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Top Choice Archaeological Site in Copán Ruinas

Copán Archaeological Site Ruins

One of the most important of all Maya civilizations lived, prospered, then mysteriously crumbled around the Copán archaeological ruins, a Unesco World Heritage Site. During the Classic period (AD 250–900), the city …
Top Choice Honduran in San Pedro Sula

Angeli Gardens

So the food is just OK (the Honduran plates for two or more people are your best bet) but the setting here in a lush garden at the edge of a mountain makes it a romantic getaway. Beautiful jungle trails meander from…
Top Choice International in Copán Ruinas

Cafe at La Casa de Cafe

Inspired by trips the owners have taken around the world, you'll find homemade, healthy and fresh delights here from tamales to perfectly spiced curries. The pancakes, egg dishes and smoothies at breakfast are super…
Top Choice Honduran in Around Copán Ruinas

Hacienda San Lucas

Set on farmland overlooking Copán Ruinas, this wonderful place – worth the effort to get here and the price – has some of the best food in the region. The romance of dining on a several-course meal by candlelight in…
Top Choice Pizza in Gracias

Kandil Pizza Y Cafe

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 Cafe in Copán Ruinas

Café San Rafael

This smart cafe serves organic coffee grown at its finca (ranch), though it's mostly known for its delicious cheeses (platters L150 to L700). Breakfasts (L100 to L200) are a filling splurge, while the toasted sandwi…
Top Choice Brewery in Copán Ruinas

Sol de Copán

A terrific, German-owned microbrewery in a basement pub. The owner, Thomas, is friendly and makes sure everyone's regularly topped up with pilsner or lager. Delicious German sausages are served, and there's live mus…
Top Choice Cafe in Comayagua

Cafe Tío Juan

This hip and friendly second-story coffee joint overlooking the main plaza offers you great, hot or cold organic coffee from nearby Marcala, inspirational wall quotes and delicious slices of cake or banana bread. Th…
Top Choice Textiles in La Esperanza

Artesanias Togopala

This little shop just east of Parque Central, has a huge selection of gorgeous, handwoven Lenca ponchos, shawls, scarves and more. You'll likely find one of the artists weaving on a loom when you go in. Colors range…
Museum in Copán Site

Museo de Escultura

Copán is unique in the Maya world for its sculpture and some of the finest examples are on display at this impressive museum, which is fully signed in English. Entering the museum is an experience in itself: you go …