The Institute

Palmento Grove Garifuna Eco-Cultural & Fishing Institute in Hopkins Village, Belize offers an amazing and enriching cultural, fishing & kayaking experience with memories to last a lifetime. Offering Immersion into our GARIFUNA WORLD, an impressive masterpiece of the oral and intangible heritage of humanity as declared by UNESCO. Palmento Grove Garifuna Eco-Cultural & Fishing Institute is situated on the culturally historic Over Johnson Peninsula/Island on the north end in Hopkins Village, Belize in the Stann Creek Region. Guests can enjoy our many on-site nature & cultural based activities. EXPERIENCE HOPKINS A TRADITIONAL GARIFUNA VILLAGE !!!!!

We add spark to your Belize Cultural Adventure Travel with our signature cultural enrichment experience that includes Garifuna Presentation by a member of the indigenous Community in Hopkins; Travel back in time while we journey through our Garifuna Exhibition; Punctuate your experience with our tasty Garifuna Buffet Dining while being serenaded by awesome & soulful Garifuna Drumming & Music. This is Available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays & Sundays for Lunch & Dinner; Also offered on reservations.

Truly a place to relax and unwind, Palmento Grove Garifuna Eco-Cultural & Fishing Institute takes you into our authentic Garifuna Spiritual Haven. Each Rooms has its own designated porch and approximately 100 square feet of private yard space surrounded by a lake view or garden view nestle in a plush littoral forest. Every room is equipped with a private bathroom fitted with a bath/hot & cold shower & fan.

You can engage in various activities, such as fishing, kayaking, zip-lining, cave-tubing, snorkeling, GARIFUNA food preparation lessons, Garifuna dancing, singing and drumming lessons and Garifuna fishing methods.The nearest airport is Philip Goldson International Airport, 76 km from Palmento Grove Garifuna Eco-Cultural & Fishing Institute.

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