So you're coming to visit Roatan for a week or so, fantastic! When it comes to travel expenses like food, transport, lodging and activities, many travelers want to have an idea of how much to budget. One thing to note: costs here on Roatan might not be what you expect.
Roatan's claim to fame is its amazing reefs and marine life, so going scuba diving should be on the top of your "to do" list when you visit! Even if you've traveled to other popular dive destinations without going diving, here are 5 great reasons to go scuba diving on Roatan!
An important thing to take into account when you're planning your dive holiday is your flight dates and times, which will determine your diving schedule.
I had to learn very quickly how to streamline my packing once I started traveling around the world as a roving scuba diving instructor. Since I had to be the one throwing my bags on and off buses and ferries and dealing with airline weight restrictions (which can be difficult to manage once you take into account how heavy scuba equipment is), I became much better at packing well. Quality, not quantity!
Layovers suck. Short or long, it doesn't matter, layovers are not fun. And even if you think that a layover will be short, there's a good chance that your transport will be delayed or cancelled, so it's important to be prepared for any transportation crisis.