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Roatan

Roatan, Honduras

Description

Located in the north of Honduras, Roatan is part of the Islas de la Bahía (the Bay Islands). With its white sand beaches and spectacular coral reef, this island is a true paradise. If you are a diving enthusiast, you will be seduced! This is the perfect place to explore the seabed. The ideal location of the international airport also makes the island a developed and easily accessible tourist destination.


Map


What to do in Roatan


Diving

One of the world’s most impressive coral reefs surrounds the island of Roatan. Sea sponges, multicolored fish, manta rays, sea turtles and whale sharks are among the species you can observe in its turquoise waters. Whether you are an experienced diver or a beginner, you will find in Roatan the diving tour you are looking for.


Wreck exploration

Do you like adventure and out of ordinary activities? Why not go and explore the wrecks that lie under the sea around the island? Divers will have the opportunity to visit, among others, the remains of famous ships such as the Aguila, the Odyssey and the Prince Albert.


Ziplines

Thrill seekers will be delighted to zipline through the Honduran jungle. Rain or shine, this is an adrenaline-fueled activity you won't forget soon!


Deep sea fishing

In addition to soaking up the sun on a boat at sea, anglers will be delighted by the diversity of species found in the waters around Roatan. In fact, nearly 90% of the fish species living in the Caribbean can be observed near the island. You will be amazed with each of your takes!



Temperatures

Maximum (°C)

Minimum (°C)

Precipitation (mm)

Jan.

27

22

147

Feb.

28

23

157

Mar.

28

23

41

Apr.

30

24

61

May

30

26

43

Jun.

30

26

53

Jul.

30

26

79

Aug.

30

26

104

Sep.

31

26

180

Oct.

29

24

447

Nov.

28

23

523

Dec.

27

22

328


Currency

The country's official currency is the Honduran Lempira (HNL), but travelers can also use U.S. dollars and credit cards in tourist resorts.

Convertor

CAD
to
HNL

Official language

Spanish is the official language in Honduras. In tourist areas, English is also understood. To avoid misunderstandings, bring a bilingual dictionary or download a translator app to your phone before departure.

Voltage

Electrical outlets used in Honduras are the same as in Canada: 120V and 60Hz.

Electrical outlet
Electrical outlet

Passport and entry & exit requirements

It is strongly recommended that your Canadian passport be valid for at least 6 months after the date of your return from travel. For more information, visit the Government of Canada's website.