Natural View Ecotourism Park
A budget, nature-oriented option, Natural View Ecotourism Park (tel. 504/431-3147, US$13 pp), is within walking distance of Pico Bonito park, about 10 kilometers from La Ceiba going toward Tela along the highway. Catch any Tela-bound bus and get off at El Pino.
The rustic adobe and thatch-roof cabins are clean and cool. The grounds, dotted with fruit trees and flowering plants, feature a two-story champa-style restaurant, a covered hammock area, a soccer field, and a slightly oldish pool. Staff can organize tours into Pico Bonito and Cuero y Salado refuge with English-speaking guides.
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