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The Mango Inn

3 star hotel
La Punta, Utila, Bay Islands, Honduras
16 rooms
No Internet

Utila Dive Centre

PADI 5 Star IDC Resort
Offsite (Free pickup)
Max 5 divers per guide

Package highlights

  • Your Caribbean oasis set amongst tropical vegetation and flowers, affiliated with the world-renowned PADI 5* IDC Dive Center Utila Dive Center
  • Dive on the world’s second largest reef system, home to barracuda, nudibranchs, turtles and more!
  • Explore 100+ cave, wreck, reef and wall dive sites, combined with a year-round chance of whale shark and dolphin sightings during your surface interval
  • Sample some famous potato salad or a slice of pizza fresh from the oven, then chill out with a tropical cocktail next to the best pool on the island
  • Drop by Treetanic (treehouse bar) for a rum punch, just steps from the Mango Inn
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Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot


We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final


You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

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  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 5.0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 37 days prior to arrival
  • 50.0% will be charged if you cancel between 37 and 21 days prior to arrival
  • 100.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 21 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the The Mango Inn

Best dive sites in Utila

There are over eighty stunning dive sites in Utila and it's no surprise the area has a reputation for offering world-class diving. Here are a few of the gems on offer.

  • Haliburton Wreck: a lovely cargo ship sunk in the 1990s in a community-led project to create an artificial reef in the local waters. It's about 30m down and is intact with very little corrosion
  • The Lighthouse: a diverse site on a gorgeous reef surrounding Utila's lighthouse, offering beautiful gardens with gorgonians and rope sponges, along with octopus and spiny lobster on night dives as they come out to feed in the darkness.
  • Black Hills: a sea mound covered with coral and offering currents bringing in a range of fish including Creole Wrasse, King Mackerel and Barracuda, with moray eels also to be found around this popular dive site
  • CJ's Drop Off: located in the Turtle Harbour Marine Reserve, this wall-focused dive site offers stunning brain coral and weaving canyons capped with gorgonians, along with moray eels, barracudas and sea turtles.

Overall, Utila's diverse reef landscape and abundance of dive sites means that divers of all levels can enjoy the stunning marine environment, with lots of deep dives available for advanced divers.

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Dive Center


  • Established in 1991, Utila Dive Center one of the island's first dive centers 
  • Varied environment and easy access to 100+ dive sites
  • Spacious, uncrowded, resort only dive boats
  • Flexible dive schedule, small groups
  • All PADI courses including technical, sidemount, rebreather
  • Filling station, maintenance, rental gear, lockers, classrooms
  • Weekly BBQ and quiz night at on-site bar
  • Private pier with sunset views and hammock


We are the premier PADI Career Development Centre in Central America and also a 5 Star resort, and the only facility in Central America with 2 Platinum rated Course Directors and to offer technical diver and rebreather training to trimix level. We were awarded the best PADI Instructor Development Center in the world by both PADI and also by Sport Diver (the official publication of the PADI diving society). In addition to offer a professional service, we believe in making all our diving fun and educational, and we have a family atmosphere that will make you feel right at home. Check our Facebook page for real time updates and to see why our motto is 'Often imitated Never surpassed'

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Danish

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Idc Resort
  • Padi Tecrec Facility

Resort Amenities

Great for families

  • Board Games


  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool(S)
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Garden


  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Local Currency)

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • A La Carte
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Resort Description

The Mango Inn is located on a peaceful, residential street only minutes’ walk from Utila’s ferry dock and 18 miles from the Honduran mainland port of La Cieba.

As the smallest of the of the Bay Island Archipelago, Utila offers divers the chance to visit 100+ dive sites less than 45 minutes from the dock. Choose from caves, wrecks, coral gardens and sloping walls with overhangs. The ecosystem is home to 65+ varieties of stony coral and over 500 species of fish. Whale sharks are spotted year-round. 

Nestled amongst tropical trees and plants, the resort is comprised entirely of local wood. Each raised cabin offers a double bed, private bathroom with hot water, air conditioning, porch with hammock and lots of natural light. 

The Mango Inn is home to the best pool on the island, set beneath a large mango tree and surrounded by wooden decking, sun loungers and tropical flowers. 

The Mango Inn Bar & Grill is serves local and international food for breakfast, lunch and dinner, featuring weekly specials. Cocktails, beers, wines and liquors are served and the restaurant boasts its own pizza own. Complimentary WiFi is available. 

The island offers unique nightlife, kayaking, paddle boarding, crazy-golf, yoga, fishing and trips to the Utila Cayes or iguana research station. 

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How to get there


  • Utila can be reached by air, ferry or catamaran.
  • Via air: The two major airports you’ll likely find the most flights to are Roatan (RTB) and San Pedro Sula (SAP).
  • If you arrive to San Pedro Sula, you would need to catch a bus to La Ceiba where you would then hop on the Utila Dream ferry. There are also some direct flights from San Pedro Sula to Utila with CM Airlines
  • If you arrive to Roatan, the Utila Dream ferry leaves everyday at 2:00pm from Roatan to Utila
  • There are also some direct flights from San Pedro Sula to Utila with CM Airlines (https://www.cmairlines.com/en/home/) 
  • Via catamaran: A catamaran skippered by Captain Vern is available to transport you from Roatan to Utila, leaving usually around 2pm. The trip takes three to four hours.


  • Following check out, you may depart via air, ferry or catamaran. 


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