There are many reasons why renting a vacation rental home in Roatan can be a good decision and there are many people renting vacation rental properties every day. Today, I will try to list some of these reasons and explain why it is good to rent an apartment, villa, a penthouse, or a lodge for your Roatan vacation.
If you want to save some cash, we recommend purchasing cheap flight tickets to Roatan. Times have changed a lot and it’s not all about purchasing tickets as early as possible anymore. Today, it is important to check the cost of tickets on a regular basis and try to find the cheapest available deals.
Renting a vacation home in Roatan can be quite an adventure and it is important to have a plan in order to get the best available deal. Many travelers are missing out on good deals just because they are not organized and don’t know what to watch out for when renting a property, so let’s take a look at some tips.
If you are planning to spend the holidays / vacation in Roatan with your family you should definitely consider renting a vacation home or rental because of its many advantages and perks. Here is a list of reasons why booking a private vacation rental home is the best option when traveling with a family.
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.
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 of the municipality of Roatan.
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 the Bay Islands.
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 from one generation to the next.
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 diving.
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.
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 most beloved areas.
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 available and what you can do for fun.
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 visitors
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. The Town Center offers incredible convenience for cruise ship guests.
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 be sure to catch Roatan in cinemas soon.
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 top beach in all of Central America.
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 room, check out the Roatan Travel Network.
The 11th Annual Music Festival for the Angels has been scheduled for March 18, 2017. We hope you will all join us as we celebrate a fun-filled day with residents and tourists alike! While the event is great fun, its main purpose is to raise funds for two very two worthy charitable organizations: The SOL Foundation and Clinica Esperanza.
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 #9 best beach in the entire world by TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards.
The lovely colonial town of Gracias is located in the Lempira Department of Western Honduras. The natural beauty of this area draws most visitors, offering hot springs, hiking trails, and tours of nearby farms and ruins. Gracias lies in the foothills of Celaque National Park, which boasts the tallest mountain in Honduras.
Near the Honduran border with Guatemala, the charming city of Copan offers visitors an idyllic location to explore the region’s history. The Copan Mayan ruins remain the central draw for tourists, but the small city that has grown alongside those ruins offers even more reasons to visit.
The coastal city of La Ceiba is an adventure activity hub in Honduras. If you’re visiting Roatan and the Bay Islands, your access point may be via La Ceiba if you choose to take the ferry or a short domestic flight. But there are so many adventure activities in La Ceiba that you should book a stay in the area.
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 island of Roatan.
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.