If you visit La Ceiba and spend the night in one of the downtown hotels, be ready to be woken by the siren. The Siren in La Ceiba is unlike those many cities in the world, where a siren means danger. The one we have in La Ceiba is more like a clock, and helps you know what time it is.
Standard Fruit Company
One interesting fact about La Ceiba is that by 1913, La Ceiba was the headquarters of the first and only commercial bank in Honduras at that time! Banco Atlantida.