Holbox is a small island which lies to the North of Quintana Roo and that during the 16th and 17th centuries was a little dangerous Caribbean paradise, being one of the favorite hideouts for pirates.
It was until the year of 1852 when they got the first inhabitants fleeing the Caste War and flogging from the Peninsula. With them calling the island home begins the modern history of Holbox, which until the mid-20th century, was an island of peaceful fishermen.
In the 1970s, the government of Quintana Roo opted for its tourism development. Today the island that once was a refuge for pirates is one of the jewels of Mexican tourism.
Its white beaches and magical landscapes will captivate you! See that this paradise has absolutely everything: sun, beach and tranquility.
The main tourist attraction of the island it’s its closeness to the whale shark feeding grounds making perfect for sightseeing, and Yalahau, a fresh water spring which flows into the sea, one of the most beautiful mangroves of the region is located just minutes from Holbox.
There is also the “Isla de los Pájaros”(Birds’s Island), which owes its name to the great diversity of birds that inhabit it. And if this wasn’t enough here is also the great Mayan Reef (ranging from Belize to Cabo Catoche).
Altogether, arriving on this island, you will feel in contact with nature in this tropical paradise and you can enjoy all the beauty of the Caribbean.
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