Colonial villages (Gracias, Comayagua), ancient Maya ruins (Copán), natural parks (Moskitia), and a Pacific and Caribbean coastline and the Bay Islands, with great beaches and coral reefs where snorkeling and diving are exceptional by any standard.
But in other way. Crime in Honduras is rampant and criminals operate with a high degree of impunity. Honduras has one of the highest murder rates in the world. Cities such as San Pedro Sula (map) and the Tegucigalpa (map) have registered homicide rates among the highest in the world.
*Comayagua (map) — the former capital of the country is today a quiet colonial town with a beautiful cathedral, notable Spanish architecture and an historic town center. *Bay Islands (map) — natural Caribbean paradise very popular for snorkeling and diving. *Copán (map) — one of the most impressive ruins of the Maya civilization, known for the quality of its sculpture.