The stable air and sea temperature on Roatán is another big plus of this destination. Average air temperatures hover around 27-32 °C throughout the year, while the sea temperature stays steadily around 27 °C. This pleasant temperature allows visitors to swim and dive all year round without having to deal with uncomfortable cold waves and allows you to fully enjoy the sun, sea and beach.
In addition to the spectacular natural surroundings, there is also a rich cultural life to enjoy on the island. Locals are known for their hospitality and willingness to share their cultural identity with visitors. Take part in local festivals or visit traditional villages to experience authentic Caribbean life.
One of the main attractions of Roatán is its rich underwater world, which attracts diving enthusiasts from all over the world. As you dive into the warm Caribbean waters, you'll discover colourful corals, tropical fish, and perhaps spot a turtle or dolphin. Divers here have the unique opportunity to visit the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System, the second largest coral reef in the world.
On Roatán Island, you can indulge in incredible gastronomic experiences. Sustainable seafood caught by local fishermen is a feature on most plates. You’ll enjoy delicious prawns, crabs, and fish. Tropical fruits grow in abundance here and the unique taste of coconuts sourced from local palms are real treats. Bananas, papayas, and mangoes are teeming in the forests. And the best part? You can pluck them straight from the tree!
Roatán Island is an oasis of leisure. From diving and water sports, to sunbathing on the beach, or picnicking within ear shot of the waves, relaxation is in the air. Celebrate life with a pool party, cook up a barbecue overlooking the setting sun, or enjoy a delicious dinner at local restaurants. Go kayaking, explore the surrounding waterscapes, practice yoga on the patio, or have an exciting encounter with dolphins and iguanas. If you're looking for an adrenaline rush, try zip-lining through the treetops or plan a hike in the nature reserve.