Roatan is a heavenly island waiting for those wanting to enjoy the fruits of life located off the coast of Honduras. Although, the island is still part of Honduras, it’s set in the clearest Caribbean waters and just a hop, skip and a jump from Washington, D.C.
The island offers scuba diving, sun bathing, fresh seafood and Garifuna culture as well as many other experiences to give an excellent reason to get out of the politics riddled Washington, D.C. area and visit a Caribbean island.
During your time on the island of Roatan you can expect to feel on top of the world with the some of the most tranquil surroundings available on this planet. Easy access to the island is provided from Washington, D.C. to Roatan through United Airlines and you can anticipate a total airtime of around six hours and the price of a round trip ticket is a mere 500 dollars. You can expect a changeover in Houston and your flights leaving Washington, D.C. may leave from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) or Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). Keep in mind DCA is located around 26 miles from the city centre in D.C. so consider your changeover flight in Houston while purchasing your ticket. This will help eliminate an unwanted wait in Houston before you arrive in the paradise of Roatan. Flights are also available through American Airlines with a stop in Miami for about the same prices and travel time.
Garifuna culture, cooking and Punta dancing can be experienced in Roatan to add to your trip and give you more of a surreal feeling during your stay. Scuba diving is a popular activity on the island with some of the clearest waters seen in this world; as you would expect for a Caribbean island. Not to mention the marvellous barrier reef that is footsteps away from most resorts and hotels in Roatan. The people on this Island Caribbean Island predominately use the English language and US Dollar which will keep your escape from Washington free of communication barriers and the cost is so little that a quick getaway to fun in the sun will surely beat comparably priced holidays in other nearby Washington D.C. attractions.
So, if the hustle and bustle of the big city life is getting you down there are no excuses denying your secluded retreat. Roatan, Honduras has all you will need to rejuvenate your mind and return you home planning your next escape from the USA.
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