The largest island of the Honduras Bay Islands, Roatan houses some of the finest beaches in the Caribbean.
The island is also home to the second largest reef in the world and its protected waters are ideal for a variety of water activities including swimming with dolphins, snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, and much more. There are also guided fishing charters that offer many different excursions, as well as a number of canopy tour and zip-lining adventures in the lush jungles of Roatan. Activities like visits to botanical gardens, horseback riding, and exploring parks and wildlife are just the beginning of your unforgettable Roatan summer vacation.
Here is our list of the best things to do while visiting Roatan or just watch the video below.
1 – Travel to Utila
There is no better way to explore the islands in Honduras than on a boat. Hop on the Utila Dream Ferry and travel to Utila, an island in Honduras which is well-known for its numerous dive sites, coral reefs, and vibrant nightlife.
2 – Tranquility Spa
If you are looking to escape from all the hustle and bustle of the urban city life, head out to Roatan to relax and rejuvenate at the Tranquility Spa. They offer a number of spa services and massage treatments. This activity is ideal for couples on vacation in Roatan.
3 – Fire Dancing on the Beach
After dinner, go to the beach in Roatan to see fire dancing performances. It’s an activity that attracts both locals and tourists.
4 – Play Golf
Travelers who are into golf will be pleased to hear that Roatan’s Pristine Bay is home to one of the best golf courses in all of Honduras.
5 – Zip-Lining
Thanks to its lush jungles, Roatan is a perfect spot for zip-lining. For that ultimate adrenaline boost, fly through the trees at the south shore.
6 – Catch and Release a Marlin
Besides scuba diving and snorkeling, fishing is one of the most popular water activities in Roatan. Several agencies offer fishing tours where travelers will have a chance to catch and release a Marlin.
7 – Dive the South Side
No visit to Roatan is complete without going on a diving adventure. There are numerous dive sites to explore all across the island, but diving on the south side at black pearl divers is one of the most unforgettable experiences one can have.
8 – The Animal Rescue Center at Maya Key
An 11.5-acre private island, Maya Key is home to the lovely Animal Rescue Center. Expect to see native Honduran wildlife including different species of monkeys, exotic birds, ocelot, jaguar, and margay. There are also 2 secluded beaches on the island that offer excellent snorkeling opportunities.
9 – Escape to a Private Island
A private island resort in Roatan, Little French Key offers a perfect setting for a day packed with adventure and fun. Daily excursions to this lovely island are offered daily and activities like jet-skiing, snorkeling, or just chilling in the sun are available.
10 – Swim with Dolphins
One of the most popular attractions in Roatan is swimming with dolphins. Head out to Anthony’s Key for an underwater adventure of a lifetime.
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