Accommodations

Located on the peninsula where the Caribbean becomes the Gulf, Holbox is a quiet destination that offers visitors the best of both maritime worlds. There are no roads on this island, and from that you can surmise that development is limited and sprawling resorts are non-existent. Instead, there are a small number of hotels and guest houses which provide lodgings for those who plan their getaway here. You will find a few types of hotels to choose from on the island,… more…

Hotels

Separated from mainland Mexico by a… more…

Beaches

If you're a fan of sand, Holbox is the town for you. The beaches feature some of the softest and whitest sands you could ever hope to encounter, but the really unique thing about this town is that many of the streets are made of this same sand, with an occasional tiled walking path built in. For this reason, many people simply forget about their shoes and walk around town barefoot. Back to the shoreline, the waters are a deeper shade of blue than the rest of the… more…

Restaurants

Most of the restaurants in Holbox are… more…

Attractions

Typified by streets made of sand and a… more…

Activities

Despite a well-earned reputation as being the place in the Yucatan where you go to escape the busy tourist scene, Holbox has a nice list of activities to keep the relatively low number of visitors it welcomes each year excited to come back. The island is best known for its birding scene, but as… more…

Fishing

Sport fishing has only been popular in Holbox since the early 90s, but… more…

Shopping

As a small island where eco-tourism rules, there are no… more…

Snorkeling

Holbox is one of the Yucatan Puninsula's lesser-known… more…

Weather

Cancún, Cozumel, and the rest of the Mexican Caribbean have the sun's attention year-round. The region's annual more…

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