La Ceiba, Honduras' best, is teeming with life. Eco-tourism,
hotels, restaurants, culture, parks and carnaval - La Ceiba is a must-visit
vacation destination with something for everyone.
La Ceiba Honduras - A Must-Visit
La Ceiba lies on the north central coast of Honduras.
While it may be only the third largest city in Honduras, it certainly is the
If you are just traveling through, La Ceiba
is a launching off spot to the islands --
Utila, Roatan, or Guanaja. You can catch the ferry from the docks
or grab a quick 20-minute puddle-jumper flight to the islands.
The airport at which you land is called Goloson International airport and
lies southwest of the city and
is a quick 20-25 minute cab ride.
La Ceiba's Latin BeatLa Ceiba has a
unique energy. Cultures come together. Gracefully.
Hispanic, African-Antillian, and Caribbean all get rolled into one vibrant
beat. The city is home to
Standard Fruit, marketed here under the Dole label. As well, Guillermo
Anderson, Honduras' most popular singer, resides here when not touring.
Along the beach are many restaurants and
night clubs. Away from the sea, central park (see photo below) is a
very shaded area, thanks to the huge ceiba and palm trees. More
restaurants are in this area and you can walk the area or ride in an
to the city is the
Cuero y Salado Wildlife Preserve. Nature buffs will enjoy the
Pico Bonito National Park which includes the 8,000 peak. This is
the mountain you see as you drive through the area.
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Part 1: (this page)
Part 2: What to do in Ceiba
Part 3: Restaurants and Daytrips
Part 4: Jen Campbell's First-Hand Account of
La Carnaval in La Ceiba
Ceiba, as Honduras people
call it, has to be my favorite city
in all of Honduras. If
asked why, I can’t give a definitive answer. It is a city teeming with life
The bustle is there but it is not a rush. There is an energy
energy. Tragically, it can't be bottled or patented. It just has
to be lived.
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