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Utila Life

The island of Utila in Honduras is not only well know because of the underwater activities but also for the nightlife, with plenty of divers looking to let off some steam after a day spent exploring the magical reefs and seascapes on offer.  If you are looking to party until the sun comes up and go crazy Monday through Friday, then Utila is not the place for you. The nightlife here is more relaxed, but there is lot’s of variety and a little bit something for everyone!.


  • Treetanic

Owned by Neil, an eccentric American artist, this psychedelic mango-treetop bar is somewhere you just have to see while visiting Utila. It always draws a cast of local characters and is definitely one of the more fun places on the island. The ‘Dark Moon’ night during the new moon is one of the best parties on the island.


  • Skid row Bar

This is everything a hard-drinking bar should be, with a leaky tin roof, concrete floor, pool table, dart board, an excess of wizened characters and a long-suffering bartender. All visitors are cordially invited to take up the ‘Giufity Challenge’ – downing shots of a Garifuna herb-enhanced moonshine. Decent pub grub, including Tex-Mex dishes and burgers, is also available, as is delivery.


  • La Cueva

A dive bar that packs in a curious mix of local characters, hard drinkers and members of the international wandering class. The only place in the island were you can buy 1 liter beers!


  • Tranquila Bar

This is a laid back place to enjoy a cold drink while watching the sun set while enjoying the open views of the bay from the second story open air dock. Open at 5pm the early sun-downer crowd is muy ‘tranquila’! However, it turns onto a party scene with dancing and all kinds of shenanigans later in the evening and hosts nightly events such as Tequila Tuesdays, this means free tequila from 9-10 (be careful on this day).


  • Vinyl

Vinyl is a fun place located on a dock which extends over the water. Vinyl  host Ladies Night on Thursday, Ladies can drink rum, vodka or gin for free from 9 to 11 PM. has DJs and dancing until the wee hours of the morning.

Utila has quite a few dining options to satisfy your taste buds- Choices are varied and range from a street side baleada (a great snack of tortilla, beans, cheese and onion) stand for about 20 lps to a nice sit down “American/European” style meal averaging 200-250 lempiras. (1 usd=25 lps). The local spots will run about 100-150 lempiras a plate.


  • Josie’s

In-site little coffee shop. Josie have created the perfect atmosphere, a few small tables, a small area to just sit on a sofa and hang around. They have great coffee (hot or cold) and amazing smothies. You can also enjoy fruit bowls, bagel sandwichs and their famous fritters/beignets. You’re in for a real treat!
So come on in, sit back & relax, meet new friends, and enjoy the ambience.


  • Mr. Buddah

Mister Buddha is a Latin / Asian fusion restaurant.
We have honduran craft beer served on tap, ideal to pair with our Sushi rolls. our delicious menu includes classics like hamburgers and chicken fingers, there is something for everyones taste buds.
Located on a deck over the Caribbean sea makes this spot the perfect place to relax and enjoy the view with a locally brewed beer served on tab.


  • Bakery and Pizza Nut

The Bakery offers fresh baked baguettes, bagels, quiches, sandwiches to order and other breads and baked goods. The bakery also becomes the PIZZA NUT from 5pm to 9pm daily and offers delicious thin crust pizzas for dine-in or take-away.


  • The Buccaneer

Spacious and airy covered outdoor deck, casual atmosphere, full bar, cappucino bar and big screen TVs for watching sporting events. Located just to the right of the center of town, about 1 “block” toward the point you’ll see the large patio from the street. Well stocked bar and diverse breakfast menu.


  • Hot Spot

Small colorful green and yellow café located just before the fire station intersection, the Hot Spot offers breakfast and lunch, shakes, smoothies and juices, sweet treats and WiFi!


  • Mango Inn

The Mango Inn Bar and Grill is a quaint restaurant set in a tropical garden known for its tranquil setting, good food and drinks. They are located a short walk into the interior of the island from the central intersection of town. They have one of the only wood-fired brick ovens on the island contributing to their authentic pizza. They also offer a full menu including: fish, chicken, steak, sandwiches, salads and daily specials and a full bar with an extensive wine selection. Full use of the Mango Inn swimming pool is offered with any meal.


  • Mango Tango

You can dine over the water as you watch a beautiful Utila sunset. Mango Tango serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and is famous for their Tapas Tuesday menu, Eggs Benedict and Mimosas Sunday Brunch. Offering fresh bread, classic cocktails, delicious Mediterranean and international cuisine and fun atmosphere, Mango Tango is a good place to go for any meal any day of the week!
They are popular -for good reason- so if you have a group it is best to make a reservation in advance.


  • Mermaids

Mermaids is a buffet style restaurant with a variety of offerings. They serve up a wide range of buffet lunch options, including fresh baked bread as well as inexpensive lunch plates. Great for a to-go option as well. They will deliver if you order enough.


  • Rio Coco

Rio Coco has a unique setting where you can enjoy the breezes off of the sea in a covered seating area or out on the dock! An industrial espresso machine and expert servers (who are friendly and will sing), whip up any kind of coffee creation as well as frozen drinks and shakes. Proceeds from coffee sales go to the Rio Coco foundation a charity that helps poor communities in coffee growing regions (The Honduran Mosquitia included).


  • Beetroot

Is place with fresh testy healthy food and drinks. Is specialize with vegetarian and vegan lunches or brunch. They do soups, salads, veggie burger, tofu and other more healthy snacks. They have garlic bread, Indian curry hummus or veggie curry lentils often there too. On the menu you can’t miss cheesecake or chocolate brownie. If you like healthy meal this if for you