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Roatan is world-famous for spectacular scuba diving - warm water, light current, outstanding visibility, beautiful marine life. Blue Planet Divers is a small boutique dive center located on the property, who specialize in small groups, personalized service and attention to detail. Blue Planet Divers can help you book your perfect dive vacation. Book a Dive & Stay Package directly through Blue Planet Divers by visiting their website www.blueplanetroatan.com or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are not a certified diver, you can still experience scuba diving by signing up for a "discover scuba diving" class. After an equipment and safety orientation, you learn some basic skills. Then board the dive boat and accompany your instructor on a guided dive to one of the offshore coral reefs. All equipment is included. If you get hooked, full certification courses are available. Or complete the classroom and pool work at home, then come to the Roatan for your open water dives!
Some of the best snorkeling on the island can be found along West Bay Beach. Tropical fish are abundant just offshore as well as at the coral reefs located a short swim into the sparkling waters of the Caribbean Sea. If you need equipment, it can be rented.
Enjoy the warmth of the Caribbean sun and the relaxation and serenity of world famous West Bay Beach.
You can play a round or two of golf at the Black Pearl at Pristine Bay Resort which is the only 18-hole championship course on Roatan. Visitors can take advantage of golf instruction from PGA professionals, full-service practice facility, and golf club rentals on this course. Course was designed by Peter Dye.
Wave runners, sailboats, sea kayaks, sailboards, paddle boards, parasailing, glass-bottom boats, and sunset cruises and boat rentals are available from several water sports operators on West Bay Beach.
Roatan offers some of best fishing in the hemisphere from flats fishing to deep sea fishing. There are a number of local boat captains that know the reefs and know where the fish are. If you ask they will even clean the fish so you can take it home to your BBQ for the night’s dinner.
The public’s portal to the deep sea. You have the rare opportunity to travel in a one of a kind machine to another world and come face to face with life forms beyond imagination. One of the world’s deepest tourist submarines.
You can swim with dolphins at Anthony’s Key Resort in Sandy Bay. Experienced trainers will guide you through swimming, snorkeling and diving with these friendly sea creatures.
For a fun and interesting day trip drive out to the east end of the island to the town of Oak Ridge where you can tour the mangrove tunnels. Stop at BJ’s Backyard for lunch while watching the local islanders travel back and forth by speed boat and dories. BJ will be happy to have one of the local guides give you a tour through the Mangroves.
Not up for getting wet? Roatan offers other activities and tours to add excitement to your island vacation. From horseback riding and nature trails, to canopy tours and golfing… or just explore the island and its varied characteristics.
West End Village
In West End there are several restaurants, shops, bars and a couple of grocery stores, it's a must to see at least once.
Explore the island on your own…off the beaten path the east end is less developed, from the beautiful white sand beaches of Paya Bay, Marble Hill Farms offering homemade jams from local fruits and a restaurant on site, Port Royal where the vegetation changes to pines and Punta Gorda a Garifuna Village. Paya Bay has one of the best white sand beaches on the east end of the island. Along the way visit the two fishing villages of Oak Ridge and Jonesville where you feel like you stepped back in time.
Anthonys Key Resort & the Institute for Marine Science
Visit the Roatan Museum and Institute of Marine Sciences where guests can participate in educational programs and learn about Honduran history and culture.
In West Bay – this beachfront park offers diverse attractions on 20 acres as well as beach and ocean activities.
In West End offers a look at the variety of species of butterfly indigenous to the island.
In Sandy Bay where you can hike up to the top of the hill for spectacular views and learn the names of the native tropical plants, fruit trees and flowers.
Arch’s Iguana Farm
In French Key is a sanctuary for the endangered Iguanas of the island.
For those who are a bit more adventurous, the island has a number of zip-lines through the jungle canopy aided by trained guides. Fly through trees filled with wildlife and enjoy spectacular views.
El Rancho Barrio Dorcas in West End and Keifito’s Plantation in West Bay offer horseback riding with a local guide to various parts of the island and along the beach.
Sunsets off West Bay Beach are spectacular!!!
Can’t decide? send us an email… we’re happy to help you any way we can.