San Lorenzo, Honduras

San Lorenzo is a municipality in the Honduran department of Valle. It is the primary Honduran port on the Pacific coast and lies on the Pan American Highway.

A popular attraction is to tour the mangrove canals that lead out to the Gulf of Fonseca. Exotic wildlife, have made this area a haven for birdwatchers. In addition, the Central Park is worth a visit, with its series of mural paintings depicting the most important historical moments of the city and municipality of San Lorenzo. Perhaps the most prominent tourist attraction in the area is the island community of Amapala, located on the Isla del Tigre in the Gulf of Fonseca.

Things to See and Do

* Scuba diving and Snorkeling
* Beaches
* Mangrove tours
* Fishing
* Isle del Tigre

General information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency - Lempira (HNL)
Language – Spanish, English
Population – 30,000 approx
Land Area – 480 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus six hours
International Country Telephone Code – +504

Port Location – The port is located in San Lorenzo.

Travel Links – The closest airport with scheduled flights is Toncontin International Airport (MGTG) in Tegucigalpa. Puerto de Henecan opened in 1979, which replaced the port at Amapala.

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