West Bay, Honduras
Gumbalimba Park is located in West Bay, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras. This beachfront park offers not only the water activities and leisure of the beach and ocean, but also diverse attractions in over 20 lovely acres. There's a treasure to be found here for everyone in the family (and who knows, maybe some pirate treasure, too)!
Gumbalimba Park features:
- Animal preserve with jump-on-your-shoulders monkeys, free-flying exotic birds and other native animals.
- Botanical gardens with over 200 colorful plant and tree species, numerous water falls and fountains, a picturesque hanging bridge over the fishing pond.
- Peaceful sandy beach with lounge chairs situated for the sunlovers or hammocks hung among the tree clusters for shadelovers. Showers and bathrooms.
- "Coxen's Cave" gift shop and pirate's cave, with artwork and history painted on the cave walls, life-size pirates, treasure, weapons and maps.
- Gecko Café poolside café serves local favorites such as hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken fingers, & chicken sandwiches.
- Freshwater pool with a kiddie pool.
- Convenient water activities cabana on the beach.
Trivia: Gumbalimba Park is named after one of the native tree species in Honduras, the Gumbalimba Tree. This tree has a bright red, peeling, smooth bark and dark green leaves. Look for cut limbs from this tree used as fence posts on Roatan. Many of them will be growing, as the Gumbalimba tree can resprout from a broken branch!
West Bay Beach
Roatan, finest and best beach for a relaxing day with the family, great area for snorkeling and kayaking, parasailing and so many more activities.On the West Bay Beach, you will also find a lot of different resorts, bar and restaurant, where you can have a drink or enjoy a nice dinner while watching the beautiful sunset.
Coxen Hole, Honduras
Aeropuerto Juan Manuel Galvez Roatan
Roatan, Airport is about 3.1 miles away from Rock Point Villas Vacation Rentals.
We offer a shuttle service to and from the airport for a cost of $20 1-4 people.
Will need your flight information to arrange it for you.
Carambola Gardens Rd, Sandy Bay, Honduras
The 100% natural 40 acres of the Carambola Botanical Gardens and their many jungle trails offer a perfect place for hiking, wildlife and scenic photography, eco tours, Professor/student tours, bird watching, nature studies, and of course, relaxation. So, "take a walk on the wild side" and watch the playful Monkey La La scurry along jungle trails as you enjoy flowering plants, orchids, medicinal plants, exotic spices, fruit and nut trees, including the very popular "Chocolate Tree" and the world famous Honduran mahogany tree.
Plan to make your way to the summit of Carambola Mountain where along the way you will see an area where nature has provided a near sheer cliff, thus protecting natural Iguana species and parrot breeding grounds historically known as "Iguana Wall".
Up on top, sit and relax on the summit deck and enjoy Roatan's most magnificent views with all the color and splendor the distant coral reef awards you...
"Be sure to bring a camera and whether you spend 30 minutes or all day - Carambola Botanical Gardens is truly an unforgettable experience!
Sandy Bay, North Side of Roatan
Monterroso’s Underwater Museum is the only underwater museum in Honduras. The adventure begins in Sandy Bay, on the side North of Roatanwhere you receive a safety talk and are separated into groups according to your swimming skills. You are then guided through the crystal clear waters, where you’ll get a cultural and historical flavor of the Bay Islands. Here, you will discover statues and artifacts underwater of the Maya era, Garifuna and Paya. In addition you will find tropical fish, flashy corals and many sea creatures such as aquatic turtles, sting rays and fish that call the Mesoamerican Reef their home. Immerse yourself with Monterroso’s Bay Islands Under water Museum to the tropical waters of Honduras and discover a historic underwater paradise that must be seen to be believed.
Corozal, Roatan Bay Island
The Blue Harbor Tropical Arboretum
A visit to Blue Harbor Tropical Arboretum should include a tour of our hydroponic farm, which is leading the way in water conservation and sustainable farming practices. We believe that hydroponic farming is the future for safer, fresher, longer-lasting produce in your kitchen. Because of our Eco-friendly focus we use no pesticides on our produce and herbs, and we are very sensitive to our use of the island’s resources making your visit a convenient and enjoyable shore excursion.
Whether you want a relaxing day exploring our botanical gardens or an active day hiking through the gorgeous tropical jungle, visit Blue Harbor Tropical Arboretum for a day of outdoor fun with your family and friends.
Plan your visit today!
W Bay Rd, Honduras
South Shore Zipline Tours
Roatan, South Shore Canopy Zip Line, Tour fast,fun and friendly for the whole family, is located on the Road to West Bay Beach.
Welcome to Gibson Bight Marina, located in the West Side of Roatan, just 5 Minutes from Famous West End Town. Great place for fishing, relaxing, diving and island relax.
Flowers Bay Rd, Gravel Bay, Honduras
Stone Castle Cameo Institute
Have you ever wondered how they do that? Well, enter Stone Castle Cameo Factory and be amazed and have those questions answered. Artisans sums it. I have always been fascinated with cameos. The skill required to make scene or face come to life as realistic as any canvas only in 3D on a delicate material. Yes not only do you get to watch these highly talented people but ask questions as well. Yes, you' re given an opportunity to purchase their cameo pieces at a very reasonable price.
West End, Roatan Bay Island
Our Recommendation for Diving is Quality Time Divers, West End Roatan.
Scuba diving and snorkeling in the Bay Islands of Honduras are among the best in the world. Surrounded by the world’s second largest barrier reef, crystal clear warm waters, and tropical weather makes Roatan the perfect vacation spot. By offering valet service to each diver, Quality Time Divers guarantees you will love and enjoy your underwater and above water adventures with a five-star experience.
Quality Time Divers is a locally owned and operated dive shop with a staff holding 27 combined years of scuba diving experience in the Bay Islands and around the world. Our local staff is able also provide exceptional local insights above and below water. We strive to show you the very best of everything our beautiful island has to offer, with rationalization at the core of our service. Our team of professional dive instructors are committed to providing the highest level of instruction in snorkeling, diving, certifying, or introductory discovery courses through PADI. We assure you that your experience will be remarkable and unforgettable. Consider a dive vacation with Quality Time Divers as your personal charter for you, your family, or dive group.