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We (three guys NOR, GER, NOR) are traveling on a chartered boat from the city of Placencia in Belize to Utila Honduras on January 1st 2014. The Sailing-Boat can take up to 6 travelers and we are welcoming any company on that aprox. 24h crossing. Just drop us a pm or mail - firstname.lastname@example.org -
With best regards, Ingmar
I know questions asking for 'the best' always invite scorn, but...
I am planning on a two-month trip to the northern five countries of Central America -- meaning Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua. One thing I have yet to see is an active volcano with red hot lava flows. I realize there are dozens and dozens of volcanoes in CA -- but given the time constraint, I will have to pick just a couple.
Can y'all recommend a volcano or two that fits the above -- preferably easy to reach -- or at least not strenuous and not too time consuming to reach? Thanks!
My wife are planning a trip to Honduras, Guatemala, and Belize. We are flying into La Ceiba and taking a ferry to Utila for dive instruction. We will then be off to Guatemala for 2 weeks hanging around different hostels on the Rio Dulce and then on to Ambrigris Caye Belize for a week. I have read terrible stories about how bad La Ceiba is. I have heard the beach by the ferry is full of gang members and drug addicts just waiting for the next tourist. to rob. is this true? is Guatemala and Belize like this? I have read many posts .... not to travel at night ( which we wont) and use common sense. Any feed back would be great
as u know is it possible to change Guatemalan quetzal to Honduran lempira at border Guatemala-Honduras?
Or better somewhere else ?
Arriving San Pedro Sula airport on December 7, early afternoon. I have a week and a half, and will be spending at least a week of it on Utila. I'd appreciate any recent information on flights (schedules, prices). Are there afternoon or evening departures? I'd prefer not to spend the night in SPS - if there aren't any flights, I'll probably try to make it to La Ceiba for the evening. Are there still flights from there to Utila? What time is the ferry departure?
Also, what are rates for diving in Utila these days? I did a bunch of my advanced certifications there in 2004, but haven't been back since.
Just checked the website of the place in West End where I did stay in 2004 .. and their room price has more than doubled to 65 US$.
Is there still any budget-priced accomodation on Roatan ? Anything in the range of 20-30 US$ for a double ?
Any chance of walking around and finding a cheap place as walk-in customers, or is absolutely every room now sold by online booking ?
Looking for a hotel for one night each way: arriving on Hedman Alas from San Pedro Sula and leaving on the ferry to Utila next day. Need a convenient hotel. Any recommendations?
We arrive at San Pedro Sula on 29th dec 2013, planning to visit first Bay Islands.
Which could be the best destination to enjoy New Year´s Eve: La Ceiba, Utila, Roatan....
We appreciate any hint.
Thanks very much
My family and I (children 14 and 12) are planning a trip to Honduras in June. We fly into San Pedro Sula and go directly to La Ceiba We will probably use a private van, good contacts from another post.
We plan to attend a language school in La Ceiba for two weeks and do some snorkeling somewhere. We would appreciate any recommendations about language schools, snorkeling Utila or Roatan (we like to snorkel directly off the beach) and kayaking. We have done some research and like the following places, if anyone has suggestions, recommendations or warnings please share.
La Ceiba - Omega Jungle Lodge
Need a recommendation for a small cheap hotel on the beach in La Ceiba.
Central American Spanish School (We will stay w/a family)
Tujillo - Tranquility Bay
Utila - Sunni's Cove
Kayaking - Kayak Utila
Additional questions: about how much does it cost to travel between SPS ... more »
We are in La Ceiba right now and the Lonely Planet book is a bit off. Moskitia Hostel is closed and Banana Repulic is in a new area by the mall. Also, it is very nice and they have only been there for one month. Dorms $12 and private room for $24. Hope this helps.
Can anyone recommend good places in Roatan to snorkel directly from the beach? I am travelling with my children (one loves to snorkel and the other has yet to develop this love!) and want the option of snorkelling with one while the other plays on the beach.
Thanks for your thoughts. Have a great day.
Hello all -
Will be visiting the Copan ruins in mid-December this year. I wondered if people had places to recommend for accommodation near the ruins and also in Gracias.
My husband and I and our two children (ages 4 and 6) are travelling to Honduras in February. We fly in and out of Tegucilgalpa. During our two week stay we would like to see Copan, the Bay Islands and do some hiking, perhaps around La Ceiba. I am hoping someone has advice around a possible itinerary and travel options (we rented a car in Costa Rica, is that as easy in Honduras?) As well, I have just started researching La Moskitia. Is that even an option for us given our short stay and travelling with children?
Any advice is greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
I am planning my lone trip around central America from home with the help of past travellers and STA (although I dont seem to be asking the right questions as I am still lost).
The main destination for the end of my Trip is 3 months in Colombia then 2 around the rest of south america but FIRST im flying into Mexico to take a BAMBA tour to cosat rica.
My first question is this.
Has anyone taken a BAMBA tour and would thus reccommend it or if not another tour group??
safe, affordable and with the opportunity to meet fellow travellers is what I am after as I am going alone and might start talking to myself (more than usual ) by day 4!
SECONDLY if i do take this tour there is the choice to travel through honduras OR el salvador. Honduras costing an extra £250 ?
anyone been to both or either?? Considering I am also spending time in Belize, guatemala, nic... more »
I first want to say that I appreciate all who have taken the time to post on this forum - I have used it for my trips to Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, and now for Honduras!
The sad part of this is that I am only going for a week - my buddy only has a week off for spring break; this will be his first trip out of the country.
We will be leaving March 28th late night flight and returning April 5th.
I was hoping to do the following:
Roatan or Utilia Islands
I was thinking of flying in to Guatemala City and out of San Pedro but after some serious research a week is not enough time for all 3 places. I was also thinking of going to Copan and then one or other other for Semuc or Roatan, but again after more consideration realized that Semuc Champey is just to much travel for a short trip.
**I went to Semuc Champey in July... more »
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