10 Reasons Not to Vacation in Roatan

1. Do not visit Roatan if you hate warm, sunny weather.

 Lifestyle Infinity Bay Condo

2. You should not come to Roatan if you want to spend your entire vacation indoors.

West End Divers for sale

3. Roatan is not for you if you do not want to relax in a hammock.

Turrets of Turtle Crossing, Roatan

4. Roatan is a terrible place for those who do not want to be on “island time”.

Beachfront Upper Villa Unit Four Bedrooms, Roatan Camp Bay

5. Roatan is not recommended for people who do not enjoy beaches with white sand and clear blue water.

Las Sirenas Luxury Beachfront Condo 3, Roatan

6. Stay away from Roatan if you do not wish to swim, snorkel or dive in the world’s 2nd largest barrier reef.

 West Bay, Roatan, Island

7.Roatan is not the place for you if you do not love a gorgeous sunset every evening.

Beach House Roatan

8. Do not waste your time in Roatan if you don’t want to spend too much money on food, drinks and entertainment.

Roatan Party

9.Do not come to Roatan if you do not want to see lush, green jungles surrounded by big blue skies and stretching shorelines.

Beachfront Lagoon Brick Bay Roatan

10. Definitely avoid Roatan if you do not wish to wear flip flops, shorts and t-shirts.Roatan Pirate Week

NOTE: All pictures were acquired from the Roatan Multiple Listings Service

Buyers Market on the Caribbean Island of Roatan

If you’re looking for a buyers market on a Caribbean island, Roatan should be your first port of call. After the housing market crashed in the US, Roatan saw a steep decline in pricing that simply has not fully recovered. Where other places have seen prices rise back to their highest levels, Roatan is a buyers market with incredible deals to still be found

Don’t believe me? Just check out this article in the New York Times highlighting the value of a sprawling compound for sale here in Sandy Bay. And that’s definitely not the only deal on the island!

Buyers Market in the Caribbean

Palmetto Bay Beach Lot for Sale

Roatan is primed for buyers to get the best deal for Caribbean island real estate. Those units that were selling for $1M before the housing crash are now available at half the price. We’re seeing luxury homes in focus this year, with recovery in the US and Canada encouraging residents to seek a second-home investment.

The rental market is popular in Roatan. This offers second-home investors the option to spend a few weeks on vacation here in Roatan and then earn an income renting the home to others the rest of the year. It’s a win-win when you’re ready to expand your investment portfolio.

I am a Resort and Second Home Property Specialist as well as an International Real Estate Specialist, so I know a thing or two about making the right investment here on the island. Feel free to ask me more about the current buyers market situation.

Investment Opportunity on Roatan

Czech Village Community

Roatan is a Caribbean island without the high price tag you see on other Caribbean islands today. With lower-priced homes available, you can find the right investment opportunity here at a wide range of price points.

If you’re ready to invest in a second home or if you’re looking ahead at retirement overseas, the buyer’s market in Roatan is ready for you. This is the best time to grab the right deal as prices continue to slowly climb in the years since the recession.

As that NYT article shows, we have jaw-dropping luxury homes at a fraction of the cost on other Caribbean islands. But that low cost doesn’t reflect low value.

Roatan has its own international airport servicing direct flights to Atlanta, Miami, Houston, Montreal and more. We also offer eclectic dining, with a variety that reflects the international population who have chosen this tropical paradise as the perfect home.

What you won’t find here in Roatan is high-rise condos blocking your sea view. You also won’t see the standard chain restaurants taking over every street on the island.

On the contrary, we boast a wide variety of locally-owned businesses and mom-and-pop places to explore. From high-end fare to roadside pop-up grills, whatever you fancy can be found in Roatan with lower price tags and customized attention.

Island Real Estate Buyers Market

Pristine Bay Villa for Sale

A buyers market never lasts as long as you want it to…it’s an opportunity you need to take hold of before it disappears. If you’ve been considering investing but haven’t yet taken the next steps, now is the time. You can, of course, wait and continue to research and hesitate – that’s your prerogative!

But a buyers market for island real estate is not the norm.

If you’ve been planning and hoping, get in touch now and let me show you what your best bets could be in Roatan. You might be surprised to see some extraordinary deals that you thought would be out of your reach. But you won’t know if you never take that next step.

Feel free to reach out for some customized ideas based on your plans…I’m always happy to help!

Buy Roatan Real Estate for Sale

403 matches found

$167,000
Casa Johanna:2Bed/2.5Bath, Conde Village, Roatan,
Property Type: Residential
Square Footage: 1650
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2.5
Year Built: 2022
Area: First Bight
Description: New construction of 2-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom, two level Villa with dipping p...
Last Updated: August - 10 - 2022
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$359,000
Casa Angela:3Bed/3.5Bath, Conde Village, Roatan,
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Property Type: Residential
Square Footage: 2100
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 3.5
Year Built: 2022
Area: First Bight
Description: New Construction of 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom home with infinity pool, of app...
Last Updated: August - 10 - 2022
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$125,000
Lawson Rock Home Site C7, Roatan,
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Property Type: Land
Area: Lawson Rock
Description: Located with direct access to the hillside pool and park in phase one and o...
Subdivision: Lawson Rock
Last Updated: August - 10 - 2022
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$475,000
Sandy Bay, 0.46 Acre Beachfront House, Roatan,
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Property Type: Land
Area: Sandy Bay
Description: Your own slice of paradise. Serene, calm, tranquil living. This 0.46-acre b...
Last Updated: August - 10 - 2022
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$134,900
Coral View Village, Lots 39 & 45, Roatan,
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Property Type: Land
Area: Big Bight
Description: Stunning panoramic view of the North Shore of Roatan. Enjoy the spectacula...
Subdivision: Coral View Village
Last Updated: August - 10 - 2022
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$88,000
West Bay Road, Pirate
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Property Type: Land
Area: West Bay
Description: Pirate's Cove Lookout lots are ideally located between West End village and...
Last Updated: August - 09 - 2022
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$625,000
Condo 3106, The Grand Resort, Roatan,
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Property Type: Residential
Square Footage: 882
# of Bedrooms: 1
# of Bathrooms: 1
Year Built: 2012
Area: West Bay
Description: Rarely a condo comes up for sale at the Grand Roatan so here is your chance...
Subdivision: Grand Roatan Resort
Last Updated: August - 09 - 2022
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$1,104,500
4025 Royal Palm Drive, Willows Green at Pristine Bay, Roatan,
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Property Type: Residential
Square Footage: 5966
# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 4
Year Built: 2014
Area: Pristine Bay
Description: Sweeping Views from one of the very best lots at Pristine Bay could be your...
Last Updated: August - 09 - 2022
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$279,000
Diamond Hills, Villa Martina, Roatan,
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Property Type: Residential
Square Footage: 968.75
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 1
Year Built: 2019
Area: Diamond Rock
Description: Villa Martina is nestled into the hills of Diamond Hill. A cozy 2 bedroom 1...
Subdivision: Diamond Hill
Last Updated: August - 09 - 2022
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$245,000
Fiddlers Bight, 2200 Sq ft House+Marina Dock, Roatan,
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Property Type: Residential
Square Footage: 2200
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Area: Calabash Bight
Description: Imagine waking up to the sounds of seabirds, power boats and laughter fille...
Last Updated: August - 08 - 2022
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West Bay Beach Home for Sale

