Catedral de San Isidro

The city's most recognizable building, this imposing structure on the Parque Central dates from the early 20th century.

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1. Parque Swinford

0.16 MILES

Parque Swinford is a lush, tropical botanical oasis in the heart of La Ceiba, complete with a restored train carriage from the area’s railway heyday.

2. Cascada Zacate

12.17 MILES

The park’s first trail is still a favorite, with a moderately difficult three-hour hike to Cascada Zacate. You’ll hear the falls before you see them; they…

3. Bando Beach

22.05 MILES

Utila Town's privately run beach is a small strip of white sand, a few lounge chairs, some shady palms and a lively bar. You can take a dip here, but the…

4. Whale Shark & Oceanic Research Center

22.73 MILES

This center studies whale sharks and monitors the coral reef. It offers regular snorkeling trips to track down whale sharks and spear invasive lion fish…

5. Iguana Research & Breeding Station

23.14 MILES

Up the hill from the town center, this great place studies and protects the highly endangered Utila iguana (Ctenosaura bakeri), which is known locally as …