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Experience La Ceiba

Overview
Fast facts
  • An excellent hub to explore Honduras' eco-tourism destinations
  • Zip line, river raft and hike in the stunning Pico Bonito National Park nearby
  • Explore the nearby islands of Cayos Cochinos by boat
  • La Ceiba is also known for the buzzing nightlife of its 'zona viva'

The capital of eco-tourism in the area, La Ceiba started life port city on the northern coast of Honduras. Originally named after the large ceiba tree that once stood at the centre of the city, today La Ceiba has grown to become a thriving tourism destination for those who like to explore.  On the shores of the Congrejal River and just 30 minutes drive from La Ceiba, is the Pico Bonito National Park where you can enjoy a day filled with river rafting, ziplining, hiking and mountain biking. Another delightful way to soak up La Ceiba is by taking a day cruise out to Cayos Cochinos, a network of picturesque islands that boast some of the area’s most photogenic landscapes together with excellent snorkelling opportunities. The baleada is a dietary staple and one of the most common street foods in Honduras. It is made of a thick flour tortilla which is folded and filled with refried beans, quesillo or cheese and a crème fraiche. Experience Honduras like a native and pick up one of these delicious treats on your next visit!

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Travel tips

National language: Spanish

Language notes: Hola! While the local language is Spanish, English is widely spoken in resorts and tourist areas.

Voltage: 110V

Travel tips:

Canadian devices use 120 V and will work with 110 V. Many resorts have 120 V plugs.  For older devices, items using motors or heating (heated beauty tools, electric toothbrushes) and three prong plugs we recommend bringing an adaptor with voltage conversion. 

What to pack: Don’t know what to bring? Don’t worry. Click Here for our full packing list.

What to buy:

Honduran mahogany is known for its lustrous beauty and durability. Carved mahogany boxes, trunks and necklaces can also be purchased at lower prices. Honduran coffee, Lencan pottery and hand-painted wooden masks also make great souvenirs to bring back home.

Getting around:

Your local Sunwing Experiences representative will handle your airport transfers, providing you with round-trip transportation from the airport to your resort and back. To discover all the incredible things to do and see, Sunwing Experiences will take you on a range of exciting tours and excursions.

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