Peace in it’s natural form resides in Holbox island. The serenity of a town which retains is purity from its street of white sand, the same sand that adorns its beaches. An un-spoilt destination, sanctuary of the beauty…a paradisiacal island with a soft, transparent, light blue sea. Holbox Island is located in the northern-most tip of Quintana Roo State, 20 minutes away by boat from the small town of Chiquilá Port. A new eco-touristic destination forming part of the Yum Balam biosphere, a real flora and fauna sanctuary. It is a shelter for endangered species and visitors have the privilege of enjoying tours and sustainable tourism routes that have a minimum impact on the ecosystem. One can enjoy mangrove tours, lagoons, natural springs, flamingo sightings, more than 160 bird species, turtles and alligators in their day-to-day habitat. Its city center is basically the main square, surrounded by little shops selling arts, handcrafts and souvenirs, so as a few restaurants.The local gastronomy has its roots in Mediterranean cuisine and a certain fusion of regional food, with special emphasis on dishes prepared with local products from the sea, like the lobster. It`s possible to find accommodation in one of the 40 small boutique hotels, with all the comforts, still at very reasonable rates.
During summer time the most popular activity is to Swim with the Whale Sharks…….