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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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Getting Married in Roatan

Congratulations on your upcoming wedding! As you begin the process of planning your dream wedding, be sure to consider a destination wedding in the Caribbean. Getting married in Roatan is truly a dream come true: the picturesque white sand beaches, the breathtaking sunsets, the incredible array of fun activities.

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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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Roatan Hotels and Resorts

Whatever your vacation style, you are guaranteed to find the perfect accommodation in Roatan. From high-class luxury to basic budget, Roatan hotels and resorts run the full range to accommodate every visitor. But it’s not only prices that differ among Roatan’s varied accommodations – there are vast differences.

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Get Around in Roatan

Roatan is a fairly small island in the Caribbean, but – like most Caribbean islands – the roads are winding and narrow. Even though places may only be a few miles apart, it can take you much longer to travel than it might back home. Keeping that in mind, here

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Popular Drinks in Roatan

What’s a tropical island vacation without happy hour and local popular drinks? Well, in Roatan, you’ll find plenty of locations where you can kick back and relax with a cold drink in hand. Take a look through our happy hour guide for a few ideas, and check out these great

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Safety Tips for Roatan

Whenever you travel somewhere new, it’s a good idea to do some research ahead of time for safety information and advice from your destination. If you’re coming to visit us soon in the beautiful Caribbean, here are some tried and true safety tips for visiting Roatan. We hope you find

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Roatan Social Media

When you plan your visit to Roatan, we know just how excited you are for your upcoming vacation in paradise. Until you get your own toes in the sand, you might want to start following some great Roatan social media channels for trip inspiration. You can take a look at

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Medical Facilities Roatan

A frequent question from visitors and potential expats is about the medical facilities in Roatan and medical care available on the island. There are multiple options available, from small clinics to a brand new, world-class hospital. If you are visiting Roatan or moving to Roatan, you can rest assured that

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How to Get to Roatan

Reaching the tropical Caribbean island of Roatan is easier than you may think! There are multiple options for direct international flights, several domestic flight options, and plenty of ways to get to Roatan by sea. Let’s break down all the ways you can get to Roatan for that much-needed vacation!

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Summertime in the Caribbean

Ahhh, summertime. It’s the best time of year with long days filled with endless sunshine, warmth, and pure relaxation. Summertime in the Caribbean is absolutely picture-perfect. Everything that makes you think of summertime fun is what you’ll find in abundance in Roatan. Here are our favorite things about summertime.

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Roatan’s Best Snorkeling Spots

Roatan is well known for being a fantastic scuba diving destination, offering easy diving close to shore with incredible visibility and warm conditions year-round. What you may not realize is that much of the diving is actually quite shallow, meaning those same amazing dive sites also make for great snorkeling

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Roatan Freediving Competition 2016

Each May, Roatan’s West Bay Beach hosts an international freediving competition, bringing together the world’s most competitive for the Caribbean Cup. In this the fourth annual event, several days of competition resulted in new records, ecstatic competitors, and another outstanding competition.

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Get Ready for Extreme Roatan

If you’re not already training, it’s time to get moving. Extreme Roatan is coming your way for another epic adventure at Blue Harbor Tropical Arboretum. Just like in previous events, you can expect lots of obstacles, lots of mud, and tons of laughs with your friends. Get ready to get

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Roatan in TV Shows and Movies

Roatan’s beauty has captured the interest of countless tourists over the years, but did you know this island has also caught the eye of countless TV and film producers? Roatan has featured in a number of TV shows and even movies, bringing the beauty of this Caribbean island into the

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Healthy, Active Roatan Vacation

When you think of an island vacation, are you just thinking of lounging on the beach and drinking tropical cocktails all day long? While that might be the ideal vacation for some people, there are countless other options for a healthy, active Roatan vacation. Take a look at our suggestions.

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Support the Roatan Marine Park

Established in the 1990s by a concerned group of scuba divers and dive shops, the Roatan Marine Park originally encompassed only the areas of Sandy Bay and West End. Over the years, the tourism industry continued to grow by leaps and bounds, necessitating an even larger area of protection in

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Best Beach in Central America

It’s happened yet again! Roatan’s West Bay Beach was just awarded yet another Best Beach award in TripAdvisor’s Traveler’s Choice Awards for 2016. This time, West Bay Beach was named the best beach in all of Central America. For years, international tourism has highlighted the stunning beaches of Belize, Costa

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Roatan Garifuna Annual Celebration

Each April in Roatan, there is a wonderful cultural celebration that simply cannot be missed. Head to Punta Gorda on April 12th to celebrate the anniversary of the arrival of the Garifuna on Roatan in the 1790s. You will find small Garifuna communities scattered about Central America, including this community

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