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Holbox Hotel Guide

The 15 Best Hotels In Holbox For Every Budget

Last Updated on July 16, 2024 ⋅ Written by Laura Schulthies ⋅ Edited by Daniel Mode

Swimming pool at a hotel in Hotbox. Hotbox Hotel Guide
Swimming pool at a hotel in Hotbox. Hotbox Hotel Guide

Welcome to Holbox

Hotels in Holbox are available in a variety of budgets and styles. Holbox itself is a beautiful and peaceful island off the northern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. The hotels on the island offer the best of both worlds with the areas stunning natural beauty, as well as being one of the most fairly priced islands. If you’re planning to travel to this laid-back paradise, here are our top picks for some of the best Holbox hotels to look into.

Hotels in Holbox are available in a variety of budgets and styles. Holbox itself is a beautiful and peaceful island off the northern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. The hotels on the island offer the best of both worlds with the areas stunning natural beauty, as well as being one of the most fairly priced islands. If you’re planning to travel to this laid-back paradise, here are our top picks for some of the best Holbox hotels to look into.

Holbox Map

Holbox Map

Contents

Where to Stay in Holbox

The Top Neighborhoods

  CENTRO / PLAYA HOLBOX

This island is famous for no cars, no paved roads, miles, and miles of pristine undeveloped beaches. Centro is the heart of Holbox and where you’ll find that everything is happening on the island. Discover great hotels, delicious restaurants, interesting shops, and more. This is at the western end of the island and most places are easily walkable.

  CENTRO / PLAYA HOLBOX

This island is famous for no cars, no paved roads, miles, and miles of pristine undeveloped beaches. Centro is the heart of Holbox and where you’ll find that everything is happening on the island. Discover great hotels, delicious restaurants, interesting shops, and more. This is at the western end of the island and most places are easily walkable.

Budget Hotels

Room Villas Margaritas Hotel & Villas in Holbox Mexico
Room Villas Margaritas Hotel & Villas in Holbox Mexico

Villas Margaritas Holbox

Price: $$     Average Reviews: 4.3/5

A beautiful palapa-style island getaway, Villas Margaritas is a wonderful collection of rooms and suites with bright colors, hammocks, terraces, and sunshine. What more could you want? The location in Centro and breakfasts get rave reviews as well. The rooms are large and clean and the fun towel sculptures each day are something to look forward to. The friendly staff and cozy rooms make this a favorite of budget conscious travelers on Holbox.

Swimming pool at night at Tierra Mia Hotel Boutique in Hotbox
Swimming pool at night at Tierra Mia Hotel Boutique in Hotbox

Tierra Mia Hotel Boutique

Price: $$     Average Reviews: 4.6/5

Want all the perks of a luxury stay without the price tag? Tierra Mia Hotel Boutique in Centro should be at the top of your list. Modern rooms and beautiful Mexican décor throughout the property make it a relaxing stay. Enjoy the gorgeous sun deck and terrace where you can delight in a complimentary breakfast before enjoying an island adventure. The beach is only a five-minute walk away, or you can choose to have a luxurious massage at the spa. 

Lobby of the Alcobas Del Mar Hotel in Holbox
Lobby of the Alcobas Del Mar Hotel in Holbox

Alcobas Del Mar

Price: $$     Average Reviews: 4.5/5

This chic boutique hotel is known for its excellent service and great location in Centro. With a bohemian “Tulum” vibe, Albocas Del Mar is a really fun choice for those on a budget. The quiet, clean, and spacious rooms will have you feeling at home in no time. A nice swimming pool and cozy beds complete the package. You’ll be a five-minute walk from downtown Holbox and the beach making this a great option for any adventure on the island.

Lounge chairs at La Casa del Alux Hotel in Holbox
Lounge chairs at La Casa del Alux Hotel in Holbox

Casa del Alux

Price: $     Average Reviews: 4.8/5

Only steps away from the beach, Casa del Alux is a perfect adults-only getaway in Centro. Cozy, private suites situated above a lagoon provide excellent views of the sunrise every morning. The peace and tranquility are unmatched as it sits surrounded by lush foliage and water views. Enjoy fully equipped rooms with a kitchenette and private balcony, and the perfectly lit pathways that provide a romantic atmosphere. Finish the night relaxing in a hammock, listening to the sounds of nature.

