Roatan Events

Roatan seem to be a melting pot for all kinds of people, lucky for us, that mean a great variety of events and celebrations year round. Whether you would be excited about catching a big one during the fishing tournament or looking for a more cultural experience, Roatan is sure...

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Roatan Marine Park

Because of the importance and endargerment of the Bay Islands reef, second largest in the world, a group of dive operator and local businesses established the Roatan Marine Park as a non-profit, community-based organization established in January 2005.

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West End Village

West End Village is a funky little beach town with meandering sandy lanes. You will find here a concentration of hotels, dive shops and scooter rentals along with all types of tourist amenities that give this little town a fun and laid back style. Form submarine rides to volunteering oportunities...

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What to do in Roatan Part II

As the largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan offers a variety of fun and adventurous day trips on land. You can rent a car, scooter or motorcycle to learn your way around and explore isolated beaches, nature parks, and picturesque Caribbean towns located along and over the water. How does...

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What to do in Roatan Part I

As the largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan offers a variety of fun and adventurous day trips on land. You can rent a car, scooter or motorcycle to learn your way around and explore isolated beaches, nature parks, and picturesque Caribbean towns located along and over the water. How does...

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Restaurants in West End

Whether it is a night out with the family, a romantic date or a fun night out with friends, West End is a great option! Here, in this colorful community you can find great places to dine any time of day, every day. West End known for its variety of...

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Roatan Health

The beauty of the Caribbean is best enjoyed by keeping safe and healty. Here we list all that you need to be aware of around the health topic in this beautifull island. Being aware of the health services in the island as well as taking the necessary precautions to have...

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West End Night Life

West end is mostly known for its night life environment. People from the mainland refer to it as the “zona viva” which means lively zone. And as for tourists, this is the place that is recommended for those looking to have everything from some beers at the beach to a...

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Roatan Supermarkets

Enjoying those plantain chips from the local “pulperia”? Maybe if you take a drive to town, you can stop at Eldon’s Sun Grocery Store and buy some imported dips to accompany your chips! Dessert would be nice too, huh? You can get it there too! Are you getting hungry? Good,...

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Roatan Sailing

For some people it is hard to understand the magic that islands hold, but for sea lovers it's cristal clear. Roatan's won a special place in the heart of sea lovers through its white sandy beaches and coral reefs full of life. Either wet or dry Roatan will win a...

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Sandy Bay Restaurants

Dining in Sandy Bay is a must for whoever comes to visit the island of Roatan. Not only will you enjoy delicious meals but also the island’s most beautiful sunsets. Sandy Bay is a very peaceful and tranquil community where anyone can enjoy the relaxing atmosphere at one of their...

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All About Port of Roatan

Imagine a simple and quiet island almost year long, but during cruise season, the island seems to burst with life, commerce and new commers wanting to enjoy everything the island has to offer. Port of Roatan cruise ship port is located in Coxen Hole and has scheduled a very busy...

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Roatan # 1 Island!

Yes! It's true! Roatan has been named #1 Island to live on. Many of us have known this for many years and have enjoyed the wonders of Roatan and the relaxed Caribbean lifestyle it offers. If your thinking about moving to a warm climate with caribbean views and you would'nt...

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Building in Roatan Part III

So you have probably heard about Roatan or even visited its white sandy shores and amazing undersea life. Many visitors come for a quick vacation and end up staying for a lifetime of memories. ¿Maby you are thinking about building the perfect beach home that goes with it?. This three...

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Building on Roatan

So you have probably heard about Roatan or even visited its white sandy shores and amazing undersea life. Maby you are thinking about building a life here and the home that goes with it. This three part guide will help you along the way.

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Labor Laws , Roatan

When you are considering hiring anyone in Honduras, keep in mind that the labor laws in Honduras favor the employee. When you hire an employee, after two months they are entitled to severance payments if they quit or you fire them even if you didn’t sign a contract.

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Culture Shock, Roatan

Most people who move to Roatan have visited before, often several times, and feel that they are familiar with the island. However, the day-to-day reality of living on Roatan is not the same as a relaxing beach vacation and most people suffer some degree of culture shock.

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Hurricane Felix

Hurricane Felix became a serious concern to the people of Roatan and the Bay Islands on Saturday Sept 1, 2007 as the forecasted storm tracking was showing Felix heading toward Roatan and the Bay Islands as well as the coast of Honduras. Everyone on the island got ready to face...

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La Gringa Pioneer Looks Back

I first met Dorothy Reid four years ago, since then, I’ve come to appreciate the huge impact Dorothy and her husband Bud, had on the local community. These American pioneers melded with their island neighbors, unselfishly giving their time, talents and offering a helping hand whenever one was needed. Turn...

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Roatan Shore Excursions

In recent years Roatan has become more and more popular as a cruise ship holiday destination. Currently over 100 cruise ships visit Roatan each year the majority of these cruise ships arrive between November and April each year. The Roatan cruise ship dock is located in Coxen Hole and is...

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