The Garifuna Language of Central America

The Garifuna Language is an Arawakan language that is spoken by nearly 200,000 people in countries such as Nicaragua, Belize, Guatemala, and Honduras including the Bay Islands. Formerly known as Black Carib language, Garifuna language is also used by people who have migrated to the United States.

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All About Cayos Cochinos

The Cayos Cochinos are a group of small islands called Cayo Menor and Cayo Grande and over a dozen small coral cays situated about twenty miles away from the northern coast of Honduras. Although Cayos Cochinos are geographically separate islands, they still belong to the Bay Islands and are part

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See the Whale Sharks in Utila

Utila fishermen have always spread stories about one very large fish that visits the waters that surround the island, which they called the ‘Old Tom’. Today this huge fish is known and widely recognized as the Whale Shark. Utila is famous as the Whale Shark Capital of the Caribbean and

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Make Honduran Seafood Soup

Honduran Seafood Soup is one of the most popular national dishes in Honduras and everyone seems to like it. What makes it different from other seafood soups is the coconut milk, an ingredient that is not that common in similar soups. The recipe for this authentic Honduran dish is passed

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5 Activities for Families in the Bay Islands

Composed of three main islands Roatán, Utila and Guanaja, the Bay Islands are a perfect getaway for both tourists and locals. Roatán is the largest island and has the most beautiful beaches, while Utila is a backpacker’s paradise and the most affordable island of all three. Guanaja is perfect for

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8 Places to Visit in Honduras

The second-largest country in Central America, Honduras is famous for its Caribbean beaches, lush rainforests, beautiful islands, coral reefs, and snorkeling opportunities. This tropical paradise attracts many tourists, with adventures such as rafting, swimming with sharks, and exploring ancient Mayan ruins.

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Sandy Bay Roatan Hotels & Resorts

Sandy Bay is a long stretch of northern shore between Coxen Hole and West End. This area boasts tons of fun tourist activities, an array of accommodation options including luxury and budget options, and a true sense of the island community here in Roatan. Sandy Bay is one of Roatan’s

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West Bay Beach Roatan Hotels

We’ve talked about how West Bay Beach is regularly noted as one of the best beaches in the region – and even the entire world. There are plenty of reasons for those accolades, including the amazing diversity of West Bay Beach hotels. Have a look at some of the options

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Roatan a Top Destination in the World

Roatan has been named a top destination in the world and the #1 destination in Central America! The annual TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards has officially named Roatan the best destination in all of Central America and the #15 destination in the entire world. Those results come from votes cast by

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Town Center at Port of Roatan

Roatan is visited by thousands of tourists by cruise ship throughout the year who stop for just one day on our beautiful island. If your cruise ship is stopping at the Town Center at Port of Roatan, here are some ideas to make the most of your one-day visit here.

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“Roatan” in the Cinemas Soon

We’ve been waiting a while for this exciting news…get ready to see Roatan in cinemas soon! Un Lugar en el Caribe is a feature film that doesn’t just highlight the beauty of the island of Roatan; it shows our extraordinary way of life. If you’re dreaming of being in Roatan

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West Bay Beach a Top 20 Beach

To those of us who love Roatan, it comes at absolutely no surprise that West Bay Beach has – again! – been voted into the Top 20 Beaches in the World. TripAdvisor has posted the results of their annual Travellers’ Choice Awards, in which West Bay Beach was voted the

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The Roatan Travel Network

The Roatan Travel Network is your one-stop-shop for all things Roatan. Check out places to stay, activities to do, restaurants to enjoy, and learn all about the island in general. If you’re planning a trip to Roatan or trying to decide what to do tomorrow while relaxing in your hotel

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2016 – Roatan’s Year in Review

As we like to do at the beginning of a new year, it’s time to take a look back at Roatan’s year in review. We had a fantastic 2016 filled with notable mentions in international media. Roatan started off 2016 with a bang, with West Bay Beach being named the

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Forts in Honduras

Forts in Honduras? The history of Honduras should interest any visitor to the area. The Bay Islands in particular have an intriguing past filled battles, piracy, and an eclectic array of cultures. From that varied past, you can now visit the various ruins of forts in Honduras, including on the

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BI Tourism Bureau

The Bay Islands Tourism Bureau is dedicated to providing quality services to their members in an efficient way, ensuring continuous improvement in representing the tourism sector. Members include hotels and resorts, restaurants, activity providers, real estate agencies, transportation companies, and more.

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Road Safety in Roatan

Island roads are notorious for their narrow and winding paths that often pose a challenge to visitors. Roatan has one central road that runs the length of the island, with many smaller roads branching off into neighborhoods. Before you jump behind the wheel, here are some valuable tips for road

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How to Visit Utila

Utila, the sister island to Roatan, offers much of what Roatan offers visitors, but on a quieter and smaller scale. If the hustle and bustle of Roatan is too much for you, check out neighboring Utila to truly escape the crowds, the cars, and the stress. Utila offers visitors the

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Roatan Sports

Whether you’re coming to Roatan on vacation or to move to Roatan permanently, you’ll be pleased to know that sports culture is alive and well on the island! And we don’t just mean watching it on TV at the bar…although you can do that, too. We mean getting out there

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Real Island Time in Roatan

Tourists visiting Roatan never truly have enough time on the island. Whether you’re visiting for a day via cruise ship or for a week away from work, this island will be hard to leave. It’s often said that Roatan acts like a Vortex. People visit the island, and just never

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Luxury Travel in Roatan, Bay Islands

There’s something about a Caribbean island that just looks and feels luxurious. The gossamer curtains blowing in the breeze, a white stone patio overlooking the azure Caribbean water, vibrant tropical flowers splashing color into the gardens. Luxury travel in Roatan is exactly as dreamy as you’ve imagined.

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Budget Travellers in Roatan

Roatan is the ideal Caribbean island destination for budget travellers. Many other islands in the region are more developed, with expensive hotel chains and overpriced tourist activities. Luckily, Roatan has stayed more under the radar in comparison. This gives budget travellers in Roatan more options.

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Roatan Deals and Discounts

Planning a vacation to a Caribbean island can look like it’s going to break the bank. While Roatan is already a very affordable island vacation, there are sometimes even deeper discounts you can take advantage of if you know where to look. Take advantage of these tips to finding Roatan

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6 Tips for Choosing a Vacation Rental Home

When you start researching for your vacation to Roatan, you’ll have to decide what type of accommodation you want. If you choose a vacation rental home, you’ll find an overwhelming number of options spread over a variety of websites. So how can you possibly pick? Here are 6 tips.

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