Palma Real Caribe Hotel and Villas

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Our Opinion
The Palma Real Caribe Hotel and Villas is rated as a 4 star property. It offers Standard rooms as well as 2 bedroom Villas. These Villas are excellent for families . There is a great Waterpark nearby and guests at the Palma Real enjoy free admission on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays. The hotel features 1 buffet restaurant as well as a delicious Italian and Asian Fusion Restaurant.
Located on Caribbean Roma Beach, the Palma Real Caribe Hotel and Villas is just 30 minutes from the city of La Ceiba, Honduras' third largest city. The Palma Real offers a tropical setting that is not duplicated anywhere and it is one of the unique destinations where you can relax on the beach or by the pool and when you feel like some adventure, take off on one of the many inexpensive ecotourism excursions. Be sure to visit the Cochinos Marine Reserve and Rio Maria, an insect and butterfly museum. Guest of the Palma Real can also enjoy a great waterpark which includes free admission on select days.
Location: On Caribbean Roma Beach, 30 minutes from La Ceiba & 40 minutes from La Ceiba airport.

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  • CW I : Port Isabel, Texas
Great Location, Beautiful Property (Once Upon a Time)

We rented a Villa here for the entire family for a few months, great secure location and super friendly staff. Unfortunately, while the common areas are well kept and seasonal landscaping continues to be maintained, this property looks like it is dying a slow death; the water park appears closed for good, many of the villas are in various states of decay and there has been an obvious relaxing of any kind of property standards. I would like to return but (sadly) I'll be checking back to see more current reviews before I book.

  • Mario M :
Beautiful place, attention NEEDED

Laying out the bad and then the good-No hay planchas, me prestaron una de recepción y me mandaron a decir que la fuera a dejar cuando terminara / no irons in rooms, requested one and front desk sent but the lady who brought it said that I had to take it back to front desk when finished.-Los snacks, bebidas, comida del all inclusive son consumidos por personas sin brazalete frente al personal y no le dan importancia alguna. / all inclusive drinks and snacks are devoured by people w/o bracelets, staff cares little about it. -Check in, muy vaga la información proveída, es necesario preguntar todo, caso contrario solo le dan un papelito fotocopiado dónde dice que si no hace x o y, le cobrarán mas a la salida. Check out was a hassle, information provided was vague, better have a list of things to ask. All I got as info was a small photocopied paper stating what actions would lead to extra charge. -La llave de habitación (que es una llave común y corriente, tiene costo de $20 si la pierde). There’s a $20 fee if you lose the room key, which is a normal metallic $1 key.-No existe iluminación LED en todo el hotel. Lighting on the property is 0-1% LED. -La grifería está deteriorada en general. Faucets, valves, etc are deteriorated and rusty because of ocean spray and water quality.-Las puertas no tienen empaques y dejan escapar aire acondicionado, una pérdida innecesaria de energía. Doors don’t seal in AC, which causes a great loss of energy.-Los aires acondicionados de habitaciones No tienen termostatos o mandos de temperatura, tienen un switch on/off, o te congelas o te desvaneces de calor. Muy mal! Room ACs don’t have thermostats, you must choose between 18deg or 35deg, freeze or melt.-WiFi insuficiente, los datos disponibles no tienen capacidad de cubrir la demanda. On high occupancy, WiFi will be completely useless.-Necesitan implementación de una figura de autoridad en las áreas potencialmente conflictivas (bar por ejemplo), hay mucho joven pasado de bebidas haciendo escándalo y el bartender no tiene forma de poner orden. An authority figure is needed in crowded areas, like the bar, there can be plenty of troublesome youngsters that had too much alcohol.-11:15 am y ya no hay toallas de playa, 11:15am and all beach towels were depleted.-Área de discoteca es preciosa, Disco área is gorgeous, kinda felt like a Jurassic park stage.-Decoraciones son fantásticas, decorations are fantastic.-jardinería es muy linda, garden areas are beautiful-Playa estaba muy limpia, beach was really clean and swimmable.-Piscina necesita mejoras en acabados, Pool needs a remake in terms of surface materials.-Comida excelente, Food was great!-Cervezas frías, Beers were cold.-low-deck personnel in general were very friendly, mid-deck were lousy and I only saw one Management grade person lurking one day and looked uninterested in everything.I’m willing to return and see if these were mishaps

  • Rick H : Vero Beach, Florida
Family atmosphere, nice facilities

We took up a bargain during the off peak season. Our rooms were is great condition with cold A/C and hot water. I especially enjoyed the hammock on the balcony overlooking the private beach. We used the pools and swam in the ocean. We've done Roatan West Bay at much higher prices and this experience was similar. The staff was helpful when we had a lack of cold water and maintenance was dispatched and fixed it in minutes. There was complimentary Wi-Fi everywhere though on different networks so the first times I had to select the strongest network. After that it was automatic. There are off site attractions such as a huge network of zip lines ending with a geo -thermal spa. La Ceiba hosts an international airport for easy access. The hotel is a few miles east of the city. Next time we'll book a longer trip.

  • Mbellamy91 :
Great price for what you get

All inclusive hotel, which gives you an idea of what you are gonna get. Food is good, not great, and rooms could use some facelifts. However, the location is great, it has its own private beach, and it offers various places to relax.

  • 123abcLau :

Very sad.From the entrance the Hotel looked like it needed a make over. 1- room, bathroom cloged up with paint. TV are very small 13". Romote did not work. Staff did not replace remote.2- Pools were so cloudy you could barely see the bottom.3- Food: Breakfast okay. LUNCH and Dinner Horrible , notgood at all4- The Bar: all cocktails were bad. The bartender actually told me that they do not have the time to prepare a proper drink. I actually asked the bartender to let me prepare my own drink. Cheap tequila, cheap rum, not using regular Coca-Cola they used sodas from a soda machine. Piña Colada was from a a cheap instant premix, did not use orange juice for the Tequila Sunrise drink. Just horrible.4- The Snak bar: horrible.The hotel only exists because it has a private beach

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
  • Resort fees (if applicable) must be paid directly to the hotel
  • Hotel transfers for packages to USA
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch & dinner plus snacks
  • 3 a la carte dinners per person per week with reservations (Tue, Thu & Sun)
  • Unlimited domestic drinks from 10am to 1am
  • Daytime tennis
  • Free admission to waterpark nearby on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
  • Daily activities & nightly entertainment
  • 160 rooms in 2 properties - Palma Real Caribe & Palma Real Beach Resort
  • Pools
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (fee)
  • Bars
  • Tennis court
  • Diving school nearby (fee)
  • Bicycle rental
  • 9-hole golf 30 minutes away
Standard Room includes:
  • 2 queens or 3 double beds
  • Air-conditioning
  • Satellite TV
  • In-room safe
  • Bathroom with shower & hairdryer
  • Rooms are located in the Palma Real Caribe section of the resort
  • Maximum occupancy is 6 
Superior Room includes same as Standard Room but with:
  • 1 king or 2 queen beds
  • Bathroom with tub, shower & hairdryer
  • Rooms are located in the Palma Real Beach section of the resort
  • Maximum occupancy is 3 or 2 adults & 2 children 
Deluxe Room includes same as Superior Room but with balcony or terrace.
Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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Palma Real Beach Resort & Villas
Km. 20 Carretera La Ceiba-Trujillo, La Ceiba 9999 Honduras

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules. makes every effort to ensure that the information on this page is accurate, however, all information on this page is subject to change without notice. is not responsible for any changes, errors or omissions that may occur.