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Hamanasi Resort
Hopkins, Belize

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ABOUT THE HAMANASI RESORT - in their own words:

Nestled between the lush Maya Mountains and the turquoise Caribbean Sea, Hamanasi is a special place from which you can explore the best of Belize on and offshore. A secluded, intimate resort located just south of Hopkins, Hamanasi has 17 acres of land with 400 feet of Caribbean Sea beachfront surrounded by sub-tropical flora on the finest stretch of beach in Belize.

The Great House, reminiscent of a plantation home, which is the heart of all activity. Currently, it is a one-story building with a veranda with a rooftop providing excellent views. Ultimately, a second floor will be added. Here you will find the lobby, reception, restaurant, bar and wrap-around veranda. Dining indoors or on the veranda overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Delicious menu rich in fresh seafood, pastas and healthy, light dishes. Fresh bread and pastries baked daily. Scrumptious deserts served. Try our fruit salsa or ceviche! Cozy bar with comfortable furnishings ideal for relaxing. Fine wines, champagne, spirits and fresh tropical drinks available. Curved, 50-feet long freshwater pool with brick decking. Beach chairs, umbrellas and beach towels provided.  Full service dive and snorkeling center with new equipment and boats.

You will enjoy your stay at Hamanasi in our spacious, casually elegant accommodations. All rooms feature air conditioning, ceiling fans, gorgeous Belizean hardwood
furniture, colorfully tiled bathrooms and private porches. All bathrooms have plenty of counter and storage space and plush, thick towels. You will enjoy a peaceful night's sleep in 250 thread count linens, comfortable mattresses and soft pillows. We have 4 different room types.

Beachfront rooms:
Our beachfront rooms have excellent sea views and plenty of space. These rooms have either a king size bed or two queen beds made of Belizean hardwoods. Additionally, all rooms have a futon couch that can pull out into a full size bed. Our louvered windows will allow you to enjoy the refreshing ocean breeze. These rooms are 16 X 24 feet plus an 8-foot porch. You'll enjoy sunrise and sunset from our Beachfront Rooms!

Luxury Beachfront Suite:
Our spacious Luxury Beachfront Suites are 17 X 28 Feet plus an 8-foot porch. Bedrooms have stately four-polster king size beds made of barba jolote wood. The bedrooms open into a large front room complete with a comfortable sitting area and a dining table and chairs. Walls are painted in cool, tropical colors and have vaulted ceilings with exposed barbe jolote beams. Porches boasting views of the ocean and tropical foliage have mixed hardwood deck chairs and cozy hammocks. With so much space and comfort you will be ready to move in!

Family Suites:
Traveling with kids? A group of friends on vacation? Our commodious family suites are an ideal solution for those wishing to share a room. Family suites are 17 X 28 Feet plus an 8-foot porch. One room has a mahogany king size bed and futon couch that pulls out into a full size bed. In a separate room there are two twin beds. Both rooms have their own entrance to the bathroom.

These spacious, individual cabanas provide great privacy. Each unit is raised 12-feet and is surrounded by a variety of trees, flowers and birds. The treehouse size is 17 X 26 feet plus an 8-foot porch. Three treehouses feature majestic king-size beds made of the hard wood barba jalote. One room has 2 mahogany queen beds. All treehouses have air conditioning, louvered windows, ceiling fans, hardwood floors and full size futon couches. The bathrooms are spacious and have 2 sinks and a shower with a 5-foot window and skylight. Porches have comfortable mixed hard wood clam chairs, a table and hammock. The primary attraction of the treehouses is privacy. Each cabana is freestanding without a room above, below or directly beside it. Each room has its own path made from tree stumps. These rooms are very popular with honeymooners and couples. Furthermore, because of the surrounding trees guests may see up close a plethora of birds.

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Scheduled inland tours available
for purchase from the lodge:

  • Mondays: Mayflower Jungle & Waterfall Hike

  • Tuesdays: Sittee River Canoeing & Kayaking

  • Wednesdays: Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary & Jaguar Preserve

  • Thursdays: Caves & Jungle Adventure

  • Fridays: Magical Mayan History Tour

  • Saturdays and Sundays:
    Mayflower Jungle & Waterfall Hike
    Sittee River Canoeing & Kayaking or Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary & Jaguar Preserve


If the inland adventures don't keep you busy there are plenty more things to do!

  • Kayak in the sea.
  • Take a bike along the Hopkins/Sittee Road passing through the sedge marsh teeming with birds.
  • Swim in the ocean or our 50-foot freshwater pool.
  • Or, simply stroll through the Garifuna fishing village of Hopkins.

Between  offshore and onshore activities, you will never have a dull moment -- unless, of course, you simply want to relax in a hammock on the beach!