Activities in Holbox

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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 it is located where Gulf Coast Waters and the Caribbean Sea, watersports are unparalleled.  Whale shark tours have recently become popular, and the simple pleasures like beachcombing shouldn't be overlooked either. 

Fishing

Holbox is a little known island, so tourist fishing is not very developed here. However, as an island, there is a rich local tradition of fishing that visitors can join in on while on the island.

Deep Sea Fishing is a popular sport in this area, as indicated by the presence of 5 charter fishing services located in this area. To get more information about this specific topic, read this page, about deep sea fishing in this area.

Sailing and Boating

VIP Holbox

Additional information about local providers that can help you get out on the water can be seen below.

Boating Opportunities On Holbox
Name Phone Location
Holbox Collection (998) 267-9836 0.3 mi. South of Downtown Holbox
Holbox Island Tours (984) 875-2028 0.3 mi. South of Downtown Holbox
Mexican Caribbean Tours (998) 267-7845 0.3 mi. South of Downtown Holbox
VIP Holbox (984) 875-2107 Downtown Holbox
Whale Shark Tours by Holbox Travel (866) 262-8621 0.3 mi. South of Downtown Holbox

If you'd like to learn about nearby marinas and charter operators click this link.

Shopping

Read this page if you'd like to find out about shopping on Holbox.

Sightseeing

Whale Shark Habitats

Sightseeing is another popular activity for visitors to Holbox. To get more information on area sightseeing attractions, visit this page.

Check the following chart for information concerning a firm that can help you get the most out of your sightseeing time.

Sightseeing Services On Holbox
Name Phone Location
Holbox Collection (998) 267-9836 0.3 mi. South of Downtown Holbox
Holbox Island Tours (984) 875-2028 0.3 mi. South of Downtown Holbox
Holbox Travel (866) 262-8621 0.3 mi. South of Downtown Holbox
Mexican Caribbean Tours (998) 267-7845 0.3 mi. South of Downtown Holbox

Snorkeling

Holbox Snorkeling

If you love snorkeling you're in luck -- you can easily find places to do so within easy reach of Holbox. Anyone who needs to find out more about opportunities to go snorkeling by visiting this page.

Other Activities

Information about one other option is shown down below.

Other Activities On Holbox
Name Type Phone Location
Los Potrillos Horseback Riding Site -- 0.4 mi. South West of Downtown Holbox Holbox
 

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