Labor Day Getaway to Roatan

Roatán, Honduras

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Blue Planet Scuba
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Aug 31 - Sep 7, 2019
Group size: 11 - 13
Labor Day Getaway to Roatan
Roatán, Honduras

Blue Planet Scuba
  • Facebook verified
  • Twitter verified
71 reviews

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Aug 31 - Sep 7, 2019
Group size: 11 - 13

About this trip

Join Blue Planet for a week of world-class diving in beautiful Roatan! Escape your worries and relax on this beautiful island where amazing dive sites are only minutes away. Explore West End, a funky beach community with plenty of shops, bars and restaurants, or retreat to Cocolobo, our new home away from home surrounded by tropical gardens and amazing sea views. 

Roatan

The largest of Honduras' Bay Islands, Roatan offers some of the world’s best diving plus top side adventures and gorgeous vistas. Located on the world’s second largest reef system -- the Meso-American Barrier Reef -- the fringing coral reef ecosystem surrounding the island is simply stunning and you can access incredible dive sites in minutes. 

The Diving

Minimum dive certification/experience:  Perfect for beginners. A great spot to complete your Open Water Diver certification, Advanced Open Water Diver and more. 


Formed by the Bonacca Ridge, an underwater mountain range, there are three major coral reef formations in the waters around the island of Roatan. The Cayman trench is located just west of the island, bringing with it rich nutrients which feed a variety of species and give way to one of the world's richest marine ecosystems. 


Roatan's dramatic walls in warm, crystal-clear waters drop off into the purple depths of the Caribbean while its healthy, varied reefs are teeming with colorful marine life. Several large wrecks lie just minutes from shore. Soaring eagle rays, diverse schools of tropical fish, alongside sharks and garden eels are just a bit of what you’re likely to see. And with water temperatures averaging 80 degrees or better and visibility ranging from 50 to 100 feet, Roatan is a favorite among visitors who love to experience thrilling diving in comfort. We're looking forward to diving with our friends at Reef Gliders again.

Other Activities

There’s plenty to keep you occupied top side as well. Explore the mangroves, visit a local nature park and learn more about Roatan's history, get a massage, zipline, sail, snorkel, relax on the beach or wander through West End or West Bay.

Cocolobo

Cocolobo is a paradise in Roatan's West End. All condos have ocean views while cottages and homes are surrounded by lush gardens. The resort offers two pools to enjoy, plus a huge sun deck, BBQ, honor bar and lounge. Accommodation options include spacious ocean-front condos with kitchenettes and balconies, or a room in a two-bedroom home with a full kitchen and plenty of space. Cocolobo is a five minute walk to the heart of West End Village and the white sandy beach of Half Moon Bay.  

Travel

You should plan to fly into Roatan's Juan Manuel Galvez Interational airport (RTB) on August 31. From there, it's a quick ride to the West End. You can fly home at any time on September 7. Please email or call the shop before booking your flight!  

Cancellation Policy

Upon cancellation of a reservation for any reason, the refund of the deposit and payments made or due will be contingent upon Blue Planet reselling the participant's reservation. Any refund may also be subject to a $100 cancellation fee and payment of any non-refundable fees imposed by the tour company, dive operator or any other contractor associated with the trip. 


Dive accident insurance is required for all divers on this trip. We strongly recommend travel insurance to protect your vacation investment. Contact us if you need more information. 

What’s included

  • 7 nights at Cocolobo
    Double or single occupancy available
  • 10 boat dives
    5 days of 2-tank boat dives
  • Continental breakfast
    At Cocolobo
  • Lunch on dive days
    At Reef Gliders' on site cafe
  • Marine park fees
  • Flights
    International flights to Roatan
  • Airport transfers
    We'll organize vans for the group
  • Air conditioning
    $10/day per room
  • Tips
    Tips for the boat's excellent crew

Available Packages

Top Floor Ocean Front Studio, Double
Sold Out

Double occupancy in a spacious ocean-front condo with new furnishings, kitchenette, ceiling fan, air conditioner (fee), cable tv, wifi, spacious bathroom with hot water and large balcony with hammock and seating to enjoy the ocean view and breeze! Condos have exposed wood finishing, high ceilings, floor to ceiling glass sliding doors to enjoy the Caribbean Sea view from bed! 


Bedding options: 1 king bed, ideal for couples or singles, or 2 double beds, reserved for single travelers sharing a room.


Want a single? Bringing a non-diving companion? Contact us for pricing!

$1,020
Deposit: $500
Top Floor Ocean Front Studio, Single
Sold Out
$1,500
Deposit: $500
Ground Floor Ocean Front Studio, Double
Sold Out

Double occupancy in a spacious ocean-front condo with new furnishings, kitchenette, ceiling fan, air conditioner (fee), cable tv, wifi, spacious bathroom with hot water and large balcony with hammock and seating to enjoy the ocean view and breeze! Condos have exposed wood finishing, high ceilings, floor to ceiling glass sliding doors to enjoy the Caribbean Sea view from bed!   


