Plantation Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Bay Islands
Next it was back to school for me. I studied for another two weeks in La Cieba, a city of 140,000 complete with a mall, Pizza Hut and Burger King. School was good; I learned lots of Spanish, met some cool people and was able to see some sites around the city. The school organized some good activities - white water rafting, hiking to a swimming hole …
... get some food and coffee and wait for the transfer via first class bus to La Ceiba. Whilst waiting we met a young girl solo traveller from Newcastle Australia. She and us were the only non locals travelling so we chatted and compared travel notes. She was travelling for about 18 months and was travelling to the Honduran island Utiltla to do a dive course in the famous Caribbean Islands off the coast of La ceiba. Funny thing is that is where 95% of travellers ...
... weather. This meant I had to catch a ferry from Roatan to Le Ceiba on the Honduran mainland then another ferry to Utila.
The first ferry trip was on a large 150 foot modern ferry which handed the seas pretty well (for the experts I estimated it was sea state 4), a little bit of a roll but nothing too worrying. Seventy minutes after departure we arrived in Le Ceiba, and a serious cause for concern presented itself, the ferry to Utila. This ferry was a 60 ...
... We fell in many times, and one of the falls was fairly drastic and caused a wardrobe malfunction, in that I lost my bathing suit top, but I found it and we were in the ocean... so no harm done. We were laughing hysterically most of the time, and we drummed up a fair bit of business for Anita, who rented us the boards, because suddenly all of her boards were rented out. We did some fancy bridges on our paddle boards, and ...
... in Honduras. We all hit it off pretty much straight away, especially when we found out they were secret superheroes.
Entering into Honduras we were oblivious to the notoriety this country had with respect to murders. Fun fact, Honduras has the highest murder rate of any nation in the world. Teaming up with another tall couple ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service