Posts by Santiago

Day Tour to Roatan from La Ceiba

You probably did not even think it was possible! But yes, you make a day tour to Roatan from La Ceiba! La Ceiba is the only destination on mainland Honduras where you can visit Roatan for the day and have 11 hours on the island. This is enough time to visit the two most spectacular beaches in Roatan and have …

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A Visit to Tornabe

Today I had the pleasure of visiting the Garifuna community of Tornabe. This is one of several Garifuna villages spread throughout the lovely Tela Bay. The community is right next door to the high end Indura Beach and Golf Resort. So, if you want to enjoy the same beach at a fraction of the price, you should consider making a …

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My very own Punta Izopo Adventure

The Punta Izopo National Park offers the perfect setting for an interactive adventure in nature. Today, my unique adventure begins next to the Lancetilla River in Tela, where Garifuna Tours has its offices. This company has been established in Tela for over 25 years and is a pioneer in eco adventure tours in the Bay of Tela. Once we are …

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The Zacate River Trail in Pico Bonito

The Zacate River Trail in Pico Bonito was the first trail open to visit in Pico Bonito National Park. This trail continues open for guests, but is no longer the most popular trail, as the El Mapache Trail in the Cangrejal now receives more visitors. Access to the Zacate River Trail in Pico Bonito is through the Pineapple fields that …

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Golf in Atlantida

Happy to inform you that there are several different options if you want to golf in Atlantida. Yes, I know that anyone who is a serious golfer will always plan his vacations around the chance of playing golf. Why would you want to travel to a destination that has lovely beaches, friendly people, outstanding nature but no golf? We read …

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Telamar Beach Resort, a First in Honduras

The story behind the Telamar Beach Resort is quite interesting and unique! Back in the heyday of the Banana Days in Honduras, the Tela Railroad Company had its headquarters in Tela. From there, their railroad covered most of the Sula Valley. It went as far south as Santa Rita de Yoro and Potrerillos in Cortes. Of course, it also interconnected …

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Los Olingos Lodge at Los Micos Lagoon

A small, magical lodge can be found in the remote shores of the lagoons within Punta Sal National Park. I am talking about los Olingos Lodge at Los Micos Lagoon. This is the largest coastal lagoon in Atlantida and offers a unique window into this national park. The easiest way of getting to Los Olingos Lodge at Los Micos Lagoon …

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The Lodge at Pico Bonito is Open, it Never Closed!

It makes me so mad every time someone asks me if the Lodge at Pico Bonito is open! Of course it is open, it never closed it doors. It is incredible how the news about it being in the process of closing over a year ago, had such a big impact, that nobody paid attention when they backtracked and decided …

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La Relumbrosa Trail

La Relumbrosa Trail starts just before the Las Mangas Bridge over the Cangrejal River. This trail takes you into the Nombre de Dios National Park. There is a rough road that will take you into a working farm a few hundred yards, but you would be better off to leave your car on the side of the road. This is …

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