Vacationing at any of our beachfront resorts gives you the chance to explore nature at its best and experience the rich cultural heritage of the Stann Creek District. This district is home to Dangriga Town and the tranquil Hopkins, which is located a few miles down the coast. Discover Dangriga, the district’s capital and historic home of the Garifuna people; in whose language the town’s name means “sweet water”. Learn about Garifuna history, customs and lifestyle at the Gulisi Garifuna Museum, by viewing exhibits of art and photography.
Also located in the Stann Creek District is the 28,000-acre Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary protects the world’s largest concentration of wild cats. The world’s first jaguar sanctuary preserve has an extensive trail system with varying levels of difficulty, and more than 300 species of birds, including rare scarlet macaws. Visitors frequently come to hike, bird watch, canoe, tube and kayak in rivers and admire scenic waterfalls.