A West Bay Beach home for sale that you simply cannot miss. Playa Bonita is a popular vacation rental located right in the sand of West Bay…Roatan’s most popular beach! This West Bay Beach real estate is rare, so take a look and see if this is the right opportunity for you to own property in the Caribbean.

About Playa Bonita

Playa Bonita is a 4-bedroom duplex home right on West Bay Beach. Situated in the sand and surrounded by lush tropical jungle, this home offers perfect privacy and peace without compromising convenience.

If you decide to buy vacation rental property in Roatan, the downstairs unit of Playa Bonita offer two bedrooms that both come with en-suite bathrooms and are self-sufficient, so you could rent them out as separate units or as a combination.

About West Bay Beach RoatanAbout West bay Beach Roatan

West Bay Beach is the most popular beach in Roatan. Regularly voted the best beach in Central America and one of the best beaches in the Caribbean, West Bay Beach attracts visitors and locals alike to its extensive stretch of soft white sand.

Just offshore, easily accessible on your own, is the world’s second-largest barrier reef system, with some incredible snorkeling sites within reach. Roatan is known as a scuba diver’s paradise and the amazingly easy snorkeling rivals that popularity!

West Bay Beach Home for SaleRoatan Beach Home for Sale

Buy a home on West Bay Beach Roatan so you can invest in the future. This island is what the Caribbean was 20 years ago. We have no major developments, but we have direct international flights and two cruise ship docks. Our popularity is just on the cusp now and is bound to keep growing!

Own a home on West Bay Beach Roatan so you can get in on that popularity early. You can choose to live here yourself, invest in a vacation rental option, or even invest for a long-term plan to retire on the island. Whatever your choice, this West Bay Beach home is perfect.

West Bay Beach Vacation Rental MarketVacation in Roatan West Bay Beach

With the popularity of West Bay Beach, you can rest assured that the vacation rental market is steady. While the island still has high and low seasons, as nearly all tourist destinations do, you can enjoy the fact that West Bay Beach remains the most popular area for tourists, so a vacation rental is an easier sell even in low season.

Keep in mind, however, that there is also plenty of competition right on the beach. Condos, hotels, B&Bs, and other island-style units are all readily available, so you won’t be able to charge high prices for this unit as is. You could, however, invest in a few updates and upgrades to charge more. It’s all up to you. Keep it simple and carry on with the rental options as they already are or change it up to make it your own.

Own a Second Home in RoatanVacation home in Roatan

As a certified Resort and Second Home Property Specialist, I am always happy to advise you on the opportunity to purchase a second home. I know this island inside and out and I know what it takes to make a second home a successful investment. Playa Bonita has fantastic potential, so don’t miss out on this opportunity.

Contact me today if you’re interested in this West Bay Beach home for sale. Let me know if you’re interested and I can provide even more details.

For Sale Homes and Condos in West Bay Roatan

36 matches found

$625,000
Condo 3106, The Grand Resort, Roatan,
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Square Footage: 882
# of Bedrooms: 1
# of Bathrooms: 1
Year Built: 2012
Area: West Bay
Description: Rarely a condo comes up for sale at the Grand Roatan so here is your chance...
Subdivision: Grand Roatan Resort
Last Updated: August - 09 - 2022
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$521,000
West Bay Road, Casa Atardecer, Roatan,
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Square Footage: 2570
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 3.5
Year Built: 2019
Area: West Bay
Description: Own a piece of paradise with the most spectacular views of West Bay on the ...
Last Updated: August - 08 - 2022
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$339,000
Infinity Bay 1103, Roatan,
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Square Footage: 1157
# of Bedrooms: 1
# of Bathrooms: 1.5
Area: West Bay
Description: Welcome to Infinity Bay Beach Resort , an upscaled Condo-Resort Community w...
Subdivision: Infinity Bay
Last Updated: August - 04 - 2022
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$249,900
Bananarama Lane, Mission Gate 4C, Roatan,
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Square Footage: 1164
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Area: West Bay
Description: This amazing, high-end condo is just steps from the beach and totally furni...
Subdivision: West Bay
Last Updated: July - 29 - 2022
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$179,000
Location Locat Location, steps away from WestBay Beach
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Square Footage: 550
# of Bedrooms: 1
# of Bathrooms: 1
Year Built: 2006
Area: West Bay
Description: Best value in West Bay! Located just steps away from West Bay Beach, this 1...
Subdivision: West Bay Mall
Last Updated: July - 27 - 2022
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$379,000
Kai Linda Way, West Bay, Acqua di Mare Resort Unit #231, Roatan,
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Square Footage: 1308
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Year Built: 2022
Area: West Bay
Description: Acqua di Mare Resort offers a total of 34 units, featuring world-class amen...
Subdivision: Kai Linda way
Last Updated: July - 21 - 2022
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$369,000
Kai Linda Way, West Bay, Acqua di Mare Resort Unit #222, Roatan,
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Square Footage: 1308
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Year Built: 2022
Area: West Bay
Description: Acqua di Mare Resort offers a total of 34 units, featuring world-class amen...
Subdivision: Kai Linda way
Last Updated: July - 21 - 2022
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$379,000
Kai Linda Way, West Bay, Acqua di Mare Resort Unit #232, Roatan,
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Square Footage: 1308
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Year Built: 2002
Area: West Bay
Description: Acqua di Mare Resort offers a total of 34 units, featuring world-class amen...
Subdivision: Kai Linda way
Last Updated: July - 21 - 2022
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$369,000
Kai Linda Way, West Bay, Acqua di Mare Resort Unit #221, Roatan,
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Square Footage: 1308
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Year Built: 2022
Area: West Bay
Description: Acqua di Mare Resort offers a total of 34 units, featuring world-class amen...
Subdivision: Kai Linda way
Last Updated: July - 21 - 2022
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$349,000
Kai Linda Way, West Bay, Acqua di Mare Resort Unit #212, Roatan,
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Square Footage: 1308
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Year Built: 2022
Area: West Bay
Description: Acqua di Mare Resort offers a total of 34 units, featuring world-class amen...
Subdivision: Kai Linda way
Last Updated: July - 21 - 2022
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A Caribbean Island Safe From Hurricanes

We are so lucky that Roatan is a Caribbean island safe from hurricanes. I get this question a lot generally, but especially, given all the news surrounding Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria. Both were devastating to so many other Caribbean islands.

