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Apart from the beaches at Sambo Creek or a trip to the Cayos Cochinos, there is a burgeoning assortment of activities to partake in. Glenda's Paradise Hot Springs Resort (L150 adults; daily 10am-6pm), just past Sambo Creek on the road to Trujillo, is the most popular thermal spring facility in the La Ceiba area, though facilities are basic. The water is a constant 105°F (41°C) in the stone-lined natural pool, partly covered by a small champa to stop the sun. A more modern cold-water pool for cooling off is here, too, along with a picnic area and a small stand selling food and drinks.

Turaser (tel. 504/2429-0509), out of the Palma Real Resort, operates a canopy tour, just outside of Sambo Creek on the road to Trujillo (look for signs along the highway). The zip-lines are a 30-minute horseback ride through thick rainforest from the tour office. The 13 different cables end at a small waterfall and swimming hole fed by thermal springs. Departures are at 9am and 2pm. The tour costs L855.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.