We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
All photos (1,422)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“white sand”(104 reviews)
“fish”(178 reviews)
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...more
West Bay, Roatan, Honduras
Ways to Experience West Bay Beach
from US$30.00
More Info
from US$50.00
More Info
from US$36.00
More Info
from US$30.00
More Info
Reviews (2,885)
Filter reviews
2,266 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews cruise ship days white sand fish banana donuts water taxi bars and restaurants grand roatan clear water great snorkeling non cruise beautiful water coral reef scuba diving vendors island ships paradise
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 2,266 reviews
Reviewed today

Paul and Mary were unbelievably helpful. They went above and beyond for every need we had. Paul was extremely helpful and friendly when I missed my flight out of Roatan and he offered to help me figure out what to do. Plus, both Paul and...More

Thank Mackenzi B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The beach is very beautiful and calm. There are a lot of that you can see in the crystal clear water. It does get busy on cruise ship days but when the cruise ships are not there it was almost empty. You get to the...More

Thank ahawaii2017
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We arrived in Roatan on Allure of the Seas. We had no plans for the day and had not done any research regarding this port. I checked TripAdvisor and this beach looked good. We went to the tour operators in the Port and were told...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most beautiful beaches we've been to. This is a more quiet alternative to West End and the beach here is way better. If you love beaches this is a place to rent a place by.

Thank BeachNBreeze
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was definitely the best place to stay in Roatan. The snorkelling was absolutely amazing. Just enough activity. The sunsets were unbelievable. The length of the beach was the perfect length for those morning or evening beach walks along the ocean. It seems that each...More

Thank TRU_2_U_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best snorkeling experience of a lifetime, with deep dive options as well. Great food, gorgeous sunsets, crystal clear water with no waves!

Thank C459DVrobertc
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place to come for parasailing. Go to Bananarama beach bar. On the beach to the left is parasail ticket hut. $70 for parasail ride. The boat uses dock for Infinity Bay. My wife did this and wants to do it again the...More

Thank caddothegreat .
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a gorgeous beach, Already been in Roatan at Tabyana Beach and West Bay Beach is absolutely beautiful also. Can't wit to comeback...wait for me Roatan!!!

Thank Angie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to this beach as a part of a zip-lining package. It had plenty of chairs, we even were able to score one with shade. There were people selling little bracelets/hats/etc. if you are looking for a cheap trinket to take home. My sister...More

Thank skymiles8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Anyone visiting Roatan must visit this beautiful beach! Excellent snorkelling with gorgeous coral and fish. White sand and crystal clear water - it’s simply paradise!

Thank Cosmopolitan814914
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 41 nearby hotels
Bananarama Dive & Beach Resort
1,393 reviews
.05 km away
Las Sirenas Hotel & Condos
258 reviews
.08 km away
Paradise Beach Hotel
992 reviews
.11 km away
Mayan Princess Beach & Dive Resort
1,143 reviews
.15 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 227 nearby restaurants
LALA Gallery and Garden Cafe
342 reviews
.28 km away
Hangover Hut
342 reviews
.21 km away
JavaVine Cafe & Wine Bar
600 reviews
.27 km away
Vintage Pearl Restaurant and Wine Cellar
861 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 363 nearby attractions
Tabyana Beach
725 reviews
.13 km away
Roatan PaddleSports
204 reviews
.02 km away
Bananarama Island Activities Center
99 reviews
.06 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
August 26, 2018|
AnswerShow all 12 answers
Response from blakebecker37130 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at Banarama resort for 7 days. We arranged the shuttle through them. 25 to 30.00 each way for our family of 4. If you are going there for the day from a cruise expect the same cab fare. I believe Banarama charges... More
Yvonne F
August 4, 2018|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from David R | Reviewed this property |
I was with a medical mission team, so not part of a cruise. We simply drove to West Bay beach and snorkeled there. It should be easy enough to get a cab from the cruise ship terminal. It's a bit of a ride however, over... More
Surreal M
August 2, 2018|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Debra B | Reviewed this property |
the roads are not that bad, many have been paved recently. the beach is public and free. there are lots of restaurants. who needs a chair? bring a blowup float and carry minimal belongings (like a water purse so you can... More