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“Tour of Roatan Island (Honduras)” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Roatan Island

Roatan Island
Tela, Honduras
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Ranked #5 of 7 things to do in Tela
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“Tour of Roatan Island (Honduras)”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

My husband and I chose to basically wing it on this one :) we did this trip via cruise ship. When you get off the boat if you walk away from the curise ship area (mostly shopping stuff) and all of there excursion folks you walk up a hill (definatley do able) and there you will find folks looking to give you tours of all kinds. Snorkling, going to the beach, tour of town, shopping whatever you are looking for and for much less than the prices from the boat. The people are friendly and the island is beautiful. We ended up with a guy who charged us $20 for him and $30 for the driver. We gave each a $10 tip on top of it which we did not pay until the end. They took us to the beach, shopping, saw the whole island and even ate. (we asked the tour guy to join us as he was very informative). They stayed with us the whole time but gave us space so we did not feel pressured at all. They made sure if we had any questions to take care of things and drove us back to the port with plenty of time. Definately recomend it.

Visited April 2015
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“Went here on a cruise”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We stoped here on a cruise and it was really nice. Once you find a way to get away from the area controlled by the ships it's really nice. We caught a taxi and went downtown

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“legit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

Incredibly beautiful, amazing vibes, incredible quantum adjuster- just ask for vaquerro de Quantico, mind boggling adjustments! The beaches are beautiful and all you need is there.

Visited April 2015
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“Most Beautiful Country I have EVER seen”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I hoped due to their proximity with Costa Rica that Roatan would be beautiful. I was astounded to discover it was more amazing than Hawaii. The people are friendly, even those we might consider impoverished live decently, even richly if judged by their contentedness. Some live in shacks built upon a dock. They get up in the morning, take the boat at their doorstep and go out and fish. When they return home, they have dinner, they have communed with Nature, and they haven't sufferen any stress.
I arrived on a cruise ship but chose to explore the island on my own rather than pay for a tour of mediocrity. Great decision. I spoke to numerous vendors, residents, and even some ex-pats who moved here just because it is so relaxed. Currently they have a growing population of foreigners who are investing in the islands. The language is English and I couldn't believe how absolutely gorgeous the entire Island was.

Visited October 2014
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Saint John, Canada
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“Day at the beach”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The cruise terminal was very nice and clean and people were not agressive in their sales, which made it much nicer to be there. Beach and water were kinda dirty and littered but still a good day

Visited April 2014
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