Every detail is taken into consideration when you dine at Esencia, from making the atmosphere cozy to plating the meals with care, and even down to the selection of music chosen to accompany your meal. Much can be said about this restaurant, but most agree that dining at Esencia is a pleasure.


The gourmet international and Cuban cuisine on the menu at Esencia is definitely worth talking about. The lobster fettucine is wel liked as is the fish filet al secreto.

Esencia specializes in seafood with Cuban twists. Those who like high levels of quality and service will appreciate that this restaurant provides a fine dining experience. This location is open for dinner only, so don't miss out.


With natural wood beams criss-crossing the ceiling, Esencia may appear at first to have a rustic feel, but the decor, fine crystal, and candelight makes it feel much more upscale.


This restaurant is on the premises of CasaSandra Boutique Hotel, which can be found on the island of Holbox, 0.3 miles northeast of Downtown Holbox.

If you'd like to combine your restaurant visit with some excellent sightseeing opportunities, you'll find at least a few worthwhile things to see and do within a short distance, like Central Plaza.

One point of interest found this area is Holbox Beach, a beach where guests can work on their tans and work up their appetites.

Nearby Restaurants

If you are hoping to find another local restaurant that has similar types of food and/or a similar ambiance, there is no lack of nearby options to choose from, including Mandarina Restaurant.

But of course, if you want something a little different, this region of Holbox has a wide range of restaurants, where you'll find all types of cuisine styles and flavors. For instance, you could also try Caribbean eats at Maja’che, where you can dine right on the water.

Contact Info

Location: Calle Igualdad, Holbox

Phone: (984) 875-2171



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