About Utila

The smallest of The Bay Islands group, we are renowned as being one of the best value and most beautiful places in the world for scuba diving

Utila side view


Honduras has 70 natural reserves, some of the most popular parks are La Tigra, the Biosphere of the Rio Platano River (World Heritage Site), Punta Sal and Pico Bonito.

Copan Ruinas

Getting Here

Utila is located 18 miles (28 Kms) off the coast of Honduras. From La Ceiba fly 5 minutes to Utila or 1 hour crossing by ferry.

Utila Dream new ferry

Underwater & Whalesharks

Discover some of the most beautiful beaches, coral reefs, and tropical island sunsets in the world. With over 100 different dive sites to choose from, including caves and wrecks (such as the famous Halliburton), scuba diving is always interesting and never crowded.

Whale Shark by Sabine Templeton

Food & Nightlife

With such a diverse assortment of travelers from all around the world, as well as a sizable population of fun-loving locals, it's no surprise that Utila has a thriving nightlife.

While the favored party location depends on one's mood during the week, places like Treetanic, Tranquila Bar, Rehab & Skidrow have become the most popular bars in Utila, whether its for traditional sunset drinks or a heavy night out.

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