Belize is officially open for leisure and business travel. Travelers can operate within the country’s safe corridor with approved hotels and tour operators. Sleeping Giant Resort and Jaguar Reef Lodge are both Gold Standard certified and provide a travel safe zone for our clients and guests through our health and safety protocols. With the new safe corridor in place, visitors are required to submit proof of a negative covid-19 PCR test within 72 hours of arrival along with other entry requirements. For more information the traveler classifications, requirements and gold standard approved hotels, you can access the Belize Tourism Board’s website for more information.

Discover a world with exciting beaches, unspoiled wilderness and many different ecosystems that give you unlimited opportunities for unforgettable experiences and remarkable adventures. Experience the thrill of exploring the cultural Garifuna Fishing Village of Hopkins with access to bioluminescent splendor, underwater whale shark sightseeing, fishing and snorkeling. Explore beyond the jungles of the Cayo District, rappel 300ft down a into an underground cavern or climb to the top of an ancient Maya Ruin once part of an incredible civilization and many adventurous possibilities that create everlasting memories and stories for you to share back home.

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Non-stop flights

Getting to Belize is made easy and travelers now have access to a new schedule of year round, non-stop flights offered by the following airlines:

  • American Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Delta Airlines
  • WestJet
  • Acianca
  • Tropic Air

We offer scheduled and private transfers options to each of our properties.

Getting to Hopkins Village by Air

Once you fly into Philip Goldson Belize International Airport (BZE), it’s just a short 15-minute commuter flight to the Dangriga Airstrip. Hopkins is a scenic 25-minute drive from Dangriga. To see flight schedules to and from Dangriga, please visit: Tropic Air, Maya Island Air.

Getting to Hopkins Village by Road

Driving Directions from Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport (BZE) Leave the airport and take a left unto the Northern Highway into the town of Ladyville. Look for the signs to the Bermudian Landing Bamboo Sanctuary or to Burrell Boom Village. Take a left turn off the highway towards Burrell Boom and proceed westward on the Burrell Boom road for approximately 10 miles until you exit unto the Western Highway. Take the first right at the roundabout in Hattieville and proceed on the Western Highway towards Belmopan City. Take a left turn off the highway into Belmopan City and proceed unto the Hummingbird Highway. Stay on this highway, past Citrus Groves and Maya Mountains, until you meet the intersection; turn right onto the Southern Highway. You will remain on this highway for approximately 10 miles until you see the green-signed turnoff on your left. You will remain on this road for approximately 4 miles. Upon entering the village, take the first right and drive for approximately 10 minutes until you see the entrance to Savannah Homes on your right.

Getting to Sleeping Giant Rainforest Lodge by Road

Driving Directions from Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport (BZE) Leave the airport and take a left unto the Northern Highway into the town of Ladyville. Look for the signs to the Bermudian Landing Bamboo Sanctuary or to Burrell Boom Village. Take a left turn off the highway towards Burrell Boom and proceed westward on the Burrell Boom road for approximately 10 miles until you exit unto the Western Highway. Take the first right at the roundabout in Hattieville and proceed on the Western Highway towards Belmopan City. Take a left turn off the highway into Belmopan City and proceed unto the Hummingbird Highway. Stay on this highway and drive to Mile 36 on the Hummingbird Highway.

Fact: The road leading into Hopkins halves the village into the Northside, affectionately known as ‘Baila’ and the Southside, also known as ‘False Sittee’.

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