Visit Isla Holbox

Streets of Isla Holbox

Boats tied up

Beach Bar


Camping Isla Holbox

Island Style

Cute Cafe

Shores of Isla Holbox

Ceviche Break

Endless Horizon

Punta Cocos

Mermaid Life

Getting Around Isla Holbox

Holbox Market

Tierra Mia Smoothies

Holbox Hammocks


Beautiful beaches

Beach Bar at Sunset

Holbox Sunset

If you’ve never heard of Isla Holbox, well, that’s part of its charm! Located off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, between the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, you’ll find this slice of paradise.

Far from the crowds of Cancún, the tiny island is dotted with dirt roads, laidback beach bars, and incredible natural beauty.

The island’s main tourism draw is its awesome fishing conditions and whale shark tours!

You can rent bikes from the local shops and spend hours exploring the island. One of my favorite spots is Punta Cocos, with it’s shallow water and seemingly endless horizon of blue water.

You’ll also want to visit the Yum Balam ecological reserve, which can only be accessed by water. Rent a kayak or join a tour, and check out the crystal clear water, beautiful flora and fauna, and you might even spot flamingos!

Check out my daily vlogs from Isla Holbox!

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Kiersten Rich is the bikini-obsessed author of award-winning solo female travel and lifestyle blog, The Blonde Abroad, featuring travel tips, fashion, food, festivals and photography from around the world.