With its heavenly beaches, numerous dive sites, Mayan ruins, and resorts of all kinds, Honduras will give you your money's worth during your next holiday in the sun. Without any doubt, if you choose this destination, you will not go home disappointed!
Here is some practical information to help you plan your next vacation in Honduras.
With average temperatures ranging between 25 and 29 degrees Celsius, there is little to complain about in terms of temperature and climate in this Central American country on the Caribbean Sea.
Indeed, in summer as in winter, you never need to worry about your vacation being ruined because of the cold. The rainy season usually runs from October to December, so the best time to visit Honduras is between January and October.
The highest temperatures come in the summer, averaging between 26 and 32 degrees Celsius. The Honduran climate is tropical, which is to say hot and humid all year round.
Places to Visit
Among the most beautiful destinations to visit in Honduras are the three main islands of the department of Islas de la Bahia: Utila, Roatan, and Guanaja.
There, you will find the most beautiful dive sites in the country underwater. You will also find there a significant number of all-inclusive establishments (especially in the Roatan region, which is highly developed in terms of tourism).
Anyone looking for a dream trip to Honduras should visit the largest island of the country, Roatan. There you will discover a multitude of tourist attractions worth visiting, including many dive sites, such as Calvin's Creek, located near Oak Ridge, and La Punta, near the lively neighbourhood of West End.
As far as beaches go, Honduras is not lacking as a sunbathing destination. You only need to think of West Bay Beach, a resort next to West End, or Half Point Bay, a beach appreciated for its crystal clear waters.
The third largest Honduran island, Utila, is known for its scuba diving sites. Everywhere on the island, you can explore a diverse and colourful marine life at great prices. The southern part of the island is particularly interesting, being surrounded by the second largest barrier reef in the world, the Mesoamerican.
Cradle of cacao, Guanaja is known for its its famous chocolate plantation and its beaches of crystal clear waters, among the most beautiful in the Caribbean. A tranquil Caribbean island blessed with pine trees, it's the ideal place to bask in the sun: the antithesis of mass tourism.
If you are planning a trip to Honduras, be sure to visit the capital Tegucigalpa; Trujillo, a small popular coastal town known for the beauty of its beaches; and La Ceiba, the bustling port city famous for its wildlife, rich flora, and exhilarating nightlife.