Palmento Grove Cultural & Fishing Lodge

Type of Destination
Stann Creek

  • Garifuna Culture & Culinary Village Tour
  • Lagoon Kayaking
  • Private Cabins & Camping

About Location
Palemnto Grove & Fishing Lodge is owned and operated by a local Garifuna Family in Hopkins Village, Belize. They offer amazing and enriching cultural and fishing experiences including: Garifuna Culinary,  Drumming & Music Tours.
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Join the Belizing team on an exquisite Garifuna cultural experience in Hopkins Belize with Palmento Grove Cultural and Fishing Lodge. On this experience, you will be immersed into ... morethe culture for a full day and learn about their history, music, and food. We took a day trip from San Ignacio to Hopkins. Come along and get an insight into this experience and how you can sign up.
Belizing Adventures - Culinary Tour
Author Name:
Luis Manzanero
Added Date:
Wednesday, 24 Aug, 2022
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Explore the best lagoon habitats in the vicinity of Hopkins, Commerce Bight, and Sittee River Spinning and/or flyfishing. On a remarkable day, you are sure to score big with the right ... morefishing gig and your expert indigenous guide. Drift through the plush mangrove forest the best nursery for spawning fishes that makes it so ideal and attractive to big fish like cobia, snappers, tarpons & snook. Cook your fresh catch with us at Palmento Grove Garifuna Eco-Cultural & Fishing Institute. Drink some Belizean Beer/Rum and call it an awesome experience.
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Come and explores Belize's glimmering turquoise waters with abundant aquatic wildlife as you join us on our Barrier Reef Snorkeling Tour.... more

Southern Belize provides easy access to the magnificent Belize Barrier Reef, one of the largest and most impressive coral reefs in the world. Snorkeling in Belize is a unique experience due to the fact the Belize Barrier Reef is home to a plethora of tropical fishes and corals. On this snorkeling tour, your professional guide will bring you to amazing snorkeling spots where you will be able to witness a plethora of specimens from sustainable species of fish, your guide will provide you with all the necessary snorkeling gear so you can explore the wonderful and amazing marine life that lives under the Belizean turquoise waters.
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Guided Kayaking Adventure Prepare to paddle through nature's hidden treasure, where history, wildlife, and breathtaking landscapes converge. Join us for The Garifuna Guided Kayaking ... moreAdventure, an exhilarating journey that explores the pristine Fresh Water Creek lagoon, offering glimpses of mountain vistas and an estuary that opens into the vast ocean.

Guided Kayaking through Fresh Water Creek Lagoon:

Our adventure begins as you embark on a guided kayak expedition through the tranquil waters of Fresh Water Creek lagoon. As you paddle, you'll be treated to awe-inspiring views of majestic mountains in the backdrop, creating a picturesque setting that feels straight out of a dream.

Wildlife Encounters:

The lagoon comes alive with the wonders of nature as you traverse its waterways. Keep your eyes peeled for glimpses of crocodiles basking in the sun, the gentle grace of manatees gliding beneath the surface, and a symphony of birdlife soaring overhead. Beneath the lagoon's surface lies a bustling nursery for fish species such as tarpon, grouper, barracuda, snook, snappers, and many more—a testament to the abundance of life nurtured by these pristine waters.

A Historical Connection:

This lagoon isn't just a natural wonder; it's a vital part of Garifuna history and sustenance. Discover how the Garifuna people have relied on these waters for generations, using them not only for sustenance but also as routes to travel to their farms in the past. It's a living tapestry of culture and ecology.

Mangrove Tunnel Challenge:

For those seeking a bit of adventure, we venture inside a captivating mangrove tunnel, formed by a lush canopy of red mangrove trees. It's a thrilling challenge as you navigate the narrow passages, guided by the dappled light filtering through the overhead foliage.
Join us for a Guided Kayaking Adventure, where each paddle stroke carries you deeper into the heart of nature and culture.
Reserve your spot today to explore the wonders of Fresh Water Creek lagoon, where every corner reveals a new story waiting to be uncovered!
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Engage in baking a traditional Garifuna pastry with our master indigenous baker over an open flame traditional fire heart. We start by picking all organic ingredients to make whatever ... moreyour sweet tooth craves. You have the option of baking an all-organic Cassava pudding made from the finest cassava and all-organic coconuts or the sweet potato pudding with only the finest sweet potatoes used. We add delectable flavors of fresh ginger, coconut milk, and other secret ingredients surely to entice your sweet tooth. It will also be accompanied by making our traditional cassava porridge, "the"Sahou"; which flavor and texture are exotic and delectable like none other. All that hard work will surely pay off as you enjoy that mouth-watering sweet treat and will have all bragging rights at your next family gathering after you prepare it for them.
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