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Some Recent Kitchen Creations at Casa Vista Verde Roatan!

What our guests enjoy at the villa! No argument there are some fine restaurants on Roatan- but on the other hand, if you don’t feel like going out…

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25 Reasons to Dive Roatan

Some reasons why Roatan picked up 13(!) top 5 category rankings in the Scuba Diving Magazine Readers Choice Awards…?  

Roatan Rainy Season

Ready for High Season!

Beach raked, campfire wood stockpiled, coconuts harvested, mangos and plums on the way, villa washed, woodwork varnished, patio pressure washed, fresh gravel on the driveway, road graded, landscaping spruced up, water pumps upgraded, skies are clear…looks like we’re ready for busy season… (which starts tomorrow!)

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Casa Vista Verde Roatan 2017 Newsletter

Greetings from Casa Vista Verde! Hoping our annual newsletter finds everyone safe and prosperous! This year saw a number of exciting events and changes for the villa and Roatan:   This past May was a milestone for Casa Vista Verde- for the first time, hosting a wedding for a couple who were engaged on our […]

Roatan Rainy Season

Roatan’s Infamous Rainy Season Strikes Again!

It’s going to be tough for our guests to have any fun in weather like this, luckily they are a resourceful group!

Casa Vista Verde Roatan Traffic Jam

They always seem to know when the mangoes start to ripen…  

Casa Vista Verde Roatan Rainbow

Well, sure, it rained…but if it didn’t, we wouldn’t see rainbows like this!  

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Roatan’s #9!


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New Photos in Ana’s Gallery!

Long overdue update, with turtles, seahorses, squid, cuttlefish, and more…find them all at  

More Flights to Roatan from Canada!

Launching this winter: Sunwing’s Saguenay-Roatan service Thursday, August 10, 2017 Posted by Travelweek Group TORONTO — This winter Sunwing will launch new flight service from Saguenay, Quebec to Roatan, Honduras, becoming the first carrier to offer service to Roatan from Saguenay-Bagotville Airport. Beginning Dec. 18, Monday direct flights will run weekly until April 16, 2018. Roatan […]

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May 2017 Wedding – Bride Comments!

I spent two of the best days of my life at Casa Vista Verde. My first best day was two years ago when my then boyfriend proposed on the back patio while looking at the best view of the Milky Way. We had an amazing week and could not think of a more wonderful place […]

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Mango, Banana, and Coconut Season…

Sure, we know Easter and Semana Santa bring an end to Roatan’s high season, so the restaurants, bars, beaches and roads won’t be as busy. We look forward to what follows – at Casa Vista Verde Roatan, that’s the mango, banana, and coconut season!

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New Flights from Europe!

Air Europa announces new flights direct from Madrid to San Pedro Sula! Plenty of time to make connections from the UK, and plenty of time to make same day connections to Roatan! We look forward to welcoming travelers flying Air Europa! Air Europa launches first direct flight from Europe to Honduras  

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New Photos in Ana’s Gallery!

Casa Vista Verde guest shark dive, party preparations, black iguanas, menu offerings, and of course, beautiful beach scenery and sunsets…find them all at           


TripAdvisor names Roatan as the #1 Destination in Central America!

TripAdvisor names Roatan as the #1 Destination in Central America! Roatán es nombrada como el mejor destino turístico de Centroamérica    

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New Flights from Grand Cayman Twice a Week!

Cayman Airways adds direct flights twice a week to Roatan!  

Roatan Turtle

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Roatan gets ranked #1 for scuba diving again-come visit!

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The new Casa Vista Verde Roatan Video is up! Tour the grounds, inside view, services, amenities, and activities at the villa, surrounding area activities, aerial views, and more! Thanks to Casa Vista Verde Roatan guests, staff, and suppliers for contributing!

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New Photos from Cayos Cochinos and the Pigeon Keys

A photo sampling from recent guest visits to Cayos Cochinos and the Pigeon Keys. Photo credit Ana McNab.

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Casa Vista Verde Roatan – New Aerial Photos

The Aerials section of the Casa Vista Verde Roatan gallery has been completely updated!

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New Kiteboarding Video!

Version 2 of the kiteboarding video is now up, on our video page at, and on YouTube at Enjoy!

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New flights to Roatan! Twice a week, starting in March, on Cayman Airways! CAL to start Roatan flights in March    

Casa Vista Verde Roatan Beach Sunset

Roatan Rainy Season Over?

So, can we call an end to this year’s rainy season?

Casa Vista Verde Winter 2016 Newsletter

Seasons Greetings from Casa Vista Verde! Hoping this message finds everyone healthy and joyful this holiday season! It’s been an exciting year for us! Earlier this year, we added a DJI Phantom drone to our inventory, to better depict the Casa Vista Verde experience through video and photos. Photos have been uploaded to the aerial […]

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Bay Islands Ranked #2 Best Snorkeling in the World!  

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New Image Additions to Ana’s Gallery

Some new additions to the portfolio, from Ana’s dives around Roatan and nearby islands. Click the photo below to go directly to the galleries!

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New Flights to Roatan!

