Roatan Events: Annual Golden Buoy Fundraiser for SOL International Foundation. Each year around the end of May and beginning of June, an annual fundraising event takes over the SCUBA diving shops of Roatan. This unique fundraiser brings the entire community together, along with the many tourists visiting the island during
Roatan Happy Hour Guide 2015 10.00am - Bananarama: 10am-12pm (Daily) 4.00pm - Bananarama: 4-6pm (Daily) - Beach Grill: 4-6pm $4 Tropical Drinks (Daily) - Herbys: 4-6pm, Bud and Coors Light $2.50 on draft, 1/2 Price pizza & Wings, Buckets of Beer, 2-for-1 well drinks, 1/2 price frozen drinks (Monday-Friday) -
Throughout the Caribbean, an infestation and invasion have devastated the coral reef. After an accidental release of lionfish decades ago, these mesmerizing but lethal invaders have spread throughout the entire region. Island after island has seen the coral reef system changed by this species, which is why it’s so important
The annual Caribbean Cup Freediving Competition takes place in Roatan every May. Started in 2013, this international event brings elite athletes from all around the world to compete in a week of freediving competitions in West Bay. In competitive freediving, athletes swim to incredible depths of hundreds of feet all
Café Escondido in West End, This spot is a forever-favorite among locals and tourists alike. Café Escondido brings Asian flavors into the mix with their rice and noodle bowls. Add in their generously sized salads and you have several options for eating fresh and healthy. Don’t overlook their fruit juices
The Bay Islands were originally inhabited by Paya Indians, a seminomadic tribe that lived in non-permanent structures, and carried out subsistence farming and fishing as well as trade with other tribes from the mainland. They also produced simple ceramic items, the remnants or shards of which are today affectionately referred
Over the last ten years, educational opportunities for children and the level of education available on Roatan have greatly increased. Every child is different and a visit to each school will help your child find just the right place. You’ll find that most of the schools have a variety of
The area from French Harbour to the east end of the island is less inhabited and consequently has fewer bars, hotels, resorts and restaurants. There are stunning views of beautiful aquamarine waters and from the mountain tops you can enjoy a simultaneous view of both the north and the south
The administrative center for the island is Coxen Hole, the capital of the Department (state) of the Bay Islands. Government offices are located in Coxen Hole and include immigration, customs, the courthouse, the police station and the Roatan municipal offices. The cruise ship dock is in Coxen Hole and the
The island of Roatan, just off the coast of Honduras, was relatively unknown to the majority of the world until the last few years, despite being a renowned destination for divers and adventurers. Roatan has a wonderfully interesting history, which involves a number of inhabitants.
Snorkeling is one of the most popular activities for travelers who vacation on Roatan. The clear and calm waters help to make it an ideal place to learn more about snorkeling, and it is a perfect place for beginners and experienced snorkelers to explore. It is a great way to
For the past several years, the real estate market has been down and suffering all over the world. It seems as though the market has finally bottomed out, and if you have been yearning for a home near the sea, that's actually good news. It means things are starting to
The real estate market in Roatan is quite robust with a number of different types of properties available for those who want to move to the island or build a vacation paradise. Now is a wonderful time for buyers to begin looking for the different options available on the island.
The Garifuna people have a long and interesting history, and anyone who travels to or relocates to Central America should make sure to learn and understand that history and culture. Today's Garifunas are descendants from Arawak, Carib, and West Africans. The British Colonialists gave the people the name Garifuna and
Roatan is one of the most beautiful vacation destinations in the world. It can be a trip you remember fondly for the rest of your life. Of course, you have to make sure the details are right. If vacationers do not have the perfect place to stay, your special little
When you live on or vacation on Roatan, you are sharing the same space that was once home to some rather famous residents. As Colombus discovered during his last journey overseas, the early inhabitants of the island were actually the Mayan people who inhabited most of Central America at the
For many years, Roatan, an island just off the coast of Honduras, was something of a secret diving haven known only to a few. Recently, more and more people have been coming to the beautiful island in search of leisure and adventure. It offers plenty of both. Diving is one
In recent years, Roatan has started to become a haven for cruise ships. The beautiful island has clear water, great towns, gorgeous beaches and everything else you would expect from a tropical paradise. No wonder it has so many visitors ¿Wouldn't you want to go there?
Getting to and from Roatan has never been easier. Now more than ever, airlines are opening new routes so that getting to Roatán is as easy and fast as can be, without the need for connecting flights or long boat rides. Only, two and a half hours away from Houston.
The Bay Islands are popular with tourists and expats who want to live in the Caribbean. Utila is a part of Honduras Bay Islands, and it is the third largest of the islands in the chain. Both Roatan and Guanaja are larger, but all of the islands have quite a
The island of Roatan, just of the Honduran coast, has a bevy of different types of wildlife that astound and amaze travelers and residents alike. One of the most popular birds in the area is the yellow-naped parrot, sometimes called a yellow-naped Amazon. The bright green parrot, with the signature