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Barbara made us feel right at home!

We had a group of 25 people with us and she accommodated us so we could all go together on our... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
_bryandkath
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Vancouver, Washington
Highly Recommend the Pontoon Snorkel!

If you want a cruise ship excusion away from the crowds over a pristine reef, this is the excusion... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2018
Scooteepuff
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Houston, Texas
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Just minutes away from both cruise ship terminals. Upachaya offers small, personal tours. Our experienced snorkel guides will show you the hidden wonders of our fabulous reef system and for those on kayaks and paddleboards you will also experience...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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| Man O' War Harbor, Roatan, Honduras
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+504 3309-7615
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Reviewed May 2, 2018

We had a group of 25 people with us and she accommodated us so we could all go together on our snorkeling trip (some in the pontoons and some in kayaks). The snorkeling was amazing and we were the only people off her beach in...More

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Barbara W, Owner at Upachaya, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2018

Kathleen, thank you for choosing to join us here at Upachaya. We enjoyed having your group with us for the day. It's always an extra special day for me when my guests enjoy hearing about my gardens as much as I like talking about them....More

Reviewed April 12, 2018

If you want a cruise ship excusion away from the crowds over a pristine reef, this is the excusion to choose. The directions to meet the driver outside the port entrance were very easy to follow. The ride to the property was a short distance...More

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Reviewed April 3, 2018

We were met at the port by their driver. She was very friendly and professional (sorry I forgot your name). She took us to Upachaya. Upon arrival we were suited up and led to our kayaks. Our guide did a great job on our snorkeling...More

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Barbara W, Owner at Upachaya, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Eric, thank you for your review and for visiting us here at Upachaya. We appreciate your comments, and happy to hear you had a great time. Please come back in the future should you find your way back to the island. Warm Regards, Barb

Reviewed March 11, 2018

What an unbelievable experience! After a short walk out of the cruise terminal we promptly found our driver with the easy to follow directions that were emailed to us upon booking. We then took a short drive, in which we were thoroughly educated about the...More

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Barbara W, Owner at Upachaya, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2018

Thanks for spending time with us and for posting your review. We very much enjoyed your visit and would welcome you coming back for that longer stay. Come in season and you'll get lots of additional fresh fruits from the trees: coconuts, mangoes, cashew nuts,...More

Reviewed February 27, 2018

We had a group of 8 from a cruise ship and wanted a smaller trip to experience snorkeling the reef. This fit the bill perfectly! Barbara was so quick to respond to emails and so flexible as our group number changed and even what they...More

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Barbara W, Owner at Upachaya, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2018

Thank you for this review. We certainly enjoyed having your group join us here at Upachaya. You were all such a delight to share what we do here. I love sharing information about my gardens, and your group was so accommodating to allow me to...More

Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

We visited Upachaya as a side excursion on our cruise. Our travel to Barbara's place made us a little uneasy. The area out of town is a 'little' unkept...but when we got there it was just lovely!! The grounds and plants were beautiful. Barbara, the...More

Thank sarah b
Barbara W, Owner at Upachaya, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2018

Sarah, thank you for choosing Upachaya to be your very first snorkeling experience. Yes, the drive to Upachaya can be a bit unsettling, particularly for people that may not have experienced 3rd world countries previously, but as you stated, once you get past the unkept...More

Reviewed January 13, 2018

No response via email or telephone from Upachaya since 9 Jan 2018. Are they still in business? Pelican

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Upachaya, Owner at Upachaya, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

I'm here. Which phone number are you using? I haven't received any emails I haven't responded to.

Reviewed November 26, 2017

We booked this tour with friends for the 21st of Nov, 2017 as an independent excursion off of our cruise ship. We were given specific directions on how to find their driver upon arrival and we met up with Sam without problem. He took us...More

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Reviewed November 14, 2017

We booked this as an independent tour off our cruise. We had a group of 5, 3 adults and 2 teens. The instructions on where to meet the driver were perfect. We easily found our driver and were driven to the resort with another group...More

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Upachaya, Owner at Upachaya, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2017

Thank you for your review. We sure appreciated having you and your family here to share Upachaya and this magnificent reef that surrounds our island. I have great staff and they take great pride in providing a memorable experience for our guests. I'm glad to...More

Reviewed November 1, 2017

I am late in writing my review. We experienced Upachaya Eco Lodge in January 2015. We were on a cruise ship, and booked this separately. We were emailed clear directions where to meet our driver, and in a comfortable vehicle were transported to Upachaya Eco...More

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Snoww W
April 14, 2018|
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Response from Barbara W | Property representative |
I am so sorry, I just now received this question. Please visit our website at Upachaya and that is where you can book a tour with us. We would welcome having you join us.
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brenleelewis
March 12, 2018|
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Response from Barbara W | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. We would welcome having you join us for our snorkel excursion here at Upachaya. The tour is $78.00 per person and includes R/T transportation from your hotel, all snorkel equipment, lunch with... More
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andrea a
November 29, 2017|
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Response from sailnsun | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is plenty of time to meet your driver. You walk equivalent to 2 blocks (approx.) through the market area past all the stores, and there are vehicles parked along a roadside. They have a nice air conditioned van or... More
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