Located off the coast of Honduras, the island of Roatan beckons to travelers seeking an affordable and adventure-driven Caribbean experience. Turquoise waters and the world’s second largest barrier reef surround the island, which is home to an international airport and cruise terminal. Island activities include zip-line canopy tours, windsurfing, horseback riding, snorkeling with dolphins, immersion in the Garifuna culture, and scuba and snorkel trips. For those looking to relax, stroll amid botanical gardens and relax along the white sand beaches.
Monkey Trail Canopy & Gumbalimba Park: gumbalimbapark.com
Wind & Fun Windsurfing School: windsurfhonduras.com
Roatan Institute for Marine Sciences: anthonyskey.com
Carambola Botantical Gardens: carambolagardens.com
(This video was filmed in July 2009, in conjunction with the Honduras Institute of Tourism. Underwater footage compliments of Strange Media.)