Bedding options: 1 king bed, ideal for couples or singles, or 2 double beds, reserved for single travelers sharing a room.


Want a single? Bringing a non-diving companion? Contact us for pricing!

$950
Deposit: $500
Ground Floor Ocean Front Studio, Single
Sold Out
$1,360
Deposit: $500
Two Bedroom Garden Home, Double
Sold Out

Double occupancy in one of two bedrooms in a beautiful island home overlooking tropical gardens and the back garden pool. Enjoy spacious bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms downstairs, full size kitchen and living rooms upstairs with large outdoor covered balconies to enjoy relaxing, a BBQ or drink! Plus air conditioners in each bedroom (fee), washer & dryer, BBQ on deck.


Bedding options: first room has 1 king bed, ideal for couples or singles, and the second room has 2 double beds, reserved for single travelers sharing a room.


Want a single? Bringing a non-diving companion? Contact us for pricing!

$1,020
Deposit: $500
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Itinerary

Saturday
Arrival in Roatan

Arrive at the RTB airport and transfer to West End. Check in at Cocolobo and the dive shop. We can walk into town for dinner.

Who’s interested

Your Organizer


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Blue Planet Scuba
71 reviews
Blue Planet is a different kind of scuba diving organization — aimed at providing the best education and experiences to divers in the Washington, DC area and beyond, while harnessing the excitement and adventure of scuba diving to help protect our fragile oceans.

Reviews

Thank you Blue Planet for another amazing trip! This was my 5th trip with Blue Planet and I am already signed up for more! Heather and Jonas did a great job with pre-travel communication, especially with unique requirements due to COVID-19. The dive operator was great. The Aggressor Okeanos II staff was very professional with a focus on safety. Diving in Cocos was amazing! So many sharks! We saw Hammerheads, Galapagos, Black Tip, White Tip Reef, and Tiger sharks in addition to rays, dolphins, tunas, octopus, mantas, lobsters, eels, and all of the fish!!! 100% recommend Blue Planet and looking forward to my next dive adventure!!
By Meryl G for New Year's at Cocos Island on 17 Jan, 2022
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Blue Planet continues to organize great trips. The diving was amazing- I’m still amazed by what we saw underwater. The liveaboard crew was fantastic and worked extremely hard. The only thing that could have been improved was the condition of the boat- it’s in need of a refresh.
By Andy M for New Year's at Cocos Island on 17 Jan, 2022
Another great trip with Blue Planet, my fourth, and I look forward to going on more!!! The BP owners, Heather and Jonas, make everyone feel welcome and work hard to make sure they have a great experience. It really doesn't matter where, e.g., in their shop, while taking a class, working on a certification at the quarry, or on a sun soaked trip to the Caribbean. The lodging in St. Croix was quite good and the dive shop used for our boat and shore dives did an excellent job. Heather and Jonas apparently have great relationships with all of the business partners they use on their trips. In addition, the daily itineraries are well planned and provide ample opportunities to dive and socialize. You can do everything and more each day, or take a pass on a dive or a group dinner if you want to go explore something else or just rest and relax. There are always friendly people on the trips, it is great to meet new buddies and to dive with familiar ones when you meet up with them again!
By Stephen M for St Croix: Escape to the US Virgin Islands on 17 Nov, 2021
Thank you so much, Stephen! It was fantastic diving with you, as always. We look forward to many more adventures with you in the future!
By Blue Planet Scuba on 17 Nov, 2021
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It was fantastic. Jeff was a great trip lead and we met some really nice new friends. The accommodation and food was fabulous and way above expectations. The dive team at Sea Saba were informed, took care of everyone and showed us some great dive sites. Cant wait to book the next trip with Blue Planet
By Richard H for Saba: Stunning Above and Below on 30 Oct, 2021
We are so happy to hear you enjoyed the trip, Richard! It was a pleasure diving with you again. And yes, we can't wait until the next trip with you!!
By Blue Planet Scuba on 17 Nov, 2021
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MS
As usual another great trip with Blue Planet, Saba didn't disappoint either! The accommodations and diving was great and the food was amazing on the island. With covid still on the loose i definitely felt safe in Saba with their covid precautions as well. Looking forward to diving with my Blue Planet family again hopefully soon. Thank you Blue Planet DC!
By MICHELLE S for Saba: Stunning Above and Below on 25 Oct, 2021
So happy you joined us Michelle! Thanks for the great review, and we are looking forward to the next time underwater with you!
By Blue Planet Scuba on 26 Oct, 2021
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