West Snake Caye, Port of Honduras
Seventeen miles from the town of Punta Gorda, the four small Snake Cayes lie in the 160-mile Port of Honduras Marine Reserve,
which boasts lush mangrove trees and endangered species.
Stay: The Wyvern Hotel in Punta Gorda is equipped with lush bathrobes provided in every room with tranquil Charlotte Harbor views; 941/639-7700.
Eat: For a taste of fresh, local cuisine, try Emery's (501/702-2929) in Punta Gorda. The open-air restaurant features a variety of dishes, with everything from stew chicken to whole fried snapper.
Do: Trek through towering mangroves toward the center of the island, where you'll find a small, serene lagoon.