What to do on Holbox Island


Holbox Island

Holbox Island is a Caribbean paradise, a dream destination for an unforgettable holiday surrounded by fine sandy beaches, palm trees and turquoise waters, located on a small island in the north of the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico. At Villas HM Palapas del Mar, you can make this dream come true.

Yum Balam

Explore this state park on the northeastern tip of the Yucatán Peninsula. This ecological centre allows you to explore beautiful landscapes and discover the typical flora and fauna of this part of Mexico.

Isla Pájaros

Isla Pájaros, just 30 minutes from our hotel, is one of the most peaceful and beautiful places around Holbox Island. On the island, you can observe different species of birds, such as pelicans, flamingos and ducks.

Isla Pasión

Legends, romantic stories and Mayan traditions surround this place where you can spend a magical day. Experience the best moments of your stay in Mexico on this small, kilometre-long island.

Cape Catoche

Cape Catoche is a historic site where the Spanish expedition that began the discovery of the Yucatán Peninsula is believed to have landed, and where tranquility now reigns in an extraordinary setting.

Three Islands Tour

The Three Islands Tour takes you to places that are as surprising as they are charming: Yum Balam, Isla Pasión and Isla Pájaros. This is an itinerary that is sure to maximise your experience of Mexico.

Conchitas Tour

Book the Conchitas Tour at Villas HM Palapas del Mar to discover nature and the most vibrant landscapes of the Yucatán Peninsula. This tour will take you to beaches and dream locations with all the comforts.

Chichén Itzá

If there is one historical site you cannot miss when visiting Holbox Island, it is undoubtedly Chichen Itza, considered one of the seven wonders of the world. Discover this archaeological site and learn the secrets of Mayan culture.

Río Lagartos & Ek Balam

Spend a full day discovering the hidden treasures in the depths of the Caribbean Sea and the secrets of a Mayan city and civilisation on the Río Lagartos & Ek Balam excursion.

Whale Sharks

If you are the kind of person who loves new experiences, are looking for unique emotions or are curious to know what it feels like to get close to the biggest fish in the world, don’t hesitate to try this amazing activity with whale sharks.

Deep Sea Fishing

Lovers of fishing, the sea and adventure will find Holbox Island to be full of possibilities, such as deep sea fishing, where you can also go snorkelling in the caves.

Horse Riding

During your stay in our hotel in Mexico, there will be few moments as magical as a two-hour horse ride in the surroundings of Punta Coco. Paradise in its purest form.

Mini Fishing

There’s no better way to make the most of your stay at Villas HM Palapas del Mar than to spend a day at sea. Enjoy this activity in good company, in an exceptional setting around Holbox Island.

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