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Mesa, Arizona
Reviewed 9 January 2013

Not much you can add that's already been written about Bananarama. What truly makes this place special is the people. From the owners to the landscapers, the dive shop, Vintage Pearl and everyone in between..just awesome. That's why we decided to have our wedding here. The weather wasn't great but no matter everything else was. Thanks so much to everyone...

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Geyserville
Reviewed 8 January 2013

We have stayed at Bananarame, Island Pearl 4 times now and we will be returning again. Dive shop, all the staff and accommodations are unbeatable. It's the best location on West Bay, the calmest beach, amazing snorkeling and diving on the reef. Not a fussy resort more laid back Island style. No need for shoes at beach restaurants, Vintage Pearl...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 8 January 2013

Just returned from a one week stay at Bananarama with my two teens, husband & friends. This was our 4th trip to the island. We normally stay at Henry Morgan but due to different factors decided to try Bananarama. First off, Jane was an absolute gem to deal with by email, answering my emails promptly & having great patience with...

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Millbrook
Reviewed 3 January 2013

We stayed at Bananarama Dec 3-10 through SunWing, almost All Inclusive (pay for alcohol). No sense preaching to the converted here, everything about our stay was excellent. But the most impressive thing about this place is the on site ownership and how proud they are of their 91 staff. And with good reason. Its not fair to single out one...

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singapore
Reviewed 2 January 2013

Bananarama is located on probably the best beach of Roatan, along with a whole host of other resorts and villas. Because of the beach, Bananarama/West Bay is a hot-bed for the cruiser ship/day hoppers...you can spot a cruise shipper a mile away (chances are...they will be a lot closer than that). Overall, the accommodations are not unlike anything you will...

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Bananarama03, Owner at Bananarama Beach and Dive Resort, responded to this review

We do aim to deliver excellent customer service to all of our guests. Christmas and New Year's week are very difficult for us and the island as a whole in regards to being able to serve everyone as they are our busiest two weeks of the year. During this time we do our very best to try and insure each...

Centerville, Utah, United States
Reviewed 31 December 2012

My 18 year-old twin sons and I spent the week before Christmas at Banarama Beach and Dive Resort. The lodging is great, but what really makes the stay at Banarama fantastic is the help. The help is very friendly, courteous and helpful. They make you feel important, like you own the place or something. One of the waiters at the...

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Littleton, Colorado
Reviewed 29 December 2012

Like a lot of people also say, this place is friendly and has that rustic island feel with the lodging and overall atmosphere. It is on the nicest stretch of beach on the island, and we strolled up and down discovering little places every night, but coming back to the Thirsty Turtle. The employees were great. Shout out to Sandra,...

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San Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador
Reviewed 28 December 2012

All of the service team was excellent and very kind toward us. We felt like being home! The food served in the thirsty turtle was delicious and also the drinks and cocktals! We remember the girls at the reception: Sara, Daneri, Denisse and Victoria they were always willing to help and solved everything faster; besides, they made us feel comfortable....

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Portland, Maine
Reviewed 26 December 2012

This hotel was awesome. It gives you a more rustic feel than other hotels on the island and still has most of the luxuries of the others. The employees were absolutely unmatched. I usually like to do a lot of exploring, but ended up spending almost every night at the Thirsty Turtle. Zebby, Derry, Eddison, Angela & Sandra at the...

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 21 December 2012

This is a must go! our waiter on the thirsty turtle, Victor Palacios, was amazing! Me and my wife could not be anymore happy! our only problem was with the activity center, dont take the snorkeling + dolphin show + starfish, its a complete rip-off!!!!!! the "show" is just being on a boat that goes near the place were the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located directly on West Bay Beach, our Roatan Eco Friendly Dive and Beach Front Resort is blessed with the turquoise waters of the Caribbean shaded under an amazing tropical canopy. We offer an island dream vacation for those who want to escape the stress of everyday life and relax Roatan style. We offer clean, comfortable and affordable rooms with a hammock on every porch and offer free breakfast, wifi, beach chairs, kayaks and smiles. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bananarama Beach and Dive Resort

Address: West Bay Beach, West Bay, Roatan, Honduras
Region: Honduras > Bay Islands > Roatan > West Bay
Price Range: RM477 - RM793 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bananarama Beach and Dive Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Bananarama Beach And Dive Hotel West Bay
Bananarama Dive Hotel
Hotel Bananarama Dive
Bananarama Beach And Dive Resort Bay Islands, Honduras - West Bay
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in West Bay
#3 On the Beach Hotel in West Bay
#3 Family Hotel in West Bay
#4 Romantic Hotel in West Bay
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“Room 25 was fantastic!! Yes, you can hear the music at the Thirsty Turtle, but they finish early, so it was never a problem.”
 of 5 bubbles MariePrei, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“rooms 15 and 16 are ground floor and closest to everything, while not to close.”
 of 5 bubbles rachapman61, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All entertainment is done by 9:00, so the noise never bothered us and we were next to it.”
 of 5 bubbles I3871PDrichardw, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Wonderful place for all ages but no formal kids activities”
 of 5 bubbles CheyN, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Simple answer, don't. There are other, better, choices just down the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles CindoD, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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