Almost every town has an abundance of discotheques and are usually full at night for great dancing. Most are considered safe, but again, as in any city, use precaution at night.
Movies are very inexpensive and plentiful in Honduras. Films are usually shown in english, or their country language of origin, with Spanish subtitles. A ticket cost around $1.50.
Gambling casinos are also located in the larger cities and in some of the small cities, even the mom and pop hotels may have slot machines.
The Teatro National Manuel Bonilla is a mecca for culture lovers, featuring first rate stage plays and other cultural events.
About 90 percent of Hondurans are Roman Catholic, however there are many other Christian religions including, Mormons, Jehovah's Witnesses, Seventh Day Adventists, Baptist, Pentecostals, Assembly Of God, Evangelicals, and more. There are also many Indigenous groups that freely practice their own religion. Some people open their homes for weekly or nightly prayer or services.
Honduran people are warm and open to foreigners. Whether you meet an official from the Capital city, an executive from San Pedro Sula , A farmer, or a fisherman, you will find that Hondurans have unlimited pride and will always extend a welcoming hand. There is always plenty to see and do, so enjoy the country as you please, relaxed and filled with new sights and friendship.
The beautiful mountainous landscape, which is complemented by many years of hard work, will make the tourist or the resident feel right at home. Lovely beaches, crystal clear seas, tropical islands, surrounded by some of the most magnificent coral in the world, (a paradise for divers), mountains and forest are the gifts that captivate visitors from all over the world.
Foreigners spend their time hiking in the great mountain peaks, fishing, water sports, and exploring ancient Mayan ruins. Museums, galleries and craft centers also offer many cultural and historical entertainment.
Modern shopping centers, movie theaters, clubs, restaurants, malls, and supermarkets are plentiful in Honduras. Many are similar to those found in the U.S. and Europe.
Many foreigners live throughout Honduras and in The Bay Islands .
Tegucigalpa, the Capital, is very busy and noisy divided by the Choluteca River. The city center and affluent business district occupies the east side of the river while the lower income district of Comayaguela is located on the west side.
Home prices in the most affluent areas range from $70,000 to $250,000. A large 5-6 bedroom luxury residence with a pool and a beautiful view can be had for around $200,000. Rents range from $500 to $1,800 per month.
In a decent safe middle class area, a large 4 bedroom home with a pool can be purchased between $25,000 to $60,000, and rents would run from $250 to $400 per month.
In the outlying coastal towns, the cost of living is less real estate can be found at a real bargain. The bay town of Trujillo offers many real estate bargains. For example, An acre of land, depending upon its location and the amount of acreage, can be purchased between $100 to $1,000 and a nice 3 bedroom home with a pool can be purchased between $20,000 to $50,000. You can rent a new 5 bedroom home, close to the beach front, with a pool and a tennis court for around $600 per month. A smaller clean two or three bedroom home can be rented for around $100 per month and purchased of as low as $10,000.