Tela, Atlántida, the second most important city in the climate of Atlántida, keeps under the same Caribbean sun: a kingdom of adventure - land or water - in its two national parks and botanical garden, a collection of blues that only starts on its beaches, and another Of natural forms in its reef. All with the flavor of Caribbean of the hurts and the rice and beans between Garífuna rhythms, a culture, Intangible Heritage of Humanity, that lives on the fine sand of villages like Tornabé, San Juan, The Ensenada and Triunfo de la Cruz.
Laguna de Alvarado, Puerto Cortés, Cortés, it is a more generous landscape than you might suppose. It does not remain a freshwater anteroom to the Caribbean of Puerto Cortés, if it does not keep alive a mangrove forest and varied trees around or in being home or temporary refuge of several species of aquatic birds. The mirror of fresh water on which you pass to enter Puerto Cortes doubles the sky, the sun and the vegetation that breathes to your shores, to offer you again on the water, your life reflected. If you hire a boat tour to visit it, visit the Chamber channel, populated with thick vegetation on both sides and calculate that the sunset arrives while you are still on the water. The shades of the sunset in Puerto Cortés are worth the momento.
Eco Parque Infantil San Ignacio, Omoa, Cortés, is a private forest reserve that also has a zoo, with various species of native and other exotic animals. You can also enjoy the pools and spend some fun while sliding on the slides. For those who want to spend the night, it has cabins of different sizes.
Turtle Harbor Park, Utila, Bay Islands, is a Protected Wild Area, and has an area of 934.09 ha, consisting especially of wetlands that are mixed with flood savannahs, mangroves, mixed forests and tic woods. It includes a sandy beach front and ironshore areas. The peculiarity of this protected area lies in its dependence on the water regime because its ecological structure is cemented in the presence of this element, it is also a site of great importance for several groups of vertebrates in which migratory birds and the Utile iguana . This protected area has excellent potential for sustainable tourism use due to the nature of the habitats that it includes and its scenic beauty.
Comunidades Garífunas de Travesía y Bajamar, Puerto Cortés, Cortés, the Municipal and Cieneguita beaches are 2 good options to enjoy the Caribbean sun as you watch the port. a 20 minute drive gets you to nearby Travesía and Bajamar, 2 Garifuna villages where you can try authentic Garifuna dishes cooked in wood-fired ovens.You can also book a guided tour of the National Port Authority.
Trujillo, Colón, apart from the traditional tourist routes, in a deep bay and perhaps the most beautiful beaches of mainland Honduras, Trujillo awaits you wrapped in the wildlife of the Laguna de Guaymoreto and the peaks Capiro and Calentura. He has a busy colonial past in the midst of pirates and pirates. That is why the Fortress of Santa Barbara is built there, where it resists buccaneers and filibusters. In the transition to the twentieth century and its first decades lives a prosperous banana era, which goes together with companies. The least known is that Trujillo also has a rich pre-Columbian past, yet to be investigated. In addition to its history and the lively culture of its Garífuna communities, Trujillo reserves the beaches of Campamento and Santa Fe, turquoise waters that are transparent with turquoise waters; The biodiversity of the mangroves of the Laguna de Guaymoreto merging with the Caribbean and the jungle of the National Park Capiro and Calentura, and a pier for cruises.
La Ceiba, Atlántida, the capital of the Honduran Caribbean, carnival bride, terrace to the sea, dance floor, adventure shuttle, ground floor and anteroom of rich natural treasures: The port city of La Ceiba is born around an immense ceiba, the sacred tree of the Mayas, at the end of the 19th century. Here hospitable and cheerful people await you, while you enjoy the sun at the sea, or explore the richness of the natural parks, reef, mountain and mangrove that envelop you. Its viewpoint, perhaps the highest mountain on the Caribbean, is a tropical forest where adventure-drenched currents come down.
Paseo Turístico de los Ceibeños, La Ceiba, Atlántida, is a place located at the edge of the sea, where you can spend a good time between family and friends, enjoy a beautiful landscape and sunsets. It has a tourist hostel where you can photograph yourself having the immense sea in the background, and taste different dishes as you can find several restaurants and sales of food around. It is furnished with furniture to provide comfort to the residents and tourists who visit the site; Along the promenade, wide sidewalks were made for walking, benches were laid to rest quietly while observing, lit with lanterns during the nights, baths, fresh water keys to remove salt water, games for children and a parking lot.
Sambo Creek, La Ceiba, Atlántida, if you look for the place with more Garífunas of Honduras, 20 minutes from La Ceiba (15 km), heading for Trujillo, you arrive at the village that also has the best dance and dance groups in the area. If the best beats are heard or moving, the flavors of authentic Garifuna cuisine adds another sense to your experience at Sambo Creek. The Kabasa restaurant and the Tourist Center are two good options. Here you enjoy fish, seafood and soups, coconut milk, cassava and cassava, hurts and cazabe, between the hospitality of a friendly and open community that shows you their own houses, the best points of a beach that seems made with flour and tea Leads to Cayos Cochinos or Cocoa Lagoon. Do not return without trying the guifity, a mixture of herbs and rum to which many effects are attributed. You can arrive by car, bus or taxi and also go by boat with experiences, shared and shared.
The Pumpkin Hill, Utila, is famous for being the highest point in Utila and the first visible part of the island as it approaches the sea from any direction. Around the area, basaltic lavas and tuff were erupted on a coral-crowned erosive surface creating interesting rock formations that vary in salmon pink colors where volcanic ash has combined with fossilized corals to the dark blue black of the formations of basalt. During the millennium, decayed tropical vegetation has combined with eroded rocks to form a rich alluvial-type soil layer around the base of the hill that eventually turns to sandy terrain on the small plateau before reaching the coast.