Now it’s even easier for our Canadian guests to get to Casa Vista Verde! Transat Adding Flights to Roatan    

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Rainy Season hits Roatan!

Rainy season has begun on Roatan. As might be expected, Casa Vista Verde gets many questions from prospective visitors about storm risks. Since we’re well south of the main storm belt, rainy season works a little differently here than the more northern tropical islands. Rather than multi-day monsoon-type storms, here we mostly get rainfall at […]

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Casa Vista Verde Roatan Subwing Arrives!

Our newest guest activity arrives, and it’s a blast! The staff is now proficient on operation and guest instruction, so it’s available for guest use immediately! While it might be a few weeks until our videos look as good as the ones on the Subwing website (, stay tuned for posting soon!

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Our Favorite Season at Casa Vista Verde!

Is autumn our favorite season because of the cool crisp breeze, the bright skies, the vibrant colors on the trees, the crystal clear water, or the sweet smells of guavas, mangos, limes, and coconuts ripening on the trees? Nope, that pretty much describes all of Roatan’s seasons… Autumn is our favorite because that’s when we […]

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Welcome neighbor!

Say hi to Earl the Octopus! As we prepared for some incoming inclement weather, we discovered a baby black octopus living under the jetski dock! It scampered up onto the beach, before finding a new home in the rocks under the wood dock. We named it Earl after the incoming storm. Hopefully you can meet […]

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Anyone interested in blackwater diving? Our good friends at West End Divers put Roatan on the list of top 5 destinations in the world!    

Roatan in US News

US News recognizes Roatan with a fairly detailed and accurate depiction…    

Roatan in the News!

Leisurely Living in a Caribbean Garden Paradise  

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Mangos to the Sky Again!

Looks like another bumper crop of mangos this year!

Air Transat new flights to Roatan

More flights to Roatan, direct from Quebec!

Air Transat makes it easier to reach Roatan this winter!  

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New Drone Video of Casa Vista Verde Roatan North Shore Reef!

Drone flight from offshore Casa Vista Verde Roatan showing most of Roatan’s north shore. Hand assisted launch and retrieval, 16 foot boat, 3×1 foot rolling launch pad, 2 foot seas, consistent 23 knot breeze. Challenging conditions, but everyone (and everything) made it back safe and sound…    

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New and Updated Roatan Aerial Photos

A sneak preview of some of the images which will be going into the website gallery soon…photos from the Pigeon Cays, Golf Course, West Bay, West End, and of course Casa Vista Verde!  

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Roatan Pteradactyls

Boats, jetskis, Roatan coral reef, kiteboards, and a DJI Phantom 3 Advanced drone…sure, why not, what could possibly go wrong…?  

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Just in time for the weekend, viewable on YouTube at Enjoy!  

Casa Vista Verde Roatan Sunset Aerial Drone Photo

One More Sunset by Drone

The last sunset drone picture. Next up, the videos…

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Roatan Sunset by Drone

Today’s outstanding sunset brought to you by collaboration between the DJI Phantom 3 drone and the always-beautiful island of Roatan, Honduras…

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Sperm Whales!

Sperm Whales spotted on a recent Casa Vista Verde guest excursion to Cayos Cochinos. We’ve seen dolphins, marlin, whale sharks, now sperm whales…next up, mermaids and unicorns??

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Casa Vista Verde Roatan Drone Photos

Experimenting with the new drone…while the sun and clouds didn’t cooperate well enough to do the full video, we did get some decent clips and the interesting still photos you see here, stay tuned for full video…

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Fluffy Clouds Anyone?

At Casa Vista Verde Roatan, we keep the white fluffy clouds in the sky AND the pool…      

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So, if winter prep isn’t your thing (, there are some nice photos of Roatan on this blog to help keep you warm! (

Casa Vista Verde Roatan Octopus and Scuba Diver

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The International Underwater Film Festival, with over $10,000 in prizes, has been set for April 9-16. It’s hosted at Turquoise Bay, on the same harbor as Casa Vista Verde, a short 3 minute boat ride away – and coincidentally, we still show availability that week!  

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Whale Sharks visit Casa Vista Verde Roatan!

Whale Sharks visit Casa Vista Verde Roatan! Photos taken by Ana, just outside the reef at Casa Vista Verde…

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IBC Airways began flying to Roatan from Fort Lauderdale yesterday! Fort Lauderdale is a major Southwest hub, so if they fly there from your local airport, Roatan is in easy reach!    

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Casa Vista Verde Roatan December 2015 Newsletter

Seasons Greetings from Casa Vista Verde! Hoping this message finds everyone healthy and joyful this holiday season! In the latest villa news, we have some new staff introductions! Joselyn and Hector Villanueva recently joined us all the way from Copan on the mainland (home of the Mayan ruins). Joselyn and her cooking talents have amazed […]

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Roatan Honduras makes the top 10 Caribbean Retirement Destinations!  

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Looking for the Perfect Gift?

Did the flood of gift ideas in your Inbox last week seem somehow lacking? Maybe a visit to Casa Vista Verde would make the perfect family stocking stuffer?          

