize to deal with our fathers estate. We were received with thoughtful attention and assistance to do what we needed to do at a time when we were grieving and tired. Our room had sweeping views of the ocean. Not once did we feel unsafe night or day. Paulette from Luba's just next door fed us coconut rice and chicken smothered with sweet salsa, just a door down in the beach. Breakfast at Luba's was french toast or Belizean style jack and eggs. There is a general store within walking distance and the highway to Hopkins is easy to drive on rentals at Hopkins auto rental and they bring you an SUV to the airport. A five star experience on a three str budget !"
    Guest: Eli Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 8, 2014
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  • Fantastic Vacation!

    "This was absolutely one of the most amazing vacations we have ever taken...mainly due to the staff of Epi and Manuel, who are of Mayan heritage and very proud of it! Epi arranged a snorkeling trip with Patrick at the Sittee River Marina (1/2 mile away with a very nice restaurant), brought us back beer from town, and even washed our vehicle before we left! We rented a car from Belize City and drove the almost 3 hours to Hopkins. The main roads are paved, so the trip was relaxing and we were able to just take in the countryside. Epi greeted us and showed us to our unit, which is rather modest in American standards but completely adequate (stocked with everything we needed). As it turned out, we were the only guests there for the entire 8 days. Therefore, we were fortunate enough to really get to know the staff. Manuel is an official tour guide, so we went on 3 different excursions with him. We hiked Antelope Falls in Mayflower National Park (there is a pristine swimming hole at the TOP of the waterfall--the hike is strenuous, but worth it when you get there!). We drove to Xunantunich, which is a very impressive Mayan ruin. What's visible is amazing, but what's incredible is what's under your feet that's not yet been excavated. Then he took us to his home area of Punta Gorda. It's just a completely different area from Hopkins. He took us to swim in the river, and we witnessed 2 ladies doing their laundry in the river with rocks. It's fascinating and humbling! There are more restaurants than we could possibly eat at in the area. Tina's was the most authentic that we tried (had barracuda and gibnut!). We drove to Plancencia twice. This is a more "touresty" area, but a nice change of pace. Just make sure you find the "sidewalk" on the ocean side of the road. This is where a lot of the shops and restaurants are. My daughter is into geocaching, and we even found a geocache in Placencia! That made her trip. I was so sad for this vacation to end. We had fabulous weather and a fabulous time."
    Guest: Dianne T. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 3, 2014
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  • Great getaway spot complete with an adopt-a-dog

    "The house is precisely as described and as seen in the photos. Literally on the beach with all the water toys one could hope for. Our only problem was that the weather wasn't cooperating -- it rained so hard that there was a small craft warning for two days. But I couldn't imagine a better place to be hunkered down in during stormy weather. The town of Hopkins feels alive and laid back at the same time. There are a couple of funky stores to pick up groceries and other basic items but don't expect to find your stateside grocery store selections. We packed a ton of snacks and were glad we did. When you rent a car definitely get a four wheel drive because I think it would be tough going on the rutted mud roads otherwise. The internet wasn't working when we arrived and the water out of the faucet was rust colored but when we alerted the caretakers, they came over the next day with bottled water and a new router. The best part of our stay was being adopted by an adorable neighborhood dog who made sure to check in on us daily right at dinner time! We bought a bag of kibble and left it at the house for her so please give her a hug and treat when she comes to greet you."
    Guest: AYU Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 2, 2014
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  • 60th Birthday Celebration

    "The Habaru House was fantastic. It was clean and very comfortable. The only disappointment about the trip were the mosquitos and the water in the front of the house. Because of the rains, the mosquitos were numerous and the water in front of the house was murky and not made for swimming. Anthony and Gilbert were extremely helpful and accommodating. Lots of adventures and vacationing outside the box."
    Guest: JoAnne Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 15, 2014
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