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Palmento Grove Cultural & Fishing Lodge

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Experience Authentic Hopkins!!!Palmento Grove offer a Belize Cultural & Fishing Adventure filled with rich diversity, fly fishing, bottom trolling, Garifuna drumming, singing and dancing lessons, tasty Hopkins Belize Cultural Foods, Great Diving...more
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Palmento Grove Lodge | Hopkins Village, Hopkins, Belize
+501 661-6039
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

These guys were great. The snorkeling was beautiful first off all. But second of all it's was really nice to have a good guide to tourist ratio. We saw a few larger outfitters with 20 people per tour which doesn't sound fun at all. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank scottpn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tour was seriously the highlight of my time in Belize! I knew very little about the Garifuna culture and got a rich history on the tour. We wore traditional garb, learned about the language and how they make traditional items (huge grater made of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Caroline S
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We went on the kayaking and fishing tour and it was a great experience. The only negative I would say is that there wasn’t much guidance about how to fish for beginners, like my husband, and even bough I had experience, I’d never fished without...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Livwilliams1991
Reviewed December 30, 2017

this is a must for culture people .an cooking class we had a lot of fun there the tour on the property was very well done good job big guy

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank rwg43
Reviewed November 5, 2017

We had an incredible trip to the Lodge. We took part in the cultural immersion. We loved the food, the learning, the drums and the company of this wonderful family. Thank You!!!

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Date of experience: October 2017
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Palmentogrove, Manager at Palmento Grove Cultural & Fishing Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

Thank you for sharing our Garifuna Culture.

Reviewed January 29, 2017

I loved this place! It felt like a home, right from the greetings from the dogs, especially sweet Dynamite. Uwahnie and her family made us feel so welcome. It is an immersion into the Garifuna culture with drumming, food and warm conversations with people. We...More

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Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed January 17, 2017

I visited Palmeto Grove Cultural & fishing lodge a couple of times during my stay in Hopkins. Every time I stopped by whether for a drink, lunch or dinner I was greeted warmly by the gracious hostess, Mel. She is extremely knowledgeable about Garifuna culture...More

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Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed November 28, 2016

This cultural experience is fun, informative and fun. The food was very enjoyable, especially after working on it from start to finish. The drum lesson was fun as well, harder than I thought to play those drums but they made it easy. I highly recommend...More

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Date of experience: November 2016
Thank DL7195
Reviewed September 8, 2016

Uwahnie and Eugene are so warm and knowledgeable in every way. I cooked delicious hudut, learned about their upcoming plans for a school, and was given so much information about Garifuna history and culture. I even had a drumming lesson! I highly recommend that everyone...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 17, 2016

Our extended family had a wonderful time; grandparents, parents and children. Great learning experience with wonderful hosts. Food was fantastic!

Date of experience: July 2016
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February 3, 2017|
Response from Palmentogrove | Property representative |
Hi, Yes, there is a bus that leaves at 5:00 p.m. You can also catch a taxi cab that will be able to take you to Hopkins. We can also assist with the arrangement of the cab transfer. Uwahnie
January 5, 2017|
Response from Palmentogrove | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for the query. Please to advise that you don't have to stay at the lodge to participate in our cultural & culinary tour. Please feel free to book your tour with us. Cost of tour is USD55.00 per person... More