Top 15 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Hopkins, Belize - Updated 2024

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Hopkins is a small fishing village down in southern Belize, with less than two thousand residents. Many of these natives have Garifuna heritage and their unique culture is showcased proudly in their cuisine, dress, language and music. As you might imagine, this tranquil island is home to breathtaking natural attractions. Its beaches border the expansive Caribbean ocean, with endless opportunities to snorkel and dive with beautiful wildlife. The island’s mysterious Maya Mountains are also a must-visit to explore waterfalls and magnificent temples from an ancient time. With so much to see and do, one of the best ways to explore the island is by following the locals’ advice. These are some awesome Airbnb vacation rentals in Hopkins, Belize, offered by the locals themselves, so you can experience this village’s famous hospitality and friendliness.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 15, 2024.

1. Seagrapes Cabana (from USD 99)

The Seagrapes Cabana is a spacious, airy guest house with cheerful pops of color that brighten up the space. The single bedroom sleeps two but the sofa in the living area also doubles up as a comfy makeshift bed. Step outside and you’ll be greeted with a lovely garden frequented by birds, with the amazing beach and sea in the distance. Your hosts are also big yoga enthusiasts and have a yoga studio on the property. If you’d like to attend a class during your stay, just drop them an enquiry!

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Hopkins, Stann Creek, Belize
17.67 km (11.0 mi) from Bocawina Rainforest Resort & Adventures
163 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we never considered using the air conditioner since the sea breezes were great in the evenings
the sea breeze is delightful and on the night we were there the air conditioning wasn’t necessary
really nice comfortable interior with air conditioning
the views from their private beach were stunning and all the extra touches made this location so comfortable
the fans worked great
Cleanliness:
everything is clean and beautiful
extremely clean and comfortable
very tranquil clean and comfy
wonderful clean and comfortable little cabana
clean and has everything you need
Host:
roi was a perfect host
roi was a great host
roi was great host
roi was a great host
roi was an awesome host
Location:
the location was convenient and safe
a comfortable and nice location close to a nice part of the area
nice private location right on the beach
the place has an amazing location right on the beach
this is a great place if you need to be near the sittee river marina
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2. The Orchid Room in a guesthouse (from USD 100)

This listing is for five guests in a strikingly colorful room and private bathroom. You’ll also have access to a cozy courtyard where hammocks are strung up, just welcoming you to have an afternoon nap. Location wise, the guest house is directly across from the beach. You’ll also get to use the guest house’s bicycles for free, making it convenient and fuss-free to get around. Restaurants, supermarkets and other amenities are also located in the vicinity.

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Hopkins, Stann Creek, Belize
14.35 km (9.0 mi) from Bocawina Rainforest Resort & Adventures
59 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Room in boutique hotel 3 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
water coffee maker fridge wifi and hot water was much appreciated
the air conditioner felt quite nice on a hot humid day
the room was good sized and the ac worked perfectly
basic accommodations but missing the niceties like a tv or kitchenette in the room
comfortable beds very clean and ac worked great would definitely stay here again
Cleanliness:
super clean and comfortable
room was clean and huge
the room was very clean and spacious
fantastic place to stay the rooms are clean and modern
the rooms were really clean just a few aspects that could use some modernizing
Host:
nice owners and manager
lovely place and gracious hosts
gary & becky we’re great hosts
friendly people and a great room
gary and becky are amazing people and super accommodating
Location:
location was perfect
hopkins is centrally located making it easy to drive to different tourist locations
lots of fun tours available walking distance from your room
perfect location gary and becky were extremely nice and helpful
the location is excellent and everyone was very kind and helpful
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3. Cosmopolitan Guest House (from USD 85)

The Cosmopolitan Guest House is a more modern option with brand new furnishings, including plush orthopedic mattresses, air-conditioning and solar powered showers. The property also has its own private pool and hot tub section, in case you’d like to have a dip before going to bed. Location wise, the guest house is less than 2 miles (3.2 km) from the village center and a stone’s throw from many popular restaurants and bars.

