Coxen Hole, Roatan

The administrative center for the island is Coxen Hole, the capital of the Department (state) of the Bay Islands. Government offices are located in Coxen Hole and include immigration, customs, the courthouse, the police station and the Roatan municipal offices. The cruise ship dock is in Coxen Hole and the...

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Roatan Vacation Time

The time of year is here; we are all a bit tired and in need of a break just to get the energies to finish the year off right. Your life starts craving the sun and the sand. Give this year's vacation a twist! Take a break from everything, and...

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Treasure in Roatan

The island of Roatan, just off the coast of Honduras, was relatively unknown to the majority of the world until the last few years, despite being a renowned destination for divers and adventurers. Roatan has a wonderfully interesting history, which involves a number of inhabitants.

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Snorkeling In Roatan

Snorkeling is one of the most popular activities for travelers who vacation on Roatan. The clear and calm waters help to make it an ideal place to learn more about snorkeling, and it is a perfect place for beginners and experienced snorkelers to explore. It is a great way to...

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Roatan Tours

It is no exaggeration to say the island of Roatan has something for nearly everyone to enjoy. Tours can take you to many parts of the island and let you experience all manners of different activities. All you have to do is decide how do you want to spend your...

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Roatan, A Buyer’s market

For the past several years, the real estate market has been down and suffering all over the world. It seems as though the market has finally bottomed out, and if you have been yearning for a home near the sea, that's actually good news. It means things are starting to...

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Real Estate in Roatan

The real estate market in Roatan is quite robust with a number of different types of properties available for those who want to move to the island or build a vacation paradise. Now is a wonderful time for buyers to begin looking for the different options available on the island....

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Garifuna History

The Garifuna people have a long and interesting history, and anyone who travels to or relocates to Central America should make sure to learn and understand that history and culture. Today's Garifunas are descendants from Arawak, Carib, and West Africans. The British Colonialists gave the people the name Garifuna and...

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Famous Roatan Residents

When you live on or vacation on Roatan, you are sharing the same space that was once home to some rather famous residents. As Colombus discovered during his last journey overseas, the early inhabitants of the island were actually the Mayan people who inhabited most of Central America at the...

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Diving in Roatan

For many years, Roatan, an island just off the coast of Honduras, was something of a secret diving haven known only to a few. Recently, more and more people have been coming to the beautiful island in search of leisure and adventure. It offers plenty of both. Diving is one...

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Cruiseship Season in Roatan

In recent years, Roatan has started to become a haven for cruise ships. The beautiful island has clear water, great towns, gorgeous beaches and everything else you would expect from a tropical paradise. No wonder it has so many visitors ¿Wouldn't you want to go there?

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Spend time in Cayos Cochinos

Traveling to Central America is always great fun, and there are so many wonderful places to visit, you will never grow tired with all there is to see and do. One of the most beautiful and interesting places to spend some time is Cayos Cochinos, also called Cochinos Cays. They...

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Try some great Honduran Cigars

There's nothing quite like a fine cigar, and some of the best cigars today come from Honduras. A number of excellent and popular brands are hitting the market and they have been gaining popularity all around the world for a number of years. So if you've enjoyd a fine cigar,...

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Roatan Castaway Philip Ashton

We've all heard stories and seen movies about people lost on what seems to be a deserted island before. Robinson Crusoe, the film Cast Away, and the television shows Lost and Gilligan's Island are just a few fictional examples, but these things happen in real life as well.

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Budget Travel Tips

Traveling and exploring new places and beloved territory you've visited before is one of the best feelings in the world. However, knowing just how much you have to spend when you take your vacation can often be enough to sour you on the idea of traveling after a while.

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Is Roatan Safe?

Welcome to Roatan! We hope you have a wonderful stay on our beautiful island. We've put together this collection of safety tips, laws and emergency contact information to help you enjoy your time in Roatan in the safest possible way so you can have a fun vacation.

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Mini-Guide to Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa de Copan is located in the heart of mountainous western Honduras, nearly equidistant between the cities of San Pedro Sula and Guatemala City. Its altitude of 1,200 meters (3,900 feet) give Santa Rosa an ideal spring like climate almost year round. This guide will tell you what you...

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