Riviera Maya

There are many places in the Riviera Maya that fascinate us with their unparalleled beauty, today we will talk about one of them: Holbox Island, an unknown paradise of peace and tranquility.

Located in the state of Quintana Roo, it is a small island in the northern part of the Yucatan Peninsula. An interesting fact about this island is that it is part of the area called "Yum Balam" one of the most important ecological reserves of the Yucatan Peninsula.

In total, this island is 43 kilometers long, the most popular way to tour the island is by golf cart or bicycle since the roads are not paved. You will walk all the time on the sand.

Like the rest of the Caribbean islands, the sun is always present on Isla Holbox. With an average temperature of 27 degrees, the constant breeze makes the temperature always pleasant even in the hottest months.

This destination is perfect for those seeking to be in contact with nature and for all those interested in finding tranquility in a natural paradise. Undoubtedly, Holbox is one of the most important ecological zones on the planet and home to numerous species of flora and fauna.

To get to this island you must start your journey at the port of Chiquila, where you can board a shared or individual boat to cross the Yalahau lagoon. If you go by car, the island is located 1 hour and 45 minutes from Playa del Carmen, 2 hours from Cancun, 2 hours and a half from Tulum and 5 hours and 30 minutes from Chetumal.

The island's deep sea is home to dolphins, manta rays, octopuses, lobsters, turtles and countless varieties of fish.

The whale shark watching season is from May 15 to September 15 and is one of the most interesting activities to do. This island serves as a sanctuary for the whale shark, one of the most impressive and mysterious marine animals on the planet.

On the island you will find fresh products that come from the sea, such as lobster. One of the specialties of this island is the lobster pizza that you can find in most restaurants.

Yalahau, also known as Conil Lagoon, is a body of water that separates Holbox from the Mexican territory. It is the perfect place to spend time in maximum relaxation.

Isla Pájaro is a small islet full of biodiversity, it is covered by mangroves that animals use to feed and is located in the Yalahau lagoon. Flamingos, herons, ducks and swallows are some of the species you can find in this magical place.

Make a space in your itinerary to visit the pristine beaches of the Passion Islands. Dive into its waters and enjoy the sunset.

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