Bay Islands, Honduras

Fun Info About the Bay Islands

Honduras has a group of beautiful islands that attract tons of travelers each year. The most popular ones are: Roatan, Utila, Guanaja. They are located on the Caribbean and are part of one of the world’s largest barrier reefs.

Before the Spaniards arrived to the Bay Islands they were inhabited by the Paya Indians and visited frequently by Mayan traders. In the 17th century, they became a refuge for British pirates. There was even a pirate stronghold on Roatán called Port Royal. According to a popular local legend the treasure from the Henry Morgan’s 1671 raid on Panama is buried somewhere on the island. You can meet tons of the Pirates families still living here (many generations forward).

They are now some of the main touristic attractions of the country because of their beauty and relaxed ambiance and great snorkeling and diving.

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Hotels in the Bay Islands

The Bay Islands are filled with great hotels that offer amazing ocean views and fantastic service. It doesn’t matter if you are traveling with your family, on a romantic vacation or just having an adventure with a group of friends. You will find exactly what you want.
Check out some lodging options.

Things to do in the Bay Islands


The Bay Islands are located by the second largest barrier reef in the world with white sanded beaches are a  great place to learn to scuba dive and are absolutely perfect for snorkeling and all fun activities in the water!
Learn more about the activities adventures offered in the islands.

Restaurants in the Bay Islands

While I was exploring Utila & Roatan I got to visit and experience what some of their hotels have to offer. There are tons of options all kinds of tastes.
Check out some articles about restaurants in the Bay Islands.

General Information about the Bay Islands

The Bay Islands of Honduras hide many fun stories and secrets within their shores. As a traveler I got to discover some of them.
Read some more articles with more info about this area.

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About Marina Villatoro

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!

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