Roatan is the largest of the Honduras islands, located 35 miles off the Northern Honduran coast, measuring 37 miles long and 5 miles wide. Bordered by the second largest barrier reef in the world, the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, tourism plays the most vital role in promoting the economy of Roatan.
Roatan Hotels – temporary recreational Havens
With its serene and simple weather, this tropical island draws in tourists from around the world. A range of budget friendly and luxurious Roatan hotels, condos, motels, homestays and resorts are available, of which beach front stays entrances the most appeal. Most of the first class Roatan hotels boasts of best deals and services like lavish rooms, private diving areas, sumptuous restaurants and bars, access to a full range of modern amenities and most of all, a perfect laid back approach, a beach vacation can offer. Some Roatan hotels offer fully stuffed kitchens as part of their luxury. Luxurious stays can be found at Palmetto Bay Plantation, Las Rocas Resort and Dive Center, Las Sirenas Hotel and Condominiums and Paradise Beach Club. For those seeking family stays, try Sundancer Cabanas Roatan Beach Front, Roatan’s Dive and Yacht Club, Villa Delfin Roatan, and Roatan Bed and Breakfast apartments.
Roatan Travel – Blissful Adventures
Having been under the influence of Spain, UK and US, Roatan has people speaking both English and Spanish. Inhabited by Afro-Carib settlers and native tribes, Roatan is splendid in culture, value and stunning looks. This barrier island gives you the feel of a paradise, with its adorned coral reefs, beautiful blue skies, steeply hills, white sandy beaches and a lot more. Try horse riding along the beaches and hills for a more exciting Roatan travel. From adventure seeking explorers, families and couples, to those trying to get away from the daily chaos, Roatan has everything to delight the visitors for every penny they spend. Visting some old Payan ruins are worth a watch. Package tours are available as part of Roatan travel which includes accommodation, transportation, diving and more for a worry-free vacation.
Roatan Bay – Fun with Beach Sports
Apart from scuba diving, this island allures its tourists with some enticing bay sports at the Roatan bay like snorkeling, fishing, sea skiing, cruising, canopying, kayaking, yachting, golfing and bird watching. For more vivid memories, watch the dolphin show at the Institute of Marine Sciences and take the glass-bottom boat tour through the turquoise-blue waters of the Roatan bay to have a close-up look at the amazing sea life including fishes, tortoises and corals.Apart from being a wonderful tourism destination, Roatan is also a great destination for real estate and business ventures and also hosts some Caribbean style weddings.