Honduras is one of the least digitally connected countries in the world, but that doesn’t stop it from being a top travel destination. It’s a place where Latin American and Caribbean cultures meet, and where inspiring nature and history is always nearby. Beaches, jungles and Mayan ruins await, along with some of the world’s best diving spots.
A popular destination in Honduras, Roatán has it all: white beaches, crystalline water, lush forests and friendly people. The island is one of the best locations for diving in the world, and you can even swim with dolphins.
If you’ve come to Honduras for history, then Copán is one of the greatest relics of the Mayan civilisation. A UNESCO World Heritage Site that was once home to 25,000 people, the forest valley hosts 4,500 Mayan carvings. - as well as monkeys, parrots and sloths among its ruins.
Venture off the beaten track and you’ll find Río Plátano – an incredible nature reserve that’s home to over 300 species of birds, along with monkeys, toucans, jaguars, ocelots and many other animals. You can also visit over 200 archaeological sites, meet friendly indigenous communities, and go swimming, kayaking and canoeing.
Not remote enough for you? Then head to French Guiana’s Amazonian rainforest with around 10 million species of animals, plants and insects.
Want to experience the majesty of the jungle but can’t manage the hike? Visitors to the Cangrejal River Valley can take horseback tours through jungle villages and lush river banks before having a picnic and a paddle at a natural swimming hole.