The Bay Islands are a destination for many Scuba enthusiasts. There are many resorts that cater specifically to the scuba dive vacationer. These resorts are usually offer all inclusive packages for accommodation, food, and diving. Meals tend to be buffet style and served according to the dive boat schedule.
Roatan Resorts Roatan is the largest and most populated of the Bay Islands. The only international airport for the islands is located here, and services direct flights on weekends from Houston with United, and Atlanta with Delta, most of the year. Taca and American occasionally fly in from Miami during the high season, but each [...]
Guanaja island is mountainous with very few roads. Therefore boats are the preferred method of transportation. Several small settlements exist around the island with the largest being Bonacca, a cay off the south shore and the first settlement in the area. A pristine reef surrounds the island and many new resorts are have popped up in addition to a few old favorites. The friendly locals welcome you to their small cay town of Bonacca. Although there are not many hotels on the cay, it should be a stop, or day trip, on your tour around this magnificent island.
Cayos Cochinos, or the Hog Islands, are the closest to the mainland of Honduras, yet the most difficult to get to. Lacking an airstrip, the small group of islands are only accessible by boat. There is one resort on the larger of the two main islands. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by your amazing staff and check into your rooms on the hillside. If you are looking for a beautiful scenery, a quiet nature, and unspoiled diving, then this is the place you want to be. Across the way are the other islands in the small archipelago, including the must visit Chachahuate – a small, Garifuna, fisherman village serving fresh fish daily.
Utila is the second most populated island in the Bay Islands. The majority of the 12 Scuba Dive Shops cater to the international backpackers who flock to the small island in search of inexpensive scuba lessons and certifications. There are, however, several all inclusive scuba diving resorts to choose from that rival Roatan.