The largest of the Honduran Bay Islands, Roatan is a favorite spot for scuba diving and snorkeling. Admire the natural beauty of this island from Fantasy Island Resort
, where we will be spending one night. Here, you will have your choice of a range of activities. Swim with dolphins, dive into the second largest reef in the world, or simply relax on the beach.
Optional Excursions and Activities
*Optional sightseeing tours are at an additional cost unless otherwise specified.
Roatan Island Tour
Our next island stop is Roatan, the largest island of the Bay Islands of Honduras. Roatan and the other Bay Islands are located near the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, the second largest reef, after Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. On this tour you will get to explore the island, whose history includes natives with links to the Mayans, visits from Christopher Columbus on his fourth voyage, and buccaneers hiding from capture. You will visit the Roatan Museum at the Roatan Institute of Marine Sciences, where you will learn more about this paradise. You will also visit an iguana farm, where you will get the chance to get up close and personal with these awesome lizards.
On this excursion you will have the opportunity to hop into the water and swim with dolphins. Your guide will teach you all about these animals, from their behavior to their habitat. You will leave this excursion with memories for a lifetime. Bring a towel, swim suit, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, and suitable clothes for sun protection. A minimum of 5 passengers is required to operate this excursion. Transportation is exclusive to BSSA guests.
Roatan’s Parks and Gardens
Get ready to experience all of the natural beauty of Roatan with this tour of Gumbalimba Park. Named after one of the native trees of Roatan, Gumbalimba is home to jump-on-your-shoulders monkeys, free-flying exotic birds, and other native animals. You will also visit the botanical garden, with over 200 colorful plant and tree
species, numerous waterfalls and fountains, and a picturesque hanging bridge over the fishing pond. You will also have the opportunity to visit the Butterfly Garden and see these beautiful insects up close and person.