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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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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