Located in Central America, this alluring vacation destination that borders the
Caribbean Sea on the north coast and the Pacific Ocean on the south coast, offers
a multitude of delights. With a climate that varies from tropical in the lowlands
and temperate in the mountains, a Honduran vacation caters to the preferences of
any traveler. Honduras hosts a vast array of plants and animal species and provides
abundant opportunities for exploration as it features rain forests, cloud forests,
mangroves, savannas, mountain ranges, as well as the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System.
Noted for its rich, multi-ethnic history as well as its artists, musicians, and
a cuisine that features an extensive use of coconut, your dining, shopping and exploration
of this beautiful country will leave you with a lasting memory.
La Ceiba Named after the giant ceiba trees that grow on the shore,
La Ceiba is Honduras' capital of Ecotourism because of its beautiful rain forest.
Roatan Known as the best-kept secret in the Caribbean, Roatan
is home to beautiful beaches, charming hotels, and world class diving.
Language spoken in Honduras Spanish and English Currency and exchange used in Honduras
The Lempira is the local currency, although US dollars is recommended. Canadian
dollars is not accepted. Voltage in Honduras
110V (same as Canada and US) Vacation packing checklist Click
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While on vacation in Honduras
Sunwing suggests the recommendations below while traveling on vacation to Honduras
to ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable holiday.
Resort Check-in Information
Please have your Sunwing hotel voucher ready for check-in at the hotel's reception.
Based upon your arrival and check-in time, it is possible that your room may not
be ready. Pack your bathing suit, shorts and sunscreen in your carry-on so that
you can enjoy the facilities until your room is available.
Our welcome briefing provides valuable information on Honduras, your hotel services,
money exchange, shopping, and excursions. We will also inform you about the departure
procedure and answer any questions you may have. Make sure to attend yours.
Help in Destination
Your friendly Sunwing destination representative is available in Honduras should
you require assistance. Please check the Sunwing Vacations information boards or
binders located in your hotel for a schedule of when your Sunwing destination representative
It is recommended that you drink bottled water while in Honduras. Most hotels offer
bottled water in your hotel room and can also be purchased in the hotel's shop and
in grocery stores. The ice and drinking water served in the hotels are generally
made from purified water.
Long Distance Calls
Long distance telephone charges in Honduras can be quite expensive. It is recommended
to make a collect call or use your calling card. Service charges may apply when
calling from your hotel room.
Safety Deposit Boxes
Please use your safety deposit box for all your valuables, cash and travel documents.
Some hotels in Honduras provide safety deposit boxes free of charge while others
may require a nominal fee. You will be required to pay a penalty fee if you lose
Traveling to foreign destinations can be very exhilarating. Tourists must be aware
that potential problems and risks to your personal safety could exist anywhere.
Please use the same personal safety precautions and common sense on your vacation
that you would at home e.g. apply sunscreen frequently, do not swim alone and do
not display cash. Avoid venturing out alone and beware of dark or isolated areas.
Taxes and Tipping
Generally, taxes are automatically added to purchases. The tipping percentage is
similar to that at home. If you receive good service, please express your gratitude
and offer a tip.
Your Flight Home
Please check the Sunwing Vacations information boards or binders located in your
hotel to reconfirm your flight from Honduras and its departure time. As a friendly
reminder, make sure that you have packed your flight documents, medication, or any
articles that you must have with you at all times in your carry-on luggage. Seat
selection is on a first come, first serve basis at the airport, unless previously
booked and paid for prior to your departure.
Documentation needed to visit Honduras Canadian Citizens must carry a valid Canadian Passport Canadian Citizens please click here Non-Canadian citizens please contact the Honduras consulate
or embassy prior to booking or contact Sunwing for further assistance.
Honduras' national bird is the Scarlet Moscow.
The Honduran flag contains 2 blue stripes and 1 white stripe. The white stripe is
between the two blue stripes. The white stripe has 5 blue stars across it. The stars
represent the 5 states of the Central American Union, while the middle star represents
Honduras which is located in the middle of the Union.
The national sport of Honduras is Soccer.
Honduras got the nickname the Banana Republic because one of its main imports is