So many hammocks! Perfect to read, watch the sunset, and take a nap! Jose was great! He booked a boat ride for us to go to Chachauate for lunch on the beach. He let us go searching for hermit crab bait with him and taught us to fish "spool style". He was there to help us with anything we may need. Franci is the best cook! Each meal was a surprise and it was all delicious! The water and snorkeling was beautiful. We took the private boat from Roatan to the island, and although expensive, it was super easy and only took about an hour and half because we had perfect weather. To leave, we did the hour and a half boat ride to the mainland and then had a 3 hour ride to the airport at San Pedro Sula. It was cheaper, but it took a lot more time. We stayed in the big house, which was lovely. However, any of the cabins would be nice as well, since you spend most of your time outside enjoying the island, water, and hammocks. The lack of A/C was not an issue since we had a fan. No hot water was also not an issue, because you really don't need hot water for showers on an island. The part of the island that is owned with this rental is the left third? of the island, so it's not the entire island, but it's beautiful with great views. This was a perfect "get-away" place to relax and enjoy the sand and ocean.
Daryl was a great host. Everything about getting there was clearly outlined beforehand so we knew what to expect. One of our suitcases was misplaced en route and Daryl really went the extra mile to help us out and liaised with the airlines and local taxi and boat operators to help it get to us. The food is fresh, tasty and large portions, the island hosts are extremely friendly and helpful. We will return!!
Thank you Daryl for a very relaxing time.
Words can’t describe this place, definitely an experience worth repeating. Daryl was a great host; he gave us all the information needed to get to Cayos Cochinos safely. At the Cayo, you will experience nature at its best, great snorkeling, magnificent sunsets/sunrises and most of all, overall relaxation at a very comfortable place. Franci and Jose, the caretakers at the cabanas, were great helping out on anything we requested without hesitation, make sure to leave them a good tip as they will do anything to make you feel comfortable. Do take care of the reef as its one of the attractions of the place. We will return very son!
This place is just amazing and I would recommend to travel there to anyone trying to escape the noisy urban way of life. The island is a place to reconnect with nature and its beauty, every single day of my stay was a delight.
I spent a week in Cayos Conchinos Island with my wife for our anniversary and while looking for a isolated and tranquil place, we found natural beauty, wild life, and warm friendship.
First, I strongly recommend to use the help from the owner (DK) for organizing your trip to the island. DK is making sure that from the airport to the island things are smooth and safe, and is well connected to locals for various services your trip may require.
Once on the island, the food and housing are excellent. We rent the main house which included two floors with 4 terraces. It was plenty of spaces for two yet we spent most of the time at the ground floor where the jewels of the island are: our hosts. Indeed the island is managed by a Hondurian family: Jose, Franci, Fernando and Julia. While Franci prepares delicious local recipes from fish and lobster usually caught earlier in the morning. Jose is making sure that all is working in the house, he is always listening to everyones' needs and he is definitely resourceful. Fernando is the adolescent of the family and an amazing diver. Spending time with him diving the surrounding corals was another daily delight. Finally, Julia is the youngest daughter and she is just cute and friendly. Every evening we enjoyed spending time with this family sharing our life experience, laughing, playing and dancing as one see fit.
My favorite activity was to spend time in one of the multiple hamacs around the highland and just contemplate the rich landscape combining the green robust mountains sited on the horizon and reflecting their massive shapes into the pristine water all around the island. The sound of the fibers of the hamac stretching gently under the sun in which one can be dried slowly by the warm breeze from the sea... ... I miss this place so much and can't wait to go back.
The owner and his wife are absolutely the best! They are always a phone call away from helping you have the best experience. The care taker and his wife are wonderful cooks and have adapted very well to having for foreign visitors. The property is incredible! Very relaxing and beautiful. Surrounded by reef on all sides and an abundance of sea life everywhere, its snorkel and scuba diving heaven. There are hammocks everywhere! We have stayed in the big house which for the pricing is a must. Even though all the other cabins are just fine. I am a chef by trade and still have them prepare some of my meals because we are busy relaxing and enjoying the tranquility. The other guests that have been there with us were from all over the world and are now life long friends and we are trying to plan another trip there where all of us meet again! This 3rd trip we are trying to fill all of the cabins with friends and family. Daryl(owner) has payed very close attention to detail on what would make his guests more comfortable and has added a ton of things back into the infrastructure in one year since our last visit we were amazed. Which shows how much they care about making this place paradise. I could go on forever on this place and so i will finish with this. I have traveled all over the Caribbean. I chose to come back instead of a resort because of our first experience was so perfect that other places would never top it. Word of advise, Go Go Go and see for yourself you will not be disappointed! Maybe i will see you there!
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