Tela and La Ceiba including the Cangrejal River Valley, These are the three ideal bases for natural and adventure related activities in the North coast of Honduras, which will allow you to enjoy some of the best beaches in mainland Central America as well. Tela is a one-hour drive away from San Pedro Sula, with a couple of very nice beach resorts to meet group or family needs, and it also provides some small hotels. Surrounding Tela are 4 national parks as well as the Lancetilla Botanical Garden, the second largest of its kind in the world.