3 Adventures on the Bay Islands of Honduras

After doing some exploring in Central America you will notice that the Bay Islands of Honduras are one of the best places you will find in the area if you are interested in water sports. These islands are located in the Caribbean Sea and in the middle of the world’s second largest coral reefs.

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Here are some amazing activities for the whole family in the Bay Islands of Honduras:

1. Snorkeling in Roatan – Since it is in the middle of a huge coral reef snorkeling around this island is a must. A truly unique attraction here is that they have an underwater museum where you can snorkel and learn a thing or two about the history of this island.

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The museum is located off of the coast of Sandy Bay. It provides an opportunity to see the colorful and exotic marine life of the area. Plus it is a fun adventure to be had with the family; all you need are basic swimming skills.

2. Deep Sea Exploration in a Submarine – This is something I never thought this would be something I’d love, but it turned out to be an amazing experience. In this tour you are taken for a trip 2500 feet underwater in a small capsule, or passenger submarine. This is an exciting and comfortable way of exploring the sea. If you are like me and are not a fan of swimming this is for you!

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It can get a bit pricey but it is worth every penny!

3. Diving on Utila Island – Utila may be a tiny island, but it is ranked number for becoming PADI certified in the world. This says a lot about how cool diving here is.

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There are lots of places around the island where you can pay for diving lessons, or rent equipment. My recommendation is to arrange a yacht and diving tour in Laguna Beach Resort.

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These are just my favorite activities of the Bay Islands. Of course there are more things to do in Roatan and Utila. Have you ever been here? What are your favorite things to do?


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Marina Kuperman Villatoro CEO of TravelExperta.com, a travel resource site to inspire families to travel with kids of all ages. Marina has been an expat 20+ years in Central America raising 2 boys in a multicultural, trilingual household. She travels all over the world with her family to give first hand experiences of where to eat, stay and play with kids. Needless to say, it’s never boring! Join Marina on Facebook and Twitter for more unique and boutique family travel!

One Response to 3 Adventures on the Bay Islands of Honduras

  1. Roatan is so beautiful!! Easily one of the prettiest places we have visited for beaches. We had a short stop here on a cruise we did a couple years ago, but it still stands out as one of the prettiest beaches we have been to.
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