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Honduras - One week, two week itineraries

Honduras location

Central America

Located

Land borders

El Salvador

Guatemala

Nicaragua

Honduras at a glance

Lempira (HNL)

Currency

Spanish

Language

Average (3 of 5)

Level of costs

Shrinking (2 of 5)

Tourism trend change

Relative safe (50 / 100)

Safety index

Underdeveloped (62 / 100)

Human development index

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Things to do

I spent 2.5 weeks in Honduras a year ago and was lucky enough to help with building a home for an underprivileged family on a volunteering project. When I wasn’t flexing my muscles on the building site however, I had the opportunity to visit some of the most beautiful and intriguing places in Honduras.

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We ticked off those 10 things to do in Honduras in 1 month of travels. In chronological order, the towns and cities we visited were: ...

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It’s good to remember Honduras is the only country to touch the borders of four other countries in Central America. Also, it’s worth noting that the Copan Ruins are the biggest attractions out of all the things to do in Honduras that I will list below. ...

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see Honduras from above

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Honduras is a central American country sharing borders with El Salvador, Nicaragua (visit Nicaragua itineraries) and Guatemala. The country is popular for its natural sightseeing. It has the second largest coral reef in the entire world. The country is a great mixture of historical importance, natural sites and modern infrastructure.

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Eat & drink

Street Food – There’s tons of yummy, cheap street food in the West End too, so indulge! Don’t be scared by the BBQ’s on the side of the road, their turn around is high, so you’re safe to go. For only $5 you could have a huge plate of meat, rice, beans and ..

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Rice and beans, beans and rice with a side dish of refried beans and soured cream with EVERYTHING. ...

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One of the many interesting things about Honduras and it’s cuisine is that many of the dishes are influenced by the countries natural resources. ...

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Worth to visit

While you might be put off by the insulting and generic press about Honduran life, you’ll find a trip here allows you to experience: ...

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General

. and the North Pacific Ocean, Honduras, a Central American country, offers the perfect tropical backdrop for your next vacation. If you’re looking for somewhere to go with kids, you don’t want to miss out on a trip to this Caribbean jewel . Famed for its golden beaches, stretching blue waters, unbeatable snorkeling, ...

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10 Reasons to visit with Your Kids

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If you are more of a book person and would rather carry a physical guide with you while backpacking Honduras, we recommend Lonely Planet Central America on a Shoestring. Remember though, don’t follow it step by step, use it as a guide instead.

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The Garifuna gave us the Punta dance, the Mayans gave us magnificent architecture, and the Miskito gave us entrancing folktales passed down orally through generations. ...

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The weather in Copan is often sunny, hot and humid, so bring plenty of water and maybe some snacks with you to the site. If you don’t like the heat, plan on going early in the morning. ...

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Accommodation

Guanaja is one of the three islands that makes up the Bay Islands Department, and is the most north-easterly of the islands. It is the least touristy of the islands and the most laid back and chilled. There is only one road which connects the two villages Savannah Bight on the south side and ..

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Best Places to Stay on Guanaja

2 thoughts on “Where to Stay in Guanaja, Honduras”

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Follow the boardwalk at the end of the beach to this West Bay landmark. Sit upstairs with views over the water. Nightly visits by resident moray eels is a treat for the kids. ...

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In addition to admiring the ruins, a visit to Copan archaeological site is rewarded with watching a flock of beautiful scarlet macaws, that are fed and taken care of in the area. Apparently at least part of the macaws in Copan are descendants of two macaws that the government of Honduras donated to the park, with a ...

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street stalls

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Where to eat: No visit to Gracias is complete without a visit to Rinconcito Graciano, a cute little restaurant with a gregarious owner named Lizeth. She is passionate about using only fresh, organic ingredients and everything is cooked from scratch, “like home.” You drink fresh tamarind juice from a vessel resembling ...

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