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Cruising Roatan Island and the Banana Coast

Honduran cruise ship terminals in Roatan Bay Islands and Trujillo, Colon are expecting more than 99,416 visitors this month. The ports are scheduled to receive a total of 46 ships with 22 in Carnivals’ port in Mahogany Bay, Dixon Cove, Royal Caribbean, the port of Roatan in Coxen Hole with 16 and 8 in the new port Banana Coast in Trujillo. This cruise season has been very successful compared to last year and it is ...
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Roatan Marine Park Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary!

Big congratulations and thank you to Roatan Marine Park for 10 years of efforts towards protecting Roatan's coral reef! What is Roatan Marine Park? Roatan Marine Park is a non-profit organization that began in January 2005 which co-manages the Reserve, patrols many areas around the island to ensure permitted fishing practices and educates Roatan tourists and residents about the importance of protecting our environment. Why is Roatan Marine Park important? The reef provides thousands of ...
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What’s your personality type? Beachfront or Ocean View?

When purchasing real estate on Roatan, one decision you will need to make is whether you prefer Ocean View or Beachfront. For some, this will be a difficult decision and for others quite simple. Take this fun Roatan quiz to determine where you belong!
  1. After a long day on Roatan, I prefer to: A. Sit in a beach chair and feel the sand between my toes (1pt) B. Relax in a hammock with a good ...
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Get out your beads, it’s time for Mardi Gras on Roatan!

If you're arriving on Roatan this week, plan on celebrating Mardi Gras at The Blue Parrot. It's a great way to have fun while giving back to the community. Every year the organization Because We Care puts together a mardi gras event with free appetizers, food and drink specials, live music and raffle. This year they will be giving a prize for the best costume. If you didn't bring a mask or beads, don't worry,they ...
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Welcome to the neighborhood!

One very unique aspect about life on Roatan is that we do not have formal mailing addresses. There are a few street signs, house numbers and very few mailboxes. Instead you describe where you live by referencing neighbors or close businesses, for example, "The house in front of John Smith's house" or "Turn left at the carwash, 4th house on the beach." The only regular mail you receive is your electric and water bills which ...
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10 Reasons Not to Vacation in Roatan!

1. Roatan is a terrible place for those who do not want to be on “island time”. 2. Do not visit Roatan if you hate warm, sunny weather. 3. You should not come to Roatan if you want to spend your entire vacation indoors. 4.Roatan is not for you if you do not want to relax in a hammock. 5. Roatan is not recommended for people who do not enjoy beaches with white sand and ...
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