bay of TELA is one of the most popular destination of HONDURAS.
by mountains and national parks, the beaches of the bay of TELA offers
a splendid postcard landscape of the Caribbean Sea.
The bay is also characterized by its old banana activity and by the GARIFUNA ethnic group which bring most of the Hondurian culture.
was in this bay that in 1524, the conquistador cristobal of OLID (sent
by Christophe COLOMB), unloaded with the conquest of Honduras and baptized
it TRIUNFO de la CRUZ.
TRIUNFO de la Cruz, is the largest GARIFUNA village of HONDURAS. The
GARIFUNAS arrived in 1797 and have their own culture which constitutes
the major cultural richness of the country, with their own dialect,
gastronomy, voodoo rites, music and dances (punta and yancunu).
surroundings are first of all cultural and natural elements; of which the botanical garden of LANCETILLA,
second most important tropical botanical garden of the world with incredible varieties
of plants and tropical trees.
The reserve of wildlife of PUNTA IZOPO,
along the river Rio platano, you will discover mangroves
and channels surrounded by an exotic lush vegetation. The park
being a natural wildlife, your excursion will be accompanied by the
noises of the forest such as the parrots, toucans, monkeys, reptiles
and exotic birds.
The national park of PUNTA SAL, only accessible
by the sea, will leave you the memory of an unforgettable eco-tourist
walk. Our guide will take you along in the unspoilt white sandy beach
known as Puerto Escondido which was a reference mark of
pirates. A walk will be essential in this exotic and exuberant park
on the research of the fauna.
these natural treasuries make TELA a bay where several tourism projects are taking place to create it the tourist pole of HONDURAS.
before it becomes a popular international tourist destination.