Nestled on Roatan’s southern shore, CocoView Resort is a diver’s paradise on the edge of the world’s second largest coral reef. It offers all-inclusive, unlimited diving packages and a lively communal atmosphere that make it ideal for a Roatan scuba diving vacation.
Tropical landscaped gardens surround the charming cabanas and bungalows of the CocoView Resort, with a colorful house reef just steps away. The magnificent walls and dramatic wrecks of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef are a short boat ride away, with trips led by CocoView Resort’s highly-reputable dive team.
CocoView Resort has 29 guest rooms to select from, which are situated either on the water’s edge or directly over the water. All of the bungalows, cabanas, rooms and suites are air-conditioned and equipped with hammocks to relax in, coffee-making facilities and mini fridges.
There are four spacious bungalows situated in the over-water duplexes that feature en-suite bathrooms and a romantic ambiance. Select from a king or double-queen bed configurations, with large decks where you can relax and soak up the views.
There are 12 cabanas built directly over the water, with ocean-facing decks and queen or twin bed configurations.
Set on the water’s edge, the 12 Oceanfront rooms are located near the Clubhouse and dock, with large porches and king or double-queen bed configurations available.
This two-bedroom, two-bathroom suite is ideal for a party of four, with spectacular ocean views and either king or double-queen bed configurations available in each room.
Positioned just beyond the cabanas, this two-bedroom, two-bathroom suite is a short walk or bike ride from the Clubhouse. It offers either king or double-queen bed configurations and a spacious ocean-facing deck.
The newest addition to the resort, the Coco Villa offers three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, as well as a spacious family dining area, fully-equipped kitchen and stunning ocean views.
CocoVilla Resort Amenities
The Clubhouse is the heart and soul of the CocoView Resort, being a place where guests come to eat and mingle after a day exploring beneath the water’s surface. Challenge your fellow divers at a game of pool or ping pong, with hammocks where you can relax with a good book and a TV entertainment area.
Presentations about the history of Roatan are often presented in the
Clubhouse, together with complimentary buoyancy classes and musical entertainment. There’s an extensive lending library where you can borrow or exchange books, as well as board games and puzzles available.
Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the resort for you to stay in touch with friends and family back home, with a guest computer station in the Clubhouse. If you’re in need of a little pampering, you can relax with an in-room massage from one of the local practitioners.
Food Available CocoVilla Resort in Roatan
Three delicious buffet meals are served throughout the day in the Clubhouse, with plenty of variety to suit a diverse range of tastes. Breakfast typically features made-to-order eggs, pancakes, bacon and waffles, as well as cereals, yogurts and tropical fruits.
Lunch is ready when you return from the morning dive trip, with a sandwich station, soups, salads and traditional Honduran dishes. Dinner normally features two different entrees, side vegetables and a salad bar, finished off with fresh fruits and desserts.
A full-service bar is also located in the Clubhouse, with a complimentary welcome drink of local beer, rum mixer or soft drink on arrival. In addition, it stocks a good selection of French, Italian and Chilean wine available by the bottle or the glass.
Diving in Roatan's CocoView Resort
Set on the edge of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, Roatan offers some of the best diving in the Caribbean. Discover dramatic walls featuring colorful sea sponges and the fascinating Prince Albert wreck, with water temperatures at an enticing 77 - 84°F (25 - 29°C) and visibility anywhere from 33-98 feet (10-30 meters).
CocoView Resort offers unlimited, 24-hour shore diving in their house reef, as well as daily dive trips in one of their custom-designed 50-foot dive boats. Each of the six-dive boats is equipped for easy entry and exits, with a 45-foot high-speed dive boat for accessing remote dive sites on three-tank trips.
Orientation dives are conducted for all new divers in the house reef, allowing you to familiarize yourself with the site and any rental equipment, as well as refresh your skills if it’s been a while between dives. CocoView Resort’s experienced dive masters will use this opportunity to introduce you to the Prince Albert Wreck, Newman’s Wall and the CocoView Wall.
On a typical day, there will be boat trips departing in the morning and afternoon (with two dives on each), as well as optional night dives either on the house reef or by boat. High-quality dive equipment can be rented by prior arrangement with CocoView Resort and Nitrox is available for an additional fee.
Other activities available at CocoView Resort
Aside from offering outstanding diving, the CocoView Resort makes a great base for kayaking excursions to explore the natural beauty of Roatan. Take advantage of the complimentary kayak rental to discover the sandy beaches and mangrove forests at your leisure or opt for a guided excursion with one of the resort’s skilled professionals.
CocoView’s house reef also offers exceptional snorkeling, with equipment available for rent to non-diving family members. The coral-covered Newman’s Wall and CocoView Wall can both be explored while snorkeling, as can the Prince Albert Wreck when visibility is good.
Local musicians and dancers perform regularly at the CocoView Resort, showcasing the rich culture and Garifuna traditions of Roatan. Beach barbecues are another highlight of the resort, creating a setting to socialize with other divers while feasting on freshly-caught seafood.