New Year, New Travels: Put This Hopkins Resort at the Top of Your Travel List

by Giulissa Hernandez

The New Year is here, and it’s time to set your sights on new horizons and fresh adventures. If Belize is on your travel radar, consider making The Lodge at Jaguar Reef your prime destination. Just a stone’s throw south of Hopkins Village, this coastal resort promises an exquisite blend of immaculate beaches, culinary delights, and accommodations that redefine luxury. 

Discovering the Lodge

Photo by The Belize Collection.

Picture yourself on a beach where the sand is as fine as powder, and the Caribbean Sea paints the sky like oil on canvas. The Lodge at Jaguar Reef introduces you to this tropical haven, offering an impeccable slice of the Belizean coastline just minutes from Hopkins Village. Whether you’re a beach enthusiast or a laid-back sunbather, this is where your Belizean dreams unfold.


Accommodations at The Lodge at Jaguar Reef range from dreamy seafront suites to spacious villas that redefine the meaning of extravagance. Some villas even boast private plunge pools, inviting you to soak in the tranquility of your oasis. Each room is a testament to comfort, style, and the seamless indoor and outdoor living fusion.

The Paddle House at Jaguar Reef

When it comes to cuisine, Jaguar Reef offers the very best. Indulge your palate at The Paddle House, The Lodge’s culinary sanctuary. From early morning breakfasts to candlelit dinners, every meal celebrates fresh, local ingredients. Immerse yourself in a culinary journey that fuses international flair with Belizean warmth. Furthermore, each meal comes paired with a view, quenching your wanderlust and appetite all in one go. This Hopkins resort truly has it all.

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Exploring Hopkins

Venture into the heart of Belizean culture with a short journey to Hopkins Village. This charismatic town is known for its effervescent Garifuna heritage. The community’s magnetism invites you to explore its colorful streets, engage with friendly locals, and witness traditional drumming and dancing that tells the story of Belize’s cultural richness. Once you’ve traversed the streets and acquired your souvenirs to take back home, you can explore aquatic and inland adventures!

Photo by The Belize Collection

Hopkins is a gateway to many water adventures, from snorkeling in the nearby barrier reef to kayaking along the tranquil Sittee River. For the terra firma enthusiasts, jungle excursions and visits to ancient Maya temples await. What’s more, you can enjoy multiple adventures in a single day. Go from cave tubing underground systems to hiking in the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary.

Hopkins is a prime spot, offering every experience within a comfortable distance. With that and the plush luxury of Jaguar Reef, what more could you need?

New Year, New Travels

Since we asked, there is one more thing to convince you! We wouldn’t want you to miss out on The Belize Collection’s exclusive New Year, New Travels Promo. Enjoy a 15% discount on stays of 2 nights or more, making your Belizean retreat even more enticing.

It’s the perfect way to kickstart your year with the promise of adventure and the warm embrace of The Lodge at Jaguar Reef.

Featured Photo by The Lodge at Jaguar Reef

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