Roatan Events: Golden Buoy Fundraiser

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

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Caribbean Cup Freediving Competition

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

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Roatan Top 5: Places to Eat Healthy

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

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Roatan Fashion

Living on an island can be quite a fashion challenge for those who seek dressing up in the latest high in clothing. With a small mall, a couple boutiques here and there and with very few shopping centers it is not easy to always “dress to impress”. However, living on

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Roatan History

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

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Education in Roatan

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

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The East End of Roatan

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

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Coxen Hole, Roatan

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

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Roatan Vacation Time

The time of year is here; we are all a bit tired and in need of a break just to get the energies to finish the year off right. Your life starts craving the sun and the sand. Give this year's vacation a twist! Take a break from everything, and

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Treasure in Roatan

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.

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Snorkeling In Roatan

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

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Roatan Tours

It is no exaggeration to say the island of Roatan has something for nearly everyone to enjoy. Tours can take you to many parts of the island and let you experience all manners of different activities. All you have to do is decide how do you want to spend your

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Roatan, A Buyer’s market

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

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Real Estate in Roatan

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.

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Garifuna History

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

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Famous Roatan Residents

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

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Diving in Roatan

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

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Cruiseship Season in Roatan

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?

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