Saving the Hawksbill Turtle

Already popular amongst the well traveled scuba diving aficionados, it is not surprising to find Roatan as the topic of conversation in more than a few scuba diving forums, as it boasts some of the best diving the Mesoamerican Reef has to offer. With amazing visibility, vibrant coral reefs, and an abundance of tropical fish, … Continue reading Saving the Hawksbill Turtle

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5 Signs of a Sustainable Dive Shop

Experiencing the underwater world and seeing marine wildlife up close is truly an amazing experience. Sadly research shows that 40% of the world’s oceans have been strongly affected by human activity while 70% of the world’s reefs have been threatened or destroyed. However, the dive industry relies on the beauty and well being of the … Continue reading 5 Signs of a Sustainable Dive Shop

Roatán – Historical & Cultural Experiences!

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!

Community Tourism in Roatán

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

Top Ten Travel Tips: Roatán, Honduras

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

All About: 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