Given our location, we’re fairly safe from direct hurricane hits here in Roatan. While that doesn’t mean we never get hit or that we never have to worry, we are very lucky and are one of very few Caribbean islands generally safe from the annual hurricane season.

Why is Roatan Safe From Hurricanes?

Roatan is located in the western Caribbean, just off the northern coast of Honduras. This location offers us protection from the main hurricane belt of the Eastern Caribbean.

Typical hurricanes develop and strengthen in the Atlantic Ocean and head west toward the Caribbean islands and the southeastern United States. Occasionally those same hurricanes come as far west and south as the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. More often, they hit Florida – well north of Roatan island.

Roatan occasionally gets the outskirts of a hurricane or tropical storm, with some rain and wind causing a little bit of bad weather for us. But, luckily, it is very rare that a hurricane directly hits Roatan.

Our most protective feature, however, is our fringing barrier reef. The Mesoamerican Barrier Reef is the second-largest in the world and protects our island from most damage. We are very lucky in that respect, especially since surge waters are typically the most deadly aspect of a hurricane.

A Caribbean Island Safe From HurricanesA caribbean Island safe from hurricanes Roatan Bay Islands

Roatan is safe from hurricanes on a general basis. The last major direct hit that Honduras suffered was Hurricane Mitch in 1998. Statistically, hurricanes hit Honduras directly once every 25 years or so. That allows us the liberty of breathing easier throughout every hurricane season.

While other Caribbean islands have to worry every summer into autumn, we tend not to notice too many weather changes this far west. The only hurricanes we keep a very close watch for are those forming off the north coast of South America.

When those do form, we are still pretty lucky, as they tend not to come to our island directly.

The mainland can get a harder hit, but then once a hurricane goes over land for an extended period of time, it loses strength and tends to fade.

Is Hurricane Insurance Necessary in Roatan?Is hurricane insurance necessary in Roatan

This is a common question I get as a follow-up to the general hurricane preparedness of our island.

Again, generally speaking, Roatan is a fairly safe Caribbean island in terms of hurricane damage.

However, that doesn’t mean that you should just ignore the potential of a storm hitting our island.

If you’re building a home in Roatan, I always recommend that you work with a local architect and builder to maximize your use of the local environment and to ensure your preparedness for all types of weather. That’s of vital importance

In terms of insurance requirements and recommendations, your home location and building type will determine the types of insurance you might need. Flood insurance is obviously more likely for waterfront homes than for hilltop homes.

General comprehensive plans might include hurricane insurance, but be sure to check for yourself. On a case-by-case basis, you can look into your options and needs.

No insurance is compulsory in Honduras, but it’s a good idea to be prepared and to have your own coverage.

I’m always happy to advise based on your specific situation.

Feel free to reach out anytime to ask me more about life in Roatan. I’m happy to talk real estate, moving to the island, and the logistics of life in paradise.

Moving to a Caribbean Island

Moving to a Caribbean island sounds like a far-fetched idea to some – but to those of us who feel called to the islands, it’s only a matter of time. We love the rhythm of life here, the sunshine, and the salty breeze. Moving to the Caribbean is the best decision for so many of us!

Moving to a Caribbean IslandMoving to the Island

Moving to a Caribbean island is probably easier than you think! The toughest part is choosing which island to move to…

The island of Roatan is the largest of the Bay Islands of Honduras. With direct flights to the U.S. and Canada, you don’t have to worry about taking those tiny island hopper planes to reach this paradise.

We enjoy a wonderful, eclectic mix of residents in Roatan, with people from all over the world calling this particular island “home.”

If you’ve been thinking about moving to a Caribbean island, moving to Roatan is certainly an easy option. Retirees enjoy a fabulous lifestyle filled with outdoor social activities and a low cost of living.

There are opportunities for entrepreneurs and highly qualified people are always needed to boost the growing industries on this island, especially in tourism, education, and medicine.

Moving to this Caribbean island is an opportunity just waiting to be seized!

Move to Roatan in the CaribbeanBuy Roatan Island Real Estate

Roatan is frequently called the Gem of the Caribbean for its lush green jungle covering the hilly terrain leading to the turquoise Caribbean Sea below.

Powder soft white sandy beaches and dramatic black iron shore (fossilized coral) lines the coastline, with the world’s second-largest barrier reef just off shore – close enough to swim!

Snorkeling and scuba diving have long been popular in Roatan, but outdoor sports of all variety are available for your enjoyment. From kite surfing to paddleboarding, kayaking to beach volleyball, baseball to parasailing…Roatan has something for everyone in this natural playground!

Roatan is also a well-established expat destination, with expats from all around the world moving to this Caribbean island for a better lifestyle by the sea. With a relatively low cost of living and continuous upward growth, Roatan is regularly hailed as a premier destination for both tourists and expats.

Make it Happen

If you’ve been dreaming of moving to a Caribbean island, now is the time. Just do it. You have to make your own dreams come true and there’s no better time than the present!

Yes, there are logistics involved and family to consider and holidays you’ll miss. There are jobs and pensions and investments to worry about. Of course!

But, at the end of the day, if you’re dreaming of living a different life in the tropics, only you can make it happen. Go for it!

What do you think? Are you ready to move to a Caribbean island? I have so many amazing real estate opportunities to share – regardless of your budget. Get in touch and let’s talk about seriously making this happen.

It’s your life. If you want to live it in the tropics on the beach, make it happen!

