Holbox Island


Panoramic view of the sea from Holbox Island

Come and see the island paradise that everyone is talking about. Holbox Island is one of the islands of Quintana Roo, located between the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico. This natural scenery will become the next destination you will want to travel to.

About Holbox

Holbox Island, located in the north of the Yucatan Peninsula, is part of the Yum Balam nature reserve. In this territory there are a great number of species of fauna and flora that you will be able to observe during your visit. You can also hire a tour to swim among whale sharks and dolphins, common in the island.

Holbox Island Houses

Holbox has a unique and small town, with colorful streets, quiet inhabitants, where the car is not used, is not overcrowded and with an atmosphere that enchants tourists who come to visit. It is common to spend the day and even the night in cabins, camping sites or bungalows.

Holbox beach

It is not uncommon to find a flamingo walking along the beaches of Holbox, since between April and October a large colony arrives on its shores, making walking along the beach a spectacle.

Holbox Island Beach

The beaches are of fine white sand with almost transparent blue waters and where there are hardly any people. They are perfect for swimming, playing with friends or family, lying in one of its famous hammocks, taking wonderful pictures, strolling while admiring the sea… A relaxing and perfect day awaits you if you love beaches, sun and the tranquility of an uncrowded place.

Cancun – Holbox

If you want to get to Chiquilá from Cancun or Playa del Carmen, it is easy if you go by private car or rental car. Then you have to take a ferry that leaves every hour and takes 25 minutes to get there or if you prefer you can take an air cab, which takes 20 minutes. Car parking is available in Chiquilá.

Boat in Holbox Island

The estimated travel time from Cancun is 2 hours more or less on the toll road and from Playa del Carmen 2 and a half hours also on the toll road.

If on the other hand you do not have your own car, prefer to go by public transportation or hire a tour, you can also choose that option to get to Holbox Island.

Recommended Hotels – Holbox Island

If you want to spend your vacations in the Mexican Caribbean and you can’t find hotels to your liking, we give you the solution in these same lines. Cancun hotels all inclusive are perfect for you and yours.

For families, for groups of friends, for lovers’ trips… the hotels of the Oasis hotel group adapt to you and your needs. They also offer you the best discounts so you can spend your vacation in the resort you deserve. Among the different discounts that you can purchase through their website are the packages Cancun hotel+flight, hotel travel and fly outlet offers, and many more.

Also get to know the new Oh Cancun on the beach hotel, the most recent addition to the Oasis family. It shares with its siblings the elegance, comfort and the best services you can find. Don’t hesitate any longer and take a look at what they have to offer.

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