HOPKINS BAY, BELIZE
In Hopkins Bay: Almond Beach Resort. Located in the Stann Creek district due south of Belize City, this 2009 Belizean hotel of the year winner is perfectly placed upon seven miles of white sandy Caribbean coastline. Each room is equipped with comfortable beds, private 3-piece bathrooms and a private porch or terrace. Other amenities provided are Wi-Fi, room service, daily housekeeping, safe for all valuables including laptops, cable TV, and, of course, beach towels. At the main lodge, pick up snacks or submarine sandwiches at the Butterflies Coffee Shop. If you are looking for a heartier dinner or lunch, the main dining area is only steps from the water and open for most of the day. Scattered along the beach are lounge chairs and hammocks, allowing guests to lie comfortably next to the water and soak in the Belizean sun. The hotel also provides two swimming pools and a hot tub. With the perfect combination of beach relaxation and luxurious services, all your wants and needs are met with a refined experience.
The resort is ideally positioned near enough to the surrounding attractions to be hospitable to adventurous vacationers and far enough away to keep out the noises and stress that comes with tourist groups. If one is looking for a getaway to paradise with service that exceeds the norm and a remarkably simple ambiance of friendliness and relaxation, Almond Beach is the resort to be at.