Real Estate in Roatan

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$54,000,000
Port Royal Stunning Property, Roatan,
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Property Type: Land
Area: Old Port Royal
Description: Port Royal is one of the most exceptional undeveloped large tracts of prope...
Last Updated: December - 24 - 2021
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$25,000,000
Half Moon Cay, 6 acre Private Island., Guanaja,
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 5
# of Bathrooms: 4.5
Area: Guanaja
Description: 6 acre Private Island. Half Moon Cay Tropical serenity at it's best. Lots ...
Subdivision: Half Moon Cay
Last Updated: April - 11 - 2022
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$21,000,000
Acres!, West Bay Land Development: 25, Roatan,
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Property Type: Land
Area: West Bay
Description: Roatan landscape is composed of hilly terrains covered with lush tropical p...
Last Updated: January - 08 - 2022
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$9,500,000
West Bay and West End, 113 Acres Between, Roatan,
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Property Type: Land
Area: Keyhole
Description: Enjoy some of the finest wide water and panoramic ocean views in all of Roa...
Last Updated: September - 30 - 2021
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$7,500,000
Land Development, Crawfish Rock, Roatan,
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Property Type: Land
Area: Crawfish Rock
Description: 98 acres with 600 feet of beach front, located in Crawfish Rock . Property ...
Last Updated: July - 25 - 2022
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$6,900,000
The beach in West Bay is crystal clean and has white sand beaches
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Property Type: Commercial
Area: West Bay
Description: Bananarama Dive Resort is located right in the center of West Bay Beach wit...
Subdivision: West Bay
Last Updated: June - 24 - 2022
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$6,700,000
Island, Rose Cay, 67 acres Private, Roatan,
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Property Type: Land
Area: Helene
Description: PRIVATE ISLAND OPPORTUNITY! Rose Cay is an approximately 67 acre private is...
Last Updated: May - 11 - 2022
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$5,500,000
West Bay, West Bay Point, Roatan,
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Property Type: Commercial
Area: West Bay
Description: PRIME REAL ESTATE - A DEVELOPER'S DREAM. West Bay Point is the last availab...
Last Updated: June - 13 - 2022
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$5,500,000
West Bay, West Bay Point, Roatan,
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Property Type: Land
Area: West Bay
Description: PRIME REAL ESTATE - A DEVELOPER'S DREAM. West Bay Point is the last availab...
Last Updated: June - 13 - 2022
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$3,750,000
Port Royal, Mango Creek Lodge, Roatan,
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Property Type: Residential
Square Footage: 27000
# of Bedrooms: 16
# of Bathrooms: 17
Area: New Port Royal
Description: ECO Friendly Resort property or Private Estate – whichever is your prefer...
Last Updated: June - 27 - 2022
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Beachfront Acreage with Endless Opportunities n Roatan

On the Roatan real estate market, this 1.25-acre beachfront lot rests within easy walking distance of West End Village en route to world-famous West Bay Beach.

This location cannot be understated: finding such a large tract of empty beachfront property in such a popular area is now incredibly rare. Take a look at this beautiful beachfront acreage with endless opportunities for development.

Prime Beachfront Real EstateRotan Beachfrontage

 

It goes without saying that a beachfront lot on a tropical island is a dream come true.

This location offers even more opportunity because of its proximity to Roatan’s two premier tourism centers, without being in the thick of the crowds.

If you’re considering investing in the Caribbean, this is your chance to get in on the upswing in Roatan.

This is honestly some beachfront acreage with endless opportunities. Let’s just go through a few ideas to get you thinking…

Build Your Own Dream Home in the Caribbean

With 1.25 acres to enjoy, you can design the home of your dreams. Enjoy unlimited access to the Caribbean Sea from your front door and lush tropical jungle at your back.

Bask in the privacy of a locale that isn’t filled with tourists, while still being close enough to walk to bars, restaurants, dive shops, and other activities in West End.

Note that there is currently no road access, so no worries about traffic! And getting around by boat is much more fun.

This opportunity to design your own beachfront dream home from start to finish is rare in the Caribbean these days. Finding empty beachfront property in such a desirable area means this won’t last long!

Establish a Small Development of Homes

Vacation rentals and snowbird homes are incredibly popular on the Caribbean island of Roatan. Building a small development on this beachfront acreage is a fantastic option.

Take a look at Turtle Beach and Orchid Beach, two small neighborhood developments just past this beachfront acreage headed toward West Bay. With homes there being popular on the vacation rental market, income streams into the developments throughout the year.

Create a Condo Community – Growing in Popularity in Roatan

Condos are incredibly convenient for countless reasons, but there are only a few small community condo developments in Roatan.

This beachfront acreage offers an amazing opportunity to build a small condo complex right on the beach. The beautiful area offering all the conveniences homeowners or vacationers could want will make for an easy selling point.

Similar concepts to look at in the area include Villas del Playa or Mangrove Dock condos.

Build a Small Luxury Beachfront Boutique Hotel

What more could a visitor want than a beachfront location away from the crowds offering high-end luxuries and world-class service? Unfortunately, there aren’t many hotels providing experiences of that caliber here in Roatan yet.

That’s a gap in the market that will inevitably be filled – this beachfront acreage being an ideal example of a waiting opportunity.

The only small luxury beachfront boutique hotels around include Xbalanque  Ibagari or Mayoka Lodge. Other luxury accommodations are large resorts, while other small boutique hotels lack the “luxury” title.

With increased interest in the island of Roatan from tourists around the world, the market will continue to expand and services are already rising to meet those needs.

A small luxury beachfront boutique hotel might find itself primed and ready to welcome those high-end visitors destined to come to Roatan in the coming years.

Whatever dream you can come up with for this beachfront acreage, I’m sure the right investor will happily maximize its potential. Contact me for more details about this listing or to arrange to view it in person.

Land for Sale

217 matches found

$125,000
Lawson Rock Home Site C7, Roatan,
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Area: Lawson Rock
Description: Located with direct access to the hillside pool and park in phase one and o...
Subdivision: Lawson Rock
Last Updated: August - 10 - 2022
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$475,000
Sandy Bay, 0.46 Acre Beachfront House, Roatan,
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Area: Sandy Bay
Description: Your own slice of paradise. Serene, calm, tranquil living. This 0.46-acre b...
Last Updated: August - 10 - 2022
IDX
$134,900
Coral View Village, Lots 39 & 45, Roatan,
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Area: Big Bight
Description: Stunning panoramic view of the North Shore of Roatan. Enjoy the spectacula...
Subdivision: Coral View Village
Last Updated: August - 10 - 2022
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$88,000
West Bay Road, Pirate
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Area: West Bay
Description: Pirate's Cove Lookout lots are ideally located between West End village and...
Last Updated: August - 09 - 2022
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$111,000
Lot down Turtle Beach Road, Roatan,
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Area: The Banks' (between West End and West Bay)
Description: The perfect, flat, buildable lot for your dream vacation home! The locatio...
Subdivision: West End, The Banks
Last Updated: August - 08 - 2022
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$975,000
Jonesville Main St., Bodden Bight Estates, Roatan,
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Area: Jonesville
Description: This eight-acre Development has a 3000sq Concrete fully furnished 3 Bedroom...
Subdivision: Bodden Bight Estates
Last Updated: August - 08 - 2022
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$1,995,000
Lambay Cay, Cayos Cochinos, Roatan,
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Area: Other
Description: Lambay Cay private Island – Can be yours!!! Untouched natural beauty, a t...
Last Updated: August - 08 - 2022
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$325,000
Lot#54, Phase 1, Coral Views Village, Roatan,
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Area: Coral View Village
Description: One of the last estates lots in desirable Coral View Village, Phase 1. Almo...
Subdivision: Coral Views Village
Last Updated: August - 05 - 2022
IDX
$149,000
Lawson Rock Lot 82, Roatan,
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Area: Lawson Rock
Description: Build ready and in Roatan's premier planned community Lawson Rock. Thi...
Subdivision: Lawson Rock
Last Updated: August - 04 - 2022
IDX
$399,000
Locations., One of Pristine Bay’s Premier, Roatan,
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Area: Pristine Bay
Description: Lot 4023 was chosen early in Pristine Bay's development as it offers except...
Subdivision: Pristine Bay
Last Updated: August - 04 - 2022
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Land for Sale

