About the Tour
Designed especially for those who are staying in Cancun, Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen, Cozumel or Tulum so you do not miss the opportunity to get to know the wonderful Holbox Island in a day without necessarily having to stay there. Isla Holbox, one of the beauties of the world, is located on the northern tip of the Yucatan Peninsula, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico and is within the boundaries of the area of protection of flora and fauna called “Yum Balam” “What is an ecological reserve? To the east, it borders Cabo Catoche and Laguna Yalahau separates it from the mainland. Isla Holbox is 43 kms. long and its beaches of fine sand are constantly adorned with seashells that drag the sea current of jade clear color that bathes the island. Isla Holbox is only about 2 hours away from Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Tulum and the Riviera Maya.
Our first stop is Solferino, the oldest Mayan village in the northern part of the State of Quintana Roo. Call in Maya “Labcáh” (old town). It owes its name to the exploitation of palo de dinte (haematoxylum campechianum) in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The trunks that were stacked in the center of the town to be brought to Europe for use of natural colorant dyed everything reddish when it rained and left for a long time the floor of the park of the same color known as solferino giving rise to the modern name of the village. In this small town, where the jungle begins in this northern area, we will arrive at a beautiful place, surrounded by tropical vegetation, a continental breakfast will be served, with coffee, tea, toast, sweet bread with jam and butter as well as natural waters. juices
Then we will go to the next stop in Chiquilá (10 min journey by road) there our boats with their respective captains and professional guides will be waiting for you to begin the visit of island birds and island passion ideal place to contemplate an infinity of different varieties of tropical birds as well as pink flamingos, with a little luck there will surely be sightings of dolphins that inhabit the lagoon of Yalahau.
The beautiful Yalahau lagoon is a natural paradise surrounded by mangroves and separates Holbox Island from the mainland. The Yalahau lagoon is a rich natural habitat that gives shelter to a number of species, for example, it is home to the spectacular pink flamingos that come here to feed during the months of April to October by hundreds but almost always remaining a few specimens all year. In the water of the lagoon you can also see schools of fish and even dolphins that swim around Holbox Island. All a spectacle of nature.
Passion Island, here you can see birds feeding on the lowlands whose crystal clear waters create a multicolored landscape, it is a small island with a viewpoint from which you can see the eastern tip of Holbox Island.
In seasons you can see marks of turtles that come to make their nests, when it is like this there are areas of the island that can not be visited.
After enjoying these wonders of nature, we will go to the end of the route but not the least, Holbox Island. Around 12 pm, we will arrive in the northern part of the island, where you can enjoy the beach either walking or taking advantage of its calm emerald waters and where the complete buffet type meal is planned in a hotel on the beach. The use of the hotel pool and beach chairs are authorized before or after lunch but you will have to bring your own towel.
We have not finished yet, since after dinner, we will invite you to visit and tour in golf carts (4 people maximum per cart) for an hour and a half from 2 pm to 3.30 pm, the wonderful Holbox Island, its sandy streets, its people and its fishing village. Since ancient times, the island of Holbox was considered a place of extreme beauty and was used as a place of relaxation and relaxation by the ancient Mayans. When the Spaniards arrived in the 16th century, they found Isla Holbox abandoned, but as before, they were amazed by its unparalleled beauty.
As everything that begins must end and even when we are sure that you will not want to leave, the departure time of Holbox Island is scheduled at 4 pm from the main pier known as La Caleta. We wish you a happy return to your hotels and an early return to our wonderful Holbox Island, not without first reminding you that we remain as always at your service to make your next visit to our beautiful island, your island, thus passing the best vacations. Please keep that pleasant taste of your Holbox island.
Pick up at your hotel in Cancun, Riviera Maya, Cozumel (from the pier of Playa del Carmen at 6.40 am), Playa del Carmen or Tulum (at the downtown shopping plaza) by luxury vehicle and return you to your hotel, boat transportation with updated permits and insurance and certified guides and everything explained above in detail is also included in the price. It does not include tips, towels and extra drinks in the buffet meal (only one fruit water is included with the meal).