How To Get To Roatan
Roatan is easily accessible by air in either direct or connecting flights from many major cities with several different airlines. Complimentary shuttles are offered daily to/from Roatan International Airport and the Galaxy Ferry Terminal. Once you’re here, all guests will require a passport that is valid for at least 6 months after arrival and a $47 USD departure tax is due at the airport in cash when departing Roatan.
Roatan Quick Facts
Size of Island: Width; 4 miles – Length: 38 miles
Language: English, Spanish
Capital: Coxen Hole
Electric volt: 120v
Plug type: A,B
Climate: Tropical, warm temperatures year-round
Flight From Miami: 2h 20min
Time Zone: UTC-06:00
Calling code: +504
Airport: Jaun Manuel Galvez International Airport
Cruise ports: Mahogany Bay & Port of Roatan
Yes, we do have transfers to/from the airport and ferry which is included in our rates. You must send us your arrival details, we will send you a confirmation email or WhatsApp. We are not responsible for any additional payment of transportation that you make, we will send you an email with instructions to follow once you arrive.
We have direct flights year-round from Houston, Atlanta, Dallas, Miami and El Salvador. Seasonally there are flights from Guatemala, Newark, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Milan and Madrid. The airlines are: Avianca, United, Delta, American Airlines, Sunwing, Transat and Blue Panorama.
You can travel to San Pedro Sula, Tegucigalpa or La Ceiba. Domestic airlines serving Roatan from these cities include CM Airlines, Avianca, Easy Sky, SOSA Airlines, Lahnsa Air.
On the island, US Dollars are used as much as the local currency and most places have their prices in US dollars. Many businesses will give you change back in Lempiras even if you pay in dollars. It is best not to bring bills Off $20 due to our bank policy it may not be accepted.
You need a passport that is valid for 6 months after your arrival. You will receive a 90 day tourist Visa when you arrive. You should check to see if there are any special requirements for citizens of your country but currently this is all that is required for USA, Canada, UK and European Union.
There is an airport departure tax of US $45.00/person for international flights and a domestic departure tax of L42.00/person or equivalent in US currency. Although most International carriers already is included in your air ticket. For local flights must be paid in the airport after check-in Please note these fees must be paid in cash, either US Dollars or Lempiras.
Yes, to both questions. All major credit cards (except Discover) are widely accepted. In restaurants, it is best to ask before ordering, since some smaller businesses don’t accept credit cards. All of the banks will give cash advances or you can use an ATM. Remember that Honduran ATMs only give Lempiras.
Our Eco Park is just 25 minutes away from the airport
And 15 minutes’ drive from the cruise ship terminal.
Yes, definitely. Remember that the Tourism Police are here to help you and are very friendly. Do use your common sense, however, and be careful. Leave your fancy jewelry at home, stay on the main streets, and never flash large amounts of money.