217 matches found

$125,000
Lawson Rock Home Site C7, Roatan,
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Area: Lawson Rock
Description: Located with direct access to the hillside pool and park in phase one and o...
Subdivision: Lawson Rock
Last Updated: August - 10 - 2022
IDX
$475,000
Sandy Bay, 0.46 Acre Beachfront House, Roatan,
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Area: Sandy Bay
Description: Your own slice of paradise. Serene, calm, tranquil living. This 0.46-acre b...
Last Updated: August - 10 - 2022
IDX
$134,900
Coral View Village, Lots 39 & 45, Roatan,
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Area: Big Bight
Description: Stunning panoramic view of the North Shore of Roatan. Enjoy the spectacula...
Subdivision: Coral View Village
Last Updated: August - 10 - 2022
IDX
$88,000
West Bay Road, Pirate
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Area: West Bay
Description: Pirate's Cove Lookout lots are ideally located between West End village and...
Last Updated: August - 09 - 2022
IDX
$111,000
Lot down Turtle Beach Road, Roatan,
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Area: The Banks' (between West End and West Bay)
Description: The perfect, flat, buildable lot for your dream vacation home! The locatio...
Subdivision: West End, The Banks
Last Updated: August - 08 - 2022
IDX
$975,000
Jonesville Main St., Bodden Bight Estates, Roatan,
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Area: Jonesville
Description: This eight-acre Development has a 3000sq Concrete fully furnished 3 Bedroom...
Subdivision: Bodden Bight Estates
Last Updated: August - 08 - 2022
IDX
$1,995,000
Lambay Cay, Cayos Cochinos, Roatan,
View Photos (95)Virtual Tours (1)
Area: Other
Description: Lambay Cay private Island – Can be yours!!! Untouched natural beauty, a t...
Last Updated: August - 08 - 2022
IDX
$325,000
Lot#54, Phase 1, Coral Views Village, Roatan,
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Area: Coral View Village
Description: One of the last estates lots in desirable Coral View Village, Phase 1. Almo...
Subdivision: Coral Views Village
Last Updated: August - 05 - 2022
IDX
$149,000
Lawson Rock Lot 82, Roatan,
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Area: Lawson Rock
Description: Build ready and in Roatan's premier planned community Lawson Rock. Thi...
Subdivision: Lawson Rock
Last Updated: August - 04 - 2022
IDX
$399,000
Locations., One of Pristine Bay’s Premier, Roatan,
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Area: Pristine Bay
Description: Lot 4023 was chosen early in Pristine Bay's development as it offers except...
Subdivision: Pristine Bay
Last Updated: August - 04 - 2022
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Cruise to Roatan…And Never Go Home!

Have you ever daydreamed about just ditching it all and moving to a tropical island paradise? Maybe you’ve thought of taking a cruise, finding perfection, and just not getting back on the boat. Dreams can come true you know! Here’s an idea: take a cruise to Roatan…and never go home!

Wait, Where is Roatan?

Roatan is a pristine, verdant island in the Western Caribbean, usually on the same cruise itinerary as Mexico and Belize. Roatan is part of the Bay Islands of Honduras, which boast some of the world’s most beautiful coral reefs.

Roatan is often called the Gem of the Caribbean for its stunning green jungle, bright white soft sand beaches, and turquoise Caribbean Sea quietly lapping the shore all around.

The island is a favorite for International Living magazine and we have a large community of expats from the U.S. and Canada.

There are direct flights to Roatan from Atlanta, Miami, Houston, Dallas, Toronto, Montreal, Belize City, Panama City, San Salvador, and Grand Cayman. That means you can reach pure paradise in only a few hours from the U.S., Canada, and several other regional airport hubs.

But Roatan is truly a world apart in its beauty and idyllic way of life.

Roatan Cruise Ports

Cruise to Roatan and never go home

Roatan has two cruise ports welcoming ships from Carnival, Princess, Holland America, Costa, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, Thomson Cruises, and more.

Mahogany Bay is the Carnival Cruise Lines port in Roatan and offers plenty of on-site activities, bars, and restaurants.

The Port of Roatan is located in the capital of Coxen Hole and offers quick, easy access to the most beautiful beaches and tons of fun activities.

If you’re taking a cruise to Roatan, you might feel the same way so many cruise ship visitors have felt before you: WOW!

This island is stunning and it often causes issues for people when they get back home.

You see, they can’t stop thinking about Roatan and life back home just seems so boring after their cruise visit here.

So, what’s the solution for those post-vacation blues? Don’t go home!

Ok, ok, I say this jokingly…

BUT!

If you do cruise to Roatan and fall in love, you’ll certainly want to book a return trip as soon as possible.

If you’ve been here before and already know you love this island, join the many others who do real estate tours during their time in port.

Check Out Roatan Real Estate During Your Cruise

I’m happy to show you around so you can better decide if this is the right investment for you.

