LA CEIBA, Honduras -- The Lodge at Pico Bonito, a luxury nature
resort in the Honduran rain forest, opened, offering guests 22
secluded cabins with private decks.
Located 20 minutes from La Ceiba airport, the 200-acre property
is adjacent to Pico Bonito National Park, the largest nature
reserve in Honduras and home to jaguars, jaguarundis, margays,
peccaries, monkeys, kinkajous, tapirs and more than 260 bird
The main lodge, restaurant and recreational buildings, each
looking out to the towering Pico Bonito Mountain, are connected by
raised wooden walkways.
The open, airy restaurant specializes in regional cuisine, and
the pool terrace bar is the place for guests to relax and
The life cycles of delicate butterflies are on view at the
on-site tropical butterfly farm, and admission is complimentary for
close encounters with parrots, scarlet macaws, toucans and hawks at
nearby Amaras, a rehabilitation center for wild birds and
The lodge arranges activities such as hiking in rain forests and
coastal mangroves; kayaking; white-water rafting; snorkeling; scuba
diving; sailing; mountain biking, and visiting Maya ruins,
botanical gardens and wildlife and manatee refuges.
Hotel rates during the "green season," June 2 to Dec. 15, are
$95 for a single or double room, $105 for a triple. During peak
season, Dec. 16 to March 31, the single/double rate is $125; triple
Airport transfers are included in the accommodation costs;
meals, taxes and gratuities are additional.
The Lodge at Pico Bonito
Phone: (888) 428-0221
Fax: (954) 572-1907
E-mail: [email protected]