Roatan – A place to unwind

Occasionally, it feels good to relax and rejuvenate all your senses, so that when you are back to your regular life you are full of energy. Therefore, it is obvious that hectic holiday packages are definitely not the right choice for a relaxing tour.

Many people consider themselves to be a water baby and for them, the best thing about holidaying is to go snorkeling or scuba diving. Spending most of the time underwater or getting engaged in some kind of sports activities is their idea of a rejuvenating holiday.

For them, Caribbean islands offer a lot of opportunities to explore marine life. The Roatan beach is known for its less crowded beaches and fun-filled beach activities. There is something for everybody, so no matter whether you are a budget backpacker or a luxury traveler, 40 miles long Roatan beaches welcome you all.

Here are some of the activities that you can engage in, while you are in Roatan. Most of the luxury hotels or for that matter the resorts have its own private beaches, but very few can be found in the island town. Find the best Roatan resorts for you.

Engage in activities

Once you are at Roatan, you should explore the marine life to its fullest. The second largest barrier reef in the world is waiting for you with open arms. You can enjoy-

  • Scuba diving
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Charter fishing trips
  • Glass-bottom boat tours

Oakridge is located at the eastern end of Roatan. It is a popular spot for fishing. If you want to explore island wildlife through the deep mangrove tunnels, then you can take the motorized canoe tour that is available. The place is also famous for the marine inhabitant namely ‘majestic whale shark’, the largest fish in the sea.

Roatan is one such place where an amateur diver can also enjoy their day out as much as the experienced one. Coral gardens, sand flats with hidden delights, shipwreck, and many exciting things are waiting for you underwater. If you are lucky enough, then you can also get to meet the seahorses up, close, and personal, but for that, you will have to go slowly.

Not sure whether you want to dive in deep or not, then try snorkeling. The water is crystal clear and you will see fishes swimming around you. The corals and other marine life are worth taking a look.

Don’t assume that Roatan is only about underwater experience. Apart from scuba diving and snorkeling, you can also roam around the beaches to explore the city a bit more. Coxen Hole is the first place you will come across because the airstrip and the boat dock, both are located here. There is one place that boasts of dynamic culture and that is Punta Gorda. The place hasn’t changed much since the 1700s. You will find the Garifuna settlement out there.

You will be at loss if you don’t taste the Caribbean delicacies, coconut bread and the conch fritters. Enjoy your holidays at Roatan and return to your base rejuvenated.