Roatan Natural Soapworks, Roatan, Honduras

Roatan Natural Soapworks

Products available for sale as a regular size bar or special hotel size bars.

Avocado Soap

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Avocado oil is highly therapeutic; it contains proteins, amino acids and relatively large amounts of vitamin A , D and E . These components make our Avocado Soap not only moisturizing but healing. Using this natural soap regenerates skin cells, softens body tissue, heals scaly skin and scalp.

Ingredients: distilled Roatan island water, sodium hydroxide, avocado oil, olive oil, coconut oil, palm oil, grapefruit seed extract, West Indian bay oil, eucalyptus lemon oil.

Lemongrass Soap

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Lemongrass (cymbopogon citratus) or ‘fevergrass’ as it is known here, grows wild around the Bay Islands. It has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties; its oil cleanses oily skin and is a known relaxant. The combination of lemongrass oil and the coconuts used in this soap besides its astringent qualities soothes rheumatism, lumbago and sprains.


Ingredients: distilled Roatan island water, sodium hydroxide, olive oil, coconut oil, palm oil, grapefruit seed extract, lemongrass oil, myrrh.

‘No-see-um’ Soap

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Small sand flies or ‘no see ums’ are common plagues to Caribbean beaches as well as the infernal mosquito, supposedly don’t like the buildup of fatty oils on the skin or the scent of strong essential oils (especially lemongrass known for its repellant qualities) which is why our natural ‘no-see-um’ soap is an essential for your beach vacation. Our no-see-um soap uses Shea butter (African Karite Butter)that is high in unsaponifiables and which give the soap a tremendous moisturizing and skin nourishing characteristic while the slight oiliness keeps the bugs away !


Ingredients: distilled Roatan island water, sodium hydroxide, olive oil, castor oil, coconut oil, palm oil, shea butter, grapefruit seed extract, lemongrass oil, thyme oil, peppermint oil, lavender oil.

Madre Cacao Soap

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Madre Cacao (also known by mainlanders as Madriado or the creoles as Magic-k-Cow) Gliricidia Sepium, has been used by islanders for centuries in baths (leaves and bark) to cure skin ailments. It is a proven cure-all for most skin discomforts from nappy-rash in babies to eczema, even cures mange in dogs but most of all provides a soothing enrichment for the skin. Madre Cacao soap uses coconut oil as a base, backed up by the palm-oil and the olive to provide a firm bar with a rich steady lather moisturizing the skin.


Ingredients: distilled Roatan island water, sodium hydroxide, coconut oil, olive oil, palm oil, grapefruit seed extract, tea tree oil, bitter orange oil, lemongrass oil.

Available at:

Roatan Natural Soapworks
Plan Grande, Roatan

Tiki HOT Island Shop
Las Fuertes, Roatan

Penelope's Island Emporium
West End, Roatan

Mahogany Bay Terminal
Dixon Cove, Roatan

Gio's Restaurant
French Harbour, Roatan

Single bars


Gift Packs of 3 or 4 Assorted Bars