Is Roatan Islands safe?

Roatan is a safe island, however, theft can be an issue, as it is in many tourist areas. Certain parts of the island should be avoided, however, as they are not considered so safe. Understanding your location and proximity to your hotel is important for your safety.

Where is Roatan?

It is an island in the Caribbean, about 65 kilometres (40 mi) off the northern coast of Honduras. It is located between the islands of Útila and Guanaja, and is the largest of the Bay Islands of Honduras. The island was formerly known in English as Ruatan and Rattan.

Where is Utila and Guanaja?

Positioned on either side of Roatan, Utila and Guanaja form part of Honduras’ majestic Bay of Islands. They’re a paradise for divers, with white sandy beaches lapped by the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean and the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef right on your doorstep.