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Hopkins, Stann Creek, Belize
14.37 km (9.0 mi) from Bocawina Rainforest Resort & Adventures
51 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in cabin 10 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the outside seating area is lovely and the wifi is very good
probably the best thing is the very well working a/c in the room
our stay was great our only comment is that the shower really didn't get hot
the pool definitely looks a lot nicer in the pictures
my room was astonishingly beautiful
Cleanliness:
very clean with everything we needed
the rooms were very clean and the grounds were clean and quiet
our room was modern and clean and comfortable
emily’s place is clean and modern
the cosmopolitan guest house was very clean and nice
Host:
the host was very nice
hosts are very nice
we especially enjoyed our host emily who greeted us with a beer on arrival
great place with great host definitely recommend if you’re staying in hopkins
Location:
great location the pool and main area was closed due to construction in the off season
a beautiful and friendly place to stay in a family friendly village that caters to adventure tourists
the place was good for the price
the truth is i never would have booked the place had i known the real location
other than that the room and place is quite unique and lovely
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4. Belize Beach Condominium

This enormous property is one of the rare finds in Hopkins that can accommodate up to 16 people. Even if you’re not traveling in such a huge group, you may still want to stay here to enjoy its wonderful facilities. Each spacious room has high ceilings and large windows to let in the natural light and offer views of the sea. Your host also offers free use of their kayaks, bicycles, fishing poles and snorkeling gear. If you’re up for it, you can even ask about renting their charter boat for trips out at sea.

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Hopkins, Stann Creek District, Belize
15.61 km (9.7 mi) from Bocawina Rainforest Resort & Adventures
37 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 10 Beds 16 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it has all the amenities needed and beds are very comfortable
the decorations are adorable the beds are so comfortable and the view is unbeatable
the house is very comfortable and the common areas were perfect for our large group to congregate
the house was perfect we had 3 families each with 2-3 kids and were all very comfortable there
definitely one of the highlights of our vacation was this comfortable accommodation
Host:
the the hosts were courteous and helpful
mary the manager was fantastic and very helpful
and the hosts were so hospitable and friendly
she is an amazing host that goes above and beyond for her guests
the hosts were super friendly sherry and her husband made us feel right at home
Location:
the beach location is stunning
it was a beautiful house in a great location
mango's bar is located next door and very awesome place to enjoy drinks
the price was right the location was great and the service from eloy was beyond compare
overall: great home secluded location 5/5 rating
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5. The Seafish's beachfront room (from USD 52)

The Seafish is a private guest room within your host’s family home. Its deep wood walls and shutter blinds opening up to the garden give the room a rustic charm you won’t find in your usual hotel. The bathroom is simple but clean and has hot water. If you’d like to enjoy the sea breeze, you can also head out and lounge on the hammocks on the veranda. The property is right by the beach so you’ll enjoy the soothing sound of the waves.

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Hopkins, Stann Creek District, Belize
14.36 km (9.0 mi) from Bocawina Rainforest Resort & Adventures
90 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great room and the beach and patio are tailor made for relaxing
only we missed ac although the bed is very comfortable and you can rest quite well
we had nice neighbors so the closeness of the rooms was not a problem
we spent 6 nights in the seafish apartment and felt comfortable from the start
Cleanliness:
it is clean and cozy
the room was clean and the bed very comfy
the bedroom is clean and cute
the room was perfect clean well stocked
the room was very clean with own toilet and hot shower
Host:
tricia is a great host
tricia is an amazing host
tricias is a wonderful host and helped us with all our needs
tricia and doug were wonderful hosts helping us to get the most out of our stay in hopkins
tricia is very welcoming and helpful
Location:
private beach was pristine and the location in town was ideal
this was a wonderful location that made you feel instantly relaxed
the place is like being in paradise
from the great location great hospitality and superb help on anything you need
the views and location can not be beat it was a great vacation get away
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6. Oceanfront ground floor villa for six guests (from USD 492)

Situated right in front of the breathtaking Caribbean Sea, this ground floor vacation rental has a private beach area where guests can relax and enjoy. It can accommodate up to six guests, featuring two comfortable bedrooms and two private bathrooms. In addition, it has a functional kitchen where guests can prepare their food, a lovely dining area, and cozy living space. Its location is conveniently located in the Hotel district of Belize, where a lot of establishments are also found, from excellent restaurants to souvenir shops and others.

