Utila's economy depends on tourism. Top attractions include Scuba Diving, Snorkeling Beaches, Nature Hikes, Kayaking, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Fishing, Swimming, Cave Exploring, Yoga and visits to the Utila Cays. Utila has been featured on HGTV's Caribbean Life.
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Many come to Utila to learn for their first scuba dive or to take their PADI certification to become a dive master, instructor or rescue diver. With over 60 dive spots, including caves and numerous wrecks (such as the famous Halliburton), Utila proves it is earns its name as 1 of the world's top dive destinations.
The Bay Islands Conservation Association is dedicated to conserve and protect the coral reef, sea turtles, and the lush ecosystem of Utila. Many include volunteer work, research experience programs, or a visit to BICA or
during their stay on Utila. The spiny tailed “swamper” Iguana (Ctenosaura bakeri) is only found on Utila!
Popular beaches include Chepes Beach, Pumpkin Hill Beach, and Bando Beach, along with many hotels and resort's with private beaches.
Every animal lover should stop by Jasper's Utila Animal Shelter. Whether you're in the market to adopt a new dog or cat, or just need a new furry friend on Utila, Jasper's team is busy keeping Utila's pets safe, and rescuing any stray pets.