R O A T A N

Roatan Excursions & Activities

Things to do & Places to go in Roatan
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Snorkel & Diving The coral reef which surrounds the island is the worlds second most live ad picturesque reef with a variety of species.

Dolphin's encounter Dolphin's encounter & show at Anthony's Key Resort, you can enjoy a well choreograph dolphin show and swim among the dolphins for a close encounter you will never forget. Roatan island is one of the few places in the caribbean that offers this experience. The whole family can enjoy, the Dolphin Kids Programs and the Dolphin Specialty Courses where one can swim and dive with the dolphins.

West Bay Beach One of the best beaches in the caribbean & best in central america by TripAdvisor, are suitable for picnics or walks with friends, family or couples. A unique caribbean crystalline waters fit for fishing activities, watersports, parasailing, snorkeling, sailing, diving & much more fun.

Butterfly Gardens Cant miss the Butterfly Gardens, is a must-see for nature lovers. Take a walk on the wild side and watch the playful monkey lala scurry along jungle trails as you enjoy flowering plants, orchids, exotic spices and fruit trees, including the very popular "Chocolate" tree and of course the world famous honduran mahogany tree. Mayan trails to explore a variety of unique species of birds including toucans and parrots.

Glass Bottom Boats You can view the wonders of the reef without getting your feet wet. On the Underwater Paradise you will be sitting seven feet under the water.

Oak Ridge "Venice of Roatan" Want to discover the "Venice of Roatan"? Visit Oak Ridge commmunity located at the east of the island. Water taxis tours, Mangrove tours, unique sightseeing tours, Garifuna culture at Punta Gorda village.

Mangrove Tunnels Tours Exotic tour in the natural Mangrove channels of Jones Ville, Fiddler's Bight, Callabash Bight & Helene this is located in the east end of Roatan island.

Punta Gorda Garifuna Village Visit to Punta Gorda is the only garifuna culture settlement of the Bay Islands, located at the north-east side of Roatan island in Santos Guardiola municipality.

Catamaran Cruises Luxury 70 foot average catamaran, offers sunset and day trips complete with drinks, caribbean music, snacks and snorkeling over the crystalline waters of Roatan paradise.

Water Sports & Activities Water Sports whether it is water skiing, jet-skiing, wake boarding or snorkeling that you're after, Roatan island is the place for it. Another great feature of Roatan is that you cand find many on-shore dive and snorkel spots, sailing trips, or kayak trips around the island or adjacent cays.

Horseback Riding Tours There are several options for great horseback riding in either West Bay beach or West End. Options include riding on the beach or following trails up into the mountains behind communities.

Sea Kayaking Take time to explore via kayak this wonderful island.

Zipline Zipline adventure on metal cables, harnessed with hooks and wearing heavy gloves, you can glide through treetops to different platform locations. Breathtaking views of Roatan jungle.

Massage & Spa A variety of spas and retreats will treat you to a therapeutic style of massage that will have you relaxed and refreshed.

Arch's Iguana Farm For a minimum donation requested by the brothers Arch to help protect these endangered creatures, you can take a 40 minute walking tour of this lovely iguana farm, located just past the turnoff towards the French Harbour. See the iguanas up close in their natural surroundings. This farm is located in French Cay.

Sportfishing A full range of deep sea fishing and fly fishing is available. There is no fishing license requirement for shore line or deep sea fishing. Use of spear guns and slings is prohibited in Honduras. Tarpon and bone fishing inhabit the shoreline areas. Roatan's claim to angling fame rests with bone fishing. The small 1 to 6 pounds and ware "bonies" are a favorite with fly fishermen on the island's shallow saltwater flats.

Wreck Diving "The Odyssey" is a 210 foot long cargo boat perfectly sunk in 100 feet of water on a sandy bottom full of deep gardens eels. It has been adapted for penetration diving so you can descend onto open large compartments where you can surprise a number of fish in their homes. Adjacent to the boat runs the wall to finish off the dive amongst all the shallow water tropical fish. The "Aguila" is also a 200 ft. long cargo boat in about 100 feet of water.

Pirates Zones & History Lime Cay & Port Royal Whenever you think of the "Caribbean Pirates" that made Roatan their home base, you should automatically be thinking of, and visiting their hangouts. Lime Cay trips offer an outing with a difference on a small cay, that apart from the Pirate history that surrounds the area, it's the perfect place to relax on a private beach or explore the underwater life od fish, turtles, crabs and lots of interesting creatures. You can also be captivated by old Pirate tales over a rum or cold beer.

Golf in Roatan Black Pearl Golf Course Roatan's first and only 18 hole Pete Dye designed golf course, located in French Harbour.

Little French Key Is a private Island located in French Cay with a variety of activities for day visitors only, includes horse back swimming, interaction with various animals & spa.

Parasailing in Roatan An activity full of adrenaline, you can visualize the beaches of west bay from the skies.

Roatan Institute for Marine Sciences (RIMS) Located in Sandy Bay, this marine facility was established to help preserve Roatan's natural resources through research and education. Visitors can tour the facility and enjoy the local artifacts in the museum, which is devoted to the history and culture of the Bay Islands.

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Welcome to Roatan Island
Roatan interesting facts

Roatan is an island located in the caribbean between Utila and Guanaja islands. Roatan is the largest island and capital of the Bay Islands (Utila, Roatan, Guanaja & 65 cays and many banks situated 65 Kms (40 miles) away from Honduras mainland. The island consists of two municipalities: José Santos Guardiola in the east and Roatán. West of Coxen Hole are the settlements of Gravel Bay, Flowers Bay and Pensacola on the south coast, and Sandy Bay, West End and West Bay on the north coast. To the east of Coxen Hole are the settlements of Mount Pleasant, French Harbour, Parrot Tree, Jonesville and Oakridge on the south coast, and Punta Gorda on the north coast.

The easternmost quarter of the island is separated by a channel through the mangroves that is 15 metres wide on average and it is the only one in the island. This place is called Helene, or Santa Elena in Spanish. Satellite islands at the eastern end are Morat, Barbareta, and Pigeon Cay. Further west between French Harbour and Coxen Hole are several cays, including Stamp Cay and Barefoot Cay.

Department

Bay Islands

Municipality

Islas de la Bahia

Location

Caribbean Sea / 16°23′N 86°24′W

83Km2

Area

59Km

Island Lenght

8Km

Island Width

154Km

From Coastline

3 Ethnic Groups

Native Islanders, Garifuna and Expatriates

44,657

Population (2015)

538 /Km

Population Density

1011 Feet

Highest Point

Tourism

Most important industry

Fishing

Second important industry

Festivals

Shrimp Festival

26°C (79°F)

Weather Average

Mesoamerican Barrier Reef

The largest in the Caribbean Sea

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