Hamanasi is a beautiful luxury resort located outside the town of Hopkins along the ocean shores of Belize. Sacrificing romance, cuisine, hospitality, or comfort is not a decision youll need to make in order to enjoy this fantastic resort and dive Belize. Hamanasi has combined all of these elements into one world-class destination that makes it the best choice in Belize resorts.
An Adventurous Arrival to your Belize Resort
Getting to this resort to dive Belize is an adventure in itself due to its remote location. After you arrive in Belize, you have the privilege of jumping in a prop plane from Maya Island Air to bring you to Hamanasi. Flights run consistently throughout the day and Maya Island Air makes it simple and easy, all thats left to do is enjoy the sights over Belize. After a scenic and Caribbean style bumpy drive through the countryside of Belize and the local town of Hopkins, you will arrive at your home away from home.
The Best Belize Resort’s Accommodations
Theres a variety of luxurious accommodations available at Hamanasi. Every room makes you feel a part of the wild nature of Belize and yet surrounded in luxury. It is tough to choose between the different rooms because each one is so unique and enticing.
The Treehouse style rooms are suspended above the jungle floor and nestled in right amongst the tree canopy. Nature will be all around you in every direction. The sights and sounds of the forest will have you intrigued as you relax in your hammock or the hot tub located right on your deck. Each Treehouse room is its own separate structure so you can enjoy a completely private experience, whether youre inside or outside the treehouse.
Similar in style and comfort are the Beachfront Rooms. Here you will be near the ocean and just steps away from getting your feet in the sand. Each room makes you feel right at home as if you were living in a private vacation home. Catch a beautiful sunset from your front porch or take a nap in the hammock. However you choose to relax, you wont want to leave your room.
Once you venture out on the main property, youll find a beautiful freshwater pool and The Great House in the center. Here you will find the reception area, a full bar, restaurant, library, and observation deck on the roof. The Great House is an extension of the beautiful room accommodations on a grander scale. Despite it being the resort’s main building of operations, youll feel like youre visiting a friends home every time you walk in. One of the most breathtaking assets of The Great House is the observation deck. From here you can see for miles high above the tree tops, a perfect place to enjoy a cocktail with your loved one beside you. This spot is one of the reasons Hamanasi stands out over other Belize Resorts.
Choose Your Adventures
What truly makes Hamanasi resort so special and unique when compared to other Belize resorts is its ability to cross luxury with adventure. The adventures you will find available here will be second to none. Once you arrive, the first stop must be the Adventure Center. The selection of amazing adventure choices seems endless so you have to be sure to schedule every day to the fullest if you hope to enjoy a fraction of all there is to do. First, you must decide if want to explore inland or out to sea to dive Belize. Hamanasi offers outstanding inland adventures as well as sea exploration. All the adventures are lead by the best guides you will ever find. Being able to feel the rush of adventure and still be in safe hands gives you a relaxed atmosphere in which to push your boundaries.
Inland guided adventures include cave exploring, tropical bird watching, jungle river canoeing, Mayan ruin tours, zip lining, horseback riding, cave tubing, cooking classes, waterfall rappelling, and wildlife encounters. Hamanasi takes adventure vacation to a new level with cave tubing and waterfall rappelling. Cave tubing is an absolutely unique experience like none other. After a short hike to find the river in the jungle, youll plop down in your tube at the edge of a massive cave entrance. Here the river flows under the mountains into pure darkness. The Maya held these locations as sacred places and immersing yourself in this environment youll quickly learn why.
Most meals will take place at the main restaurant, Singanga in The Great House. Here the feeling of being right at home is present, but with five-star cuisine. Hamanasi does everything it can to bring the cultures of Belize to life at your table with every meal. Organic and farm to table practices are held in high regard and evidence of that can be found with the sustainable edible garden right on property. Every meal of the day is filled with spectacular homemade dishes, fresh fruit, savory salads, local seafood, beef, pork, and more. The ever changing menu by the Hamanasi Master Chef will always provide you with new and interesting meals to enjoy. Special requests are even available if you have a craving something specific; Chef is always happy to accommodate. If you happen to be dining on a Thursday, the chef will prepare a local Belizean favorite accompanied by live music. Sit down and feel right at home at Hamanasi to prepare to go out next day and dive Belize.
The bar at The Great House serves an excellent variety of signature cocktails you wont find anywhere else. Youll find ingredients from the surrounding areas to infuse your taste buds with truly exotic flavors. Non-alcoholic smoothies are also available and crafted fresh for you in wonderful flavors such as mango, papaya, and melon. For an extra romantic evening, the chef will prepare a tiki torch lit dinner on the beach. A beautiful white cloth table is set and adorned with flowers all around. Nothing else will exist except the presence of your significant other and the sunset.
Enjoy this Belize Resort
Besides the endless adventures available at Hamanasi, there are also plenty of enjoyable activities to do around the resort. Relaxing by the pool or in one of the many hammocks scattered throughout the property is a sure way to rejuvenate. Of course, spa treatments are a favorite of most vacations. New to Hamanasi is a romantic couple’s massage on the beach. Set in an open air gazebo near the water, you can enjoy a sunset massage. Be sure to schedule this as soon as you arrive; youll be glad you did.
The library also provides many board games, books, and movie to watch during your stay. Taking out a bike, sea kayak, or paddle board to explore the area on your own is a possibility as well. In the evenings you can enjoy entertainment from local Garifuna singing and dancing groups. Drums play on into the night as well as other various musicians. Meet up with other travelers, have drink from the bar, and learn a new dance!
Come to Hamanasi for adventure, for new experiences, for luxury, for fresh, five star dining, and come here to just live your life in a new way where all of your senses are heightened and you become aware of yourself and connect with your loved ones in a unique way. When choosing between all the Belize resorts, you will not regret picking Hamanasi!
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