Common Questions about Honduras
Shores Plantation, Tela
Where is Honduras Located?
Honduras is located in Central America. The country
covers 112,482 square km. It has 3 borders, to
the west with Guatemala, the southwest with El
Salvador and the southeast with Nicaragua.
Where is Tela Located?
Tela is located on the Caribbean Coast of Honduras
90 km northeast of San Pedro Sula. An excellent
paved highway connects Tela to San Pedro Sula
and further on to La Ceiba 100 km east.
What languages are spoken in Honduras?
Spanish is the official language of Honduras.
English is spoken in most tourist areas.
Do I require a visa to enter Honduras?
To enter Honduras you require a valid passport.
Citizens of most western countries can stay 30
days in Honduras without a visa. Extensions are
possible to a total stay of 180 days. We recommend
you check with your travel agent or with your
closest Honduran Embassy for up to date information.
What currency is used in Honduras?
The Lempira is the official currency of Honduras
along with the US$. Major credit cards are widely
accepted and are accepted at Honduras Shores Plantation.
How do I get to Honduras, Tela
and Honduras Shores Plantation?
Numerous International Airlines and local carriers
fly to San Pedro Sula on a daily basis. From the
San Pedro Sula International airport Tela is only
75 minutes (90 km) away by road. From La Ceiba
to Tela by road is 1-½ hours (100 km).
Rental Cars can be organized in San
Pedro Sula or La Ceiba. Bus services also run
from these towns to Tela.
Once in Tela Honduras Shores Plantation
is only a 15 minutes (6 km) drive west just past
the village of San Juan. See the map below for
What is there to see and do in
Tela is well known for it's white sandy beaches,
its coastal Garifuna culture and communities,
the natural reserves of Punta Sal, Punto Izopo
and Lancetilla Botanical Gardens. You can swim,
snorkel, explore, hike, bird watch, horse ride
or just experience what the above areas have to
offer. Tela also has a relaxed atmosphere and
charm a variety of restaurants and bars. Additionally
a 9-hole golf course is located just outside of
Tela is also centrally located which
allows you to visit the nearby attractions of
La Ceiba, San Pedro Sula and Lake Yojoa on day
trips. Further overnight trips can be taken to
the world famous Mayan Ruins of Copan or the Bay
Islands of Roatan, Utila and Guanaja.
Can a foreigner purchase or invest
at Honduras Shores Plantation?
Yes, it is possible for foreigners to purchase
land and houses at Honduras Shores Plantation.
What additional services does
Honduras Shore Plantation offer to residents or
Honduras Shores Plantation offers residents or
investors, home, garden and
pool maintenance, 24 hour security, financing
and rental management of
Is it possible to rent long term
at Honduras Shores Plantation, if so are special
Yes, it is possible to rent long term we have
monthly rates for our casitas and houses this
makes Honduras Shores a great place for a few
weeks or months, Caribbean Vacation in the sun.
If you have any further questions