Resorts Travel

Hopkins, Belize

From San Pedro White Sands to Hopkins, the next best thing to Cancun, Mexico!

Warning: This post includes tons of relaxation, exotic drinks and getting spoiled by the beach.

While getting off the boat to Hopkins the second you notice, besides the beach and resorts, is the “affordable body massages by the beach” signs, before seeing the third fantastic thing which is the crazy big slide and bar in the middle of the water.


My resort was sure like a Carribean dream castle,

Fancy by the beach!🏮🌊

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mainly when it was lunchtime after your kayaking, snorkeling or diving near the bar

and there was this one slogan that always stayed in our minds.. and on our tongue I suppose!


Un-Belize-able!! 🏝

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Corny Yes! But it’s true.. the view was unbelievable, especially when it was winter season in NYC and my friends were complaining to me about the rain!

I couldn’t help myself not to send them a picture!

We did have some issues! Like when my friend got stung by a jellyfish when we were swimming together… And I had to stay away from the sea! So I boycotted the sea for 2 days! 🦑 Lol

I did go into the pool.. all three of them!!

I even got to work on my laptop like the Digital Nomad I am..

But what I loved about Hopkins was not just the resorts and staying up late partying, but the community!

We walked into town and eat lunch there for one day, and all I could think about was the Dominican Republic and when we went to the secret beach

Simplicity is luxury! 🏝

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Comparing both experiences, I saw myself enjoying my stay within the local community and playing with the little dog the local bar owner had. Haha, Yes, it’s true… Simplicity is Luxury!



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  • Reply Ithfifi November 5, 2017 at 11:46 am

    Thank you for the disclaimer, if you hadn’t provided it I may have become overwhelmed with jealousy if I had no warning about your fantastic trip! Oh it looks so lovely, this would be my idea of a dream vacation! I hope your friend was ok and it didn’t ruin her holiday x

  • Reply Leslie November 5, 2017 at 11:46 am

    Belize looks absolutely beautiful!! It is definitely at the top of my bucket list!

  • Reply Cia Black November 5, 2017 at 4:41 pm

    Love the disclaimer, more travel bloggers should use this as well. WHat I liked best was that you highlight the local community as well. Nothing wrong with traveling and staying in resorts but if you really want to get into the area it’s always best to local. And you seem to of already known that.

  • Reply Shubhada Bhide November 6, 2017 at 10:14 am

    Wow! I love those photos. Belize is such a beautiful and amazing place to visit. Look like you had a fun adventure there! Will surely put this on my bucket list for our next travel visit.

  • Reply Tizzy Says November 6, 2017 at 12:40 pm

    What a serene atmosphere. This is definitely going on my bucket list.

  • Reply Emily Terrell November 6, 2017 at 1:15 pm

    oh how beautiful this all looks! I want to go there. And those drinks made my mouth water!

  • Reply Preet November 6, 2017 at 7:44 pm

    What a beautiful place it is, I love beach vacations. Perfect for relaxation and fun. Adding this to my travel wish list.

  • Reply Stephanie Jeannot November 6, 2017 at 8:59 pm

    I know a few people from
    Belize. One told me that there is a beach there for every day. Sounds so nice. I’d love that.

  • Reply RaNesha November 6, 2017 at 10:02 pm

    I love Belize a couple years back we spent the day at Starfish Island it was unBelizable watching the waves come in and sipping on refreshing cocktails we’re planning to visit again soon.

  • Reply Cherie November 6, 2017 at 10:29 pm

    Great photo blog and display. I would hate to swim and get stung by Jellyfish on holiday but I guess that comes with the ocean! I really enjoy getting away to the islands and working on my blog. It is so relaxing. Thank you for sharing your experience.

  • Reply Pooja Kawatra November 6, 2017 at 10:54 pm

    We mostly love to travel to countryside where it is easier to connect with people and to enjoy that simplicity of the place rather than rushing city life.

  • Reply Courtney Blacher November 8, 2017 at 1:16 pm

    Looks like fun! Those drinks look tasty and refreshing, I want to try them! And the color is really beautiful!

  • Reply Candy Rachelle November 8, 2017 at 2:06 pm

    Wow!!! I am loving your pictures. It looks like an awesome and beautiful place to visit. The peaceful and pleasant ambiance of this place is so fulfilling. and those drinks look refreshing. I will definitely add this to my bucket list.

  • Reply Ana Vukosavljevic November 8, 2017 at 3:29 pm

    Everything looks so beautiful! I wish I was there, I loved photography in here.

  • Reply Tiffany Yong November 9, 2017 at 5:13 am

    I like your final quote, simplicity is luxury. This is definitely true, especially for all urban dwellers who slog day in and out i the concrete city with no exposure to fresh air and proper greenery!

  • Reply UtMinh November 9, 2017 at 10:23 pm

    It’s great for the vacation like you. I like to go to peaceful places with beautiful beaches, no noise. I will save it and check it for next summer vacation.

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