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Address: West Bay, Roatan, Honduras

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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Shore Excursion: West Bay Beach with Lunch

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One of the most beautiful beaches I have been to

We specifically chose to stay in West Bay because of the reviews of the beach, and it was even better than we imagined! The snorkeling was so amazing I didnt end up diving as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Grand Junction, CO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This used to be a beautiful beach area however it is now overcrowded due to cruise ship excursions. Very disappointed.

Thank lmullen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We specifically chose to stay in West Bay because of the reviews of the beach, and it was even better than we imagined! The snorkeling was so amazing I didnt end up diving as much as I normally would because I was able to see so much while snorkeling. The beach can get a little too busy when there are... More 

Thank ashgToronto
Joliette, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Water is cristal clear, the beach is clean and quite long. At one end the coral reef is very close to the shore and you can snorkel and see lots of nice creatures. Lots of peddlers offering massages, bracelets, sun glasses, tee shirts etc

Thank niclafortune
Leland, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a very beautiful strip of beach with some high end hotels. Fortunately or unfortunately it is geared to the cruise crowd, so when the boats come in the beaches fill us. But if you wait them out, you can get a good portion of this beach to yourself to enjoy. Snorkeling is wonderful, but you need to swim... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You can enjoy a lot at this place : nice beach, turquoise water and very nice sunsets. You can also enjoy the little boutiques nearby.

Thank Fatboylo2012
Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great snorkeling right off of the beach. Dive shop on the premises for diving. Friendly staff, good food and drinks on premises.

Thank Cprez33
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited West Bay Beach in January 2017, The beach is beautiful and the snorkeling right off the beach is amazing it is just a little too busy for what were are used to. There are up to 3 cruise ships that come in 6 days per week to Roatan ( every day but Sunday ) so between about 10... More 

Thank roshell
Winchester, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have visited West Bay Beach many times since 2013. I have gradually seen it begin to so busy on cruise ship days that it is not fun as it used to be. I travel to Roatan at least twice a year and like staying in the West Bay area. It didn't take long for me to learn to check... More 

Thank Montana8500
Hillsdale,Ontario. Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We walk to West Bay from west end yesterday . A bit of a walk and very nice along the beach.Saw some Toucans on the way and a lot of new buildings going up and some being renovated. West Bay was full of people going diving,on the glass bottom boat or like us going scuba diving at the south end.Four... More 

Thank Richardsicard1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There is great snorkling toward the south end of the bay. There are lots of Parrot fish and you can hear them scraping the rocks. It's pretty awesome!

Thank FrozenWasilla

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