Guaimoreto Lagoon Wildlife Refuge
Access to the Guaimoreto Lagoon Wildlife Refuge is from a path that comes up from the fabulous Villa Brinkley. Cuero y Salado Wildlife Refuge, a large mangrove estuary and one of the valuable protection zones for the manatee along the Caribbean coast of Central America. There are several miles of navigable canals and healthy populations of crocodiles & monkeys. It's an incredible place, with basic accommodation and guided boat tours available. There is also a beach for swimming, and its located just 20km west of La Ceiba, and three hrs from San Pedro Sula. An old United Fruit tram takes you from the road to the reserve. Punta Sal, with its tropical forest and mangroves, is famous for its population of water birds & continental coral reefs. Located just outside Tela, offers also good diving.