Catedral de La Inmaculada Concepcion

Caribbean Coast

Puerto Barrios' cathedral is probably one of the least-visited in the country.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Caribbean Coast attractions

1. El Muñecón

0.28 MILES

A statue of a dockworker; this is a favorite landmark and monument in the town.

2. Rasta Mesa

12.66 MILES

This is a friendly, informal, enthusiastic cultural center where you can drop in for classes in Garifuna cooking (Q125 per person, fish stew Q150),…

3. Los Siete Altares

15.34 MILES

About 5km (1½ hour walk) northwest of Lívingston along the shore of Bahía de Amatique is Los Siete Altares, a series of freshwater falls and pools. It's a…

4. Playa Blanca

20.33 MILES

The best beach in the area is Playa Blanca, around 12km from Lívingston, a strip of white sand with chaise longues and umbrellas, restrooms and coconut…

5. Parque Nacional Cusuco

23.53 MILES

Just 45km from San Pedro Sula, but remarkably difficult to access, Parque Nacional Cusuco is a cloud forest nestled in the impressive Merendón mountain…

6. El Castillo de San Felipe

27.22 MILES

The fortress and castle of San Felipe de Lara, El Castillo de San Felipe, about 3km west of Río Dulce town, was built in 1652 to keep pirates from looting…

7. Temash-Sarstoon National Park

28.13 MILES

The tiny Garifuna fishing community of Barranco (population 160), about an hour's drive from Punta Gorda, is the access point for Temash-Sarstoon National…

8. Clock Tower

28.88 MILES

The clocktower is a useful landmark in the center of Punta Gorda's downtown, as well as being a small cafe.