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Midrange Hotels

Exterior of the Hotel Siesta Holbox
Exterior of the Hotel Siesta Holbox

Hotel Siesta Holbox

Price: $$     Average Reviews: 4.7/5

The Hotel Siesta Holbox has a convenient and central location in the heart of downtown Centro. Guests can be in the water at the beach in just one minute. Enjoy exquisite décor, quality bedding, satellite internet in all areas, flatscreen TV, air conditioning, and complimentary amenities in the hotel’s ten charming rooms. If you’re looking for delicious food you can find it right downstairs at the convenient on-site bar/restaurant, a la carte breakfast is included with your stay.

Swimming pool at Villas HM Paraiso del Mar in Holbox
Swimming pool at Villas HM Paraiso del Mar in Holbox

Villas HM Paraiso del Mar

Price: $$$     Average Reviews: 4.3/5

Villas HM Paraiso del Mar is a seafront hotel that offers various room and board options including, breakfast, half board, all-inclusive, and premium all-inclusive. Their colorful but straightforward rooms draw inspiration from Mayan culture right in Centro. You can enjoy a truly tranquil escape thanks to the exceptional natural landscape and dreamy beaches. Relax at the beautiful outdoor pool, or enjoy a meal at Paraiso Restaurant on the grounds. Have a fun drink at one of the three on-site bars and lounges.

Swimming pool at the Tierra del Mar Hotel in Holbox
Swimming pool at the Tierra del Mar Hotel in Holbox

Tierra del Mar Hotel

Price: $$$     Average Reviews: 4.6/5

Tierra del Mar Hotel is an adults-only hotel offering only six rooms, each equipped with a king-sized bed and balcony or terrace to enjoy the ocean views in Centro. The elegant space is the epitome of indoor-outdoor living, with wide-open spaces, white cement floors, and regional wooden and stone accents. It holds a beautiful garden space dotted with tropical plants. Take the short walk to the beach or enjoy lounging on a plush mattress by the open-air pool.

Swimming pool at night at Hotel El Pueblito in Holbox
Swimming pool at night at Hotel El Pueblito in Holbox

Hotel El Pueblito

Price: $$     Average Reviews: 4.5/5

Hotel El Pueblito has beautiful rooms and grounds in a great location in Centro. The hotel feels like a tropical refuge, with a pool surrounded by lush plants. The rooms are spacious, beautifully designed, and impeccably clean. Most rooms have balconies with gorgeous views. This modern hotel will charm you!  The staff is known to be especially friendly and accommodating. The location of Hotel El Pueblito can’t be beat, making it a great option for adventuring on Holbox.

Exterior and swimming pool at Holbox Dream Beach Front Hotel
Exterior and swimming pool at Holbox Dream Beach Front Hotel

Holbox Dream Beach Front Hotel

Price: $$$     Average Reviews: 4.3/5

At Holbox Dream Beach Front Hotel, picturesque views meet a stylish bohemian environment in Centro. The white and terracotta color palette creates a beachy oasis with a photo-worthy aesthetic. Cozy up in a plush bed on the beach to experience full-body relaxation in the sun. Enjoy private beach access and a beach club with massages by the ocean, and two outdoor pools. The beach club offers delicious dining and state-of-the-art drinks.

Swimming pool and ocean view at Spirit Holbox Hotel
Swimming pool and ocean view at Spirit Holbox Hotel

Spirit Holbox

Price: $$     Average Reviews: 4.3/5

Spirit Holbox is a prime spot for a romantic getaway in Centro. This eco-conscious fifteen-room hotel was built on a nature reserve. Built right along the Caribbean with rooms nestled between gardens or with private balconies. Enjoy the rooftop infinity pool and sunbathe with a view or enjoy a meal or cocktail with panoramic views of Holbox. Admire the most breathtaking scenery as you see the sun move across the horizon and set off in the distance from the rooftop.

High-End Hotels

Room at CasaSandra Boutique Hotel in Holbox
Room at CasaSandra Boutique Hotel in Holbox

Ser Casasandra Boutique Hotel

Price: $$$$     Average Reviews: 4.5/5

Casasandra considers itself an artist’s haven, just 5 minutes east of Centro. If you walk around the property, you’ll find an impressive collection of local art and decorative details. Rooms come with the most elegant touches, such as Egyptian cotton sheets and traditional Mexican ornaments. This hotel provides a home away from home experience for guests. Between the relaxing decor, refreshing pool, amazing staff, and delicious dining at the on-site restaurant, you can’t go wrong at Ser Casasandra Hotel.

