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Active vacation in Honduras - things to do, entertainment and nightlife

Church in Santa Rosa de Copan In Honduras, you can have a great time enjoying active leisure. Here you can do all kinds of water entertainment, the country offers a variety of options in this regard. If you are vacationing in any seaside town, you can be sure that such entertainment as diving, kayaking, all types of surfing, cruises on the scenic water surface will always be available. Lost treasures are waiting for divers on the seabed - there are no better words to describe such a fantastic beauty that opens to the eye. Looking down on the watery surface, one may be surprised that the water seems to be like a mirror - that's how clear and transparent it is. And therefore positive impressions are guaranteed.
Honduran national cuisine will certainly be appreciated by fans of Spanish and Indian cuisines, with which it has striking similarities. Local diet is …
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Besides that, you can try the traditional Honduran activity - fishing. Here you'll be taught to fish properly and shown prime fishing spots. Fans of extreme recreational activities will appreciate local diving centers, which offer diving with sharks. It must be said that all visitors are pre-instructed, and the diving is accompanied by the experienced instructor. Despite the seeming danger, actually, this activity does not post any danger (of course, if you follow the rules and listen to your instructor).
Honduras is also famous for its beautiful beaches including Blue Island Divers on Sandy Bay, Little French Key and Maya Key on Roatan Island, as well as West Bay Beach in the city of the same name. Crystal-clear water, yellow sand, a sense of serenity enveloping the whole body - this is what awaits visitors on any of the beaches, and those that are not listed. On any beach, you can rent all the necessary equipment or a boat for a certain activity. And, of course, take a sun bath and swim, because there are few places in the world where this type of pastime feels like paradise, and Honduran beaches are among them. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Local culture is very distinctive and authentic, despite the fact that once its formation was strongly influenced by the culture of Spain. Local …
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There are interesting tours throughout the country, thanks to which you can learn a lot of new information about Honduras, visit its grottoes and caves. Excursions of this kind are mostly held on Roatan Island but not limited to it. It is also worth noting that the best forms of transport for exploring attractions are cars or buses. However, for this purpose, you can also rent a bike or motorcycle, though the country's roads are not really suitable for them.
Those wishing to increase the adrenaline level to above-average will find a lot of entertainment like parachuting, skydiving, parasailing, as well as ziplines. All types of extreme recreation will brighten up your stay in the country as much as possible, especially since here these services are widely and, most importantly, qualitatively represented. Another great pastime in Honduras is riding graceful horses. And the best idea would be to enjoy it right on the beach so that you can feel the incomparable romance and serenity inspiring confidence in the future.
The capital and cultural center of Honduras is the city of Tegucigalpa. It is rich in all sorts of attractions, being primarily associated with …
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Honduras is a great destination for fans of all mystical, being one of the countries where the ancient Maya peoples lived. Copan is one of the main cities of their culture - today it is a kind of “Mecca” for archeology buffs. Here you can explore the remains of ancient buildings of the Mayan era, as well as monuments of their culture preserved to this day. For example, the Hieroglyphic Stairway, a clay statue of K'inich Yax K'uk' Mo' (founder of the city), steles, pyramids, altars, temples. One of the most important places of pilgrimage is las Seppulturas, that is, "the tombs" that best demonstrate the life of the Maya during the period of their culture's prosperity. Houses of the local nobility were located here many centuries ago. The name comes from the Mayan custom of burying the dead in catacombs under the houses where they live.
Sunset at West Bay Beach - Roatan The capital of the state is famous for its beautiful religious sights. It has very beautiful churches, each of which captivates with its unparalleled look - both inside and outside - once and for all. An extraordinary beauty attracts travelers to Comayagua, a city where it seems as if reality has disappeared, giving way to fairy tales and dreams. While in Copan and Roatan, it wouldn't harm to visit farms where you can look at many different animals. There are also zoos in the country, and the best places of this kind are Daniel Johnson's Monkey and Sloth Hang Out. In Santa Cruz de Johoa, another great city for exploring the local culture, there is another great zoo called Joya Grande Zoo y Eco Parque.
1. Vacationers are not recommended to go for a walk to remote areas of cities. In the evenings, away from the central quarters, it can be unsafe. In …
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El Picacho located in Tegucigalpa can rightly be considered the best park in Honduras. It strikes the imagination with interesting monuments and statues, being a great place to walk. However, this is not its main feature - the fact is that it is located just above the capital, thus offering unimaginably beautiful views of the city. Parque La Concordia is another wonderful place in the capital of the state, which breathes the history, or rather, the Mayan era - buildings you can see are built in that particular style. Some other must-visit green areas include Blue Harbor Tropical Arboretum and Gumbalimba Park on Roatan, Carambola Botanical Gardens & Trails in Sandy Bay, Macaw Mountain Bird Park & Nature Reserve in Copan, and Lancetilla Botanical Garden in Tela.
Cathedral in San Pedro Sula Honduras can offer many interesting shops and flea markets where you can buy very interesting and, most importantly, unique souvenirs. In addition, the country is famous for jewelry, and therefore there are many shops selling this kind of products. As a gift to relatives and friends, you can buy rum, souvenirs, accessories and jewelry depicting the Mayan symbols appreciated by all fans of authentic things, as well as coffee, because Honduras is one of the world leaders in its production. Nightlife entertainment in Honduras is just as widely represented as daytime one. Every tourist (just like any local visiting this kind of facilities with pleasure due to the special love for joy and fun) can find a place to his/her liking in any city of the country.
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