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Ready for Busy Season!

Photos and guestbook updated, boats tuned and painted, villa spruced up, staff safety training complete, flyboard tested, ok  -we’re ready for busy season!  

New Flights to Roatan!

Air Transat commenced services between Toronto Pearson (YYZ) and Roatan (RTB) in Honduras on 23 November. The 3,115-kilometre sector will operate weekly on Mondays, with the carrier using its 737-800s on the airport pair. Operating as a seasonal service, it will run until 25 April. Air Transat also serves Roatan from Montreal.    

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Vista Verde Staff 100% Certified!

Congratulations to Joselyn, Neptali, and Hector! All three completed the Emergency First Responders and Fire Safety training courses last week with flying colors. Together with Ana’s Divemaster and Rescue Diver certifications, this means 100% of Casa Vista Verde’s staff is trained and qualified to respond to emergencies on site. While we believe our mission is […]

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Nice Article on Living on Roatan Roatán: Affordable Real Estate and a Caribbean Lifestyle  

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Adventures Roatan Expands!

Adventures Roatan, right next door to Casa Vista Verde, has recently expanded! In addition to popular attractions like the SeaHorse Tour and Lionfish Louie’s restaurant, they now have ten personal watercraft (jetskis) for snorkeling trips to the outlying reef, a FlyBoard and Hoverboard, and FreeGo (Segway-type offroad) scooters! We had a chance to test drive […]

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More Pics in Ana’s Gallery!

Recent pics by Ana have been added to her gallery!  

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New Dive Pics

This month’s installment of pics to Ana’s Gallery!

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Nice article comes out on Roatan’s Marine Park, shortly after the Casa Vista Verde mooring is placed? Coincidence…?      

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Photo Galleries Updated

New Exterior and Guest photos, along with some pictures in Ana’s gallery of the Shark(!) Dive… Visit the full galleries at  

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First Dive off the Casa Vista Verde Marine Park Mooring!

Our first dive has been completed from the new Casa Vista Verde Marine Park Mooring! This cavern photo is from the west side of the channel.  

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Painting of the Casa Vista Verde shoreline…

By our very own talented Hector Villanueva…

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Just in time for winter guests!  

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Casa Vista Verde Golf Cart Upgrade!

The guest cart gets upgraded! New wheels and suspension for a smoother ride on the beach…

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Casa Vista Verde Marine Park Mooring Installed!

Casa Vista Verde’s mooring, the newest addition to Roatan’s Marine Park System, is now installed! Located in 30 feet of water. Excellent diving for beginners to the west, with large coral heads on a white sand plain. Intermediate and advanced divers will enjoy a drift dive through the channel to the north, then along the […]

Casa Vista Verde Roatan Mangos

Name Change?

Considering a name change to Casa Mucho Mango…these are green, but we’ve got yellow and red ones too…

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Roatan ranked #3 in the world’s top island destinations!  

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Wahoo Drifter Commissioned!

After a few weeks outfitting and a long inaugural test run today, we declare the Wahoo Drifter addition to Casa Vista Verde’s boating stable a success! The Wahoo Drifter is a 22 foot center console fishing boat powered by a 150hp Yamaha 4 stroke outboard, added to bridge between the Cazadora (the 26 foot Grady […]

Roatan Wreck Mast

New Roatan Dive Video

Nice 34 minute video on Roatan Diving…

Roatan’s Affordable

International Living calls Roatan one of the 5 most affordable islands for retirees… 5 of the Best Affordable Tropical Islands for Retirees  

Roatan one of the four best…

International Living calls Roatan one of the four best islands in Central America…   Four of the Best Caribbean Islands in Central America    

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Roatan #2 for Snorkeling!

Islands magazine ranks Roatan #2 in the world for best snorkeling!  

Lost City Artifact

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This is pretty interesting…and don’t forget to stop by Roatan for a visit when you’re done on the mainland!  


Roatan 4th best!

Roatan’s the #4 best island to live on, according to Islands magazine…  

Guanaja Diving

And if you’re interested in diving guanaja… we can help you get there!

Casa Vista Verde Roatan PWC Jetski Aquatrax

New Jetski

The new PWC arrives – a 3 seat Honda Aquatrax – and seems to be adjusting nicely to life in the tropics!

Casa Vista Verde Roatan Shoreline Dawn

Panoramas Up!

Interactive panoramas are now live on the website! These impossibly bright and vivid colors brought to you courtesy of Judit Schmidt at WorldPanoramas3D and the beautiful island of Roatan…

Roatan #2 on CNN’s places to be…  

Casa Vista Verde Roatan Limes

Thanksgiving Harvest

If anyone needs fresh limes and coconuts for their Thanksgiving margaritas and pina coladas, we know where you can find some!

Casa Vista Verde Roatan Shoreline

Better Weather on Roatan

Reading all about the cold weather and snowstorms up north. Here on Roatan, we’ve got our own bad weather, we’re all cooped up waiting for this rainy season to end…

Casa Vista Verde Roatan Marlin

Daily Catch on the Cazadora!

Not a bad day!