Guanaja lies approximately 70km (43 miles) from the North Coast of Honduras and just 12km (7 1/2 miles) east of Roatán. It is the tallest of the Bay Islands and is almost completely covered by hills. The western tip is cut off from the rest of the island by a small canal, "the Cut," running just beside the airport. Bonacca town, the center of nearly all services and the most populated part of the island, isn't actually on the main island, but is off a small cay hanging just off the south coast. There are no roads on the island except one small stretch that runs for just a few kilometers between the settlements of Savannah and Mangrove Bights, on the eastern end of the island.

Visitor Information

Apart from the occasional shop that sells basic supplies, almost all facilities of any kind can be found in Bonacca town. The town's only cybercafe is on the main street turning left from the ferry dock, as is the bank Banco Atlántida (tel. 504/2453-4262), which exchanges currency and traveler's checks, and several small pharmacies. For phone service, make a right from the docks to the Hondutel office (tel. 504/2455-1389).

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