"Charming Colonial Era Port Town on Isla El Tigre" Amapala by atufft

Amapala Travel Guide: 15 reviews and 62 photos

Golfo de Fonseca and Isla El Tigre

The Golfo de Fonseca is rich is wildlife, but the shallow beaches, often with black volcanic sand, or worse with volcanic stubble, and the lack of any waves, makes this backwater tourism low on the list of most going to Honduras. But, I like to go places the average tourist doesn't, and frankly I found the run-down colonial architecture on the edge of a volcanic island quite romantic and charming. We visited two days, eating shrimp dinners with fried plantains and beer. We took a boat ride around the island, but mostly walked a lot around town enjoying the relative solitude. As a result, I'm the first to report on this secret gem on Virtualtourist.com

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After checking out these pages, be sure to visit my Coyolito and Isla El Tigre for more information.

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