Jaguar Reef Lodge and Spa
Travel Blogs from Hopkins
... belong or end up just in the pockets of the favoured few. Time will tell but we hope that common sense and vision prevail for the sake of these lovely people who live here permanently and call Placencia home.
Whilst here we had some great local food – a local version of gambo from Brenda’s, and excellent sea food at Da Tatch on the beach and at Omar’s in the main street. We also much enjoyed the locally brewed Belikin beer. Although the sun struggled to ...
... good deal as I was never going to find a ride down the road and it was a really long hot walk. He started at $50, I politely declined, he eventually came down to $30, again I politely declined, he then wished me luck and told me if he saw me walking down the road he would pick me up for free. I took my chances and the bus dropped me at the intersection...as I climbed off the bus and crossed the road I ...
... lots!!!) and Raaj had some shrimp/prawn. From what I
recall we then spent the evening hanging out with the hostel lot and just
chilling out. A few more people had come so it was a really good atmosphere especially
with the upcoming celebrations and the promise of an epic party the next day.
Sunday daytime was very chilled out, we woke up late and
decided to spend the early afternoon in a cute cafe called Thongs cafe just down the ...
We arrive in Hopkins and stay at the Lebeha Drum center with friendly Dorothy. Unfortunately the Garifuna drummers are away for a few days so we don't get to hear them play, but we enjoy Hopkins' awesome cafes and beachfront restaurants. Its super relaxed here, but we have a nightmare getting a bus out ...
We arrived lunchtime to this placid anchorage where about 20 boats are already hanging out. This is where you can check-in to Belize when coming from the south. This is a rather funky, Garifuna/Creole village, obviously alert to the opportunities of making a buck from the tourist industry and still maintaining the feeling of gumbo. As soon as you set foot on the land after tying up your dinghy, big ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
Nice room...place felt a little like it is waiting to be sold, which I think it is....would rather stay at Hamanasi.
BEAUTIFUL beach and good service.
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