Paradise Beach Hotel
Travel Blogs from West Bay
Day 1 - So final exam are over, and all I can think about is getting on this red eye flight to arrive to Roatan, Honduras early Saturday, August 9, 2014. Little did I know it was going to be such a struggle to get here...
I was originally scheduled to take the red eye from LAX, to Houston, to Roatan. Well, this is a perfect example of when …
... with a few others in our group. Gina took advantage of the hot water in our room to have a shower. We then headed out up the road for supper at a local Mexican place. I had steak tacos while Gina had fish tacos and both were pretty good. I also tried lionfish, a pest on the reef and the only fish you can legally kill as they are an introduced species with no enemies. It tasted like regular fish. After supper we stopped in at one of the bars on the side of ...
... decide which trick they'd like to do and communicate to each other about their plan. They then complete the trick together, and are rewarded for their effort. We as humans know we're not the only intelligent beings on this planet, and we're starting to crack the code about how dolphins communicate and have highly developed cognitive abilities. Now we're continuing to work on our fish survey project, which we will present tomorrow ...
... we normally could. One of the best parts of the dives today was the coral formations we saw. Two species in particular that caught my eye: the Pillar Coral and the Elkhorn Coral. I'll post some pictures of them with this entry. I haven't seen a ton of them, so they were really interesting to see. They look almost majestic and regal underwater, if that's possible. One great thing about this class is that I've come to appreciate far more marine life that I did ...
... town they are located. The main street area is very noisy at all hours with all the American kids hanging out in the bars and being 'bohemian'. So I wandered a little way out of town to a place I'd seen on the internet called 'Countryside'. Situated up a very narrow lane just passed a church and a good 25 minute walk from the towns main area and the dive centre it seemed to fit the bill for me. Quiet is good, after all I'm here ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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TravelPod Member ReviewsParadise Beach Hotel West Bay
This hotel was definitely worth the stay. Beachfront with an amazing pool and great service. The room was small but comfortable and very clean. The reception and staff agents were so polite and punctual. Buffet breakfast was included in our stay which made it very much worth the price. For 2 queen beds, we paid $112 a night. We were also in the center of all the resorts in a great and central location in the West Bay. This hotel also provided free airport transportation which can definitely save you a few dollars. There is also a bar and restaurant outside between the pool and beach. The food here was more unique to the island's food. In addition, they had SUPERB security here at the hotel which totally made us girls feel safe. We needed that being that we were 3 females traveling alone. The security guards were always cautious of our things and always wanted to help us out when we wanted to find activities to engage in.
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