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Holbox Hotel Guide

Great Places to Stay for Every Budget

February 2021

Holbox Hotel Guide. Where to stay in Holbox
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Where to Sleep in Holbox

Holbox is a small, laid-back, and beautiful island off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. The hotels on the island offer the best of both worlds as it is one of the most stunning islands in the area, and one of the most fairly priced islands to stay on. Most of the hotels are located in the Centro (town center) area. Here is our guide to finding where to stay in Holbox at any price point!

Hostels

Tribu Hostel

Tribu Hostel. Where to stay in Holbox
Tribu Hostel

Tribu Hostel is designed BY travelers, FOR fellow travelers. Every inch of the space has details designed to make visitors feel comfortable. The hostel has mixed dorms, female-only dorms, double bunk privates, and private rooms to stay right on the beach.

Located in Centro (town center).

Hostel La Isla

Hostel La Isla. Where to stay in Holbox
Hostel La Isla

This central hostel is steps away from the main avenue and two blocks from the sea. You’ll also have a good selection of restaurants and bars in the immediate vicinity for convenience. After a fun day at the beach, you can take a rest in the hostel’s colorful airconditioned-rooms and comfy beds, or head up to the lively roof terrace.

Located in Centro.

Budget Hotels

Villas los Mangles Boutique Hotel

Villas los Mangles Boutique Hotel. Where to stay in Holbox
Villas los Mangles Boutique Hotel

Traveling on a budget doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice enjoyable accommodations. This cute boutique hotel is both budget-friendly and stunning. Its five units are each uniquely designed and blend into the scenery. This tranquil getaway is just steps from the beach and just a ten-minute walk from the town center.

Located East of Centro about 10 min. by foot.

Hotel La Casa del Capi

Hotel La Casa del Capi. Where to stay in Holbox
Hotel La Casa del Capi

This small local hotel is only a block-and-a-half from the main square and other shops and restaurants. Its location is quiet and tranquil on a small side street. Rooms are large and tidy, with a fridge that you can stock with snacks from the small market next door.

Located in Centro.

Hotel Siesta Holbox

Hotel Siesta Holbox. One of the best hotels in holbox
Hotel Siesta Holbox

The Hotel Siesta Holbox has a convenient (but slightly noisier) central location in the heart of downtown. That being said, guests can be in the water at the beach in one minute. It has ten clean and charming rooms where guests can retire at night. Great food is right downstairs at the attached bar/restaurant.

Located in Centro.

Midrange Options

Holbox Hotel Mawimbi

Holbox Hotel Mawimbi. One of the best hotels in holbox
Holbox Hotel Mawimbi

This beautiful “hotelito” tucked away in a lush tropical garden is a fabulous island getaway spot. Right on the water, the traditional vibe of Mawimbi comes with palm trees, hammocks, and day beds aplenty. You can enjoy your visit in one of their 11 rooms and outside at the hotel’s pristine beach and beach bar.

Located in Centro.

Villas HM Paraiso del Mar

Villas HM Paraiso del Mar. One of the best hotels in holbox
Villas HM Paraiso del Mar

Villas HM Paraiso del Mar has 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. Guests can enjoy the beautiful outdoor pool, Paraiso Restaurant, and tropical bars on the grounds.

Located in Centro.

Tierra del Mar Hotel

Tierra del Mar Hotel. One of the best hotels in holbox
Tierra del Mar Hotel

This hotel blends seamlessly into the Yum Balam Protected Nature Area. Just a few steps outside your hotel room is the beach, and with only six hotel rooms at this hotel, your stay will undoubtedly be a peaceful one.

Located in Centro.

High End Options

Holbox Casa las Tortugas Petit Beach Hotel and Spa

Holbox Casa las Tortugas Petit Beach Hotel and Spa. One of the best hotels in holbox
Holbox Casa las Tortugas Petit Beach Hotel and Spa

This beachfront hotel gets its name from the thirteen turtles that arrived at its shores days before opening. Today, its beaches not only host a great variety of sea creatures but humans as well. Everything about this hotel feels like a luxurious island paradise. The attached restaurant Luuma is in a beautiful garden getaway.

Located on the eastern edge of Centro on the beach.

Ser CasaSandra

Ser CasaSandra. One of the best hotels in holbox
Ser CasaSandra

Ser CasaSandra considers itself an artist’s haven. 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.

Located 5 minutes east of Centro by foot.

Staff Picks

Hotel El Pueblito

Hotel El Pueblito. One of the best hotels in holbox
Hotel El Pueblito

Staff Pick – Hotel El Pueblito is one of our favorite Holbox hotels because of its beautiful rooms and grounds, and central location. The hotel feels like a tropical refuge, with a pool surrounded by lush plants. The staff is always especially friendly and accommodating.

Located in Centro.

Las Nubes de Holbox

Las Nubes de Holbox. One of the best hotels in holbox
Las Nubes de Holbox

Staff Pick – We’ve always had a fantastic vacation staying at Las Nubes! Its grounds are spectacular, and the hotel is right on the water. The sunset views from the rooftop lounge area are ridiculously beautiful. It’s also very close to a nature preserve so you can easily explore Holbox’s natural beauty.

Located 25-30 minutes east of Centro by foot on the beach.

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