Nothing in the official cruise terminal area to get excited about and with 5 ships in port very, very crowded. Spend 15 minutes on shore then when back to the ship.
Always a great self-guided destination. Ate at Ernesto’s with is right along the shore, a short 10-15 minute walk from the ship. Recommended, but stick with the chicken or steak fajitas and skip the shrimp. Free wi-fi, $2 beers, free snorkeling access from the Aquaworld business next door and free margarita coupon available from their website (http://www.restaurantelaveranda.com.mx/ernestos.shtml). (Note: Location on Google maps is way wrong)
Maya Key Excursion, excellent snorkeling for beginners or otherwise as it is right off the end of a shallow 50 yard pier, at least until the trash arrive (See below). There is a nice size pool for lounging, ¼ size Maya temple with an small museum, beach, a caged wildlife refuge and other stuff to keep one occupied if snorkeling is not your thing. The provided lunch was also very good.
At about 1 PM, while snorkeling at Maya Key, a wall of trash above and below water, hit this area and proceed to float down the entire cost of this side of Roatan, the same side where the ship docks. Very, very sad to have seen these occur. We are talking about many 40’ x 40’ floating islands of trash floating on top of the water at the beginning of this event. Literally it went from crystal clear water to murky in under a minute. I poked my head out of the water to see a Cheetos bag floating inched from my face amongst what look liked other processed debris. This was not localized issue as other ship passengers’ miles down shore form us confirmed the same thing and the litter could be seen along the Mahogany Bay when we got back, where there was none when we left in the morning.