If you are a big resort sort of person, stop reading now and look at West Bay. If like my wife and I, you prefer a more laid back, authentic experience in a beautiful setting that still gives you access to the local island culture, then you've found your place. We rented a cottage for a week to do some diving at Scuba Roatan (check my review) and it was the perfect combination. Cocolobo is a 3 minute walk from the dive shop and just a little longer of a walk to the main strip where you will find your local restaurants, bars, and little shops. There was no need for a car except for the one day that we decided to explore the island. But back to Cocolobo... the owners were fantastic and extremely helpful with anything we needed, the bar was usually on a self-serve honor system, and the other guests were the sort of cool, international crowd that could be trusted to use such a system. Breakfast by the pool was delicious every single day and guests could often be found mingling and sharing stories around the bar / pool at the end of the day. My wife and I don't visit too many places twice, but I am already looking forward to going back to Roatan and Cocolobo.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Cocolobo is a new and - we think - most attractive up-market option for your stay on the gorgeous, unspoiled Caribbean island of Roatan. Cocolobo welcomes guests looking for a friendly island retreat. Whether you are a diver or just wanting to relax, you'll love our tranquil setting. Just 5 minutes walk from the dive shops, restaurants and night-life of West End, you can return to Cocolobo and hear only the sound of the sea. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Cocolobo West End
- Cocolobo Hotel West End
- Cocolobo Roatan, Honduras - West End