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Jungle & Beach Hopkins

Jungle & Beach - Hopkins

Enjoy the best of both worlds! An eco-lodge adventure in the Rainforests of Southern Belize, with relaxation & beach-time in the Garifuna village of Hopkins

Enjoy the best of both worlds! An eco-lodge adventure in the Rainforests of Southern Belize, with relaxation & beach-time in the Garifuna village of Hopkins


7 Days / 6 Nights
$1649 USD
When: May 1 to November 30, each year
Starts: Dangriga
Ends: Dangriga
Activities: Swimming Rappelling Hiking Birding Zip Line
Hopkins Belize

Trip Highlights

Bocawina Rainforest Resort: This unique eco-resort is located in the Southern Maya Mountains adjacent to the world-famous 100,000-acre Cockscomb Jaguar Reserve. Waterfalls cascading into crystal clear jungle pools, resplendent tropical birds, and wild cats roaming a 7000-acre National Park are part of the extraordinary setting for your next rainforest adventure. Nowhere else in Belize can you enjoy the comforts of a boutique eco-lodge, Belizean-style dining, and a limitless selection of adventures within a National Park.

The Colonial Inn at Jaguar Reef Resort: Set against a stunning beachfront in Hopkins Village. Explore the charm of Hopkins or venture out sea, and retreat to a room of luxurious hardwood furnishings, refreshing air conditioning, and plush comforts to call your own. Enjoy access to a full-service resort and spa at the adjoining Lodge at Jaguar Reef, and benefit from a beachfront restaurant, sun-soaked lounge chairs, swaying palms, and colorful Kayaks at your disposal.

Package includes:

  • 3-night accommodation standard room at Bocawina Rainforest Resort
  • 3-night accommodation beachfront room at The Colonial Inn in Hopkins
  • Meals at Bocawina
  • Guided onsite adventures at Bocawina : zipline, rappeling, hiking or birdwatching
  • Land transfers between resorts, and local airport
  • Park fees and taxes

Trip Itinerary

Day 1
Stay: Bocawina Rainforest Resort
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

You will be met in Dangriga and transported to your eco-resort in the Southern Maya Mountains. Once you arrive, you'll get a welcome drink, meet your fellow guests and then choose your guided activities for your next four days of adventure in the rainforest. We suggest you start with a night and be amazed by the rainforest creatures of the night!

Days 2-3
Stay: Bocawina Rainforest Resort
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Rise with the sun and be on the grounds for the first light of day emerging through the jungle mists. Waking up to the sounds of the tropics is a pure delight, with the chatter of parrots and parakeets flying overhead, the fresh morning air scented with tropical blossoms, and the expectation of an exciting adventure-filled day ahead. There is no need to venture far to experience the heart of the jungle. Bocawina offers the longest zipline adventure in Belize, seven different waterfalls, unexcavated Mayan ruins, and a multitude of bird species and wildlife.

You can select from the many on-site activities offered by the resort: ziplining, hiking, rappelling, birdwatching, etc make sure you sign up at the front desk!

Day 4
Stay: The Colonial Inn
Meals: Breakfast at Bocawina; Meals on Own in Hopkins

Our last morning at Bocawina is completely flexible. You can stay close to the lodge or follow a trail to a favorite pool or waterfall. We can transfer you to Hopkins right after breakfast, or drop you off later in the day. The choice is yours! Upon arrival at Hopkins, settle into your room, then head out to the pool area for a refreshing beverage and dip. We have left your time at Hopkins totally flexible so you can be as relaxed or as active as you like. Lounge poolside, hop on a bicycle or sign up for an optional excursion at the hotel activity desk.

Meals can be enjoyed at the hotel, or you may want to check out some of the nearby restaurants and bars. Hopkins has an interesting mix of cultures and cooking styles. It is attracting some very talented chefs that are adding to the great local cooks in the village. Meals are not included during your stay at the beach.

Days 5, 6
Stay: Colonial Inn
Meals: Meals on your own

Spend the next two days relaxing by the pool, strolling along the beach, and discovering Hopkins Village and the surrounding area. Watch the local fisherman paddle out at sunrise in dug-out canoes to catch their fish for the day. Take a kayak out to see the sunset over Victoria's Peak, and view the rest of the mystic Maya Mountains as another day in paradise closes its eyes. Enjoy an evening of local Garifuna Drumming and sample some Belizean cuisine. Mingle with the friendly villagers, and experience Hopkins’ rich Garifuna culture.

Day 7
Stay: N/A
Meals: Meals On Own

Enjoy an early morning swim, or take a bike ride through the village. This last day is yours to enjoy at your leisure before you fly home or continue on your travels.

Return transfer is provided to the local airport in Dangriga to catch your connecting flight to Belize City.


If you are adding an extra night in the rainforest, you will have the option to join an off-site tour on day 4th of your trip. From chocolate making to Mayan ruins, from cave exploration to horseback riding there are many tours available. Bocawina staff will coordinate this for you, if you have any preferences connect with your trip planner in advance.

Added Perks:

1 Off-site tour (Mayan ruins, cave exploration, cultural tours, etc based on availability

The Places We Stay

Bocawina Rainforest Lodge & Adventures
Bocawina Rainforest Lodge & Adventures

This boutique lodge in the midst of a 7000 acre Bocawina National Park offers guests a quintessential tropical rainforest experience. Over 150 species of birds, howler monkey, wild peccary, jaguars and ocelots have been recorded in close proximity to the lodge.  Enjoy the beautiful tropical landscaping on the property and dine in style at the acclaimed Wild Fig restaurant.

The Colonial Inn at Jaguar Reef Resort Hopkins

The Colonial Inn at Jaguar Reef Resort is a captivating beachfront oasis nestled in the charming Hopkins Village. Immerse yourself in the allure of this coastal gem or set out on exciting sea adventures, knowing that a haven of luxurious comforts awaits you upon your return.

The rooms feature beauitful hardwood furnishings, refreshing air conditioning, and plush amenities, providing you with a cozy retreat to call your own. As a guest, you'll have access to the full-service resort and spa at the adjoining Lodge at Jaguar Reef. Delight in the convenience of a beachfront restaurant, where you can savor delicious meals while soaking up the sun on lounge chairs, surrounded by swaying palms. For the adventurous at heart, colorful kayaks are at your disposal, ready to carry you on thrilling explorations of the crystal-clear waters.

During your stay, don't miss the opportunity to visit the spectacular Big Dock Ceviche Bar. Perched over the rolling waves, this unique spot allows you to swing out into the sea or take a refreshing plunge into the inviting blue waters. Indulge in zesty signature ceviche, sip on refreshing cocktails, and savor local beers while reveling in the breathtaking 360-degree views from the bar's second floor. Discover Hopkins' best vantage point for unforgettable sunsets and find your new favorite place to relax on our over-the-water loft nets.

Dates and Prices

Available any date, May 1 through November 30

Available any date, May 1 through November 30

Available any date, May 1 through November 30

$1649 USD
Includes taxes and fees. Per person based on double occupancy.
7 Days / 6 Nights
$300 Deposit to secure your space

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