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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Music Festival for the Angels

One of Roatan’s most beloved annual events is the Music Festival for the Angels. Hosted at the meadow at Lawson Rock in Sandy Bay, the 2016 Music Festival for the Angels is ready for one of the best line-ups yet. Scheduled for Saturday, March 12th, the Music Festival for the...

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Planning your move to Roatan

We know what you’re thinking: where do you even start to plan your move to Roatan? There is so much to consider, from where to live on the island, to how to find real estate options in Roatan, to daily life questions like social activities and getting around. In an...

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Plan your vacation in Roatan

So you’ve booked your vacation in Roatan…Congratulations! We’re excited to show you all the wonderful things our beautiful island has to offer. There are plenty of options to choose from, whether you’re looking for advice on where to stay in Roatan, where to eat in Roatan, what to do in...

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Roatan Real Estate For Sale

If you’ve been paying attention, then you know that you will not find a better time to get into the Roatan real estate market. After a booming year of international press highlighting Roatan as the next big destination, this island is poised for an explosion in tourism…and with that comes...

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What a Year in Roatan

We’ve turned the page on another calendar and now we’ve had time to look back at 2015 to see what we’ve accomplished and what great strides we took last year. Roatan saw growth and increased popularity in 2015, with lots of fantastic international press highlighting the island as a premier...

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Visit Roatan in 2016

The best time to visit Roatan is always now, but it’s never been truer than it is for 2016. That’s because Roatan is officially on the hot destination list! By the end of 2015, our beautiful island had racked up plenty of credentials from the likes of CNN, Islands Magazine,...

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Canada to Roatan Direct Flights

Our dear Canadian friends! Did you know that there are direct flights from Toronto and from Montreal straight to the stunning tropical Caribbean island of Roatan? That’s right! During the long, cold winter, Air Transat and Sunwing Airlines both offer direct flights from these cities to help you tan your...

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All About Mahogany Bay Roatan

Where is Mahogany Bay? Mahogany Bay is the cruise ship port owned by Carnival Corporation, located on the island of Roatan. Roatan is a popular cruise ship stop in the Western Caribbean, typically on the same itinerary as Belize and Cozumel. The Mahogany Bay port is located in Dixon Cove,...

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Best Shore Excursions in Roatan

Western Caribbean cruises on multiple cruise lines stop in Roatan, Honduras. There are two ports in Roatan, one owned by Carnival Corporation and the other partly owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. If you’re visiting on any Carnival Corporation line (including Carnival, Princess, Oceania, Costa, P&O, Thomson, Holland America and...

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Real Estate in Roatan 2016

Just like the rest of the world, the recession hit the Roatan real estate market hard in the first decade of this century. Since then, buyers have found incredible deals throughout the island on everything from mansions to condos to beachfront plots of land. Now, the market is showing vast...

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Escape the Crowds

Roatan is an up-and-coming tourism destination – there’s no denying it. Each year, more cruise ships are docking at both of the island’s cruise ports. Each year, more direct international flights are added, bringing visitors from around the world to stay in paradise. Because of the increased interest in this...

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Holidays in the Tropics

Xmas in the tropics? When you think of the winter holidays, you’re probably picturing a white Christmas and a crystal clear December sky for New Years Eve fireworks. You’re probably picturing festive decorations and sparkling lights hung on trees. Maybe you’re even imagining dinner parties and champagne toasts to the...

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What is a Baleada?

Roatan doesn’t have fast food chain restaurants. This island must be one of the few places on Earth without a McDonalds shining obscenely above all other buildings. There isn’t a single KFC, Taco Bell, or Burger King in sight. And we love that! Roatan is still a place where a...

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