The resort will include 12 guestrooms to be followed by five villas and 36 rooms and suites in July, along with a second restaurant and bar.
When completed, Las Verandas will offer 60 rooms and suites, 32 freestanding villas and a 6,000-square-foot destination spa.
Roatan is served by year-round flights from Houston, Miami and Atlanta and seasonal flights from Newark.
Facilities at the resort include the Palapa bar and restaurant, two infinity pool with waterfalls, private pools at most villas, 1,000 feet of beach and Roatan's first designer 18-hole golf course. Follow Gay Nagle Myers on Twitter @gnmtravelweekly.