You Better Belize It: Happiness in Hopkins Bay

Hopkins Belize

We’d come from New York, New Orleans, Chicago, and Flores — three by plane, one by bus. It had been a long journey to get to a tiny fisherman’s village about three hours south of Belize City. But as we unloaded onto the sandy paths of Hopkins Bay Resort, any travel fatigue we might have been experiencing quickly melted away.

Hopkins Bay Beach Resort, Belize

Yes. This? This would most certainly do for the first stop of our Baackes-Allen Belize Takeover.

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Hopkins Bay Beach Resort

Rhum Shack, Hopkins Bay Beach Resort

Hopkins Bay Resort is a sprawling beach-front property at the far north end of the tiny village of Hopkins. It consists of freestanding villas arranged around two pools, the chic poolside Drum Bar, and the main gathering space, the Rhum Shack.

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