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.