Here we will give you our up to date information on getting to Roatan. Not the easiest place to get to has also meant that development and local culture changes more slowly than on other Caribbean Islands. If you have anything to add or spot no longer valid information please contact us to let us know. Of course its not just about getting to Roatan some planning is helpful so that you do not incur additional expense once you arrive nor bring items that you may not need.

Semana Santa

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Note some busy periods in here like christmas and new year and as the Northern USA and Canada descend to escape the snow but it really is never too crowded on Roatan with the exception of Semana Santa- check the latin calendars online for each year the date is different. 

Roatan Airport Juan Munoz Roatan

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There are a few gateway cities serving Roatan but the competition overall remains low and so prices to fly to Roatan can fluctuate. It's particularly expensive to get to from Europe unless you come on a package deal from Italy. It is popular with italian couples and families. Sunwing is now offering flights and vacations to more destinations and remains an option. If you are coming from the USA then the best cities to fly from are Miami, Houston, Atlanta and New York.

Roatan Essential Items
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The first things to decide is when to go? Between March and the end of August Roatan has a low historic record of rain and so this gets our best choice but don't fret otherwise.

Galaxy Wave Roatan

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Ferry to Roatan from La Ceiba

La Ceiba is the port on mainland Honduras where you can catch the daily ferry to Roatan. La Ceiba is an interesting destination in itself - beware you are now in CA (Central America) proper so take a little extra care how you present yourself. We are here to discuss getting to Roatan for the moment and so here is the latest schedule from the wave.

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Here are a few more resources (blogs and websites) on Roatan handy for you planning your trip.