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West Bay Beach

West Bay, Honduras
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Ranked #7 of 19 attractions in West Bay
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Type: Beaches
Activities: Scuba diving
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Edina, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

This is a fantastic beach. The water taxi's are fun and worth it. We liked being on the laid back beach, but the simple ability to go to West End quickly and easily. Looking forward to the next trip!

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Miami, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The beaches were flat and crystal clear. The sand was soft and cool to your feet. The only down side we found was the constant peddlers on the beach selling what they could. If your willing to say "no thank you" about a hundred times in the day, you'll be fine. But the location itself is beautiful!!

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Beautiful beach pristine water, great snorkeling and lively atmosphere. We spent a few days on Roatan and while the rest of my family were off diving I took a trip by water taxi $3 to West Bay Beach. The dive centre recommended I try The Beaches Bar. she said it was run by two local guys. I have to say... More

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Racine, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

walk right out of your hotel to the white sand beach and from there drift off to the reef. gorgeous. One set back however, is that the area is overrun with tourists and locals targeting tourists. no culture, just a scene of what it looks like when a local community wants to try and please a tourist community. its nice... More

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Parker, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Of the many places in the Caribbean I have dived/snorkeled, this is absolutely the crown jewel. I have snorkeled the West Bay twice: Once right after I ruptured an eardrum and thus could not scuba, and the next when I chose to snorkel rather than dive because the reefs are so beautiful, colorful and abundant with sea life close to... More

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Seattle, Washington
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 NEW

Absolutely beautiful white sand beach, warm crystal clear water, and fantastic snorkeling. Safe any time day and night, lots of eatery choices, Easily catch a water taxi, $3 per person, to West End for lots more eateries and some touristy shopping options. Only a 5 minute, beautiful boat ride away and many of the water taxis will hang out and... More

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 NEW

Beautiful water and swimming! Restaurants on the beach. It reminded me of Europe. Try paddleboarding while you're there!

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Norwich, Connecticut
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Its a beach with a lot of bars and people trying to sell services. It reminded me a lot of a small Aruba beach. Hardly any sand. Not a lot of place to soak up the sun.

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Maroochydore, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I have visited resorts on all continents and this is the best beach to combine beautiful scenery, excellent accommodation and some of the best snorkelling anywhere. This was my 10th visit and certainly not my last.

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Copan, Honduras
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I always go back to West Bay, the water is very clear, you can snorkel, or just swim and sit out in the sun getting a tan, always watch your stuff of course, this time I went snorkeling I saw a turtle and swam with it but had no camera :( many fish of course...beautiful sunsets! We saw some fireworks... More

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