Roatán (Bay Islands)


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Roatán, Bay Islands, Honduras

Beautiful and unspoiled, Roatán is a peaceful, eco-tourist's dream, just 30 miles off the coast of Honduras. Teeming with marine life and home to some of the best pillar coral in the Caribbean, the pristine Honduran Reef is a diver's paradise. And the beauty of Tabyana Beach is always a sight to see.


  • Port Name & Location
    Coxen Hole
    Ship will DOCK or ANCHOR OFF SHORE at this port.
  • Time Zone
    CST (Central Standard Time)
    UTC/GMT -5 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Spanish. Say "how much does this cost?" in Spanish: "cuánto cuesta esto?"
  • Currency & Shopping
    Honduran Lempira (HLN)
    Native craft - assortment of carved wooden items including bowls, masks, canes and children's toys. View our Port Shopping Guide
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Organised Shore Excursion for beaches and relaxation, kayaking, snorkelling, ziplining and more! Bus, Boat, tram, motorcycle and bicycles are available.
    • Famous For
      Roatán, the largest of the Bay Islands, is known as a diving and snorkelling mecca. Virtually its entire coast is fringed by diverse coral reef and tropical fish.
    • Fun Fact #1
      In the 16th and 17th centuries, the islands were home to more than 5,000 pirates and buccaneers, resulting in English being the predominant language on the islands.
    • Tip
      The name Honduras means "deep water"; its reef creates natural breakwaters and an ideal, calm pool for diving, fishing, swimming and sailing. After your day of adventure relax with an Island drink.


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