Category Archives: Utila

Tourist Visa and Passport Information

Getting to the Bay Islands is easy, whether you're coming by cruise ship, direct international flight, domestic flight, or ferry. You could even come by private yacht! But keep in mind that however you arrive in the Bay Islands, you will have to pass through Immigration Control if you are arriving from another country. Visa Requirements…
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Things to Do in the Bay Islands

There are so many amazing and thrilling things to do in the Bay Islands, and we're guessing you don't even realize it! Of course, everyone knows that scuba diving has always been the primary draw for tourists to the Bay Islands. You can't miss heading to Utila, where there are whale shark sightings all year-round! But…
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Flora and Fauna of the Bay Islands

The Bay Islands are known around the world for their amazing scuba diving and snorkeling. The marine life around these Bay Islands of Honduras is unparalleled in its diversity, and you’ll encounter some impressive creatures on a regular basis. But it’s not just the marine life that enchants visitors and residents alike. The flora and fauna…
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Bay Islands Currency and Money Information

The Bay Islands currency is called the Lempira. It is the national currency of Honduras, reflecting on the country's past and the Lenca people who used to live in the region centuries ago. Lempira was the Lenca leader who led the fight against Spanish conquistadores; his leadership and bravery are still recognized today as being exemplary. About the Lempira…
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A Brief History of the Bay Islands

The Bay Islands are currently owned by Honduras, but that hasn't always been the case. To better understand the culture of the area today, it's important that you at least know a brief history of the Bay Islands over the last several centuries as various groups settled in the region. Original Inhabitants of the Bay Islands…
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Where are the Bay Islands

Resting in the gorgeous Caribbean Sea, the Bay Islands are a group of islands located off the northern coast of Honduras. As the crow flies, head due south from Pensacola, Florida, straight through Cancun, Mexico, and you'll reach our stunning Bay Islands of Honduras. The islands have a long and interesting history with various populations of people…
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Eating & Drinking in Paradise

There is no excuse for you not to try the traditional Bay Islands cuisine main ingredient: seafood! Most of the times served with rice and beans cooked in homemade coconut oil, and fried plantains chips. From fancy menus to creative served “on a leaf” food, you will find it.  But the most fascinating thing about…
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Activities on the Bay Islands

Experience a one-of-a-kind cultural adventure with endless activities on the Bay Islands. Looking for excellent scuba diving? Or perhaps easy, enjoyable snorkeling? How about sailing through the jungle treetops in a zipline canopy tour? Fancy a round of golf on a championship course designed by Pete Dye? The list goes on and on! The Bay…
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