Attractions

Gardens in Around Tela

Lancetilla Botanical Garden & Research Center

One of the largest tropical botanical gardens in the world, the Lancetilla Botanical Garden & Research Center spans 1680 hectares and has 1200 species of plants from four continents. Well-marked trails wind thro…
National Park in Around Tela

Parque Nacional Jeannette Kawas

This national park a half-hour boat ride from Tela has several white-sand beaches, including the pretty Playa Cocalito. Offshore coral reefs make for reasonable snorkeling, and howler monkeys, boa constrictors, touc…
Wildlife Reserve in Around Tela

Refugio de Vida Punta Izopo

Rivers entering the Punta Izopo Wildlife Refuge spread out into a network of canals that channel through the tangle of mangrove forest. Monkeys, turtles and even crocodiles live here, as well as many species of bird…