Welcome to Honduras!

Honduras is a vibrant country, brimming with clear turquoise waters, pristine beaches, lush jungles, breathtaking mountains, challenging rivers, and fascinating ancient ruins.

Banana Coast Cruise Port in Trujillo, Honduras

Honduras Mountains, Jungle and Ocean

In addition to Honduras travel destinations and popular attractions, the country offers opportunities for business and trade. San Pedro Sula‘s “tax free zone” allows international companies to manufacture goods at attractive rates. Located at the very center of the Americas, Honduras operates ports in San Lorenzo and Puerto Cortes, which provides a thoroughfare between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and expedites the transit of merchandise.

The Capital City of Honduras - Tegucigalpa Cathedral

The Capital City of Honduras -Tegucigalpa Cathedral

Honduras Cities

The capital of the country is the city of Tegucigalpa, the governmental hub, and features museums, ancient cathedrals, and upscale restaurants that serve a cultural diversity of typical foods. San Pedro Sula is called the “Industrial Capital” due to the number of manufacturing plants operating there. The next most popular city is La Ceiba, known to tourists as the place for Carnival, and to locals, as “la novia de Honduras” (the bride). There is a saying that many Hondurans (called “Catrachos“) take to heart: In Tegucigalpa, they plan; in San Pedro Sula, they work; and in La Ceiba, they party!

The Bay Islands

Roatan, Utila and Guanaja are the three largest of several islands known as the Bay Islands of Honduras. Located in the Western Caribbean, just off the coast of our country in Central America, these islands are each unique and very different from one another. Scuba diving is the main attraction, and English is spoken extensively.


Tela Honduras

Tela Honduras

Many tourists who visit here find it difficult to go home. The majority of Expatriates (Expats) are living in places like the Bay Islands, Copan, Trujillo, La Esperanza, Lake Yojoa, and Gracias, in addition to “off the beaten path” locations. These Expats have found a simple way of life is more attractive to them, and many seniors can stretch their retirement savings further in Honduras.

Honduras Real Estate

The Turquoise and Blue Waters of Roatan

Honduras Real Estate

When people to decide to move here, they begin looking at real estate and are pleased to find it is much lower in price than where they are currently living, such as Cananda, The United States, or Europe. In the Bay Islands, real estate in particular is some of the most inexpensive in the Caribbean.

Go Beyond the Guide Book!

Use this Honduras online guide to answer all of your questions.  We provide you with location information and tips to assist you in choosing the top Honduran hotels and restaurants to suit your needs. We have compiled information to assist your investment, financial, and real estate decisions, including a directory, encompassing all the data you require to locate a destination and travel here safely. Please help our guide stay updated by providing feedback as you travel to, and within, our country, as we do our best to keep you up to date on the latest news and events. Feel free to submit reviews and pictures – this is a community endeavor.


Honduras.com has been operating online since 1996. Our goal has been to educate the world about the unique opportunities available for tourism, business, and personal growth within Honduras. Honduras.com is run by volunteer authors, and thanks to our internet visitors, has been promoting interest in our country for 18 years. We welcome you to participate in building the most complete resource for the country of Honduras by contacting us at webmaster @ honduras.com. Go Beyond the Guide Book!® with Honduras.com

Official Name: Republic of Honduras
Capital: Tegucigalpa
Currency: Honduran Lempira
Government: Constitutional Republic
President: Juan Orlando Hernández (2014-2018)

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