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5-Hour Roatan Island Cultural Sightseeing Tour including West Bay Beach Resort

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  • 5-hour sightseeing tour of Roatan Island
  • Take the views from Roatan's Panorama Hill
  • Experience local life in the villages of Coxen Hole, French Harbor, Sandy Bay, and West End
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5-Hour Roatan Island Cultural Sightseeing Tour including West Bay Beach Resort
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Overview
Roatan Island is a popular destination for cruises from Honduras, but many island tours only take in the top attractions. This half-day island tour is run by local guides, so you can learn more about Roatan culture as you visit Panorama Hill, Coxen Hole, and French Harbor; spot sloths and monkeys at Victor's Monkey Business; then dive in to swim and snorkel at West Bay Beach.
What to Expect
Meet your Fun-n-Sun Guide, along with others from your ship, ONE HOUR after your ship's arrival at the dock...and begin your tour day in one of our air-conditioned tour vehicles. Your guide will share our unique landscape, local culture, as well as some Roatan/ Bay Island history. Your tour group will make several sightseeing stops along the way, allowing you to get outside of the vehicle for some outstanding photo opportunities. A stop at Roatan's Panorama Hill offers an open view of our island, villages and cruise ports. Some of the sights that we will share include: shipwrecks off the shoreline, the villages of Coxen Hole, French Harbor, Sandy Bay and West End, overlooks showing the jungles and coral reefs, etc.
Then, a bonus stop and optional free access to Victor's Monkey Business. Here, you may visit the monkeys, sloths, parrots, island deer, and other animals, if you like. Or, alternatively, do some on-site souvenir shopping for Honduran products (mahogany crafts, coffee, vanilla, etc.) If you'd rather, kick back on one of our hammocks or picnic tables surrounded by tropical trees and watch guests as they zip along on the Mayan Jungle Canopy overhead. (Unfortunately, this tour does not allow extra time for the zipline experience, please see our other VIATOR tour "Zipline, Monkey and Parrot Interaction plus Beach Resort Combo Tour in Roatan" for a tour that DOES include the zipline!) Restroom facilities are available here, too!
After a bit more sightseeing, we will stop by West Bay Beach and the Bananarama Beach Resort. This is Roatan's most beautiful white sand beach, lined with resorts, restaurants and bars. During this beach resort stop and you will be able to explore the mile-long beach, snorkel, swim and relax! You will be provided with an arm-band allowing you access to a beach chair, restroom facilities and fresh water showers at Bananarama Resort! West Bay Beach, protected by the offshore reef, is a wonderful sea grass and rock-free beach with powder-soft sand unlike any other beach on Roatan...it is groomed and maintained daily.There are many water-activities available here, and you can rent most anything: kayaks, canoes, snorkel gear, jet-skis, parasail, bananaboats, etc. Or, just relax and enjoy a cold beverage or a snack at one of the many restaurants or bars, including the tasty menu at Bananarama!
After your beach-break, we will load back up and do a bit more sightseeing on our way back to the cruise ship ports. Our Highlights tour is designed to allow for more shopping time in and around your dock upon your return.
Note that our Fun-n-Sun tour is a group excursion with others from your ship, and operates on a set itinerary. No customization is possible on this tour.  ALL FUN-N-SUN tours depart the designated assembly areas ONE HOUR after your cruise ship's scheduled arrival time on our island...no customization of departure time is available at this time.
Reviews (80)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Best tour I have ever taken!!!!

This is the best option for a tour of island. Our driver William was the best! He drove us around and showed us the sights and took us to the beach for parasailing and snorkeling. We visited the moneys and holding the sloths was the...More

Thank OhioMissy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
10/31/2018 trip

Our tour was wonderful! Victor was in touch with us all along and answered all of our questions. William was our guide and did a great job. Two of us walked up the " light house" and had a great view. We stopped at 4...More

1  Thank Carol Ann C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Really good tour

Everybody worked hard to make this tour informative and fun would definitely recommend to anyone going to Roatan .

Thank Bill B
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile
Great Tour

We enjoyed the tour, great value! We went with 8 people on a van with others. We made the walk to the van from the port, my 85 year old Uncle and 82 year old Aunt made the walk, so no need to take the...More

Thank Michelecastle
Reviewed August 27, 2018
Great tour! Well worth the money!

We went on a Private Monkey and Sloth tour and went to West Beach afterward. There were eight of us and we all enjoyed Lionel (Ritchie!). He was so friendly and made us feel like we were friends. We visited the monkey sanctuary first where...More

5  Thank luvmyboysandjesus
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HarrisD_12
September 10, 2018|
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Response from WalksWithWind | Reviewed this property |
We were able to decide if we skipped the beach or stayed. The length at the beach depending on what else we did, so if you skip the beach you should have extra time for other things.
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Gordon G
September 8, 2018|
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Response from WalksWithWind | Reviewed this property |
it is completely up to you how long you are there. You decide and customize the trip, at least that is how our trip was fashioned. Some are structured but ours was custom.
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7984abigail
August 22, 2018|
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Response from oppyland | Reviewed this property |
They use large vans/small busses, so your group will definitely be able to stay together. The roads are pretty good, and the driver didn't do anything crazy, so I think you'll be okay, but I admit I don't get carsick.
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