Honduras is a Central American country which borders Nicaragua to the South, El Salvador to the West and Guatemala to the North. The capital city is Tegucigalpa, which has a population of more than 1 million inhabitants, and covers an area of around 110,000 square kilometres.
Fantastic Caribbean beaches are the most important tourist attraction of the Central American Republic of Honduras. There is also a small Pacific coastline and a larger Atlantic coastline where we find many islands which are ideal for water sports like windsurfing, kite surfing and diving. There are numerous hotel resorts along the entire Honduras coastline, as well as small localities with plenty of rental houses, villas, chalets, apartments, etc, and hostels and hotels of all categories where you can enjoy your holiday in Honduras.
Inland Honduras is quite mountainous, with some peaks exceeding 1000 metres, and has a lot of jungle areas, where visitors can go hiking and trekking, and enjoy an unforgettable jungle adventure.
The official language of Honduras is Spanish, which is spoken in the more than 16 provinces of the country including Copan, La Paz, the Bay Islands, Lempira Yoro and Valle. After the capital city Tegucigalpa, the most important cities are San Pedro Sula and Puerto Cortés. The latter has beaches and an exit to the sea. Puerto Cortés is connected commercially through its port to some of the most well known and important ports in the world. Other important cities inHonduras are La Ceiba, Comayagua, Choluteca, Cholollan, Tela, and Trujillo, all of which have their own special charm and are well worth visiting during your holiday in Honduras. Enjoy the landscapes, the various ecosystems which we find in this country, tropical forests, lush jungles… and remember that the rainy season is from May to September in this region!
Honduras is the perfect destination to enjoy a holiday. With its islands like the Bay Islands and its Caribbean islets this is an ideal place for lovers of diving, and few other places in the world can match it for underwater delights. Enjoy a holiday in Honduras with sport and nature, sun and beaches. Relax and enjoy a holiday in this country which has so many things to see and do.
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