The island of Roatan offers plenty of activities to look forward to all year long. Many of these are water-based activities such as kayaking, scuba diving, and snorkeling. However, this lovely island is also well-known for its variety of activities on land and hiking is definitely one of the most popular things to do here. To help you decide where to go hiking on the island, we’ve created this ultimate guide to the best hiking trails in Roatan.
Where to Hike in Roatan
Thanks to its tropical jungle which is surrounded by hills, Roatan is an ideal destination for long hikes. Hiking on the island is a relaxing activity and there is not much climbing involved. The most popular hiking route can be found at the Blue Harbor Tropical Arboretum which is located close to Coxen Hole and offers extensive jungle trails. There is also the Sandy Bay and its tropical garden where you will find a nice trail that offers spectacular views of Anthony’s Key Resort. If you are planning to go hiking on the East End of Roatan, there are a few excellent trails worth exploring. However, it is recommended to hike with a guide since some of the trails could be marked better.
Best time for Hiking in Roatan
Thanks to the island’s pleasant climate, travelers can enjoy the scenic views and go hiking throughout the year here in Roatan. Keep in mind that some of the jungle trails are best explored outside the rainy season when there is a lot of mud.
Roatan Hiking Tour
Experiencing Roatan’s tropical nature and enjoying the island’s rolling hills can be an unforgettable experience, especially if you decide to join the Roatan Hiking Tour which is led by local professionals. Besides transportation from the cruise ship dock, this hiking tour offers a leisure jungle hike on private property. After completing the hike, travelers can enjoy West End’s public beach, restaurants, and beach bars. If you are looking for an outdoor adventure while staying on Roatan, you should definitely look no further than the Roatan Hiking Tour.
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