One of the world’s paradises, Roatan is the largest island of the archipelago of the Bay Islands, in the Caribbean of Honduras, surrounded by the largest Coral Reef in America and the second largest in the world, Roatan has a beauty scenic and exuberant marine life, which contrasts with the abundant vegetation of the island.
For its excellence, it has been chosen as the best island in the world to retire, one of the three best islands and beaches in the world, one of the clearest marine waters on the planet, among other distinctions.
The human presence comes from pre-Columbian times, after a fleeting Spanish occupation, which began the territorial domain of the British, until the archipelago became Honduran property; Due to the multicultural and multinational presence, descendants of Europeans, Honduran mestizos, Garifuna and descendants of African slaves live on the island, so English, Creole, Garifuna and Spanish are spoken on the island.
Roatan is one of the 4 municipalities in the department of Islas de la Bahía (Bay Islands), located north of the Honduran mainland, it is a thin and long island, with an extension of 60 km and with a maximum width of 8 km. The island is surrounded by the best preserved sector of the Mesoamerican reef.
Roatan maintains very stable ranges of temperature due to the contributions it receives from the mainland and its jungle areas, the island has elevations that vary from zero to 170 meters above sea level, it has a relative humidity between 94% and 97%, being the months of October and November the rainiest.
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF THE YEAR
29 ° C
TEMP. RANGE MAXIMUM
26 ° C to 29 ° C
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF THE YEAR
21 ° C
TEMP. RANGE MINIMUM
21 ° C to 24 ° C
MONTHS WITH MORE RAIN
OCT, NOV, DEC
MONTHS WITH LESS RAIN
From JAN – SEP