Welcome to Tela

Tela is a run-down urban resort whose beaches are, sadly, full of trash and in many places simply unsafe even during daytime. Its town center is fairly unattractive and definitely not safe after dark, while its hotels and restaurants are mediocre and overpriced.Yet despite all that, many people pass through and even stay a night or two here to visit the fantastic Lancetilla Jardín Botánico, the largest botanical... Read More

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$168 Tours & Sightseeing

Half-Day Trip to Punta Sal from San Pedro Sula

You will be picked up from your hotel at around 6:30am and will be driven to Tela, which is located 1 hour and 20 minutes away. From there, you will take a 45-minute boat ride to Punta Sal National Park. Once you arrive, you will go on a 30-minute guided hike through the park where you see a variety of wild life. Afterwards, you will return to the boat which will take you to an open cave where you will be able to swim. Then, you will head to the headlands to observe the pelicans that have taken over the area. You will also have the opportunity to snorkel at the coral reefs if you wish. There you will be a beak at Cocolitos Beach where you can grab some lunch and enjoy some free time before making your way back to San Pero Sula.

$38 Outdoor Activities

Punta Izopo Wildlife Refuge from Tela

Starting from the coast of the Caribbean city of Tela, you will go to the jungle and the beach at the same time, passing through two Garifuna Villages until we reach to Punta Izopo National Park.When we arrive to the park we start the journey, kayaking through the maze of mangrove creeks and rivers making up the Río Plátano and the Río Hicaque Lagoon. As you penetrate the mangroves, paddling through the narrow channels, there is an incredible atmosphere as the greenery closes in around you. Here you realize how close you are to the sights and sounds of the tropics. Butterflies such as the Blue Morph abound as well as an ample variety of water birds including kingfishers and herons. We go back onto to the ranger for a visit to one of the Garifuna Villages were you can swim.

$74 Day Trips & Excursions

Punta Izopo Wildlife Refuge In Ranger 4x4 from Tela

Get on board of our Green Monster 4×4 which will bring to you an experience you will never forget. Starting from the coast of the Caribbean city of Tela, you will go to the jungle and the beach at the same time passing through two Garifuna Villages in an all terrain Ranger until we reach the Punta Izopo National Park.When you arrive to the park you start the journey, kayaking through the maze of mangrove creeks and rivers making up the Río Plátano and the Río Hicaque Lagoon. As you penetrate the mangroves paddling through the narrow channels, there is an incredible atmosphere as the greenery closes in around you and you realize how close you are to the sights and sounds of the tropics. Butterflies such as the Blue Morph abound as well as an ample variety of water birds including kingfishers and herons. We go back onto to the Ranger for a visit to one of the Garifuna Villages where you can swim and have a typical lunch by the beach.

$78 Tours & Sightseeing

Miami Motorcycle Tour in Tela

You will Experience the off road sandy terrain on a Kawasaki KLR 650, Honda XR 600 R, Yamaha XT 250 or even in a Yamaha XT 125 and live the moment with an adrenaline rush. Starting from the coast of the Caribbean city of Tela, you will go to the Garifuna Village of Miami by the beach, passing through two Garifuna Villages on a sandy road.When you arrive to the Garifuna Village you will have the opportunity to relax by the beach or enjoy a typical Honduran meal while visiting with the local Garifuna villagers.