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Palmento Grove Cultural & Fishing Lodge

North-Western Lagoon Side, Hopkins Belize
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Located on historic Over Johnson Peninsula/Island on the north end of Hopkins Village in southeastern Belize, Palmento Grove Cultural and Fishing Lodge is a private island retreat designed to reflect the authenticity of a traditional Garifuna village. Owned and operated by local Garifuna people, an Afro-Caribbean culture indigenous to Belize, Palmento is one of the best places to experience authentic Garifuna Culture in Belize. Immerse yourself in paradise where we grow our food organically. Our Eco-Cultural & Wellness Lodge offers an amazing and enriching cultural & fishing experience with memories to last a lifetime. Welcome to our unique Garifuna Haven, the first & only Cultural & Fishing Lodge authentically operated by an Indigenous Garinagu in Hopkins Village. Palmento Grove Eco Cultural Fishing Lodge welcomes you to submerge yourself in the unique primitive elegance of historical Hopkins & Surroundings.
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

We spent a morning with Owani at Palmento Grove. We took advantage of the shuttle service and were picked up at our hotel. (Have a little patience as he was running on what we learned is "Belize time.") Our adventure began when the van came...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank MandDgotoItaly
Response from Palmentogrove, Manager at Palmento Grove Cultural & Fishing LodgeResponded 28 September 2018

We appreciate your business and the time taken to provide us with a review. Thanks a million and continue striving to be your best self.

Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Our multi-generational family had a great experience at the palmento grove. Grandpa enjoyed the fishing experience and catching his first snook. Albert prepared it on the BBQ and it was absolutely delicious! My 4 year old son enjoyed playing in the open space and the...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank eternalexplorer
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We just enjoyed a wonderful morning with Albert, Maurice, and Mel. The kayak through the mangrove was a once in a lifetime experience. Fishing was very enjoyable. We couldn’t have been happier to be interrupted by a family of manatee. What a pleasure to watch....More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank jstapp
Reviewed 18 October 2017

My girlfriend and I did the cooking class at Palmento Grove (the cheapest option), which included snagging fresh coconuts from the trees and using them to cook an authentic Garifuna meal...and we had a blast! The coconut harvesting was fun, we climbed a ladder picked...More

Date of stay: August 2017
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Response from Palmentogrove, Owner at Palmento Grove Cultural & Fishing LodgeResponded 20 October 2017
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Glad you enjoyed our cultural tour.

Reviewed 22 September 2017

I was getting tired of the swanky 4-5 star hotels/resorts that cater to mass tourism and a hotel like Palmento Grove Cultural & Fishing Lodge gave me that rustic, cultural, authentic, and down to earth escape that I was looking for. Palmento is truly full...More

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Date of stay: September 2017
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danigross88
7 December 2017|
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Response from Palmentogrove | Property representative |
Hi, Please call us at 6616039v or email us.
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BDSBDS
17 June 2016|
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Hi, Thanks for the email. Our cabins are private rooms with their individual private bathrooms. One have AC, and the others carry fans. So they are individual buildings. We have restaurant & bar on site, the beach is 5... More
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Room Tips
"I was only there on a day trip for the Garifuna program, so I cannot help you choose a room."
Carelle2016
10 Dec 2016
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"ANICHIGU Room is the best with ac and fully equipped bathroom."
Felixlinden
26 Jan 2015
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"Some of the bungalows had AC"
twhaney
25 Feb 2014
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PRICE RANGE
US$35 - US$53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
BelizeStann CreekHopkins
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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