Extreme Sports

La Ceiba’s National Parks

  La Ceiba is the largest city in Atlantida and is also the capital of the department. Among its many assets as a tourist destination are La Ceiba’s National Parks. La Ceiba has four protected areas in or around its municipal limits. Without doubt, the most famous of La Ceiba’s National Parks is Pico Bonito National Park. This is the …

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Cangrejal River Hotels

Usually, when I think about the Cangrejal River in La Ceiba, I always think of all the fun adventures to be had there. Adventures like rafting down the Cangrejal River and Canyoneering and rappelling in Nombre de Dios National Park. But there is a lot more to do in the area. The Zip Line Canopy tour at Pico Bonito and …

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In search of an Adventure?

Some of us are adrenaline junkies and are always in search of an adventure. If you are one of us, you are surely looking for the ideal spot for the next one! I have great news, Atlantida has the perfect adventure destination hot spot to meet your adrenaline needs! I am of course referring to the Cangrejal River in La …

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Atlantida Travel Advisory 2020

It seems that as the World gets smaller, we tend to worry more about travel. It is understandable. With so many terror attacks around the World, is there any place where you are safe? The answer is a definite yes! There are many safe destinations around the World. We tend to think of destinations in Latin America and Africa as …

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Canyoneering in Atlantida

I don´t know about you… But when I see videos of extreme adventures, I am always up for them. This happens when I see skydiving, rappelling and mountaineering videos. But then I remember that I am not really fit enough for all these extreme activities. Fortunately, not all these activities require much more that an average physical condition. At least …

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An Extreme Adventure in the Cangrejal River

A group of kayakers visited the Cangrejal River this past week. They were kayaking down the magnificent Cangrejal River together with a group of locals. White water kayaks are ideal for an extreme adventure in the Cangrejal River. However, you must have plenty of experience before you take on a challenge like this one. They were all using hard shell …

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Jungle Hot Springs

As I got to Sambo Creek from my tour to Cayos Cochinos, I could not miss the plume of steam rising from the Nombre de Dios National Park. It rose almost directly behind the Garifuna Community of Sambo Creek. Curiosity got the best of me, and I decided to find this mysterious place hidden in the tropical jungles of Atlantida. …

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Cangrejal River Rafting in La Ceiba

Let the adventure begin! Today I will do some Cangrejal River rafting. This intense activity consists in navigating the Cangrejal River rapids in an inflatable raft. Of course, I will be doing it with experts, and I have chosen to use the services of Omega Tours, one of several rafting outfitters in the Cangrejal River. Their facilities are within walking …

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