Visited by thousands of tourists each week, Roatan has become a popular cruise destination in the Caribbean. Its white-sand beaches with deep blue waters are spectacular, there are plenty of excursions and attractions to enjoy, and many cruise tour packages for visiting the island are available. To help you decide where to go and what to do once you get to Roatan, we’ve decided to share this useful local guide to visiting this Caribbean paradise.
What to do in Roatan on Land
Besides being home to some of the best beaches in the world and offering a vast array of water activities, there is plenty to do on land. Thanks to its hilly terrain and jungle forests, canopy zip-lining tours are extremely popular. It’s best to book excursions like Canopy Zipline Tour and Roatan Beach Excursion in advance. The good news is that the excursion includes transfer from and back to the cruise ship port. You will also have time to explore famous West End Village and Half Moon Bay Beach with its crystal waters and white sand.
Half Moon Beach Excursions
Considered as a perfect place for snorkeling and relaxing, Half Moon Bay beach offers amazing snorkeling which includes exotic fish, as well as sea stars and other coral life. This is a great beach for beginner snorkelers, while professionals can visit greater depths and see many turtles with a short boat ride. If snorkeling is your thing try the Roatan Snorkeling & West End Excursion.
West End Excursions
No visit to Roatan is complete without checking out West End. This local town is home to some of the best restaurants on the island and boasts dozens of cute shops where you can purchase a souvenir or two to bring back home. The sunsets here are also amazing. All you need to do is find a bar, order a refreshing drink, and enjoy magnificent sunset views. Check out the complete list of our West End Excursions if West End is for you!
West Bay Beach Excursions
Roatan’s West Bay Beach is one of the main attractions on the island. The beach here is famed for its tranquil waters and attracts hundreds of tourists every day. There are also many excursions and guided tours to take advantage in West Bay including West Bay Beach Snorkeling Excursion and Roatan Wildlife & West Bay Beach Excursion.
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