It's no wonder Roatan is becoming increasingly popular as a stop for cruise ships. The pristine white sandy beaches, colorful coral reefs, and lush tropical foliage have made this a day-tripper's paradise. Because of its remote location, Roatan has maintained a laid-back, small-scale island atmosphere while offering all the services and amenities for an ideal Caribbean vacation.
You will be greeted with a warm welcome outside your Roatan ship terminal where your journey begins through small towns, fishing villages, past shipwrecks, local schools, hospitals, churches, local points of interest, groceries, and souvenir shops. Your first stop will be Central Park in the town of Coxen Hole where you can explore the old town, chat with locals, and taste the local cuisine.
You will then continue on to French Harbor to enjoy the quaint shops and buildings, and make use of the restroom facilities if necessary. If you enjoy wildlife and meeting native island creatures, for an additional $10.00 USD you can experience the opportunity to hold, pet, feed, and film monkeys, sloths, and various birds at the Wildlife Sanctuary Park.
Next, you will head to West End Village, home of the Chocolate Factory, where you will see the facility, sample some chocolate, and make a purchase to enjoy with family and friends. If time allows, you may stroll through the Village for more shopping, photo, and dining opportunities. For rum lovers, it is time to see the Rum Factory on the way to West Bay Village where you will enjoy free samples of rum and rum cakes made uniquely here on the Island.
Lastly, you will set off for West End Buccaneer to enjoy the fun with family and friends on a pristine sandy beach, where beach chairs, bathrooms, a changing room, free WI-FI, a free welcome drink (fruit punch or soft drink), and a freshwater shower are all included. Umbrellas are also available for an additional $5.00 USD charge. Watersports are also available for an additional cost, you can find parasailing, paddle boarding SUP, SCUBA diving, jet skis, and many more! Prices and reservations are available onsite when you arrive at the beach. You will be able to enjoy this paradise for approximately 2 hours.
With stops of 30-45 minutes at each venue, you will have enough time to experience the local flavor and comfortably enjoy the highlights of the island. With a maximum of only 15 guests, this excursion will provide an opportunity to enjoy the sites without the crowd. Upon conclusion of your adventure, you will be returned to your Roatan cruise terminal where you can board your ship or continue exploring at your own expense. Come and enjoy the island vibe and culture on this Roatan adventure!
Experience a taste of Roatan on this unique sightseeing and beach excursion, while riding in the comfort of a single decked air-conditioned bus. Enjoy going around the island where you will hop off at the sites, then hop back on before relaxing at Tabyana Beach!