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The Bay Islands

The heavenly Bay Islands once served refuge to pirates and buccaneers who eagerly sought out the passing by of Spanish galleons heavily laden with treasure.

This remarkable archipelago comprises of three main islands, Roatan, Guanaja, Utila and five smaller ones that lie some thirty miles off the Caribbean coast.

Now more a treasure trove for snorkellers and divers, the Bay Islands provide rich findings within the tip of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, the second-longest reef system in the world.

Exterior Front View, Palmetto Bay Plantation, Roatan Island, Honduras
Palmetto Bay Plantation, Roatan Island, Honduras

Palmetto Bay Plantation

The private white sandy beach directly in front of the property is a great starting point for walks along the coast. The villas are reminiscent of traditional Balinese structures and are designed to complement the resort’s commitment to sustaining the natural environment of the island in the most unobtrusive way possible. Activities available include snorkelling, scuba diving, kayaking, sailing, fishing, massages and various day tours. There is also a swimming pool. The beachfront restaurant and bar serves gourmet international and local cuisine and offers live music on weekend nights.

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Meet our experts

A passion for travel runs right through every one of our experts - meaning they're always ready with first-hand insight about their specialist countries.

John Faithfull

John was fortunate enough to be guided around the beautiful Maya site of Copan by renowned archaeologist David Sedat, who was a member of the team that unearthed three royal tombs, including that of “The Lady in Red”.

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Wow! We were blown away by the variety in Honduras, especially the crystal-clear waters and coral reefs. Thank you to John for planning all the details of this trip.

Destination: Honduras
Travel Expert: John

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