Beachfront Boutique Stay on Holbox Island, Mexico

Holbox Island, Quintana Roo (Mexico)
Nature Lodges
12 units
24 guest capacity

Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Swimming pool

Superior Luxury: Decorated with Mexican details and features two double beds or one king bed, dresser, desk, closet and bathroom with shower. Rooms with sea view and pool view, and requests are taken at time of reservation.

Suite: Spacious accommodations include king size bed, finely detailed furniture, spacious bathroom with choice of shower or separate tub, private balcony and living room. Some suites contain satellite TVs. There are rooms with sea view or pool view. Requests are taken at time of reservation. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Telephone
  • Safe box
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Hairdryer
  • Queen-size bed
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor pool
  • Linens
  • Air conditioning

This boutique hotel, which is located on the tiny Caribbean island of Holbox just north of Cancun, is a paradise for art. The owner is a full-time artist and has decorated the entire hotel with original works of art, made by herself and other artists like Roberto Fabelo and Noel Morera. By infusing her unique sensibility and artistic flair, she has created a refreshing place to escape the daily routine and simply unwind. Each of the 19 rooms and luxury villa are spacious and with an individual style, and they demonstrate the excellent taste of the owner. The hotel walls are bright white with beautiful terracotta floors, cushions and embroidered tablecloths and original art from Mexico City, which adds a touch of sophistication and tradition.

There is a gourmet restaurant on site near the entrance, which according to the New York Times, is one of the best places to eat on the island. Your order is custom-made for each visit, and the restaurant offers seafood dishes, salads, Cuban specialties and pasta, among other things. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner between 7:00 am and 11:00 pm. Breakfast is included in the rates. There is also a pool bar on site, with a kid's area that is ideal for family relaxation. The specialty at the bar is the Cuban mojito, so you must give it a try.

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Guest Services

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Pub
  • Spa
  • Pick-up/Drop-off
  • Bicycle rental

Location + Surroundings

Holbox Island is located to the north of Cancún, where the Caribbean Sea converges with the Gulf of Mexico. Ancestral voices keep whispering old tales with the winds that refresh Holbox. They tell the stories of the Spanish galleons that disappeared in these waters, and they also tell the stories of the pirates like Francisco Molas who took their treasures. Nowadays people think that Molas found a crystalline source of water so beautiful that he decided to bury all his treasures in Holbox. Whoever finds the source will find the treasure. With only 2,000 mestizo inhabitants (Maya, pirates, Spanish and Cuban), sandy streets and a secluded beach, the atmosphere of this small fishing village is unrivaled. Holbox is part of the ecological reserve of “Yum Balam,” which covers 154,000 square kilometers of protected areas where unique species reside. The whale shark isn’t the only attraction in this place, either. The arrival of hawksbill turtles, pink flamingos, terns, white pelicans, different types of iguanas and horseshoe crabs are some examples of the natural wealth of this area. Upon arrival to the port, the island invites one to remove their shoes. Set aside all the stress that is brought on from the city and everyday life, and escape to Holbox Island. It is also advisable not to make plans – forget time, enjoy the landscape and nature, and watch birds and dolphins right on the beach. Holbox Island is authentic and rich with traditions of the sea – the best-kept secret in the Mexican Caribbean.
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  • Bird watching
  • Fishing
  • Yoga
  • Horseback riding
  • Scuba diving
  • Biking

Watch whale sharks in the Caribbean from May through September.

Walk barefoot along the sandy streets of the small town of Holbox.

Listen to the peaceful chirping of over 150 bird species.

Dance on the beach to the rhythm of a reggae band.

Venture into Los Corchales and take the most beautiful jungle tour.

Practice kite surfing or fly fishing on the turquoise water.

Go fishing on a sunny morning and enjoy watching the rays and the dolphins swim.

Watch Holbox's magic sunsets as the sun hides behind the Caribbean.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

  • You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
  • You will be charged for one full night’s stay plus 50% of the cost of the rest of the stay if you cancel within 7 days of check-in.
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Additional Information

The rates include breakfast as well as taxes. The indicated rates are for high season (April 11-27 and December 20-January 5). Prices will vary depending on season. Any extra person is charged $82.31.

Children age 6 and under can stay free of charge, and children of 7 and more are housed at a rate of an extra person instead of the full rate. Read More

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