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Roatan Destination Guide

Explore Roatan in Honduras.

Roatan in the region of Bay Islands with it's 7,514 inhabitants is a town in Honduras - some 161 mi (or 260 km) North of Tegucigalpa, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Roatan is now 06:46 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "America / Tegucigalpa" with an UTC offset of -6 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Dangriga, Belmopan, Belize City, San Salvador, Santa Tecla or Brick Bay. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Watering Place, Thatch Point, Sandy Bay, Roatan, Punta Pimienta and Antoneys Cay. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Checkin out Roatan's Calabash Bight

05:37 min ( August 26, 2010 by tjlynch1)
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Travel with me to Roatan's east end

12 Canadian Girls Helping Roatan!

04:01 min ( August 09, 2010 by tjlynch1)
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12 girls from Canada... on a mission to help the people from Roatan... and I caught up with them on the beach!

Roatan's Pristine Bay Development GOLF C...

05:38 min ( March 24, 2011 by tjlynch1)
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WOW! Take a look at Roatan's newest 6-star resort development, including the Pete Dye designed Black Pearl Golf Course!!!

06 02 11 - Roatan Honduras Panoramic of...

01:32 min ( June 03, 2011 by TrinityDiving)
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Panoramic view of La Sirena on the East End of Roatan. Great lobster and no one around. Hours after arrival on our June 2011 Roatan trip

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Interesting facts about this location

Coxen Hole

Coxen Hole, also called Roatan Town, is the largest city on the island of Roatán, and the capital of the Bay Islands department of Honduras, with a population of 5,070 as of census 2001. It is also the location of the island's Juan Manuel Gálvez International Airport.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 16.32, -86.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Bay Islands Department, Populated places established in 1835, Populated places in Honduras, Port settlements in Central America

Battle of Roatán

The Battle of Roatán (sometimes spelled "Rattan") was an American War of Independence battle fought on March 16, 1782, between British and Spanish forces for control of Roatán, an island off the Caribbean coast of present-day Honduras. A Spanish expeditionary force under Matías de Gálvez, the Captain General of Spanish Guatemala, gained control of the British-held island after bombarding its main defences. The British garrison surrendered the next day.

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Located at 16.32, -86.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Battles involving Great Britain, Battles involving Spain, Battles of the American Revolutionary War, Conflicts in 1782, History of Honduras


Roatán, located between the islands of Útila and Guanaja, is the largest of Honduras' Bay Islands. The island was formerly known as Ruatan and Rattan. It is approximately 60 kilometres long, and less than 8 kilometres across at its widest point. The island consists of two municipalities (out of a total of four in the department): José Santos Guardiola in the east (named for the former president of Honduras) and Roatán (also including the Cayos Cochinos) further south in the west.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 16.32, -86.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Bay Islands Department, Caribbean islands of Honduras, Municipalities of the Bay Islands Department, Populated places in Honduras