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Address: West Bay, Honduras
Activities: Scuba diving
Description: West Bay is what many consider the picture-perfect Caribbean destination...
West Bay is what many consider the picture-perfect Caribbean destination: white sand, clear, calm waters and full service resorts. The variety of water activities include scuba diving, fishing charters, snorkeling and parasailing. Scuba diving and other outfitters leave directly from the beach so starting your water-based activities is easy and convenient.
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Roatan Shore Excursion: Snorkeling Tour

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Multiple places to swim on this gorgeous white sand beach.

Many places to eat, swim, snorkel, scuba dive, shop and act like a tourist on the beautiful West Bay beach. All beach vendors are courteous and all you need to do is be polite... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
Annette K
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Angola, Indiana
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Angola, Indiana
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

Many places to eat, swim, snorkel, scuba dive, shop and act like a tourist on the beautiful West Bay beach. All beach vendors are courteous and all you need to do is be polite and say no thank you, no one is harassed on Roatan. If you wish to sit in front of one of the hotels or resorts you... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

There are not so many beaches at Roatan and this is probably the biggest and safest. Also snorkeling is very good.

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34 reviews 34 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

We stayed at the West End and to get to West Bay we took a water taxi ride ($3-$5) to West Bay. The great snorkeling is at the end by the sea wall. Fishes are abundant. There are corals but the better ones are the ones that are few miles offshore. Bt for kids and beginners, this is a real... More 

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Daytona Beach, FL
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85 reviews 85 reviews
19 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

Calm clear water-beautiful beachxand sand. Lots of water activities or just sun bathing. Many bars front on the beach

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Aurora, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

West Bay is a very beautiful beach --- that can get incredibly crowded when the cruise ships are in (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays in 2015). If you walk to the end where the Grand Roatan is located, you can wade in and snorkel the reef and see an enormous number and variety of fish. If you walk to the other end,... More 

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Hampton, Virginia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
55 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

If you like crowds, especially when the cruiselines are docked, then this is the beach for you! I found this to be way overcrowded and if you like snorkeling, there are better places. The swimming areas are roped in to keep people from getting in the boat lanes which prevents you from getting out to the actual reef. Take the... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I can see how this beach is one the top locations in the world. we stayed at infinity bay and the snorkel experience is amazing!!!

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London, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Great vibe on West Bay beach, can lay back and relax if you want, or go snorkeling, or get great food at a variety of different restaurants, there is as little or as much as you'd like to do

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This beach is a couple miles from the port, white sands beach and crystal blue water, what's not to love?! The Infinity Bay Spa & Beach Resort fixed us great tropical drinks (Monkey Lau Laus) from their bar right on the beach.

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Calgary, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

We've been here three times now, twice at Easter and once a few weeks after. It's great because if you stay in a hotel or apartment on the beach you can pretty much walk barefoot the whole time, everything you need is right here. Easter week things get a bit crazy (and over priced) so if you are able to... More 

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