Hamanasi Adventure & Dive ResortCentral America & Caribbean
Golden sand beaches, jungles teeming with wildlife, cultural immersion and the 2nd largest coral reef in the world you can have it all at the Hamanasi Adventure and Dive Resort in Belize. With secluded treehouses and beachfront rooms amongst set in a tropical forest, right on the edge of the Caribbean Sea each room offers authentic Belizean furnishings, king size beds, panoramic views and private verandas where you can relax and let the call of the exotic birds spirit you away in this award winning luxury resort. With a huge range of activities and tours on offer, free use of bikes, kayaks and SUPs, local volunteering opportunities and a warm and friendly team at hand this will be a truly life changing holiday you’ll never forget!
- Swimming Pool
- Private Balcony
- Jungle Location
- Guided Wildlife Excursions
- En-Suite Rooms
- Eco Excursions and Tours
- Sea Views
- Package Deals Available
- On Site Shop
- Air Conditioned Rooms
- Restaurant On Site
- Close to beach
- Free Bike Hire
- Snorkelling & Diving Nearby
Deluxe Treehouse Rooms
Perfect for couples on a romantic getaway these secluded raised deluxe treehouses are set within the Coastal Littoral Forest amongst o... read more
|1-2||£385.12 - £575.70
These secluded raised treehouses are set within the Coastal Littoral Forest amongst orchid lined pathways and tropical vegetation all ... read more
|1-5||£307.30 - £453.41
These suites are perfect for honeymooners or couples on romantic getaways. Located right on the beach yet still amongst the lush... read more
|1-3||£316.83 - £463.73
These rooms are located right on the beach yet still amongst the lush foliage giving you total privacy during your stay. Enjoy t... read more
|1-5||£210.43 - £331.92
Perfect for families these suites offer two seperate bedrooms and are located right on the beach yet still amongst the lush foliage gi... read more
|1-4||£258.07 - £385.12
Hamanasi Resort encourage guests to help out in the local community and bring donations in kind to the Hopkins Belize Humane Society (HBHS) and local schools and will match any financial donations made by their guests. If you’d like to get involved and have a long term positive impact on the people and animals of Belize you can volunteer to help out at one of the HBHS centres or assist at one of the local schools. There’s no minimum commitment or requirements to volunteer, just a patient and friendly can do attitude although people with veterinary backgrounds are particularly welcome at HBHS. And as volunteering is free to guests at the resort, with flexible hours during the working week you can easily add your volunteering into your schedule
If you’re interested in volunteering during your stay let the team know by including this in the special requests section of your booking enquiry form
In the interest of protecting children and vulnerable people activities are limited and all volunteers will be accompanied by a specially trained employees at all times
About The Area
Hamanasi Resort is located in the small traditional Garifuna village of Hopkins on the Caribbean Coast of Southern Belize. This area is rich in culture, biodiversity and wildlife including a huge variety of birds and mammals. The Garinagu people of the village are of African Caribbean descent with their own unique language and culture that is recognised by UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage. Traditional drumming and dancing features strongly amongst this fishing community and the village itself offers lots of intimate restaurants and bars as well as authentic gift shops and drumming schools. Just behind the village is a savannah swampland teeming with birds and set against the backdrop of the stunning Maya Mountains in the distance.
There’s something for everyone in this area, with beaches, jungles, cultural immersion and plenty of rare and endangered wildlife including jaguars, margays, pumas and ocelots as well as bountiful marine and bird life. The possibilities for adventure here are positively endless! Below are just a few suggestions to make your holiday to Belize the most memorable and life changing experience ever:
Learn to dive or snorkel and explore the worlds 2nd longest barrier reef with a vast array of coral species and marine life
Check out the Blue Hole, an incredible underwater phenomenon
Go swimming with turtles, sharks, eagle rays and tropical fish
Learn spearfishing whilst helping protect the conservation of marine life and control populations of invasive Lionfish (all Lionfish caught during this activity are prepared in the Hamanasi kitchen)
Take a hike to the Mayflower Jungle and have a natural shower under the waterfall
Visit the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary - surrounded by the Maya Mountains and towering Victoria's Peak, the Basin's 120,000 acres is also home to jaguarundi, margays, ocelots, pumas, deer, howler monkeys and tapirs. If you’re feeling really adventurous you can also take a guided night hike when the jungle really comes alive!
Explore the caves and jungles of Belize at St. Herman's Blue Hole National Park. This park is in one of Belize's oldest jungles and the sacred St. Herman's Cave is filled with stalactites, stalagmites and ancient Mayan pottery shards
Volunteer to help the communities and animals of Hopkins working with the Hopkins Belize Humane Society to provide healthcare to the animals of the village or assist with teaching in one of the local schools
Experience Mayan Culture, learn about the traditions of the Mayan People, medicinal plants, musical instruments and meet with native Mayan families
Get culturally immersed with the Garifuna, learn to cook authentic food, explore cultural insights with Garifuna families and feel the beat of the Garifuna drums
Activities and Nearby Adventures
- Beach Nearby
- Cultural Activities
- Cultural Visits
- Guided Jungle Treks
- Mountain Biking
- Walking Safari
- Boat Trips
- Bird Watching
- Guided Wildlife Excursions
- Eco Excursions & Tours
- Authentic Cooking Lessons
- Traditional Craft Lessons
- Water Sports Nearby
How To Get There
Getting to Hamanasi Resort will require a short internal flight or an adventurous drive. The Hamanasi team can help you organise your journey with help booking internal flight tickets, transfers from the Dangriga Airstrip and general travel advice should you need.
Fly: The nearest international airport is Belize City International, from here it’s best to take a short internal flight to Dangriga Airstrip. If you would like to arrive at Hamanasi the same day it’s best arrange your international flight before 4pm to catch the connecting flight to Dangriga.
Once you arrive at the airstrip a member of the team will be waiting to take you to the Hamanasi Resort.
The internal flight is made on a small 14 seat plane with low baggage allowance - if your bags are too heavy for the flight they will be flown over the following day so please make sure that any essential items such as valuables and medicines are carried in the cabin with you. During the flight you’ll enjoy incredible views of the Belizean countryside
Drive - Whilst it is possible to drive to the resort rather than take an internal flight poor signage, unlit roads and slippery conditions make this a hair-raising journey even for the most adventurous! Please only attempt this drive using a fully insured 4x4 and avoid driving at night.
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