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Honduras' northern coast is the Caribbean albeith the south western corner where you will find the bay islands where most tourism is centred. Please blog about Honduras here which includes Roatan Utilia and Guanaja of course.

About Cayos Cochinos

About Cayos Cochinos

Cayos Cochinos also known as the hog islands are little discovered so offer the kind of paradise that is unique and unspoilt. It consists of big cayo and small cayo two islands and about 2km square land in total.

Cayos Cochinos is closer to the mainland Honduras than the other Bay Islands but it is harder to reach. You will need to make arrangements by private boat - contact the resorts will result in the best options. The reefs surrounding the hog islands are protected by the Marine Biological Reserve.

How to get to Cayos Cochinos ?

You might arrive via an international flight into Roatan or you could arrive in the closest port on the mainland La Ceiba.

Map of cayos cochinos

Resorts in Cayos Cochinos

Turtle Bay Eco Resort used to be The Plantation Beach Resort : Dubbed as the only diving resort on the island. They offer 3 meals per day all the diving you need and cabins built into the lush vegetation. With private decks and hammocks to relax in. A maximum of 24 guests assures your intimacy and tranquility. For more info you can STILL email Roger This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. who is offering some kind of managerial handover alternatively they have an email form here http://www.turtlebayecoresort.com/#!contact/cm7v.

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The Guanaja Resorts List

West peak inn - we dont have a website for them you can find reviews on trip advisor here

Bo's Island House

Coral Bay Dive Resort

Guanaja Island Club

Dunbar Rock

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Utila Activities and Things to do

Utila Activities and Things to do

Scuba Diving In Utila - Famous for whale sharks to the degree that several centres for study have been set up there. Also famous for being one of the cheapest places to learn to dive with PADI in the world. Potential PADI recruits are even offered free accommodation off the ferry. This is too hot to refuse for many backpackers quite rightly linked with cheap eating and parties the island is a backpacker hotspot and on the central america trail.

Raving at Sun Jam - Once a year a big party happens on a deserted cay requiring a short boat trip and a love of dancing. Go discover Sun Jam

Kite and Wind Surfing - If you know where equipment can be rented let us know.

Open Water Swimming - the waters are kind around the bay islands which means there are no excessive rip or other currents normally. You should take regular precautions against the hazards of currents and boat traffic however. Bee seen and drag a small inflatable behind you like a sausage if you are going out far.

Kayaking - Here is a tour offering kayaking if you don't want to at least get started on your own. http://kayakutila.com/

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Plan a scuba diving trip in the Bay Islands Honduras

Not an exhaustive guide but fast facts that can help you get to grips with this part of the Caribbean.

Location:

Honduras : The Bay Islands sit off the north coast of Honduras or if you prefer the lower left hand corner of the Caribbean not far from Belize. Discover the full website info for Honduras.

They form a small island chain and tourism provides the greatest economy.

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Interesting Facts

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