Top things to do

Top Choice International in West End

Roatán Oasis

A total revolution in the limited food scene of Roatán, the gorgeous Oasis is all about seasonal and locally sourced produce, and may be one of the few places in Honduras where you can find oysters. Come in good tim…
Top Choice Cafe in Tegucigalpa

Galeano Cafe

This very hip cafe rocks both an industrial and upcycling look, with brushed concrete fittings and salvaged wood furniture. It's an absolute lifeline though, as it does great coffee, enormous smoothies served up in …
Top Choice International in Trujillo

Carivida Club Café

It's obvious just from looking at this sleek addition to the seafront that this sophisticated beach lounge is offering something very different to the competition: low lighting, minimalist decor, contemporary wooden…
Top Choice Bar in Gracias

Kandil

Flying the flag for contemporary aesthetics in the rustic Lencan hills, Kandil is a beautifully designed place where modish decor juxtaposes with colonial-style tradition. You can sit either inside its sleek main di…
Top Choice Museum in Tegucigalpa

Museo para la Identidad Nacional

If you hit only one sight in Tegus, head here. The capital's finest museum is housed in an expertly renovated 19th-century edifice, the former Palace of Ministries. It provides a superb, comprehensive overview of th…
Top Choice Honduran in Around Copán Ruinas

Hacienda San Lucas

Set on farmland overlooking the town and archaeological site, this wonderful place has some of the best food in the region; the romance of dining by candlelight in the restored farmhouse can't really be exaggerated.…
Top Choice Aquarium in Utila

Whale Shark & Oceanic Research Center

This excellent place dedicated to whale shark research has numerous displays about the sharks' biology. The real reason to visit, however, is to join one of the regular snorkeling trips (L1000, 7:30am to noon) and t…
Top Choice Brewery in Copán Ruinas

Sol de Copán

A terrific, German-owned microbrewery in a large basement. The owner, Thomas, is friendly and highly attentive, making sure everyone's regularly topped up with pilsner or lager. Delicious German sausages are served,…
Top Choice Bar in La Ceiba

La Casa del Jaguar

This is one of Ceiba's more interesting drinking establishments, a curious, enclosed beach bar with a tree-house feel and lots of nooks, crannies and corners to get cozy in. It's famous locally for the owner's homem…
Top Choice Fort in Trujillo

Fortaleza Santa Bárbara de Trujillo

High above the waves, gazing over the Caribbean toward the European motherland, this 17th-century Spanish fortress could not have a more evocative position. Though its ruined remains are not that impressive visually…