Room at Villas Flamingos Hotel in Holbox
Room at Villas Flamingos Hotel in Holbox

Villas Flamingos Hotel

Price: $$$     Average Reviews: 4.8/5

The Hotel Villas Flamingos, situated in the most exclusive area of the picturesque island of Holbox, offers a serene retreat where guests can connect with nature, unwind, and rejuvenate. The eco-chic designed rooms are located just a few meters away from the sea, providing an extraordinary view of the ocean. Guests can indulge in the innovative and diverse gourmet à la carte breakfast, which is included in their stay. Additionally, 3 pools, a luxurious spa, and free bicycles and paddle boards are provided for the guests’ convenience.

Swimming pool at Las Nubes de Holbox
Swimming pool at Las Nubes de Holbox

Las Nubes de Holbox

Price: $$$     Average Reviews: 4.4/5

Become one with nature at Las Nubes de Holbox in Centro. Surrounded by and built within nature, visitors can truly enjoy the natural flora and fauna of the area. You can even see iguanas and flamingos right outside your window. While there, you can take a moment to pamper yourself at the spa, have fun at the three pools and enjoy one of the cleanest beaches on the island. Relish a candlelit dinner on the beach or happy hour with a sunset as you settle into true island living.

Swimming pool and lounge chairs at Casa Punta Coco Hotel in Holbox
Swimming pool and lounge chairs at Casa Punta Coco Hotel in Holbox

Casa Punta Coco

Price: $$$     Average Reviews: 5.0/5

Located on the Yum-Balam nature reserve near Centro, reconnect with the natural world at Casa Punta Coco. Only steps away from your room, you can relax and play in the powdery sand and turquoise waters. Get your feet wet on beach swings or relax on one of the many plush lounging beds on the property. Enjoy a private dinner made right in front of you with the freshest ingredients around, and then settle in for the night on a spacious bed. 

Swimming pool at Mystique Holbox by Royalton
Swimming pool at Mystique Holbox by Royalton

Mystique Holbox by Royalton

Price: $$$     Average Reviews: 4.4/5

Mystique Holbox by Royalton is a picture of modern, beachfront luxury in Centro. This resort truly embraces the natural environment that surrounds it. They specialize in catering to all ages with social events, nature, and sports activities. Enjoy an excellent fitness center and pool, as well as outdoor activities planned by the staff. Due to the small size of the complex, you can enjoy an inclusive feel without the crowds. With beautiful rooms, excellent food, and top-shelf drinks this is a vacation you won’t want to end.

Swimming pool and exterior at Villas Caracol Hotel in Holbox
Swimming pool and exterior at Villas Caracol Hotel in Holbox

Villas Caracol

Price: $$$     Average Reviews: 4.8/5

This beautiful boutique hotel features eco-friendly designed rooms, blending rustic elegance with modern comfort. Guests can enjoy a peaceful and relaxing experience while surrounded by a tropical garden, outdoor pool, and a cozy terrace. The hotel’s on-site restaurant serves traditional Mexican cuisine and fresh seafood, perfect for those who enjoy a delicious culinary experience. Guests also have access to free Wi-Fi and can easily reach the island’s famous white sandy beach. Villas Caracol provides an ideal retreat for those seeking a tranquil and authentic experience on the beautiful island of Holbox.

Swimming pool at Villas HM Palapas del Mar in Holbox

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This Post Has 10 Comments

  1. Addy C. says:

    This hotel guide was so helpful while we were researching places to stay in Holbox. Thank you for this post.

    1. Daniel says:

      You’re welcome, Addy. Have a wonderful trip!

  2. Nick says:

    When is the Whale Shark season in Holbox?

    1. Daniel says:

      Hey Nick. Check out our Holbox Visitors Guide for that info and much more! Have a great visit!

  3. Anonymous says:

    We have been to Isla Mujeres twice. And are going back this coming Christmas. Thanks for this info. I want to check out Holbox while in Isla.

  4. Nicole's Graduation Girls! says:

    We wanted to go somewhere that wasn’t Cancun for our girlfriends graduation and after reading your visitor guide we had to come here. We looked to you again for hotel recommendations and were stoked! Hotel Mawimbi was absolutely amazing!!! Thanks for the recommendations

  5. William Teng says:

    Thank you for the great information. We will be visiting Holbox this June. Can’t wait!

  6. Becca Holand says:

    Thanks for posting this, it took a lot of guess work out of choosing a place to stay. Very nice recommendations.

  7. The Marshal Family says:

    We LOVE Las Nubes! We will try one of these other places next time we visit. Thanks.

  8. Levi says:

    Very helpful. Thanks

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