Common Questions

Roatan island Frequently Asked Questions


Which airlines fly to Roatan?

From the U.S., there is non-stop service on American, Delta and United and with stops on Cayman Airways and Avianca. If you are traveling from mainland Honduras, there are flights to Roatan from San Pedro Sula, La Ceiba and Tegucigalpa.

What documents are needed for entry to Honduras

A valid passport is required for entry in to Honduras and your passport can not expire within 6 months of travel. If you are a national of a country other than the US or Canada, please check with your local Honduran Consulate for information on if a Visa is required for entry (

How do you reach LV?

The hotel is approximately a 20-minute drive from the islands International Airport (RTB). You can set up transportation with the hotel upon reserving and we’ll pick you up in our complimentary hotel van (seats 12) or either take a taxi or rent a car to get to Las Verandas which is located on the north shore of Roatan in the French Harbour town area within the Pristine Bay Development (entry sign on the left-hand side).

What is the easiest way around the island?

The easiest mode of transportation around the island is by rental car or special transportation arrangements that can be coordinated for you by our Guest Services Agents. There are many restaurants and attractions just 5-10 mins away from Las Verandas if you want to venture out and explore. The hotel is also approximately a 35-minute drive to the West End/Bay area where most tourist attraction parks, watersports activities, shopping and additional dining are located.

What currency is accepted in Roatan?

US Dollars and credit cards are widely accepted on the island. The national currency of Honduras is the Lempira and currently the exchange is approximately 24 Lempiras to the dollar. Please keep in mind that most banks charge a fee for using your credit card abroad.

Is there a departure tax when leaving Roatan?

Yes, if you are leaving the country, the International Departure Tax is approx. $45.00 some airlines may or may not include it in your airline ticket please inquire upon checking in at the counter, if it is not, then it is payable at the airport (after check-in) at the bank line prior to going through security to the waiting area.