La Ceiba

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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Finca El Cayo at Orotina, El Porvenir

There are some vast plantations in Honduras, many still under the control of the original banana companies. One of the them just outside La Ceiba, in the municipality of El Porvenir, produces pineapples for export. You can even take a pineapple tour and get to visit and learn about these vast plantations. But today, our visit is to a small …

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Birding at The Lodge at Pico Bonito

Birding at the Lodge at Pico Bonito is like the holy grail for birdwatchers. The lodge not only has magnificent facilities to pamper its guests. It also offers World Class trails and birding towers. To top it off, they also have a great team of birding guides that are knowledgeable, friendly and know were to find the local birds. According …

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A Picnic at Cacao Lagoon

I love innovation, and find it always refreshing. I just got back from a unique tour: A picnic to Cacao Lagoon. And the picnic at Cacao Lagoon was on the lagoon, not its shores! It turns out that a local entrepreneur has built a floating picnic table and is offering tours in the lagoon that include a picnic. Talk about …

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A Visit to Villa Becerra in La Ceiba

You will not find Villa Becerra in La Ceiba in the guidebooks. It is one of those places that all the locals love and visit but that somehow, is still not on the map. This is uncommon for a place that has so much to offer! Villa Becerra offers the best of both worlds. For one, it is one of …

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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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Sambo Creek, Gateway to Cayos Cochinos

Sambo Creek is a Garifuna Village that is within the environs of the Municipality of La Ceiba. It is also within the buffer zone of Nombre de Dios National Park. As is the case with all the Garifuna communities in Honduras, it is right on the coast. Sambo Creek offers a window to Garifuna traditions, as well as to some …

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Camping in Pico Bonito

Are you one of those adventuresome folks that like to camp in nature? Camping in Pico Bonito National Park can be a unique experience! You may think this is a complicated operation, especially if you are travelling through Honduras, since you are probably nor carrying your camping equipment with you. Well, I have some good news! There are some great …

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