Almond Beach Resort
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- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Hot tub
- Refrigerator in room
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAlmond Beach Resort Hopkins
This is a good bike ride outside of the Hopkins village (south). So be prepared to eat at the resort or bike into town.
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Waving goodbye to Caye Caulker we were headed for Hopkins, further South along the coast. We had a good travel day, taking a boat, bus and hitching a ride the 6 miles from the main road to Hopkins village, taking a total of 6 hours. We fell in love with Hopkins instantly, a Garifuna village with a very laid back, caribbean vibe. We were staying in a hostel called funky dodo which was in the heart of the village, a short walk to the beach. We had a wooden shack for the three of ...
... mention the fact we had 4 less people on board today! As I say not much happened apart from feeling sorry for ourselves, Chilo getting out his Santa costume and him and Javier serenading us (still can't find out what that song was!). There were also a few long chats with Kevin who does enjoy a chin wag and of course when he left me to drive boat unaided for 15 minutes which I didn't enjoy!
Let me start by saying that I am laughing A LOT on this vacation. Mostly because M is with us and she loves to make fun of/at/with me. It's kinda nice to have a different perspective on things and it's been fun showing her the stuff we've already discovered on our first kick at this cat.
I was pretty stressed before we left and had actually considered cancelling the trip. It would have been awful to do this as I know ...
... right off my skin.
2. Almost no tan to think of.
3. A few bruises.
4. A crazy, unpredictable, stop me in my tracks, I need to breath through these contractions kind of pain in my tummy. Those who know me, know that my stomach issues are the bane of my existence. These attacks come on in waves and take about a couple minutes and then *poof* gone!
5. A scalp that feels like a thousand mosquito bites.
6. I still want ...
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