The picture here shows the dive sites that are frequented by AKR. Each of the sites has something unique to offer in the way of fish, coral and other underwater wonders.One of the nicest things is that you will dive a different site each dive and never dive the same spot twice in your week long visit.more
The Agular is an older wreck that sits in about 80 to 120 feet of water. There are two resident moray eels that can be found here that are very friendly. The larger of the eels (a green one) will come up to you and tap you. (Remember to not feed them or put your fingers out). There is a very nice swim through at the bow of the wreck which is facing...more
Every day there is a different dish to choose from and you will never go hungry at AKR.Each meal is a sit down meal and you have a choice from several set meals for that time of day. All meals are included in you charge for your room so you will not have to go and hunt down where you are going to eat.The meals are listed on a board near the bar and...more
The breakfast, lunch and dinner meals served at AKR are some of the best I have ever had at a resort type place. Each meal is cooked to order and you will not find any buffet lines here.The breakfast is eggs, pancakes or French toast cooked the way you like them or you can just have a breakfast cereal and fresh fruit.All meals are included in the...more
The Frangipani Bar is located on the hill at AKR in a tree house looking area. The view from the bar of the bay is awesome and the drinks are good as well.Happy hours is every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 5 to 7 pm. Two for one drinks are the way to go.Try my favorite... the Mud Slide or the Monkey La La. The only rule is that you have pants...more
AKR will pick you up from the airport and handle all of your baggage for you once you pick it up from the belt. They will take them to customs and deliver them to your room.The bus is air conditioned and you will get to see a bit of the island on the way to the resort.Sherri (the lady pictured) will even give you a little tour on your way from the...more
Getting to and from the key and to the main island of Roatan is easy. Just bang the dive tank hanging on the dock and the water taxi will be there to pick you up. The trip will take about 60 seconds to the main island. You can ask to be droped off at the Baileys key so you can snorkel with the dolphins, it takes about 120 seconds to get to Baileys...more
You can get just about any kind of tee-shirt or tropical shirt you can think of as well as many local handy-crafts that are made on the island here.
Remember that if you pay in US $ you might get limpiera back as change so bring a big bucket to carry your change back in.
The current rate of exchange is about 16.5 to 1$
What to buy: Tee-shirts are about $18 here and can be had cheaper in westend but without the AKR logo on them.
What to pay: The local crafts are a bit pricey but good quality. If you want cheap got to Westend but remember you get what you pay for.
When you visit AKR you will always be greeted with a smile from one of these lovley ladies.At the front desk you can find help with getting a taxi to town, safe deposit boxes, trips around the island, check cashing and so much more. Make sure that you smile and you will always get a smile in return.more
One of the greatest ways to end a day of fun in the sun is to sit and watch the sun go down into the sea.The view of the sunsets here make you realize that no matter what you do in this world the sun will always rise and the sun will always set. There is beauty in each day and we need to stop and enjoy what the world has to offer.more
1. Due to current security measures, you'll need to allow more time for check-in, security screening and boarding flights. Please check with your airline prior to departure for the latest recommended arrival times and security guidelines. It is also recommended you have a government-issued picture ID available at all times, as well as a printed...more
Watch out for the parrot in hiding.... He is waiting to scare you as you walk up the stairs to the clubhouse.His name is Paco and will greet you with a friendly hello and will tell you good-bye when HE is done with you. After he has said good-bye do not try to pick him up as he is done with you and will bite you hard.Paco loves to eat breakfast...more
With just about everything that you do you will find someone taking pictures or shooting a video which they will try to sell you later in the day.
Unique Suggestions: Make sure that you get the DVD version of the pictures and video. The price is not that bad.
You may even find yourself the star of the resorts promo video.
Fun Alternatives: Bring a few under water cameras so that you can take a few of your own pictures.
Always bring some big zip lock bags for packing your wet stuff in and for keeping your dry stuff dry. Remember that there is a rainy season here from October to December and things do get wet in the suitcases. Shorts and sandals and if you are there during the rainy season the bring some wet weather gear or a poncho. When traveling around...more
Bring plastic bags to pack your wet gear in for the trip home. The big oven size zip lock ones work great. Shorts, shirts and sandles. Bring some light weight pants and shirts for the evening when the bugs are out. Asprin and some benadril Camera both digital and underwater. Good walking shoes if you plan on hiking around the island. Oh and if...more
Most people do not know that AKR has a very good shore dive spot. On the back of the key you will find a small shack that houses all the things you need to do a shore dive minus the mask, fins and snorkle.The shore dive here is called The Garden and it is a very nice site. It is also the same site that AKR does the dolphin dive at but is accessed...more
The deer are out eating during the morning and can be found around the cages, as this is where the caretaker puts out some fresh greens for them. At night you will find them sleeping near villa 40. If you have just returned from a dive or have been in the water the female deer will lick you and be your friend for life. (She is licking the salt off...more
Located in the middle of the key island is a little tree-circled place that has two cages. In the cages are two very colorful toucans and a big red macaw. Also on the key you will find running around two deer, three iguanas and a cat as well as red headed vultures and our favorite…. Humming birds.In the after noon the local care taker feeds the...more
At AKR you begin you SCUBA life by taking your first discover scuba class or if you are a certified (and we are all certifiable haha) diver already you can take a specialty class in Advanced open water, Rescue, Underwater photographer, night diver or one of any of the other classes offered by this 5 star PADI center. You can even do you IDC here if...more
The views around Anthony's Key Resort are awesome and with every step you take you will see a postcard view.Make sure you stop and take in the views around the place and relax a bit and always remember to enjoy life with all that it has to offer. We walked everywhere we could and enjoyed the views of this small paradise. It is easy to walk along...more
The scuba diving at AKR is very good all year round with a short period in April having a few jelly fish. The dive sites that AKR takes you to are mostly around the north-western tip of the island and along the west coast.There are at least 3 wrecks that you can dive on from AKR. The three underwater wrecks are The Agular, The Odyssey and an air...more
Anthony's Key Resort (AKR) is in my mind the best place to go for your scuba diving and sunshine vacation.It is located on the island of Roatan off the coast of Honduras.At AKR you can take a scuba class to begin you Scuba life or take a specialty class in Rescue, Advanced, Underwater photographer, night diver or any of the other classes offered by...more