About Roatan Real Estate for Sale

403 matches found

$167,000
Casa Johanna:2Bed/2.5Bath, Conde Village, Roatan,
Property Type: Residential
Square Footage: 1650
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2.5
Year Built: 2022
Area: First Bight
Description: New construction of 2-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom, two level Villa with dipping p...
Last Updated: August - 10 - 2022
IDX
$359,000
Casa Angela:3Bed/3.5Bath, Conde Village, Roatan,
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Property Type: Residential
Square Footage: 2100
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 3.5
Year Built: 2022
Area: First Bight
Description: New Construction of 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom home with infinity pool, of app...
Last Updated: August - 10 - 2022
IDX
$125,000
Lawson Rock Home Site C7, Roatan,
View Photos (13)
Property Type: Land
Area: Lawson Rock
Description: Located with direct access to the hillside pool and park in phase one and o...
Subdivision: Lawson Rock
Last Updated: August - 10 - 2022
IDX
$475,000
Sandy Bay, 0.46 Acre Beachfront House, Roatan,
View Photos (12)
Property Type: Land
Area: Sandy Bay
Description: Your own slice of paradise. Serene, calm, tranquil living. This 0.46-acre b...
Last Updated: August - 10 - 2022
IDX
$134,900
Coral View Village, Lots 39 & 45, Roatan,
View Photos (8)
Property Type: Land
Area: Big Bight
Description: Stunning panoramic view of the North Shore of Roatan. Enjoy the spectacula...
Subdivision: Coral View Village
Last Updated: August - 10 - 2022
IDX
$88,000
West Bay Road, Pirate
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Property Type: Land
Area: West Bay
Description: Pirate's Cove Lookout lots are ideally located between West End village and...
Last Updated: August - 09 - 2022
IDX
$625,000
Condo 3106, The Grand Resort, Roatan,
View Photos (21)
Property Type: Residential
Square Footage: 882
# of Bedrooms: 1
# of Bathrooms: 1
Year Built: 2012
Area: West Bay
Description: Rarely a condo comes up for sale at the Grand Roatan so here is your chance...
Subdivision: Grand Roatan Resort
Last Updated: August - 09 - 2022
IDX
$1,104,500
4025 Royal Palm Drive, Willows Green at Pristine Bay, Roatan,
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Property Type: Residential
Square Footage: 5966
# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 4
Year Built: 2014
Area: Pristine Bay
Description: Sweeping Views from one of the very best lots at Pristine Bay could be your...
Last Updated: August - 09 - 2022
IDX
$279,000
Diamond Hills, Villa Martina, Roatan,
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Property Type: Residential
Square Footage: 968.75
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 1
Year Built: 2019
Area: Diamond Rock
Description: Villa Martina is nestled into the hills of Diamond Hill. A cozy 2 bedroom 1...
Subdivision: Diamond Hill
Last Updated: August - 09 - 2022
IDX
$245,000
Fiddlers Bight, 2200 Sq ft House+Marina Dock, Roatan,
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Property Type: Residential
Square Footage: 2200
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Area: Calabash Bight
Description: Imagine waking up to the sounds of seabirds, power boats and laughter fille...
Last Updated: August - 08 - 2022
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Scuba Diving in Roatan Honduras

Roatan is known as a scuba diver’s paradise. In fact, it’s the reason tourism developed on the island as more and more divers started visiting and requiring more services. Scuba diving in Roatan Honduras is one of the bucket list places for divers around the world. Let’s talk about why…

Dive sites in Roatan

Dive Sites in Roatan

Roatan is surrounded by the second-largest barrier reef in the world: the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef. It stretches from the Yucatan Peninsula down and around our Bay Islands of Honduras. It’s so close to Roatan’s shore that you can easily swim out to snorkel or dive, without needing a boat.

Most diving in Roatan is, however, boat diving. It makes it easier to reach different dive sites and allows you to drift dive safely. The currents aren’t strong in Roatan, but it’s still nice to stay along the wall and not have to double back to the boat.

The Roatan Marine Park oversees the installation and naming of dive sites around Roatan. Their conservation efforts are absolutely vital to the survival of this fragile ecosystem, so it’s important to support them however you can.

They have buoys for over 50 dives just around the West Bay/West End/Sandy Bay area alone! They also patrol the coastline to prevent illegal poaching or other activities.

Scuba Diving in Roatan

Scuba Diving in Roatan Honduras

The scuba diving conditions in Roatan are outstanding! We enjoy extensive visibility, warm waters, and minimal currents. That’s also what makes Roatan such a premier location for students to learn to dive. It’s a beautiful, comfortable location to do scuba courses.

There are dive shops all around the island, from the East End to the end of West Bay Beach. If you move to Roatan and want to dive, you can choose whichever dive shop is your favorite. Many will offer discounts to locals who want to dive regularly. It’s also a great way to show your friends and family more of the beauty of Roatan when they come to visit!

Throughout much of the year, dive shops tend to use 3mm shortie wetsuits for guests. Dive professionals often opt for full wetsuits only because they’re in the water all day everyday. If you’re diving in the height of summer, you might not even need a wetsuit at all!

Living in Roatan and Diving

Since I moved to Roatan, I’ve learned not only the basics of diving…I’m actually an Advanced Open Water Diver! I’m proud to say that because I think it’s so important to see and understand the coral reef system around our island home. Once you see the beauty and the diversity of marine life that’s there, you can’t help but want to protect it.

As residents, whether local or expat, it’s our responsibility to do our part supporting the Roatan Marine Park and encouraging sustainable practices in tourism.

The coral reef here is amazing and it’s what draws massive tourism investment annually. But, most importantly, it is fragile and susceptible to human interference, so we need to be careful and protect it for future generations.

If you move to Roatan, you simply have to try scuba diving. Even if you only try it once, it’s important to understand what’s under the surface so we can all work together to keep Roatan beautiful.

Are you thinking of moving to Roatan? Do you already scuba dive? Get in touch and I’ll share my insights from living and diving here in Roatan.

