Coxen Hole, Roatan, Honduras | CruiseBe
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Coxen Hole

History and museums
town, landmarks, sightseeing

Coxen Hole, also called Roatan Town, is the largest city on the island of Roatán and the capital of the Bay Islands department of Honduras. It is also the location of the island's Juan Manuel Gálvez International Airport.


The city was founded in 1835 when several families moved to Roatán from the Cayman Islands. It is named after pirate Capitan John Coxen. Roatán was once home to over 5,000 pirates.

Bus service connects Coxen Hole with other points on the island. Coxen Hole Stadium is located in the town. There is also a small hospital, Woods Medical Facility.



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