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Experience Roatan

Roatan overview
Fast facts
  • Tranquil beaches lapped by crystalline waters
  • Home to the world's second-largest coral reef
  • Excellent dive sites with shipwrecks, coral formations and caves
  • Unspoiled destination where visitors can get in touch with nature

Blue skies, wonderful turquoise waters and brilliant sunshine welcome tourists to Roatan, an island with various beaches, adored for their tranquility, and crystal-clear waters. The island is surrounded by the world's second-largest coral reef offering great scuba diving and snorkelling. Many resorts offer dive packages, such as wreck diving, brain coral, night cave diving, and outstanding shore diving. Roatan offers a laid-back atmosphere, ideal for travellers who want to relax and admire nature. A visit to the island would not be complete without a taste of sopa de caracol (conch soup), one of the most representative dishes of Honduran cuisine. The conch cooks in creamy coconut milk and its own broth, with spices, yuca (cassava), cilantro, and green bananas known as guineo verde.

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Travel tips

National language: Spanish

Currency: HNL (Honduran Lempira). We recommend travellers bring USD (United States Dollar) for their vacation.

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 a full checklist to print and refer to when packing for your all-inclusive vacation in Roatan.

What to buy:

Jade is a mineral that was a strong part of the Mayan culture and lives on today. You can find many pieces such as bracelets, pendants, necklaces and rings that are made of this precious stone. Another popular pick are hammocks, which you can get custom-made and make for a perfect lounger.

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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Sunwing makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information contained herein and cannot be held responsible for changes, errors or omissions. Please note that all pricing listed is subject to change with or without notice.

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