Houses Condo for Sale in Roatan

150 matches found

$167,000
Casa Johanna:2Bed/2.5Bath, Conde Village, Roatan,
Square Footage: 1650
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2.5
Year Built: 2022
Area: First Bight
Description: New construction of 2-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom, two level Villa with dipping p...
Last Updated: August - 10 - 2022
IDX
$359,000
Casa Angela:3Bed/3.5Bath, Conde Village, Roatan,
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Square Footage: 2100
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 3.5
Year Built: 2022
Area: First Bight
Description: New Construction of 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom home with infinity pool, of app...
Last Updated: August - 10 - 2022
IDX
$625,000
Condo 3106, The Grand Resort, Roatan,
View Photos (21)
Square Footage: 882
# of Bedrooms: 1
# of Bathrooms: 1
Year Built: 2012
Area: West Bay
Description: Rarely a condo comes up for sale at the Grand Roatan so here is your chance...
Subdivision: Grand Roatan Resort
Last Updated: August - 09 - 2022
IDX
$1,104,500
4025 Royal Palm Drive, Willows Green at Pristine Bay, Roatan,
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Square Footage: 5966
# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 4
Year Built: 2014
Area: Pristine Bay
Description: Sweeping Views from one of the very best lots at Pristine Bay could be your...
Last Updated: August - 09 - 2022
IDX
$279,000
Diamond Hills, Villa Martina, Roatan,
View Photos (26)
Square Footage: 968.75
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 1
Year Built: 2019
Area: Diamond Rock
Description: Villa Martina is nestled into the hills of Diamond Hill. A cozy 2 bedroom 1...
Subdivision: Diamond Hill
Last Updated: August - 09 - 2022
IDX
$245,000
Fiddlers Bight, 2200 Sq ft House+Marina Dock, Roatan,
View Photos (23)
Square Footage: 2200
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Area: Calabash Bight
Description: Imagine waking up to the sounds of seabirds, power boats and laughter fille...
Last Updated: August - 08 - 2022
IDX
$490,000
Separate Apartment Lawson Rock, Spacious Mian Home Plus, Roatan,
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Square Footage: 6200
# of Bedrooms: 5
# of Bathrooms: 4.5
Year Built: 2015
Area: Lawson Rock
Description: Ample two level concrete home approximately 6,200 SqFt situated on Lot 94 i...
Subdivision: Lawson Rock
Last Updated: August - 08 - 2022
IDX
$225,000
Ludys Village, Casa Verde, Roatan,
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Square Footage: 2700
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 2
Area: Sandy Bay
Description: Welcome to Casa Verde. Located in the Sandy Bay gated community of Ludy's V...
Subdivision: Ludys Village
Last Updated: August - 08 - 2022
IDX
$521,000
West Bay Road, Casa Atardecer, Roatan,
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Square Footage: 2570
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 3.5
Year Built: 2019
Area: West Bay
Description: Own a piece of paradise with the most spectacular views of West Bay on the ...
Last Updated: August - 08 - 2022
IDX
$104,900
Newly completed B6
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Square Footage: 693
# of Bedrooms: 1
# of Bathrooms: 1
Year Built: 2021
Area: West End
Description: Jardines de Catalina is expanding! This newly constructed condo is the last...
Subdivision: West End
Last Updated: August - 06 - 2022
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Life in Roatan Honduras

I love talking about life in Roatan. I love sharing how incredible this island is with anyone and everyone who asks. Roatan is home for me and for my family, which is why I also love helping other people find their own homes in Roatan.

What I do for work every day is fun and rewarding, especially when someone moves here for a better life and I get to see that happen in real-time. Life in Roatan is about community and about appreciating everyday beauty. I get to share that with new people in my work all the time. It’s a true pleasure!

Daily Life in Roatan

Living in Roatan Bay Islands

Daily life in Roatan is filled with small moments of joy. There are endless reasons to smile here, starting from the moment you wake up to hear guacamayas singing and to feel the sunshine streaming through your bedroom window. I have no curtains in my windows!

Maybe you’ll hear the sounds of the sea: boats driving by, soft lapping of the surf on sand, the splashing of kids playing nearby. Life is a beach!

Maybe you’ll hear the sounds of the jungle: birds flapping away from branches, palm fronds rustling in the breeze, the scurrying of an iguana across your gravel driveway. Its the tropics!

From those early morning moments, until you go to sleep at night, you’ll be mesmerized by your own senses. You’ll smell fresh mangos and cashews growing in the trees along the roadside, its the season right now! You’ll see vibrant sunsets and make shapes out of clouds in the sky. You’ll feel powder-soft sand under your feet and the warm water of the Caribbean Sea as you wade in to go swim! 

You will be consistently dazzled by life in Roatan as an expat!

Why I Moved to Roatan

I moved to Roatan for better opportunities for my family and myself. I spent much of my adult life in the U.S. so I know what it’s like to hustle and to work endlessly toward that American Dream. But I also know that my work-life balance is unbelievably better here in Roatan.

In Roatan, we can afford a comfortable home to enjoy island life. My son can grow up exploring nature and being surrounded by a supportive community. Kids grow up as part of the community here – they aren’t sheltered away all the time in front of a TV or computer.

My family gets to spend much more time together here because we aren’t commuting to work and to school far away. We aren’t running around like mad just to make ends meet. Here, we enjoy quality time together. 

We don’t just see each other for a few hours between workdays – we spend time together. It’s an absolutely invaluable aspect of life in Roatan.

Roatan Real Estate Agent Lifestyle

The thing I love most about being a Roatan real estate agent is helping people achieve their dreams. I love seeing someone decide to move to the island in search of a better life, and actually finding it.

I love catching up with clients after a few months and seeing how their transition to island life is going. A vast majority of the time, they find it to be easy and fun. And it’s often considered to be one of the best decisions ever made.

I made this move for my family and I truly enjoy seeing other families enjoy the same benefits we now see every day. If you’re thinking about making the move for a better life in Roatan, I’m more than happy to help.

Reach out any time and let me know what your dream is. Let’s see if we can make it happen by working together.

Roatan Real Estate Agent - Properties for Sale

403 matches found

$54,000,000
Port Royal Stunning Property, Roatan,
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Property Type: Land
Area: Old Port Royal
Description: Port Royal is one of the most exceptional undeveloped large tracts of prope...
Last Updated: December - 24 - 2021
IDX
$25,000,000
Half Moon Cay, 6 acre Private Island., Guanaja,
View Photos (16)Virtual Tours (1)
Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 5
# of Bathrooms: 4.5
Area: Guanaja
Description: 6 acre Private Island. Half Moon Cay Tropical serenity at it's best. Lots ...
Subdivision: Half Moon Cay
Last Updated: April - 11 - 2022
IDX
$21,000,000
Acres!, West Bay Land Development: 25, Roatan,
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Property Type: Land
Area: West Bay
Description: Roatan landscape is composed of hilly terrains covered with lush tropical p...
Last Updated: January - 08 - 2022
IDX
$9,500,000
West Bay and West End, 113 Acres Between, Roatan,
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Property Type: Land
Area: Keyhole
Description: Enjoy some of the finest wide water and panoramic ocean views in all of Roa...
Last Updated: September - 30 - 2021
IDX
$7,500,000
Land Development, Crawfish Rock, Roatan,
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Property Type: Land
Area: Crawfish Rock
Description: 98 acres with 600 feet of beach front, located in Crawfish Rock . Property ...
Last Updated: July - 25 - 2022
IDX
$6,900,000
The beach in West Bay is crystal clean and has white sand beaches
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Property Type: Commercial
Area: West Bay
Description: Bananarama Dive Resort is located right in the center of West Bay Beach wit...
Subdivision: West Bay
Last Updated: June - 24 - 2022
IDX
$6,700,000
Island, Rose Cay, 67 acres Private, Roatan,
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Property Type: Land
Area: Helene
Description: PRIVATE ISLAND OPPORTUNITY! Rose Cay is an approximately 67 acre private is...
Last Updated: May - 11 - 2022
IDX
$5,500,000
West Bay, West Bay Point, Roatan,
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Property Type: Commercial
Area: West Bay
Description: PRIME REAL ESTATE - A DEVELOPER'S DREAM. West Bay Point is the last availab...
Last Updated: June - 13 - 2022
IDX
$5,500,000
West Bay, West Bay Point, Roatan,
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Property Type: Land
Area: West Bay
Description: PRIME REAL ESTATE - A DEVELOPER'S DREAM. West Bay Point is the last availab...
Last Updated: June - 13 - 2022
IDX
$3,750,000
Port Royal, Mango Creek Lodge, Roatan,
View Photos (89)Virtual Tours (1)
Property Type: Residential
Square Footage: 27000
# of Bedrooms: 16
# of Bathrooms: 17
Area: New Port Royal
Description: ECO Friendly Resort property or Private Estate – whichever is your prefer...
Last Updated: June - 27 - 2022
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Minimize to Move to Roatan