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Hopkins, Stann Creek, Belize
16.15 km (10.1 mi) from Bocawina Rainforest Resort & Adventures
7 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the lady (carla) that came into clean was a gem
Host:
thanks so much for being a wonderful host and having property managers that attend to the house so well
the host cornel was great to work with and made sure the house was ready for our arrival
Location:
wish i could give 6 stars for location
the location was the best very very good restaurants on both sides thanks again
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7. Hibiscus Tiny Cabana (from USD 85)

Solo and duo guests are certainly welcome to make this tiny home their personal retreat by the sea. Wendy’s Hibiscus Cabana is conveniently located between Hopkins and the resort area. It certainly is one of the budget-friendly stays in town and gives guests the freedom to spend their money on fun activities by the beach.

The rental offers air conditioning so you can be comfortable even during the hottest summer days. A queen bed, an equipped kitchen, and free parking are all available for your convenience. Pets are welcome to stay in the cabana too!

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Hopkins, Stann Creek District, Belize
14.62 km (9.1 mi) from Bocawina Rainforest Resort & Adventures
51 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great place to stay in hopkins the hibiscus cabana has a nice kitchen and birdwatching in the adjacent lot
Host:
wendy and bob are the best hosts
wendy and bob are amazing hosts very friendly helpful and professional
wendy and bob (owners) know the area well and are a great resource
the hosts were super helpful and a great source of local information
Location:
the cabana is absolutely beautiful and offered everything i needed and the location is great as well
you can easily walk to either in 10 mins
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8. Freshwater Creek Cabin (from USD 42)

Julian’s cabin offers guests a convenient location in Belize since it is close to Freshwater Creek, Hopkins Road, and Hopkins Village. Fitted for two guests, this peaceful cottage with nature views is brimming with amenities like a well-equipped kitchen, a sitting and dining area, and a small TV with a few DVD options. The double bed and the pull-out sofa allow for a restful stay.

Guests of Freshwater Creek Cabin also have access to free parking, a swimming hole, and various hiking trails. You can also use the provided bicycle to explore the area!

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Hopkins Village, Stann Creek District, Belize
10.6 km (6.6 mi) from Bocawina Rainforest Resort & Adventures
52 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the cabin is quite spacious and very clean
the space was clean and comfortable and julian was a very friendly and helpful host
Host:
julian is a wonderful host
julian was very helpful and excited to host us
julian was friendly and accommodating
jim and julian were very nice and very responsive
Location:
the location is great for a base to check out the beautiful area
this place is definitely worth it
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9. AJ Palms vacation rental by the beach (from USD 98)

The AJ Palms rental is a three-person apartment with a comfy double bed and smaller bed to the side. It also comes with a mini kitchen and basic equipment, a hot water shower, and a balcony offering spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea and the sunrise. The apartment is located around the cluster of restaurants, shops and tour operators in Hopkins, as well as near the incredible beaches. Getting around is no difficulty at all.

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Hopkins, Stann Creek District, Belize
14.33 km (9.0 mi) from Bocawina Rainforest Resort & Adventures
81 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
excellent breeze comes in through the ocean we ran a/c in the evenings
wifi was fast tricia & doug were very thoughtful
we were also able to rent bikes wi-fi worked great and we felt really safe there
Cleanliness:
our apartment was spotlessly clean and very comfortable
the unit was very clean and the grounds are well maintained
the place is nice clean and has a really nice breeze from the ocean
very clean and in the perfect location
the room was comfortable and very clean
Host:
our host and beach were superb
tricia and doug were great hosts
tricia and doug are the perfect host
tricia and doug are great hosts and made booking all of our activities effortless
tricia is a great host very helpful and her place is superb
Location:
tricia's place is absolutely perfect
it's a great location at the south end of town but still with plenty of walkable restaurants
if you like a true belize village experience (as opposed to a resort) this is the place
tricia's place is the perfect beach spot in hopkins
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10. The Seascape Tropical Villa

One of the more modern options in Hopkins, the Seascape is a stylish but still cozy apartment that accommodates up to eight guests. The property has three bedrooms and six beds, four baths, a lounge area, a large kitchen and even a library. You’ll love all the cheery touches your hosts have added to give the place even more character, from the swordfish murals on the walls to the tropical indoor plants. The garden is full of even more plant life, including fresh herb plants like basil and thyme. Location wise, the Seascape is close to the beaches, restaurants, gift shops and more.

