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Beach Front, Casita del Mar, Hopkins Belize

Overview
Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Hopkins, Stann Creek
Our 'little house by the sea' is located on one of the best beaches in Belize in the little village of Hopkins. Hopkins is a quaint, friendly and safe fishing village steeped in the Garifuna culture.

Week days are generally quiet and weekends you will be able to take advantage of the local culture as the sounds of music, drumming and weekend events take place.

The house is based on an open concept design for the main living/dining/kitchen area with cathedral ceilings. All windows and doors are screened to let the Caribbean breezes in and keep the bugs out!

Each bedroom is equipped with AC and ceiling fans. The master bedroom has a queen size bed, the guest bedroom has two twin beds. A futon in the living room can be made into a double bed. The living rooms/dining room has several ceiling fans.

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Listing #FKN6717356
About the Owner
Mirko Bechstedt, Property Manager S
Languages spoken:German, English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2015
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

If you want to experience the real Belize, this is your house! We landed in Belize City and drove three hours to the house. The trip was incredible, driving through the lush jungle, the small villages, etc... The road is in great shape and my...More

Thank Nadine S
Management response:Responded 23 April 2018

We are so pleased that you had such a good time at our house and in Hopkins. You obviously took advantage of the many things there are to do in the village and the area. We hope you will come back and stay with us...More

Reviewed 17 April 2018

Nice little oasis in Hopkins. If you are looking for resort-style vacation with pools, restaurant, manicured grounds, private beach, room service all in a self-contained package, then Casita Del Mar is probably not for you. But if you seek adventure, have an open mind and...More

Thank Scott S
Management response:Responded 17 April 2018

Sounds like you were able to advantage of many of the house amenities as well as those in the area. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and found Mirko's assistance of value. We aim to make your vacation worry free!

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Hopkins isn't for everyone. If you want exclusive, fancy, shiny and new, don't go. If you want laid-back and real, Hopkins is for you. We loved it. No paved roads, no road names, chickens, dogs, etc. Casita del Mar is a new house right on...More

Thank travelers241
Management response:Responded 17 April 2018

Wow, you were busy. I think you have capture the essence of Hopkins very well. If you want a taste of local culture, this is the place! We hope you will consider coming back to our little house by the sea.

Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 AM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
This is a non-smoking home. Guests are asked to smoke outside and to carefully dispose of cigarette butts in the garbage. You can pay the balance in US $ on arrival or by PayPal...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Queen
    1 Sofa
    2 Twins
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About the neighbourhood
Hopkins is a quaint and relatively quiet village. Week days you have the beach pretty much to yourself and on weekends you can anticipate more involvement with the locals as the village comes to life with music, drumming and local festivities. Our location is perfect, right on the beach and close to all the amenities and restaurants you could need within walking distance. Our neighbours are polite and respectful of your privacy but always ready to have a quick chat if you are interested. Watch the local fishermen leave in the morning as you have your coffee on the deck and decide what you would like to do for another busy day on the beach. Expect to hear the local roosters crowing and occasionally you will hear a honk from the Main Street announcing the arrival of the weekly pork deliv... more
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Dangriga: 40.0 km
Fly into Belize City and book through our local property manager, Mirko Bechstedt, for a short flight on Tropic Air to Dangriga. Take a 30 minute Taxi ride into Hopkins (Mirko can also arrange this for you.)

OR

Fly into Belize City, rent a vehicle ( we suggest Crystal Car Rentals) and drive 3.5 hours to Hopkins.

We can provide you with specific details if you need them.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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