Things to do in San Pedro Sula

San Pedro Sula is a shopping hub and beach destination in Central America

If you are backpacking or traveling across Central America, San Pedro Sula is a wonderful stopover. With amazing beaches, hiking destinations, historic spots, and cultural attractions there’s plenty things to do in San Pedro Sula to give you a fun-filled holiday you won’t forget.


Things to do in San Pedro Sula


Experience the wonderful outdoors

Nature trips and sightseeing excursions are popular activities in San Pedro Sula. You can hike and stroll through Cusuco National Park or swim at the hidden beaches of Punta Sal National Park. Other natural attractions are Lake Yohoa, Pulapanzak Waterfalls, and Taulabe Caves.


Beach destinations

If you are looking for other beach destinations, you can get out of the city and head to Puerto Cortes, Tela, and Omoa.


Local markets and shopping

In and around the city are wonderful markets that portray the simple and laid-back lifestyle of the locals. You can buy different artisan works at the local markets and clothes at the air-conditioned shopping centers.



Of course, the fun and adventure in San Pedro Sula don’t stop when the sun sets. The nightlife in the city is a vibrant combination of bars and clubs around town.


When to go to San Pedro Sula

The tropical savanna climate of San Pedro Sula is characterized by high temperatures, high humidity, and a fair amount of rainfall throughout the year. The rainy season runs from June through December, with a typhoon season from September to October. January through May composes the relatively dry season of the city. Average temperatures stay pretty constant at 22 to 31 °C (72 to 88 °F) throughout the year.


March to April is the most ideal time to visit the city because it is the driest time of the year. However, you can plan your holiday from January to May if you don’t mind the short afternoon drizzles that occur during these months.



If you love surfing, especially storm surfing, you can visit San Pedro Sula during its rainy season.



San Pedro Sula Facts

Population1 073 824
CurrencyHonduran Lempira
AirportLa Mesa Intl, Honduras (SAP)

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