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Water Cay island

Ultimate guide (July 2024)
Water Cay is a beach in the Utila island of Honduras, located on one of the tiny islands to the south-west of the main Utila island. Unlike most rocky beaches of the Utila there is an excellent sandbank, where people traditionally drink beer sitting in the water. Those beer hangouts are the key feature of the Water Cay being mandatory for all kinds of tourists. Shore and seabed: sand, stones. [edit]
This beach ranks #2 of the "Best beaches in Honduras"
Rating: 8.7 - 1277 votes [vote]
Coordinates: 16.059504, -86.976514
See also: Utila island

Hotels [edit]

There are no hotels on the Water Cay island. Several hotels are located in the main island of Utila.

How to get there [edit]

Fly to La Ceiba airport. Next get to Utila island from Muelle de Cabotaje port. There are two ferries per day. One way takes 1 hour ($25, children 5-11 years - $13, children 0-4 years - free).

2nd option. Fly to the airport of Roatan island. Next take a ferry to Utila island (1 hour per way).

The main island of Utila has many daily boat tours (water taxi, $30 round trip) to the neighboring small islands called Cays.

When to go [edit]

The best time for a beach holiday on Water Cay island in Utila group is a dry season from March to August. The rest of the year considered to be rainy season.

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Useful information [edit]

Once a year on the first weekend of August there is Sun Jam music festival on the island of Water Cay. Famous DJs play dance and electronic sets. This is an important musical event not only in Honduras, but in the whole of Central America. During this period, local hotels have no free rooms.

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Honduras, Roatan, West Bay, Tabyana Beach 8.5
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Location: Central America, Honduras, Roatan
Rating: 8.5 (1181 votes)
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