8 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Hopkins, Belize - Updated 2024

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In the east of Belize lies the beautiful village of Hopkins, where everything is located by the sea. For those who love the taste of tropical living with modern comfort, consider a stay here. The village runs alongside the coast and it did catch up with the modern trends in lifestyle while retaining the cultural heritage of the place. It is for sure the cultural center of the Garifuna population in Belize. For a unique stay for a summer getaway, take a look at the best Vrbo vacation rentals in Hopkins, Belize.

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 April 08, 2024.

1. Home with panoramic views of the beach (from USD 166)

Exploring the natural views of Hopkins, Belize is the best way to relax in the area. With that in mind, staying in the lovely Shallow Bay is a great option. With incredible panoramic views of nature, the property houses up to five guests. Amenities included here are two bedrooms, one bathroom, laundry room, washer & dryer, and outdoor grill. Enjoy the exclusivity of the beach as you stay in this beautiful private accommodation.

18 reviews   Wifi Available
House 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fully equipped kitchen beautiful view relaxing hammock
Stay included free wifi air conditioned bedrooms beautiful large bathroom and full kitchen with local water
It was very relaxing to have meals on the picnic bench
it was nice to have a comfortable quiet and relaxing place to bed down lounging in the hammock on the porch with the sea breeze
The outside is a perfect place to spend hot afternoons in the sun and sea or lounge in the hammock in the shade of the covered deck
The house was VERY spacious
The house was really clean with well maintained yard
I thought this house was very nice and besides the issues addressed in this review (some which were NOT the owners fault)
you couldn't smell is as the beautiful breeze coming off the ocean kept that smell at bay
Everyone we came in contact with was so nice and helpful Janette
Gorgeous comfortable house wonderful back deck with hammock and ocean views
the owner was extraordinarily helpful
That said the hosts were difficult
Rita and Steve were great to work with accessible and very helpful
was a nice way to end a busy day
It is too hot for walking very far
Reita and Rich were terrific hosts and this property is quiet and in a picturesque waterfront location
Other things we loved A/C units in bedrooms
Again Janette sent someone out right away to spray outside the house and Alex then gave me a can of spray if I wanted to spray inside
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2. Newly updated oceanfront property (from USD 218)

Here in Hopkins Bay, it is desirable to have an exclusive space by the beach. For a family of five, this is the perfect summer getaway. This luxury beachfront home has everything you need from the bedrooms, bathrooms, to essentials. Beat the heat with the help of the air conditioning unit inside the house or you can go and have a swim at the beach! Internet is also available, so it is not a problem to bring gadgets along.

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46 reviews   Wifi Available
House 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
about 3 feet high on the beach front side
The beds were also heavenly You will sink down in them like a cloud
you have to keep the large doors open OR
It had everything we needed to feel as comfortable as our own home
Two large bedrooms separated by a large open kitchen dining-room area allowed for privacy while the lovely living room inside and the large patio-deck area outside allowed for socializing The la...
The house is clean and beautifully appointed just as in the photos
Everything as promised and more
/snags (which were few)
We made memories and lifelong friends and you can be assured we will be back
Cheryl takes very good care of you and arranges everything you need
She and her husband have a tour company
They showed us around and fed us lunch
she was helpful with any of our questions
Cheryl is great and helped us with all of our needs
great guides alot of fun and very knowledgeable
The food selection within walking distance is good and convenient
it is close to restaurants
Everything you need within walking distance
If you're looking for a little bit of luxury while still taking in the village and culture of Hopkins
Imagine the best place you could ever stay in and that is not good enough to describe this piece of paradise
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3. Unique villa with a beach bar (from USD 389)

A jaw-dropping villa for the family awaits near the sea! It has everything you need to be covered for a comfortable stay: three bedrooms, two bathrooms, full kitchen, laundry facilities, entertainment area, and essentials. On top of this, there is a feature guests will definitely adore: a private beach bar and dock! This is the best place to lounge and indulge in the scenic views of the sea here in Hopkins. Gorgeous and comfortable, the villa gives an experience like no other!

