English is widely spoken on the island, because of it's history as a former British Colony from 1550 to the 1700's. Spanish is also spoken. Ethnic groups on the island include:- Whites (of British descent), Blacks, Garifunas, Hispanics ( from the mainland) and Miskito Indians. Both the Garifunas and Miskito Indians have each their own dialects which the speak. Roatan has an International Airport, and also a daily ferry to La Ceiba the Galaxy Wave; weekly Cruises arrive in Roatan: Carnival Cruise Lines, Costa Cruises, Royal Caribbean, and Norwegian Cruise Lines.
Roatan has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.