Roatán is a colorful mixture of people, languages, and culture. Long before Columbus set foot in Roatán’s neighboring Bay Islands in 1502, it was home to the Mayan Indians whose culture goes back a thousand years. The Spanish colonized the island, enslaving many of the indigenous residents in mineral rich mines in mainland Honduras. In … Continue reading Roatán – Historical & Cultural Experiences!
Interested in an adventure beyond the gorgeous beaches, happening nightlife, and fabulous diving found Roatán? Engage with the local culture by visiting some of the stores, communities, and artisans found on the Discover Places map. The Garifuna that settled in Roatán in the mid-nineteenth century have a strong and vivacious culture that beckons to travelers … Continue reading Community Tourism in Roatán
Located off the coast of Honduras and home to some of the best snorkeling, diving and beaches that Central America has to offer…Roatán, Honduras is a world-class tourism destination. Whether you're eager to head 100 feet under the surface, or are just looking for a great place to put up your feet and relax, Roatán … Continue reading Top Ten Travel Tips: Roatán, Honduras
Roatán is the largest and most popular of the Bay Islands in Honduras. About 64 kilometers (40 miles) long and just 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) wide at its widest point, the island is surrounded by over 97 kilometers (60 miles) of living reef, making it a paradise for divers and snorkelers. Part of the world's … Continue reading All About: Roatán, Honduras