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12.86 km (8.0 mi) from Bocawina Rainforest Resort & Adventures
7 reviews  
Entire house 6 Beds 8 Guests

11. Cultural and fishing lodge in Palmento Grove

This listing is for a two-person private room with one double bed and a private bathroom. Situated near both the beaches and the town center, you’ll be well placed to explore Hopkins or find a tour operator to bring you to its more remote spots. If you’re ever unsure about what to do, your hosts will definitely have some ideas. They are able to organize a number of unique activities, including cultural dancing lessons, kayaking tours, and fly fishing.

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12.52 km (7.8 mi) from Bocawina Rainforest Resort & Adventures
39 reviews  
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

12. Cozy, private cabana by the sea

This cozy beach house has a mini loft where your sleeping area will be. The rest of the cabin has rustic touches like exposed stone and a unique thatched straw roof. The cabana is also not just a standalone hut, but sits in the middle of an inn with an on-site bar, restaurant and mini golf range. Your hosts are also able to organize diving, kayaking, fishing, and other types of tours.

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12.76 km (8.0 mi) from Bocawina Rainforest Resort & Adventures
18 reviews  
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

13. Fantastic beachfront loft with a spectacular view

With the view and the ambiance of the beautiful Caribbean Sea, this vacation rental stands in a quiet and peaceful paradise. It showcases a beautifully furnished interior that is cool and airy. Its hardwood flooring and wooden accents add charm to the overall look of this home. It features a comfy bed adjacent to the fabulous living room area with lovely seats and a little dining table, a terrace with a spectacular beach view, and a private bathroom. Plus, there’s an available parking space for guests traveling by their car.

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Hopkins, Stann Creek, Belize
12.1 km (7.6 mi) from Bocawina Rainforest Resort & Adventures
4 reviews  
Entire villa 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

14. Beachfront home with a private beach bar

Experience the aroma of the seas and the unlimited clean and fresh air. This fantastic vacation house offers guests unrestricted access to the beautiful Caribbean beach. Plus it has a private bar that guests have access to. This accommodation is charming and equipped with delightful amenities like a functional kitchen, a dining space, a cozy living room, three large bedrooms, and two private bathrooms. Plus, basic essentials are provided for guests’ added convenience from fresh linens to towels and toiletries.

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Hopkins, Stann Creek, Belize
16.31 km (10.2 mi) from Bocawina Rainforest Resort & Adventures
10 reviews  
Entire villa 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

15. Jungle Jeanie's Cabana with ocean view

Jungle Jeanie’s Cabana is a cozy eco-friendly guest house for two guests, and is great for couples on a romantic getaway. A double bed, heated shower, and compact kitchen are all available. With the beach at your doorstep, there’s already plenty to do. However if you need any more ideas, your hosts are happy to arrange anything from sunset boat tours to cave tubing to excursions to the Mayan Ruins.

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Hopkins, Stann Creek, Belize
14.86 km (9.3 mi) from Bocawina Rainforest Resort & Adventures
27 reviews  
Private room in resort 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
hopefully the listing is updated to indicate that kitchens are not available here
the best thing about this place is being close to the beach and the strong wifi
Cleanliness:
the cabana was relatively clean
we ate at the resort down the road and it was very nice and appeared very clean
the staff are friendly however cleanliness is not a priority
Host:
the friendly staff switched us to a new room
the staff were great and very helpful
this a great little resort with awesome beach and friendly staff
the hosts were so warm and friendly we would definitely be back for another stay
pinky was very nice and accommodating helping to call around and give ideas for day trips
Location:
great place to stay very glad we chose it
it was a cute place my mother and i enjoyed our stay here
this is the best place to stay in hopkins
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Experience the wonders of Hopkins

From Bali to the Maldives, there are undoubtedly numerous island paradises across the globe. However, Hopkins definitely has a magic of its own that you won’t find elsewhere. We hope this list has been helpful in planning your one-of-a-kind beach holiday.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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