FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1. When is rainy season?
Traditionally rainy season is considered September to late January. However, both the sun may shine and the rain may fall at any given point, you just never know!
2. What language do they speak in Roatan?
English is the official language of the island while Spanish is the national language of Honduras. You will find that most locals are completely bilingual.
3. Is Roatan a “cash only” island?
Yes! Here on Roatan the USD and Honduran Lempira are widely accepted. While upscale restaurants and hotels accept major credit cards, you will be using cash for the majority of your purchases. Tours, taxis, street food, bars, etc. are cash only. It is best to bring small bills that do not have tears.
4. What should I pack for my trip?
Some useful items to pack are reusable water bottle (to help with plastic consumption), rain jacket, bug spray, snorkeling gear, and US dollars.
5. Are there bugs?
Roatan is a lush, tropical island in the middle of the Carribbean Sea. There are sandflies and mosquitos so best to come prepared with strong repellant.
6. What is your cancellation policy?
A 50% deposit is required at the time of booking and is refundable up to 30 days prior to your check-in date. If you must cancel within the 30 days, your deposit can be credited towards a future stay within one year of your existing reservation.
7. What is the best way to see & explore the island?
You have options. You can rent a car at an affordable rate, utilize the taxis that have standard rates and run the main road, or hire a private driver for the day to explore the entire island.
8. Are there safes in the rooms?
Yes! We advise our guests to bring small unripped USD’s as the majority of the island operates off cash.
9. Do I need to book tours in advance?
Boat charters should be organized in advance (specifically fishing) to make sure that you are confirmed with the best fisherman. All other activities can be planned upon arrival.