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Hopkins, Stann Creek District, Belize
Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille
villa 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

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It is beautifully stocked with kitchen equipment
Comfortable and right on the beach
The villa had everything we needed for our stay Fully stocked with kitchen supplies plenty of towels
The photos and the description of the property are
loved playing in the sand on the beach
The house was very clean and everything worked as advertised
The house is very clean and well appointed with everything you might need
We were 4 adults and 3 small children and we were very comfortable
The owners (and upstairs residents) are truly jewels
(very helpful as there are many places to eat and most don't look like much from the outside)
Mark and Sabrina are awesome hosts
Awesome hosts in Sabrina Mark and Tango
They greeted us upon our arrival and made sure we knew they were there for anything we needed
we arrived and Mark took us on a tour the next morning to show us everything in the village with his recommendations on shopping and restaurants
We really appreciated Mark taking us on a tour of the village and sharing their favourite spots with us
The location is secluded yet very close to the village
The location is also great
In addition there is are several resident gibnuts and delightful shade everywhere
Property Manager was very thorough from booking thru visit
it is steps from the shore with a private dock and in a very safe residential party of town It is only a twenty minute walk in the beach to town and several restaurants are only 2 minutes walk
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4. Santorini-inspired stay with a pool (from USD 186)

Revitalize and explore the glory Belize offers by staying at this gorgeous villa! With a Santorini-inspired theme, the property has clean and well-structured units with complete facilities. This unit has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, air conditioning, internet, and a balcony. In addition, there is a beautiful shared pool and covered decks. Note that all of these are available just steps away from the sea! Enjoy the panoramic sights and have fun with your family.

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Sitte Point (Just South of Hopkins), Stann Creek, Belize
villa 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

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Amenities & Room:
no pictures on the wall nothing other than the basics
The best part was just relaxing on the beach and taking it all in
hike and cave tube nearby
The apartment offered plenty of space for three people (one couple and one solo) and definitely could have handled more
The resort itself is clean and beds comfortable
The grounds were beautiful and the villa was very comfortable and clean
we very easily did the following activities among others:
shops and facilities of Hopkins
The spot is a little south of Hopkins which we preferred to being in the thick of the touristy areas
We stayed in Placencia and San Pedro as well and although each place had it's own special amenities
She also emailed some great tips prior to our arrival
Extra towels if needed Advice and help with anything we wanted
The roads were horrendous and the rain made them even worse
We also spent two half days in the nearby Cockscomb Forest Reserve and the Mayflower Bokawina Reserve Lovely tropical rain forest scenery with some great walks
Eppy who works at maintenance and also checked us in made our stay here extra special
The beach has far less seagrass than almost anywhere on the coast and the views are amazing
The location is private but located close enough to local stores and amenities for us
but that's true of any location around Hopkins
The sea is quite shallow close to shore
We really appreciated that Sarkiki felt less "resorty" and more down-to-earth (in a good way) than some of the places in the area
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5. Tropical beachfront home for six (from USD 145)

Get ready to experience a tropical adventure to treasure in this beautiful beachfront home! Perfect for up to six guests, this property offers what you need – two bedrooms, one bathroom, living room, veranda, and kitchenette. Guests will love the open spaces all around since the home is surrounded by trees. From here, you provided with scenic views of the beach. In addition, you can have lots of fun as you engage in water activities. The retreat is just by the shore!

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Hopkins Village, Stann Creek, Belize
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

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Saturday night was tough to sleep with the Easter celebration
The Cabana's view was breathtaking - right on the water with beautiful trees surrounding the perimeter
so we did not need a car
The overall experience was one that will never be forgotten
our place was raked regularly but not many people go in the water from the beach - You need the provided earplugs at night
Property was clean and had everything we needed
The description is accurate and the Blue Moon Cabana was immaculately clean and well kept
Most everything is walkable and extremely casual
Great location fantastic beach and a truly wonderful host
He was very responsive through text and took care of us
Vanessa did a wonderful job of teaching them guiding them and ensuring they had a wonderful experience
He booked us both fishing trips and our transportation to the airport
We spent two delightful weeks at Blue Moon Cabana and felt very well taken care of
Luba Laruga (beachfront by pier walking distance)Loggerheads (Thursday nights local band
There are several good restaurants close by
We were in walking distance to several restaurants grocery stores
Yes it's in middle of village
We took the plane in from Belize City and rented a golf cart from Mirko and just enjoyed the village for the entire 8 days
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6. Cute wooden cabana by the shore (from USD 95)

