Expat Exchange
Free MembershipSign In

Hopkins Village, Belize

Mondly by Pearson
Mondly by Pearson
Mondly by Pearson
Mondly by Pearson

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on May 08, 2023

Summary: People describe Hopkins Village, Belize as a small, laid-back fishing village with a strong Garifuna culture. Expats love the friendly locals, the beautiful beaches, and the relaxed atmosphere. The weather in Hopkins Village is typically warm and humid, with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit. The average cost of living for an expat is around $1,500 to $2,000 per month. The cost of a one bedroom apartment is typically around $500 to $700 per month, while a two bedroom apartment can cost anywhere from $700 to $1,000 per month. The approximate population of Hopkins Village is around 1,500 people.

What do I need to know about living in Hopkins Village?

When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Hopkins Village, they said:

"Hopkins Village is located in Belize and offers a peaceful tropical lifestyle with stunning beaches and nearby national parks. Retirees must be prepared to embrace the local culture, customs, and hospitality. It is important to research any local regulations or laws regarding residency requirements and obtaining appropriate visas or permits. You should also be aware of any potential medical concerns when living in a tropical location and make sure to be aware of any recommended vaccinations or treatments. Additionally, it is important to research the local cost of living and any potential tax implications. It is also important to research the local banking system, exchange rates, and determine if your current citizenships will require any special arrangements," remarked one expat who made the move to Hopkins Village.

Answer this Question

Allianz CareAllianz Care
Get Quote

Allianz Care's plans ensure that you have access to quality healthcare whenever you need it. Our flexible solutions allow you to tailor your cover to meet your needs and budget. You can submit your claims digitally and our helpline is available 24/7 to help you anytime.

Allianz CareAllianz Care

Allianz Care's plans ensure that you have access to quality healthcare whenever you need it. Our flexible solutions allow you to tailor your cover to meet your needs and budget. You can submit your claims digitally and our helpline is available 24/7 to help you anytime.
Get Quote

What do I need to know before moving to Hopkins Village?

Please login to continue reading this article.

Not a member? Join Today (it's free).

About the Author

Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

Allianz Care
Allianz Care

Flexible solutions allow you to tailor your cover to meet your needs and budget. Use Promocode: LIFE10 and get 10% off your international health insurance for life!
Get Quote

Allianz CareAllianz Care

Flexible solutions allow you to tailor your cover to meet your needs and budget. Use Promocode: LIFE10 and get 10% off your international health insurance for life!
Get Quote

Contribute to Belize Network Contribute
Help others in Belize by answering questions about the challenges and adventures of living in Belize.

Mondly by Pearson
Mondly by Pearson

Copyright 1997-2024 Burlingame Interactive, Inc.

Privacy Policy Legal