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Visiting Belize Safely in 2020

Reopening! On October 1, 2020, Belize opened its international airport, after being closed for 6 months. We are welcoming all international travelers including from the USA and Canada. The government of Belize has created a new set of safety protocols and recommendations for hotels, restaurants and tours so that we...

Covid Quarantine in Belize

Its April 28th. We are at the beginning of week 6 since the borders closed. It is a strange new world. A little recap to remember this moment in time... The beginning of the end here was the weekend of March 14th. We spent a spontaneous weekend on the island...

The Slow Pace of Slow Season

When you run a hotel there is a busy season and a slow season. Even with the relatively consistent weather that we have in Hopkins Belize this seasonality applies to us as well. For us, December through April (Christmas through Easter) is high season. This is when hotels and restaurants...

Newbie bloopers

I think my mistakes in life are the things that make me laugh the hardest. Once enough time has passed, the most embarrassing moments are usually the funniest to think back on. It will be fun to put some of these in writing and have them to look back on...

Scam or not, you decide

We've owned the hotel and restaurant for one year now. I have to say, the best part of owning this business is meeting and talking with all the guests. I really really enjoy meeting people and hearing about their lives back home: their stories. Some guests I click with so...

High Season and New Businesses

I haven't written a post in so long and I going to blame it on the resort finally being busy. That and the new coffee shop. Low Season vs High Season When we arrived in August it was the low season and it was also hurricane season and the rainy...