Fantasy Island Beach Resort
- What's Included
- All Inclusive Features
Bottom line, come here if you want great diving and snorkeling and are not worried about being at a fancy resort, because this isn't fancy but the staff tries really hard to help you out!Big, basic room, nice balcony but no chairs to sit on and the chairs in the room were cloth covered dining chairs so didn't risk taking them out in the humidity. All rooms enter off a wooden walkway on one side and the balcony on the other with an ocean view but no access. AC worked great. They were remodeling rooms (at 6:45 in the morning!) while I was there and I think my room was remodeled because the bathroom was really nice, big, tiled and nice. In the main room the laminate flooring was warped and prevented the bathroom door from opening all the way and there were big gaps between planks. Wi-Fi is only available in the lounge and in a very small space, you'll see lots of people crammed onto the sofas and chairs to be in range. Go sit on the deck or in the pool-table area and no go, phone coverage is fine for calls and texts if you have t-moble but hot spot was hard to run on 3g network.Room was quite functional with lots of room, 2 beds, modern safe and closet, a small flat screen TV with lots of English and Spanish channels and a good working fridge that they left a pitcher of water in when they cleaned the room...Great snorkeling and diving (see different review) here. Wonderful beach and a small pool if you like pools instead of the ocean. Although "All Inclusive" food is served for 2 or 2.5 hours at each mealtime, a small snack at 4:30, which is gone at 4:40, is on a tray at the bar. Food was fine, enough of a variety, including a salad bar with a local flair each day. You won't starve and the servers are very accommodating and more than willing to practice their English even when you speak Spanish with them. House drinks are from a set menu, you pay extra for local or exotic beer, Strohs was the "all inclusive" beer, no drafts-cans. Sweet rum and vodka drinks/punches and NO Mojitjas!There are 2 wings, was close to the Gazebo for shore diving but a good ways from the scuba shop, plan accordingly. A popular destination for mainland Hondurans which added a local feel to an otherwise remote resort. You are not within walking distance to anything except some cows and jungle. Excursions are easily arranged through the hotel but taxis to West end are 30-40-$us. Cheap 6$ fee to the airport.There is a resident Duck, Peacock and 3 monkeys (be careful with these little thieves though!!)
This resort is in bad need of an update and they offer very little to choose from in regards to food. Your all inclusive beer will be strohs in a can and the rooms are about as basic as I have ever seen. The beach and water are beautiful and it is a quiet spot to relax and swim. Unless you just want to dive, snorkel or enjoy a quiet beach all day, stay somewhere else.
In few words, the hotel is bad, its outdated and to be honest it seams they have not been taken care of for years, Food tasted good but it lacked variety, and the people in the front desk was the worst part of it al, lack of professionalism, no customer service at all, not friendly at all. The rest of the staff was good, very friendly and helpful!! With that said, the private beach was amazing to relax and just enjoy, Beautiful blue waters!!!
We went as part of an excursion from a cruise line. Monkeys and iguanas all around. The beach area is beautiful in all directions. There is an attached dive shop that can take you to a shipwreck in good weather. There is a nice hike that takes you to the top of the hill for a grand view. Locals consider this to be the nicest resort on the island.
Do not book a trip to this resort!!! We took our children to this resort over Christmas holidays and we are still saddened by the experience today. We booked through Sunwing vacations, to whom we will never book through again! There was no fresh water nor bottled water. We waited an entire day for our rooms to which once we were given keys to our room we had a tiny fridge with a dirty uncovered jug of water inside (2 of our children drank the water, one threw up and the other ended up sick for three straight weeks, needing medical attention once back home to Canada) no towels and no bedding. We had to share the two shabby beach towels that we waited most of the day to acquire while waiting for our rooms to be ready. The public bathroom that were in the lobby (the only one we had access to the entire day) was a terrible mess, garbage overflowing toilets clogged and dirty and no toilet paper nor paper towel. The smell of sewage through the resort would make your eyes water. We did not receive bedding or towels even on our second day. The owner was hiding from the many travels looking for answers as to the state of the resort, which was certainly nothing like what was advertised in the sunwing brochure. The owner was very unkind and rude once finally located, screamed at clients in front of their kids!! Sunwings response was that perhaps we were just a little too picky!! There are a ton of beautiful resorts for the same price on the other side of the island with professional staff, clean water, clean bedding and towels and no sewage smell.
Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).
If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.
Items not included:
- Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
- Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
- Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
- Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
- Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
- Items of a personal nature
- Buffet breakfast, lunch & dinner
- Unlimited domestic drinks from 11am to 11pm
- Non-motorized watersports including snorkeling & kayaks
- Daytime tennis
- Daily activities & nightly entertainment
- 109 rooms
- Buffet restaurant
- Tennis courts
- On-site dive centre (fee)
- Internet facilities
- 2 double beds
- Ceiling fan
- Bathroom with tub or shower
- Balcony or terrace
- Maximum occupancy per room is 4
Resort Location Map
Fantasy Island Beach ResortHonduras,Honduras
- Hotel Contacts
- Extra Info
Carretera Pavimentada Ppal, French Harbour, French Harbour, Roatan IB3110 Honduras
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