Top things to do

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 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 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 Cafe in Copán Ruinas

Café San Rafael

This smart cafe serves organic coffee grown at the finca (ranch) of the same name, though it's most famous locally for the various cheeses produced here (platters L120 to L500). Breakfasts (L180) are a filling splur…
Top Choice Honduran in Comayagua

Ricardo's

Right on the Parque Central, this classy restaurant offers the best view in town from its terrace tables and its myriad atmospheric dining rooms bursting with curios and character. It's quite pricey, but the set lun…
Cafe in Comayagua

Cafe Tío Juan

This cute and friendly coffee joint on the main plaza offers you good coffee, inspirational wall quotes and delicious slices of banana bread. There are also a few tables on the street outside – perfect for people-wa…
International in Lago de Yojoa

D&D Brewery

Besides offering craft beers brewed right on the premises, this restaurant also offers excellent food – try the blueberry pancakes, the burgers and the sumptuous chicken enchiladas. The local coffee is also fabulous…
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 site, a Unesco World Heritage Site. During the Classic period (AD 250–900), the city a…
National Park in Western Honduras

Parque Nacional Montaña de Celaque

Parque Nacional Celaque is one of Honduras’ most impressive national parks and boasts El Cerro de las Minas, the country’s highest peak (2849m), which is covered in lush forest. The park contains the headwaters of s…
Seafood in Lago de Yojoa

Restaurante El Estoraque

On the main road 3km before you enter Peña Blanca from La Guama, this locally famous place does superb fish, caught fresh every morning from the lake. Simply choose how you'd like it cooked and it'll be prepared to …