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Visiting Roatan

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Stories and Tips Roatan

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Hungry in Honduras

Written by ext212 on 13 Jun, 2006

What we will find during our stay in Roatan is mediocre food with prices comparable to New York City. Each bill comes with a 10% tax and a steep 12% service charge. We tried five restaurants during our 4-day stay before we gave up and…Read More

Your Alternatives to Roatan

Written by SaraP on 08 Sep, 2006

Your alternatives to Roatan are Utila (c29 km) or Guanaja (c70 km) from the Honduras mainland port of La Ceiba. Both are of course also surrounded by vast coral reefs with prolific undersea life and diving/snorkeling is their mainstay for visitors. Utila is known the…Read More

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Sante Wellness Center

Written by dcrates on 20 Feb, 2006

We had the fortunate experience of staying at The Sante Wellness Center over Christmas, 2005. We arrived there by a short boat ride (2 minutes) from across the bay where Leon, one of the owners of the Center, greeted us and picked us up. Once…Read More

Why Visit Roatan?

Written by swylie17 on 24 Jan, 2005

Like I said in the overview, it rained, A LOT. We literally had a total of 6 hours of sunshine - for the entire week! The rest of the trip was cloudy and rainy. We knew it was rainy season, but give…Read More

Snorkeling off West Bay Beach

Written by beachlover1952 on 03 Apr, 2006

We have been to Cozumel and the Hawaiian Islands. The water and snorkeling in West Bay Beach has them all beat. The clear, calm water and the close proximity to the second largest reef in the world makes this one of the best places to…Read More

Getting Open-Water Certification

Written by beachlover1952 on 03 Apr, 2006

Three adults and four teens got open-water certified in 5 days, and it was a blast. We used Reef Gliders in West End, and they were great. The price was $200 per person, which is a bargain. I can not imagine a better or easier…Read More

The Diving

Written by sendtobrad on 22 Jun, 2005

Well, I imagine that if you are looking into going to Roatan, you already know that the diving is good. I did my first wreck dive and really enjoyed it. The only site I liked better was the Palancar Reef, and it is probably only…Read More

Lounging on the Beach at West Bay

Written by beachlover1952 on 03 Apr, 2006

If you like just relaxing on the beach and watching sunsets and frolicking in the water, this is the place for you. The sand is white limestone, and the water is warm and clear as a pool. On most days we would take our lounge…Read More

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