This one-bedroom cabana offers an unforgettable stay by the beach. The lovely design and feel of the place effectively provides a unique and relaxing retreat fit for a couple. Here, there is a bedroom, one bathroom, kitchenette, covered veranda, and a cute living room. If you are used to living in a city, then being here would be a big change, since the surroundings are peaceful as you get to hear the sound of waves crashing, and water gurgling nearby. The place is surrounded by many other fantastic natural spots such as a waterfall.

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70 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Awesome little cabana with a comfy bed shower kitchen and porch with a hammock
It was everything we expected and more
the little private beachfront is serene
but you still have a view of the ocean and sitting on the deck
My only concern was towels not enough was in the cabin and after one use they had an odor
property was very clean and
and when we walked outside to the beach it was always kept tidy and clean
it was clean and efficient and has everything you need
The setting reminded me of my personal "Paradise" with the ocean views
was a guy trying to sell pot
next July I hope to rent the same property
the property manager was there to greet us and is there to answer any questions and help with tours or excursions If you have any concerns needs or questions do not hesitate to call him he will...
Mirko was great host and arranged the ATM cave tour and a snorkel/fishing tour for us
Mirko took very good care of all our adventure trips and is only a text away if you require anything
Several good restaurants are in walking distance
You're in the center of Hopkins village - restaurants grocery stores
It is located in a thriving neighborhood
The location was perfect from all the Nature exploring to shopping
The Cabana is located in the middle of town
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7. A refreshing guest house for a group (from USD 132)

Perfect for a group of friends or for a family, this house can sleep up to six guests. Take a look at the pleasant design of the place – the colors are vibrant and the rooms are spacious. Here, there is a fully stocked kitchen, two bedrooms, one bathroom, private parking area, hammock, and lounging area. Feel the invigorating atmosphere all around and be greeted by the fresh breeze thanks to the surrounding foliage. Try out the local restaurants by the area too.

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3 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
The cabana had everything we needed plus Netflix in the living room : )
we had several questions for our host
and he was always eager to lead us in the right direction
Gary and Becky were awesome
oh wait I here again now and planing to stay until new year
Having a bike available is not a must but highly recommended Thanks for having us
: The beach across the street is exactly how I dreamt it Thank you guys
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8. Elegant property for a fantastic getaway (from USD 141)

Suitable for up to five guests, this property contains two bedrooms, one bathroom, air conditioner, safe, and shaded outdoor lounging. Since this is just by the beach, feel the serenity surrounding the area as you witness the panoramic views of the sea. In addition, the various points of interest are nearby. This is the perfect getaway for a family since fun activities like fishing, boating, and sightseeing can be done near the vacation home.

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40 reviews   Wifi Available
House 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The bed was comfortable bathroom large and the kitchen was equipped with anything you could want to fix a meal with
the rustling of the coconut palms
Walked the town and beach
well-kept beds were comfy and the kitchen has everything you need
There is so much more to do
The house was super clean
The interior is as pictured
clean and well-equipped Casita is centrally located in the country
There's plenty to see both North and South in Hopkins
He is very accommodating and nice to work with
comfortable and immaculate Mirko was wonderful to deal with and answered all questions gave great recommendations and was there to help whenever he was needed
comfortably Mayan ruins zip-lining hiking excursions out to barrier reef for snorkeling
They usually are good in that they wait for an offshore breeze which helps
He arranged all our local transportation and excursions and was available for any questions
but still a sleepy paradise
The house is nestled in the village of Hopkins
Was easy to walk to grocery shopping and lots of restaurants
right on the beach and close to shops and restaurants
We used the house bikes to get around which was a big plus
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Spending a holiday in Hopkins by the coast

There is no need to worry about compromising modern comfort as you stay by the coastline! While all the private accommodations are complete on its own and the beach is just a few steps away, there are more establishments to visit here such as the restaurants, cafes, and other points of interest.

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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