Cayos Cochinos, La Ceiba

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A group of tropical islands that sit in the clear waters of the Caribbean Sea, Cayos Cochinos provides a relaxed atmosphere with many different activities. Old boats and weathered palapas on the white sands give a rustic feel to the two main islands, which are surrounded by 13 smaller coral cays. Visitors here like to hike (especially toward the lighthouse), snorkel, go handline fishing, paddleboard, and more. Local eateries serve freshly caught fish. Using our international travel planner, La Ceiba attractions like Cayos Cochinos can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It's truly a paradise, it's absolutely beautiful! The water is clear and the corals are filled with life. This being said as mentioned by other reviewers the way back is rough, we really thought the w...  more »
  • A gem of pearls in Honduras. Cayos Cochinos is an island group that is not adapted for tourism. However, there are a few places where one can stay overnight, otherwise there are several organizations that offer day trips to visit the islands. I recommend both options! Visit the various islands by boat, amazing snorkeling where I've seen more and bigger fish than at most dives. You can expect to barely see a single tourist. Instead, look for the participants in Survivor Survival program! Cayos is really spectacularly beautiful. Count on very simple conditions. Visit to Garifunasamhället is oxå to recommend, where you can eat a good fried fish!
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