San Lorenzo, Valle, is the most active city in the climate of Valle. It received its name thanks to the Christian martyr. It is one of the main doors of entry and exit of products of the Honduran Pacific and source of economic income for the city. Next to the port, the shrimp and salt industries have made San Lorenzo a thriving, enterprising and artistic city. Proof of that are its multiple plazas with sculptures of marine themes, such as El Tiburón, El Camarón, El Pelicano and Plaza de Puerto Viejo, as well as the fully refurbished central park.
Puerto Cortés, Cortés, the most modern port city in Central America was one of the first Spanish foundations in Honduras. Established in 1524 as Villa de Puerto Caballos, Puerto Cortés is a city that, preserving its serene rhythm of life, has developed around this "safe harbor", certified for trade with the United States, industrial parks and its maquilas . In "El Puerto" you have an interesting option for day trips from San Pedro Sula - just 55 km away - or to enjoy the beach, the Garífuna cuisine and culture or the variety of species of birds that live in the mangroves of Laguna Of Alvarado. The Municipal beach and the Cieneguita are two of the best options to enjoy the Caribbean sun watching the port. Going a little further, you arrive in about 20 minutes to the Garífuna communities of Travesía and Bajamar, where you can try Garífuna dishes made in wood ovens. You can also book a guided tour of the National Port Company.
Triunfo de la Cruz, Tela, Atlántida, is the first city of colonial origin in Honduran mainland. Cristóbal founds it on May 3, Catholic festival of the Cross, from 1524 as Villa del Triunfo de la Cruz. The name of the city evolves, but on the shores of the Caribbean the town remains as the place that welcomes one of the most numerous Garífuna communities of the coast, just over 9 km northeast of the city of Tela. It has approximately 2 km of relatively calm sea beach, where you can find lodging and food services.
Zona sur, Honduras goes to the Pacific for a brief coast, and numerous islands and islets distributed in the Gulf of Fonseca. The south is a zone of high temperatures that you can cross with several interests in mind. If you are looking for colonial architecture plan a route through the churches of Perspire, Langue, Nacaome and Choluteca, most of them very well preserved. If you want different flavors, a similar route takes you between donuts, tustacas and quesadillas, all from corn, cheese and soups to the seafood of San Lorenzo, which besides curiles and helmets, that you only find in the area, offers you an original seasoning For crabs, shrimp, fish and seafood soups.
Península de Punta Sal, Tela, Atlántida, part of the Jeannette Kawas National Park, which is one of the parks with the richest and scenic beauty of the north coast. The peninsula of Punta Sal has six beaches of white sand, transparent waters and coral reefs. Not only swimming is these waters is a gift of nature; Fish as well. Besides the wildlife is spectacular, already has several species of animals such as: Jaguars, Howler Monkeys and Boas.
Cayos de Utila, Utila, Bay Islands, are a group of 13 small cays in the southwestern part of the island. The main two, Suc-Suc (Pigeon) and Jewel Cay, are home to local fishermen descendants of the first settlers arriving in the first half of the 19th century from the Cayman Islands. Ragged Key is a shelter for countless species of birds, which add to the impressive Caribbean landscape, whose waters visit dolphins, turtles and several more marine species. In 1992 The Keys are officially declared Wildlife Refuge. Most of the keys are private, but several can be visited. Water Key is a desert point of white sand and tropical vegetation in the Caribbean, where you enjoy a dream beach, crystal clear waters that go with a snorkel and isolation, which becomes a massive party the first weekend of August in The Sun Jam festival.
Deena Beach, Guanaja, Bay Islands, is a paradise on the northern side of the island, with white sand, a calm and transparent sea, an almost virgin pine forest and a breathtaking view of a desert bay. To reach this beautiful beach you will have to cross unexplored landscapes whose beauty rivals any of it's sister islands.
Omoa, Cortés, the Caribbean retreats a few miles and inland shore to the Honduran coast at Omoa Bay. The swell is calm, the deepest waters and the sunsets of those that deserve that you extend the photo that you took. In this natural refuge stands the Fort of San Fernando de Omoa, built by the Spanish to defend themselves against pirates and privateers. This stone and coral trench facing the sea is the main military construction of the colonial era of Honduras. As you walk through it invites you to imagine how life could be among its thick stone walls. Omoa also offers you the forest, the zoo, the pools and cabins of the San Ignacio Children's Park; The mountain, the waterfalls and the canopy of Rawacala Eco Tour; The municipal beaches and those of nearby communities such as La Masca, the opportunity to visit a Garífuna community and the seasoning of the coastal cuisine of seafood and fish.
Playa Negra, Valle, located in front of the Gulf of Fonseca, Playa Negra is very popular due to the gentle waves and easy access. The sunsets are one of the most romantic panoramas and for photography. Also at night the starry sky is impressive. From the beach you can see Volcán Cosigüina, as well as the territory of the brother country of El Salvador.
Beach of Coca Cola, Puerto Cortés, Cortés, located near the community of Cieneguita in Puerto Cortés, the beaches of Coca Cola the most famous and visited of the port. These municipal beaches have a number of restaurants and bars where you can have lunch during your stay in the area. Got their name because the Coca Cola deposit is located precisely in this sector of the port. During weekends and holidays, these beaches are frequented by "porteños", as locals are known, as by vacationers from San Pedro Sula and other cities of the country.