Holbox Island Ferry tours transfer from Cancun or Playa del Carmen

Visit Isla Holbox from Cancun, Playa del Carmen or Riviera Maya.

We have VIP vans , SUV or airplane for transfer from your hotel to Holbox.

Or a Yacht or Catamaran if your idea is a 2 days tour to Holbox Island.

Holbox Island

Aereal view of Holbox Island,
Holbox Island Chiquila

Chiquila Pier to cross to Holbox

Holbox Island taxi

Taxi inside Holbox : Golf carts to road sandy tracks.

Holbox Island cross

Ferry to cross to Island

Holbox Island ferry

Fishing at Holbox

Holbox Island boat

Boats to do a tour around Isla Holbox

Holbox Island pier

Mayor house at Holbox

Holbox Island

County office of Holbox

Isla Holbox Isla Holbox

Boats for fishing, or Whale-shark tour

tiburon ballena

Isla Holbox

Isla Holbox

Isla Holbox transfer

VAN Transfer to Chiquila

Isla Holbox taxi Isla Holbox boat Isla Holbox muelle Isla Holbox street Isla Holbox shop Isla Holbox beach

Holbox Island

It is the northernmost island of Quintana Roo and home to a small fishing population that every dawn goes to sea to capture the wealth that the seas near Cabo Catoche harbor.

Rustic development

The village is rustic and friendly by sandy streets that are lined with palm-thatched huts and wooden houses. Small restaurants serve fresh seafood and visitors may find a place where they can play basketball, or be part of a party. There are cabins for rent and palapas tropical style, which are also rented along the beach. Low-impact tourism developments have begun; the lodging and food options are increasing

Encounter of oceans

Cabo Caloche is the northernmost point of the Peninsula do Yuuuán; There the waters of the Caribbean meet those of the Gulf of Mexico, giving rise to a spectacular mix of turquoises, aquamarines and jades. The combination of nutrient-rich ocean currents and cold-water coastal births make it possible to obtain excellent fishing, which the inhabitants of Holbox take advantage of by catching shrimp, shark, octopus and a great variety of fish.

The island boasts a narrow strip of thin sand ideal for sunbathing, walking and exploring the beach (countless varieties of shells are washed by the sea.

During the summer months the rare hawksbill turtle, which for years was chased to obtain its shell, and which today is protected by international laws, comes to spawn on the shores of the island.

A world of birds

Local fishermen rent botoes for excursions to the lagoon Yalahau or Conil nesting species of birds spatula rosada, frigates, osprey and occasional flocks of flamingos are some of the species that are observed during the tour, which is accompanied by dolphins. The Yalahau lagoon and its surroundings are part of the Yum Balam Reserve.

Other options are to visit the Rio Reserve

Lizards, to the west, on the coast of neighboring Yucatan, a boat trip through mangroves and a hike through the jungle to Boca Church and meet the ruins of a 16th century Spanish church, which is all that remains of an ephemeral garrison founded during the first expedition to conquer the Mayans.

Cabo Catoche and Boca Iglesia are located in the area that was part of Ekab, an important Maya cacicazgo and one of the first to be visited by the Spanish in 1517. In this area there are many archaeological sites not yet explored.

How to get Isla Holbox:

Take Highway 180 to Nuevo Xcan. On the way it passes through the towns of Leona Vicario, Valladolid Nuevo and Cristóbal Colón, among others. Look at the roadside stands selling embroidered dresses and blouses, citrus and plants. In Nuevo Xcan, take the road north to Kantunilkl’n and the port of Chiquilá. The trip lasts three hours and bumps abound on the road. The ferry from Chiquilá takes 30 minutes to Holbox. If you lose a ferry, one of the fishermen will take you in your water taxi.

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