Digital Nomad Life in Hopkins Village, Belize
Summary: Digital nomads like living in Hopkins Village, Belize because of its laid-back atmosphere, affordable cost of living, and proximity to the Caribbean Sea. The village has a population of approximately 1,500 people and is known for its friendly locals and vibrant culture. The monthly cost of living for a digital nomad in Hopkins Village is estimated to be around $1,000 USD. The cost to rent a centrally located, one-bedroom apartment with high-speed internet access in Hopkins Village is approximately $500 USD per month. The best neighborhood to live in Hopkins Village is the Sittee River area, which is known for its stunning views of the Caribbean Sea and its close proximity to the beach. The weather in Hopkins Village Belize is typically warm and humid, with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit.
How do I meet people in Hopkins Village?
When we asked people living in Hopkins Village about club and activities where newcomers can meet others, they responded:
"Expats living in Hopkins Village often join local clubs and activities such as yoga, beach volleyball, and snorkeling. Expats can also meet people by attending local events such as the Garifuna Settlement Day celebration or the Hopkins Mango Festival. Additionally, expats can meet people by frequenting local restaurants and bars, or by joining a local church or volunteer organization," said one digital nomad in Hopkins Village.
"Meeting people in Hopkins Village can be done in several ways. You could attend a local event such as a farmers market, a cultural celebration, or a festival. You can join clubs or groups that meet regularly in the area such as a book club, sports team, or volunteering group. Additionally, you can explore popular spots in the village, such as restaurants, parks, and beaches, and strike up conversations with locals. Asking the locals questions about their life and neighborhood can often lead to meaningful connections. Lastly, you could attend a local church or house of worship and join the community there," commented a person living in Hopkins Village, Belize.
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About the Author
Betsy Burlingame is one of the founders of Digital Nomad Exchange and the Founder and President of Expat Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange and Digital Nomad 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.
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