Útila

The island of Útila is famous for its scuba diving (and snorkeling), and is known as the cheapest place in the world to obtain your scuba diving certification. The world's second-largest barrier reef runs alongside Útila. It’s over 1000 km long and home to over 500 species of fish, 1000 manatees, and an amazing amount of dolphins. The island also has the largest local population of whale sharks, and a research center dedicated to studying them.

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Utila Travel Review – The Truth about Utila

Utila Travel Review – The Truth about Utila

UTILA has become a world wide destination that has led to a flourishing economy for many thanks to Tourism. Besides its popularity as being …

Útila Honduras

Útila Honduras

The smallest of the three major Bay Islands, Útila lies closest to the Honduran mainland …

Utila Street Guide – Town Center to Mango Inn

Utila Street Guide. Grab your Smart phone or tablet PC, and walk the streets of Utila. Town…

Utila Street Guide – Town Center to Sandy Bay – Chepes Beach

Utila Street Guide. Grab your Smart phone or tablet PC, and walk the streets of Utila. Town…

Utila Street Guide – Town Center to The Point

Utila Street Guide. Grab your Smart phone or tablet PC, and walk the streets of Utila. Town…

Utila Bay Island – Monograph by Edward S. Rose

Utila Bay Island – Monograph by Edward S. RoseUtila Island lies in a position Northeasterly-Southwesterly twenty miles N.N.W, from the port of La Ceiba on the North coast of Honduras, Central America; on the chart it is 7-1/2 miles long and two miles wide. The beaches and shoreline form the outer rim of volcanic craters around the island; (foreigners say it is of […]…

The History of the Island of Utila Honduras

The History of the Island of Utila Honduras

Columbus, on his fourth voyage on July 30, 1502, discovered the Bay Island of Guanaja. Shortly thereafter, Spain enslaved the natives on each of the Bay Islands (Guanaja, Utila and…

Utila Ferry Schedule

Utila Ferry Schedule

The Utila Princess is a ferry that travels twice a day between the port of La Ceiba and the Utila dock. It is commonly referred to as "the Utila ferry".…

Utila Honduras Map

Utila Honduras Map

Utila is the smallest of “The Bay Islands” which are found off the north coast of Honduras in the Caribbean Sea. Utila measures 11 km in length, and 4 km at its widest point. The majority of Utila is at sea level. The highest peak (at the west of the island) reaches a height of […]

Retire and Invest Offshore? Honduras should be on your ‘short list’

Retire and Invest Offshore? Honduras should be on your ‘short list’

Honduras due to the world economic issues is certainly at this point in time very much a ‘Buyer’s’ Market. Many over the past 2-3 decades considering property purchases in the Caribbean felt that their dreams of owning a piece of the Caribbean for vacations, retirement, or investment purposes were watching price points go up past […]

Utila. Live!

Utila. Live!

The Utila Live! Music Festival proved to be what the organizers had envisioned; music lovers gathering, celebrating, and enjoying their love of live music.

Requirements for Traveling to Honduras with a Pet

Requirements for Traveling to Honduras with a Pet

Arrange to have your vet produce a Health Certificate, including a current vaccine record. When traveling to Honduras with a pet, you must see your veterinarian within 10 days of leaving the country.

Travel Honduras With Ease

Travel Honduras With Ease

At times,  traveling within Honduras, as with other Central American countries,  can be frustrating.   Airlines and buses change schedules and delay trips with no prior notification and are constantly insisting everything will be happening in 5 minutes whether or not they know it will take 5 hours. This is where a travel agent In Honduras […]

Diving off the Coast of Utila in the Bay Islands of Honduras

Diving off the Coast of Utila in the Bay Islands of Honduras

Four days of diving off Utila in the Bay Islands of Honduras. We were treated to healthy coral reefs, seahorses, dolphins, squid, moray eels, and vast numbers of fish, all in calm, clear, blue waters. Utila Scuba Diving Video: Shot on a Canon S110 in 1080p HD. Dive Sites: House Reef, Coral View Black Coral […]

Utila Honduras – Videos

Utila Honduras – Videos

Love Utila The Secrets of Utila Utila Honduras Go Pro Utila Dive Center Utila – The Rock Once Upon a Time in Utila Utila Cays _ Aereal If you come to Utila – You may never leave! More about Utila

Canadian – Volunteering in Honduras “It’s a completely different lifestyle”

Canadian – Volunteering in Honduras “It’s a completely different lifestyle”

Elise Wieregna has been volunteering to teach kindergarten and grades 1 and 2 English at the Utila Methodist Community College in Utila. The 25-year-old Fenwick woman moved to the Caribbean Sea island in August, but has spent the past 12 years travelling back-and-forth with her parents. In March she will be welcoming 11 Pelham residents […]

Animal Rescue in Honduras

Animal Rescue in Honduras

In Honduras we are seeing an increase in awareness of the plight of animals, and animal rescue efforts are taking place in San Pedro Sula, Roatan and Utila.

Volunteering in Honduras: BICA’s Sea Turtle Release

Volunteering in Honduras: BICA’s Sea Turtle Release

We all gathered at the BICA Utila office to get ready, we had a box of 121 newborn hawksbill sea turtles ready to be released. The plan was this: rent a few quad bikes, distribute the people accordingly and make our way through the muddy jungle. Being me a person with a notoriously weird bad […]

Utila Apartment Finders

The friendly folks at Utila Apartment Finders (UAF), have a combined 22 years of living on the Bay Island of Utila and are here to help you with your lodging needs.

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