Moving to a new home anywhere in the world means you have to pack up absolutely everything you own and decide what stays and what goes. When you move far away, requiring a flight to reach your new home, minimizing is the only realistic way to get there. Here are some tips on how to minimize to move to Roatan

Minimize to move to Roatan

Minimizing can be difficult. It’s scary to donate or throw things away that have been part of your life for so long. It’s hard to go through all the memories we accumulate in a home and choose what to bring with us to this next phase of life.

But minimizing is also a cleansing opportunity. You can eliminate a lot of physical items in your life that take up space and time and money, all while still retaining the memories.

When we moved our family to Roatan, we made many tough choices on what to keep and what to leave behind. But every decision was with our goal in mind: a better quality of life for all of us in paradise.

What you don’t need to bring to Roatan

What You Don’t Need to Bring to Roatan

Roatan is an island in the Caribbean. That already enables you to minimize if you have been living in a cold climate. There is no need here for a winter wardrobe, no need for big heavy blankets or space heaters or thick curtains.

You can already eliminate all those winter-related items before you move to Roatan. Eliminating those types of items might feel incredibly liberating!

Roatan is also a very casual island. There’s just no need to bring all your formal wear, your dress shoes, or your designer labels.

Sure, there are certain occasions you might dress up and there are certain items you just don’t want to leave behind. But you simply don’t need the volume of these types of items you might have needed back home.

Here, you’ll be in casual wear all year long, with sandals being the most formal footwear we tend to get!

You don’t need to impress anyone here. We’re not comparing outfits or purses or watches in Roatan. Life here isn’t about keeping up with anyone. So don’t worry about moving into a new home and having neighbors judge what you bring. We’ll just be happy to welcome you to paradise with a smile and maybe a cold cocktail!

What you do need to bring to bring to Roatan

If you’re moving to Roatan, you’ll find certain items from home to be better quality or much cheaper than you’d find on the island. Here’s where you need to consider the difference between going on vacation and moving somewhere new. If you love specific brands but because of import costs they’re 7x the price in Roatan, you should consider trying other brands until you find a new one you like. But if you simply can’t live without specific brands for certain items, you can always bring a supply with you from home each time you go visit.

Or you can order them and ship them to Roatan. Or ask a friend to bring some in exchange for a free place to stay on the island. You can get creative – and if you’re really desperate, you’ll find a way!

Need more tips for your move to Roatan? Contact me anytime…I’m happy to help!

Moving and Purchasing Roatan Real Estate

150 matches found

$167,000
Casa Johanna:2Bed/2.5Bath, Conde Village, Roatan,
Square Footage: 1650
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2.5
Year Built: 2022
Area: First Bight
Description: New construction of 2-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom, two level Villa with dipping p...
Last Updated: August - 10 - 2022
IDX
$359,000
Casa Angela:3Bed/3.5Bath, Conde Village, Roatan,
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Square Footage: 2100
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 3.5
Year Built: 2022
Area: First Bight
Description: New Construction of 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom home with infinity pool, of app...
Last Updated: August - 10 - 2022
IDX
$625,000
Condo 3106, The Grand Resort, Roatan,
View Photos (21)
Square Footage: 882
# of Bedrooms: 1
# of Bathrooms: 1
Year Built: 2012
Area: West Bay
Description: Rarely a condo comes up for sale at the Grand Roatan so here is your chance...
Subdivision: Grand Roatan Resort
Last Updated: August - 09 - 2022
IDX
$1,104,500
4025 Royal Palm Drive, Willows Green at Pristine Bay, Roatan,
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Square Footage: 5966
# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 4
Year Built: 2014
Area: Pristine Bay
Description: Sweeping Views from one of the very best lots at Pristine Bay could be your...
Last Updated: August - 09 - 2022
IDX
$279,000
Diamond Hills, Villa Martina, Roatan,
View Photos (26)
Square Footage: 968.75
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 1
Year Built: 2019
Area: Diamond Rock
Description: Villa Martina is nestled into the hills of Diamond Hill. A cozy 2 bedroom 1...
Subdivision: Diamond Hill
Last Updated: August - 09 - 2022
IDX
$245,000
Fiddlers Bight, 2200 Sq ft House+Marina Dock, Roatan,
View Photos (23)
Square Footage: 2200
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Area: Calabash Bight
Description: Imagine waking up to the sounds of seabirds, power boats and laughter fille...
Last Updated: August - 08 - 2022
IDX
$490,000
Separate Apartment Lawson Rock, Spacious Mian Home Plus, Roatan,
View Photos (23)
Square Footage: 6200
# of Bedrooms: 5
# of Bathrooms: 4.5
Year Built: 2015
Area: Lawson Rock
Description: Ample two level concrete home approximately 6,200 SqFt situated on Lot 94 i...
Subdivision: Lawson Rock
Last Updated: August - 08 - 2022
IDX
$225,000
Ludys Village, Casa Verde, Roatan,
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Square Footage: 2700
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 2
Area: Sandy Bay
Description: Welcome to Casa Verde. Located in the Sandy Bay gated community of Ludy's V...
Subdivision: Ludys Village
Last Updated: August - 08 - 2022
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$521,000
West Bay Road, Casa Atardecer, Roatan,
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Square Footage: 2570
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 3.5
Year Built: 2019
Area: West Bay
Description: Own a piece of paradise with the most spectacular views of West Bay on the ...
Last Updated: August - 08 - 2022
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$104,900
Newly completed B6
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Square Footage: 693
# of Bedrooms: 1
# of Bathrooms: 1
Year Built: 2021
Area: West End
Description: Jardines de Catalina is expanding! This newly constructed condo is the last...
Subdivision: West End
Last Updated: August - 06 - 2022
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