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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Vacation Rentals Roatan

Finding a vacation rental in Roatan is easier than you might think! There are several websites you can check for a variety of options to make sure you find the perfect vacation rental for your stay in Roatan. When searching for a vacation rental, the first thing you want to

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Rainy Season in Roatan

We’re always raving about how Roatan is such a lush, verdant Caribbean island. We all say that it’s the Gem of the Caribbean with its vibrant hues of green meeting the stunning aquas and blues of the Caribbean Sea. The reason for all of that stunning natural beauty is simple:

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Roatan Top 5 Water Activities

When the tropical heat on the island of Roatan gets to be too much, there’s such an easy solution right in front of you: hop into that beautiful turquoise Caribbean Sea and relax. They say life is better with a little Vitamin Sea, so here are our top five picks

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Roatan Top 5 Scuba Diving Sites

If you’re coming to Roatan, you simply must get into the water and do some SCUBA diving. SCUBA (Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus) has been the main reason most tourists visit Roatan for decades. With the growth of mainstream tourism to the island, more divers have been able to convince their

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The Best Beaches in Roatan

Roatan is an island, but it has a very unique coastline that isn’t completely filled with white sandy beaches. Of course, there are plenty of those! But Roatan’s shoreline is also filled with iron shore and mangroves. Iron shore is fossilized coral reef – it’s where the water used to

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Roatan Top 5: Places for Kids

Kids rule the world – we all know this! The popular vacation rental website, HomeAway.com, conducted a survey of U.S. kids showing that 60% seek new adventures while on vacation and 63% of U.S. kids want to do things they wouldn’t be able to do at home. Well, kids, tell

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Roatan International Fishing Tournament

Each year in September, Roatan hosts the International Fishing Tournament in West End. The event is centered on September 15th, which is Independence Day in Honduras. West End celebrates Independence Day with a Carnival, with the Fishing Tournament included in the celebrations making this Roatan’s largest annual event.

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