Though Guanaja’s Caribbean pine forests were flattened by Hurricane Mitch in 1998, there’s still some decent hiking to be found. A wonderful trail leads from Mangrove Bight up to Michael Rock Peak, the highest point in the Bay Islands (412m), and down to Sandy Bay on the south coast, affording stunning views of Guanaja, Bonacca and the surrounding reef. Fit walkers can do the trail in a day, or you can camp on the summit, provided you bring your own provisions.

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