Honduras was home to several important Mesoamerican cultures, most notably the Maya, before the Spanish invaded in the sixteenth century. The Spanish introduced Roman Catholicism and the now predominant Spanish language, along with numerous customs that have blended with the indigenous culture.Learn More
Roatan is our first ever bucket list location. Jeron had been wanting to visit the island ever since it was only known to backpackers.
Top Travel Tips
While we may not travel the same path, here are some “Know Before You Go” travel Tips:
The currency in Roatan is the Honduran Lempira. We were able to pre-order our money through our bank, it was ready in about 10 days.
The bugs on the island are extremely dense and extremely aggressive! We studied up on Roatan and found that the brand most people recommended for this regions was Sawyer Bug Spray.
The rainy season in Roatan and neighboring islands is typically October through February. And they do mean rainy.
There are a few choices as far as transportation on the island; rental car, cab, bus or motorbike.