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Roatan is world renowned for its incredible marine world. Firstly, the temperature is perfect, ranging from 77 to 86 degrees with visibility ranges up to 110 feet. Roatan's position off of Honduras has given it the ability to provide a safe sanctuary for a thriving coral reef. Its location also mixes shallow and very deep water areas. Overall, Roatan has the recipe for a beautiful sea-forest of life. In fact, the grand majority of Caribbean marine life can be found in the waters near Roatan; it is said up to 96% of species exist happily here.
Because of the ideal waters, scuba diving of course, is equally popular. There are many tour companies who offer rentals and excursions for snorkeling and scuba diving. Many of them work right out of the hotels. The following are the top places to rent, get lessons, and do a tour with for underwater adventures:
If scuba diving and snorkeling are not your favorite activities, ask these same companies about horseback riding options. Otherwise, you will without a doubt enjoy your time strolling the gorgeous beaches and playing in the clear waters of Roatan! Also check out
Sundowners in West End also offers Paddle Boarding and sailing classes. They also offer fishing trips, great food, and drinks.
The Glass Bottom boat can take you on a tour of the underwater world. There is one in West End, off Coconut Tree Diver's dock and another in West Bay in front of Fosters.
Roatan now offers Parasailing as an added activity for its guests.
The Black Pearl Golf Course is yet another activity in Roatan.
There are also numerous Zip Line Tours