How Traveling Fosters Personal Growth | Roatan Villa Rentals

When traveling to Roatan, some people just want to lay on the beach and let the world take care of itself for a while.  Some need to relax and get away from the stressful life of the modern industrialized West.   Some want to learn of and learn from a different culture, a different point of …

Health And Safety Tips When Using West Bay Vacation Rentals

Of course you’re excited about your upcoming trip to Roatan!  Our small Caribbean island off the north coast of Honduras is famed for low cost scuba diving, a warm climate and cooling African trade winds.  And although Roatan is considered a safe vacation spot, some common sense when it comes to health and safety will …

Secrets to Creating a Discount Roatan Vacation

Everyone likes a bargain, but when it comes to vacations, it sometimes seems that bargains are hard to come by.  However, by taking control of certain aspects of your vacation planning, you can put together a discount vacation on your own terms.  In this post we’ll go over some of the ways you can lower …

Finding The Perfect Roatan Vacation Rental

There has been a massive shift in the preferences of holidayers when it comes to their choice of accommodation.  Hotels aren’t necessarily the only option these days and in a country like Honduras, a Roatan vacation rental can offer some benefits that you wouldn’t find at a resort or in a hotel.  In this article …

Discover Island History While In Your Roatan Vacation Homes

While selecting the perfect Roatan vacation homes may be the focus of people traveling to Roatan today the History of the Bay Islands is an intricate mosaic composed of a wide variety of ethnic heritages over long years. This post gives a quick overview of some of the ethnicities involved in Roatan’s long history. The …

What To Pack For Your Roatan Vacation

So you’ve finally booked your Roatan vacation!  Congratulations!  You can’t be blamed if you already have visions of warm breezes, stunning sunsets and world class beaches.  Whether you’ve booked yourself a cozy bed and breakfast on the eastern coast or are searching for luxury West Bay Roatan vacation rentals, before you get there, you’ll need …

Honduran Independence Day

September is  Honduran Independence Month. The culmination of Independence  celebration is September 15th. Ever wonder how Honduras gained her independence and from whom?  The following is a brief overview of what Hondurans celebrate on the 15th of September.   It is probably hard to retain exactly how Honduras became independent because it was largely a matter …

Mangrove Tour, Roatan Honduras

If you are looking for a cool way to learn about Roatan’s eco system with a little history thrown in, then the mangrove tour is a must.  Mangroves are a collection of salt tolerant trees.  Their roots shelter many species of animals that benefit the coral reef. They also prevent erosion and protect coastal inhabitants …

A Day At L’Alizé Vacation Rental

Kayaking Roatan’s point from the South Shore My kids and their friends made this video while staying at L’Alizé. The images depict L’Alizé’s rooms and exterior but primarily features  a Kayak trip they took from the private Keyhole beach,  near L’Alizé,  to West Bay Beach.  They snorkeled and jumped from the iron shore and the …

Biting Bugs on Roatan

  Don’t let them Bug you Biting bugs give Roatan beaches a bad rap.  But with a little foreknowledge and preparation, they don’t need to ruin your vacation.  The most common pests found on the island beaches, are locally called “jejenes”. In Scotland they are called biting midges, in the USA, no-see-ums or sand flies, …