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Resort Highlights

  • Dive the Mesoamerican Reef: the second largest barrier reef in the world
  • Recognised as one of the healthiest and most bio-diverse areas in the Caribbean
  • Swim with moray eels,seahorses, sharks, turtles, rays and even dolphins
  • Mary’s Place, one of the most famous dive sites in the hemisphere, just minutes away
  • Caves, crevices, thousand-foot walls and a number of easy to reach wrecks
  • Boutique, luxury resort on a private 4-acre cay
  • On-site 5 star valet dive center, gourmet restaurant, pool and full service spa
  • Deluxe, spacious accommodation with air-conditioning and and views of the Caribbean
  • Waterfront dive veranda and snack shop

Resort Description

Enjoy a trip to Roatan and dive on the world’s second largest barrier reef.  Roatan is the largest of the Bay Islands, off the north coast of Honduras and is a must-visit destination for diving beginners and enthusiasts alike. Nearby dive sites offers crystal clear, calm waters and beautiful, dramatic coral reef walls.   The deep canyons, sheer cliffs and vibrant coral are hard to match elsewhere in the region. A number of wrecks are easily accessible, and in addition to large schools of reef fish, look out for seahorses, turtles, spotted eagle rays, moray eels, nurse and reef sharks and the occasional dolphin 

Barefoot Cay is a luxury boutique resort based on the south side of Roatan's. It boasts its own  4-acre private cay, for exquisite exclusivity and picturesque Caribbean relaxation. The resort is situated in a central location on Roatan, offering a perfect jumping off point for exploring and experiencing the island. Choose from a selection of spacious, deluxe accommodation types, each with air-conditioning and views of the Caribbean

The resort itself provides guests with an array of international and locally inspired dishes, a resort shop for souvenirs and sundries, spa services and a crystal clear pool. All meals are served in the pool , with a ground level dining space overlooking the pool or upstairs lookout with stunning views of the ocean. Alternatively, you are more than welcome to enjoy room service from the comfort of your accommodation.   

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Explore diving around the Barefoot Cay Resort

What to see

At the healthy reefs off Roatán, expect to find a myriad of colorful reef fish like parrotfish, angelfish, surgeonfish and also large black grouper. Along the reef amongst gorgonian sea fans and other soft and hard corals, look for moray eels, crabs and lobsters. Keep an eye out for resting nurse sharks around the reef or eagle rays passing in the blue. For more pelagic marine life, head out to Cayos Cochinos to see schooling barracuda, trevally and snapper along with Caribbean reef sharks, sea turtles and sometimes stingrays.

At Útila, whale sharks are the main draw during the right season but don’t look past the sea mounts and walls which are teeming with activity. Guanaja is also known for more pelagic marine life and you might find more sharks and sea turtles in this area. Dive sites closer to the island feature critters like nudibranch, crustaceans and seahorses.

Dive Center


  • Roatan’s protected waters offer varied coral reefs, maze-like crevices and all types of marine life
  • Enjoy the chance to dive with turtles, rays, moray eels and lots of macro critters like seahorses and arrow crabs
  • Keep your eyes peeled on-route to the dive site for dolphins
  • Perfect conditions and variety to suit novice and experienced divers alike
  • Small groups, experienced guides and valet diving service
  • On-site shop selling ScubaPro gear, accessories, apparel and snacks
  • Well-equipped dive boats 


Dive with Barefoot Divers and experience a wonderland of Caribbean coral reefs, marine life and alluring caves and crevices. Turtles, sharks, dolphins, rays, moray eels and heaps of colourful reef fish are spotted in these waters daily.

The waters surrounding Roatan are protected, and have recently been recognised for their health and biodiversity, in comparison to other areas of the Caribbean Sea. The calm, turquoise shallows complete with colourful tufts of coral and white sandy bottoms are ideal for novice divers or those looking to develop their education. For diving enthusiasts looking for a more advanced sites, a number of sheer walls and wrecks serve up more of a challenge.

Barefoot Divers is a PADI 5* IDC Center, placing heavy emphasis on safety, quality and continued education. The center has a wide range of excellent dive gear for rental, and provides a valet diving service so you don’t have to worry about a thing  Your gear will be prepped, loaded, rinsed and stored so you can simply hop aboard and get diving. The dive guides combined have thousands of dives on the reefs around this region, so will help you identify even the most camouflaged of underwater critters. Every dive, you’ll be operating in small groups, so you get the most out of your guide. The boat pulls right up to the dive center and has amenities for your comfort, with towels, fresh water, fruit after the dive, safety equipment, a sun shade, and a camera rinse tank. There is an on-site shop where you can pick up gear, snacks, CROCS and dive apparel, plus private lockers, showers and a changing area. 



  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver Certification
  • Divemaster
  • Instructor/Idc Course
  • Kids Courses
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Night Diver
  • Wreck Diver
  • Drift Diving
  • Boat Diver
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy


  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)
  • Thick (5-7Mm) Wetsuits ($)
  • Dive Computer ($)
  • Equipment For Kids
  • Filling Station

Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Training Pool
  • Beach Front
  • Housereef
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books


  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • Vhf Radio

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Idc Resort


  • Padi 5 Star Cdc/Idc

Resort Amenities


  • Snorkeling
  • Stand-Up Paddling
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Golf (Close By)
  • Beach Volleyball

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar / Lounge
  • A La Carte Menu
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Snacks All Day
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Gluten Free Food


  • Spa Facility
  • Beauty Treatments
  • Massage Services


  • Beach Front
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Garden
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Us Power Sockets

Entertainment and family

  • Games


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  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Discover
  • Personal Checks
  • Cash (Usd)

How to get there


  • The closest airport is Juan Manuel Galvez Int. Airport (RTB).
  • The Resort is only 7 km from the airport, transfers from/to the airport are included.
  • The resort staff will be waiting to pick you up in one of our air-conditioned vehicles if you provide us with your flight information prior to arrival.
  • Some flights go through San Pedro Sula, on the mainland of Honduras; though we recommend that you fly directly to Roatan if possible.
  • 30-90 day temporary visitor’s visas are issued by immigration upon entry into Honduras (usually at the airport), and cannot be obtained in advance.  The Honduran government requires that all visitors entering the country from the U.S. or Canada have a valid passport with an expiry date at least 6 months past their departure date. Travelers with passports from other countries may have different visa requirements. Please ensure that your passports meet these requirements, as travelers with noncomplying passports will be turned away at the airport
  • check-in time is at 15:00.  For guests arriving earlier, we can take care of your registration papers, and you’re welcome to use the pool, relax in a hammock, hop in for a snorkel, or order some lunch if your room is not yet ready for an early check-in


  • Check-out is at noon.
  • Once you have checked out at reception, a staff member will be available to help you with your bags and escort you to your transfer to the Airport
  • It is recommended to be at the airport 1 hour prior to departing domestic flights and 2 hours prior to international flights.  On Saturdays and Mondays, which are high volume days, the airport requests that travelers be at the airport 3 hours prior to departing international flights, in order to avoid missing your flight.


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