Activities Around La Ceiba

 

 

  • Activities around La Ceiba
    Aerial view of Cayo Chachahuate in Cayos Cochinos

    Possibly the most popular tour in La Ceiba!  The tour departs from the Garífuna Village of Sambo Creek, about 18 kilometres (11 Miles) East of La Ceiba. Cayos Cochinos, known in English as the Hog Islands, is actually a small archipelago consisting of two small islands and 11 keys that surround the islands. This is a true, pristine Caribbean paradise, located just 45 minutes from the coast via a small boat. The area has been declared a National Marine Monument and is under protection of the state. A local NGO that has been commissioned by the state to manage it.

    Here you will enjoy white sand beaches with turquoise waters ideal for snorkeling. Discover the marine wildlife that lives along the coral reefs of Cayos Cochinos, which is part of the Meso American Barrier Reef! You will hike into the bigger island in search for the endemic “pink boa” a snake that is endemic to the Islands. Finally, you will visit the the Garifuna Village at Cayo Chachahuate. This is without doubt the most picturesque and authentic Garifuna Village in the World! 

    Tours depart daily at 8:00 am from Sambo Creek and return around 2:00 p.m. Transfer time from La Villa de Soledad to Cayos Cochinos is about 40 minutes. Don’t forget to bring some sun block and a good hat for your tour!