Travelers are always seeking for up and coming neighborhoods to explore. One spot that is quickly becoming discovered by many is Roatan, Honduras. The area of Roatan is the largest of the Bay Islands in Honduras, providing its guests with a rich cultural experience and fun around every corner. Wonder and adventure exist all over the island, but there are 6 main reasons why Roatan would make the perfect spot for your next vacation.
Jump into the waters of Roatan and you are guaranteed to come across some sea life. Take a dive and you will be transported to other worlds. Roatan has 170 dive sites for visitors to experience. Guiding you through underwater canyons, vibrant coral gardens, shipwrecks, and mysterious caves. Don’t scuba dive? Don’t worry, go for a beautiful snorkeling tour, no experience required.
Horseback Ride the Beach
Have a dream of riding a horse on the beach? It is a reality for those that visit Roatan! Take a leisurely ride along the coast with a loved one while doing a genuinely fun activity. The sleepy, gorgeous beach of Sandy Bay is a popular riding spot, especially at sunset.
Visit the Gumbalimba Park Monkeys
The Gumbalimba Park of Roatan is a beautiful area where you can witness lush gardens, cascading waterfalls, and fantastic greenery. You can even visit with some of the islands friendliest creatures, monkeys! This animal preserve will allow you to get up close to these playful creatures as they jump onto your shoulders and wander around the park.
Take A Mangrove Tunnel Tour
Interested in some of the islands rich history? A mangrove tunnel tour may be exactly what you need. The mangrove tunnels are believed to have been carved by the Native Garifuna people in the mangrove forests. Then in the 17th and 18th century, they were used as hideouts and escape routes for pirates! Take a tour to learn more!
Great Dinner with A View
An island like this is sure to have two things, great views, and great food. Dine at unforgettable sites eating some of the freshest seafood. There are plenty of restaurants in West Bay, West End and all over the island that are serving up a delicious catch of the day along with a stunning ocean view each and every day of the week.
One of the best parts of traveling is learning how locals enjoy their homeland. Which is why vacation rentals are so popular for everyone, from seasoned travelers to the occasional vacationer. Roatan Vacation Rentals give guests the chance to see what everyday life is like on the island and provides them with many luxuries that regular hotels do not provide.
About the Author: Karen K. has a passion for scuba diving and loves to explore new corners of the world along with their waters and write blogs along the way.