Golf

Tela’s Banana History

T Tela is the oldest post Colombian city in Honduras. It was founded by Cristobal de Olid, one of Hernan Cortes’ generals who came to conquer Honduras. He arrived at the Caribbean Coast of Honduras on the third of May 1524. This day the Catholic Religion celebrates the day of the Holy Cross. As such, Olid named the town Triunfo …

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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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Indura is the Garifuna Word for Honduras

UNESCO has declared the Garifuna culture and language as World Heritage intangible asset. The Garifuna language has linguistic influences from many different languages, including Spanish. When the Garifunas arrived at the Caribbean Coast of Honduras in 1797 and established themselves here they called their new home “Indura”. Basically, they took the name Honduras, where the H is silent in Spanish, …

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