Protected Areas

National Parks in Tela

The city of Tela is right on a lovely bay on the western end of Atlantida. Half of the protected areas in Atlantida are to be found within or around Tela. As such, it is a perfect hub to plan visits to the different National Parks in Tela. Without doubt, the most visited national parks in Tela are the Jeannette …

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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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Botanical Gardens in Atlantida

Atlantida was the headquarters for the large banana companies that helped develop Atlantida and Honduras. As such, there are several botanical gardens in Atlantida that were established by them. Without doubt, the largest and most famous is the Lancetilla Experimental Botanical garden in Tela. This experimental garden was developed under the supervision of Dr. Wilson Popenoe, who spent most of …

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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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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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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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