Joya Grande Zoo
Much more than just a fabulous Zoo, it is located in an Ecological Park, just north of Santa Cruz de Yojoa. This is a very pleasant way to spend the day as the spider monkeys welcome you at the entrance gate where they frolic in the trees. The Zoo has 58 species of animals all well kept in large areas, the staff will help you get up close and pet the friendly residents. A wide variety of animals from all over the world reside here, such as giraffes, hippos, alpacas, jaguars, panthers, tigers, ostriches, lions and camels. Our local exotic Honduras species socialize very well and enjoy greeting visitors. Our Hotel in Honduras is the perfect starting point during your trips around our beautiful countryside.
The Joya Grande Zoo with it's 200 acres also offers several comforts for visitors, including a restaurant, children's playground, three swimming pools, go karts, dirt buggy tracks, and modern cabins with a kitchen and incredible views for a delightfull overnight stay ! There are several optional activities and tours that include a 50 minute ride in an amphibious vehicle going across rivers, up the mountain and a stop at the caves. You can also zip line accross the forest, or ride the boat around the small lake full of acuatic life.
This visit is definitely a joy for the entire family that no one will forget ! When you arrive at our Tegucigalpa Hotel, our staff will be gald to assist you in planning your stay in a manner that allows you to experience as much of our country as possible. We enjoy sharing and showing all our guests the beauty of the country we are so proud of. Call us for any sugestions that will interest you during your trip, Hotel Portal del Angel is just the begining of a fascinating experience.