FAQ’S & GUANAJA TIPS
ARRIVAL ON GUANAJA ISLAND WHAT TO EXPECT
Upon arrival to the Guanaja Airport retrieve your carry-on bags and proceed to the terminal where an End of the World Representative will greet you. Keep a couple dollars handy to tip the baggage handler that is transporting your bag only. There are many helpers and it isn’t necessary to tip each one. Keep any items that must remain dry in a dry bag or waterproof protector such as camera gear, computers other electronics etc… Sometimes there may be wind, rain or seas that can soak gear.
WHILE YOU ARE HERE: MONEY AND EXPENSES
Once on Guanaja and at the End of the World you will operate on a cash only basis. The End of the World does not accept credit cards on the premises. US Dollars and Honduran Lempiras are readily accepted as most businesses accept cash only. There may be only one or two stores that accept credit cards and there is only one (1) ATM on the island if the system is up and running. Bring enough cash for activities such as Diving, Fishing, boat excursions, bar expenses, tips, Diving and fishing equipment rentals, souvenirs, t-shirts, hats and restaurants.
WHAT TO PACK
What we call our “TROPICAL ISLAND SURVIVAL KIT” is basic gear for this geographical area. Some suggested items include but not limited too……
Shorts, sandals, sunscreen, hats, sunglasses (polarized if possible), bathing suits, personal dive gear and personal fishing gear, bug spray (Off & Deep Woods are great), lightweight fast drying long pants, long sleeve shirts and hiking shoes if you are interested in participating in our hiking and adventure excursions, camera, batteries, flashlight, passport, cash, medication if any taken and booties for anglers.
DO YOU HAVE LAUNDRY SERVICE?
Yes. We have a laundry service and can clean clothes upon request.
A price sheet is enclosed in your information booklet located in each guest room.
DO YOU HAVE INTERNET? CELL SERVICE? TV?
Yes, we offer internet service to guests which there is a 10$ per day fee.
We have a satellite phone which guest may use and pay per call.
We do not have TV at the Resort.
SUGGESTED TIPPING GUIDELINES:
We suggest approximately a $25 per day per angler and diver, for an extraordinary experience you may wish to increase the tip. Our Fishing guides and Divemasters are the best in the Caribbean. Your time spent with them will hone your skills and supply ample memories from your adventure.
Our Hotel staff strives to deliver guests with the best possible experience. Always ready and eager to lend a hand, answer questions, deliver on special requests and give encouragement during your stay with us. Our staff is small. We suggest approximately $50 per person kitchen/Hotel staff for a week’s stay.
WHAT IS THE DAILY SCHEDULE?
We begin the day with a complete breakfast around 7:30am. Island style breakfasts consisting of eggs, meats, beans, handmade tortillas, juices, Honduran coffee, and fruits. Anglers head out approximately 8:00am and the divers around 8:30am. For the Anglers we pack drinks and lunches in coolers. You may stop over on a pristine beach to eat and or your guide may take you to a local restaurant for lunch if you would like to try out different island dishes. Divers return to the resort around noon for lunch when diving on the North side. If diving on the South side reefs, the boat may return around 1:00pm or if interested try one of the local restaurant’s on Bonnaca cay. At 5:00pm we prepare for dinner and serve between 5:30pm and 6:00pm. The End of the World has a full service bar with some of the World’s best TIKI drinks. The bar is a cash bar and is open all day and into the night.
IS THE FOOD INCLUDED?
Most guest packages include meals breakfast, lunch and dinner. This will depend on your arrival and departure times to the Resort as well during your stay if you wish to dine at another restaurant or are on an activity which you will not be p[resent at the resort. The bar also has a menu which is a cash menu that guests may order from at anytime apart from the scheduled meals.
SPECIAL DIETARY REQUIREMENTS:
Please let us know when confirming your booking if you have any special diet or dietary restrictions, we aim to please.