El Corazón Boutique Hotel - Adults Only With Beach Club's Pass Included

What to Do During a Trip to Holbox?

Certainly, if you have come to this remote island, nature and relaxation are your main goal.

The fine sand beaches with typically Caribbean shell dust are perfect for an unforgettable vacation.

The entire island is pedestrian, to discover it you can walk, rent a bicycle or a golf “cart” as a means of transportation. In the colorful city center you will find small shops where you can buy souvenirs, supermarkets and, of course, many options with the best gastronomy where you can try Mexican and international food to the rhythm of Caribbean music.

One of the greatest natural attractions that the island of Holbox has is swimming with the imposing whale shark (in the period between May and September), if you want to enjoy this incredible experience you can schedule your excursion with one of the tour services. what we have to offer you.

You will also find the tour of the three islands that will take you to the discovery of Bird Island, where you can observe several species of birds, ideal for ornithology lovers; Passion Island, a charming uninhabited islet and the Yalahau cenote, which is a large natural freshwater pool.

Another option is to spend a day in Cabo Catoche, the northernmost point of Yucatan... a practically uninhabited place immersed in the virgin reserve, where it will be possible to snorkel among sea turtles and colorful tropical fish.

If you are looking for more adrenaline, you can venture into the jungle doing a kayak tour between the mangroves of the lagoon and the Kuka River, in the company of a guide who will allow you to enjoy a couple of hours immersed in wild nature and observe (from a distance) crocodiles. , flamingos and hundreds of species of birds that each year choose this corner of paradise to nest.

If you like riding a bicycle or horseback, you can explore the island from end to end. Remember that Holbox is part of the Yum-Balam Reserve, a protected area of flora and fauna, where you can see pink flamingos, pelicans, raccoons, iguanas and many more animals, always respecting their natural habitat.

When the moon allows it, you can enjoy the bioluminescence phenomenon that has become one of the most requested attractions by visitors. Bioluminescence is an effect that occurs when diving into the sea at night, the water lights up when the plankton moves... creating the sensation of swimming among the stars, it is undoubtedly a unique and exciting spectacle.

If you are fans of water sports, you can enjoy incredible kitesurfing sessions or sail with sailboats (for experts or accompanied by a guide) and appreciate the endless beaches that surround the island, enjoying the tranquility of the waters and the soft sea breeze. during the day or at dusk.

For fishing lovers, the island offers unique opportunities, as it is located at the intersection of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea and represents one of the best places for fishing in the world.

You can embark and practice deep-sea fishing in its crystal-clear waters, trawling, vertical reef jogging, flyfishing on the sides of the lagoon and many other types of fishing.

Without forgetting the famous tournaments in which they can participate at different periods of the year.

For those who want to take care of their body, they also have the opportunity to practice yoga or pamper themselves with a typical Mayan massage on the beach, inside our hotel or in their room.

20 minutes from the island, on the mainland, you can take a unique excursion to “el corchal”, a magical and exotic place where you can see a spectacle of nature: a real floating forest, an ecosystem of trees that, thanks to the events climatic events that occur, they move in the water to defend and preserve themselves.

A short distance away you can see the ancient tree, a ceiba that is more than 100 years old and has majestic arms that extend towards the blue sky.

The island of Holbox is a small Caribbean paradise that is distinguished from the rest of the known tourist centers of the Riviera Maya for being a quiet place without the presence of large commercial chains, shopping malls or massive nightclubs like in Playa del Carmen or Cancun.

Visit the island and relax walking along its extensive dream beaches, swim with whale sharks and try the specialties of Mexican cuisine, rediscovering a tranquility now lost.


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El Corazón Boutique Hotel - Adults Only With Beach Club's Pass Included

It is a small structure located in the Yum-Balam nature reserve, on the Island of Holbox. It is designed to create a low environmental impact and to conserve the habitat of the beautiful island on which it is located. The Corazón Boutique Hotel has eleven rooms, offering personalized service in an atmosphere of tranquility with four different room styles to pamper guests with personalized comfort.