Holbox Island (Isla Holbox)

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Holbox Island is located in the state of Quintana Roo, and belongs to the Yum Balam Biosphere Reserve.  Holbox, its name means "Black Hole", and one of its main attractions is the sighting of the whale shark from mid-June to September.

The Island has virgin beaches and ecosystems that are the habitat of various species such as; dolphins, pelicans, turtles, flamingos and others. It is surrounded by beaches bathed in white sand, with crystal clear waters, which are a wonderful postcard.

In Isla Holbox you can do water activities such as:

  • windsurfing
  • kitesurfing
  • snorkeling
  • Sailing
  • Kayaking.

In addition to being able to observe the whale shark, you can enjoy other tours where you can see turtles, manta rays, reefs and other attractions.

Among the tours that you can do in Holbox apart from the Whale Shark tour are: Walk through three islands, fishing tour, tour to Cabo Catoche and Kayak through the mangroves.

It is worth mentioning that on Isla Holbox you can find and restaurants, walk its sandy streets and enjoy a beautiful sunset in this fishing town is a magical experience.