A less-traveled yet idyllic destination, The Bay Islands are packed with white coral sand and empty beaches perfect for those looking for a private getaway. They are also a prime spot for scuba diving, snorkeling, and fishing as it’s on the edge of the second largest barrier reef in the world. The waters are quite literally teeming with sea life such as turtles, rays, sponges, coral, and even whale sharks. Visitors will also love the island’s mountains for hiking and wildlife viewing.
Honduras is home to some of the best white-water rafting in Central America. Rio Cangrejal boasts some of the most exciting and challenging rapid as it carves its way through wildlife-packed rainforests. This river offers not only an adrenaline rush, but also the beauty of Honduras’ landscapes and wildlife.
Honduras is home to some of the most extraordinary and well-preserved Maya ruins. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Copán’s large ruins will take at least half a day to visit. It is known for being one of the best-preserved Maya ruins in existence and rivals other Maya ruins in its splendor. The well-loved scarlet macaw finds its home in the thick forest surrounding these ruins.