Gastronomy

The Paseo de los Ceibeños

A few years ago, the Municipality of La Ceiba decided to create a beach park on the western part of the city. The beach that was for years called the beach at the Colonia los Maestros, was transformed, and renamed the Paseo de los Ceibeños. This is by far the best public beach in town. The interventions included a parking …

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Restaurants in Sambo Creek

Visiting a Garifuna Community is always fun, but above all, it can be a gastronomical adventure. The taste of seafood and Garifuna cuisine combine to create a unique gastronomical experience in Atlantida. Sambo Creek is no exception to this reality, and there are several great options where you can treat your taste buds. Most of the places to eat in …

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Cangrejal River Restaurants

There is no doubt that the Cangrejal River Valley is a favorite among locals. It is also the most popular spot in La Ceiba for tourists! However few know that there are several Cangrejal River restaurants that you can visit there. Your best options are within the hotels that operate in the area. There are two restaurants that are open …

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Chocolate in Atlantida?

It is well documented that the first glimpse that Europeans had of cacao was in Honduras. During his fourth and last voyage, Columbus arrived at the Island of Guanaja, in present day Honduras. There he encountered a large dugout canoe with Paya natives. They had different supplies in their canoe but were very protective of their cacao. Columbus managed barter …

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Salva Vida Beer, an Authentic Brew Born in Atlantida

Imagine life on the Caribbean Coast of Honduras at the turn of the XX Century. This was when the original Banana Republic was born. The Vaccaro Brothers Company was in full swing building a railroad west towards Tela, and East, around the Nombre de Dios Mountains, towards Olanchito. Other than the railroad, La Ceiba was isolated from the rest of …

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La Ceiba´s Famous Pastelitos

A few days ago, I wrote about the Baleadas from Honduras and how they are the most popular and “democratic” food in Honduras. I say democratic because everyone can afford one! There is no doubt that they are the most popular, but the famous pastelitos from La Ceiba are close behind! You will ask, what are these famous pastelitos all …

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Guifity, a Traditional Garifuna Beverage

Have you ever heard about guifity? It is a traditional Garifuna alcoholic beverage that is readily available throughout the Garifuna Villages in Honduras. It is more prevalent in Atlantida, because there are many Garifuna Villages in this destination. Within the Tela Bay you can find a total of 6 Garifuna villages. These are Rio Tinto, Miami, Tornabe, San Juan, La …

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Atlantida Calidad Turistica Badge

The Atlantida Calidad Turistica badge is a guarantee of professional good service. It is a seal of quality that you have probably encountered during your travels through Atlantida. If you have not yet visited our destination, you will see this seal of quality at the entrance of some businesses. Restaurants, Hotels and tour operators all display their badge with pride. …

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