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To the north, Olancho has roads that connect it with the department of Colon via San Esteban and Bonito Oriental and with Yoro via La Union and Esquipulas del Norte to Olanchito.From there, the distance to La Ceiba or Trujillo is relatively short.
Once you reach this spectacular little island, you will agree that it was well worth the hour long drive from Puerto Plata.Located on the eastern part of the country, Olancho borders with Nicaragua to the east south east, and has some of the largest protected areas in the country.Part of the Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve is located within its territory, as well as the Patuca National Park, Sierra de Agalta National Park and La Muralla National Park.One of the most outstanding tourist attractions in the area are the Caves of Talgua, which together with the Maya Ruins at Copan and El Puente and the Los Naranjos Eco-archaeological Park in Lake Yojoa are the four archaeological areas open to the public and managed by the Honduran Anthropology Institute.Juticalpa The capital of Olancho is a relatively old city, with historical records dating back to 1774, during the Spanish colonial days in Honduras.Along Playa Dorada’s beaches, watersports include windsurfing, kayaking, banana boat rides, water skiing, snorkeling and much more.
In addition to world-class tennis facilities, the Robert Trent Jones Sr.-designed Playa Dorada Golf Course is one of the premier golf courses in the Dominican Republic.
Casa Colonial Beach & Spa is regarded as one of the most stylish and luxurious hotels in the Dominican Republic for its exquisitely decorated suites, sparkling rooftop infinity pool, award-winning Lucia restaurant and indulgent Bagua Spa.
Plus, our dedication to our guests enables us to offer a discreet yet gracious staff awaiting to immerse you in the ultimate five-star vacation experience.
Juticalpa is the commercial center of Olancho, you will find many banks here and this is the place to exchange your USA dollars, Travellers Cheques or get cash advances from your VISA card.
Chances of getting Travellers Cheques cashed and cash advances on your credit cards elsewhere in Olancho are slim.
Its central park reflects the Spanish influence, and it has a lovely colonial church, a nice old municipal building that houses the city hall and an old building where la Casa de La Cultura is operating.