For residents of most western countries to enter Honduras or Roatan you only require a valid passport. Once in Honduras or Roatan you can stay 30 days in the country. A visitor's extension is possible to a total stay of 90 days at which point tourists are required to leave the country for three days.
Why do Americans move to Honduras?
United States citizens have emigrated to the Republic of Honduras (1821) for many reasons including agriculture, mining endeavours, business, military service and missionary work. In the last two centuries, the United States has developed many interests in Honduras.