Experience Isla Holbox
- Relax on this peaceful island set in the Yum Balam Nature Reserve
- Explore over 36 kilometres of white-sand beach on a bike tour
- Spot whale sharks, dolphins, flamingos and manta rays along the coast
Located just off the north coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, Isla Holbox is a haven for travellers looking to unwind in a tranquil tropical paradise. Set in the Yum Balam Natural Reserve, this small island offers vacationers a serene paradise to unwind and get away from it all with some of the most breathtaking and untouched beaches around. You can explore everything the car-free island has to offer on a scenic bike tour through the lush landscapes where you can spot over 100 different species of birds, from spoonbills and pelicans to herons and flamingos. Spend your days kayaking through the mangroves, snorkelling through the crystal-clear waters or swimming alongside majestic whale sharks during the summer months.Read more
National language: Spanish
Currency: MXN (Mexican Peso). We recommend travellers bring USD (United States Dollar) for their vacation to exchange to pesos at their resort.
Language notes: Hola! While the local language is Spanish, English is widely spoken in resorts and tourist areas.
Travel tips: Canadian devices use 120 V and will work with 110 V. Many resorts have 120 V plugs. For older devices, items using motors or heating (heated beauty tools, electric toothbrushes) and three-prong plugs we recommend bringing an adaptor with voltage conversion.
What to pack: Don’t know what to bring? Don’t worry. Click Here for a full checklist to print and refer to when packing for your all-inclusive vacation in Isla Holbox.
What to buy: As swimming with whale sharks is one of the unique opportunities you can have in Isla Holbox, a knick-knack featuring this majestic, gentle creature is a fitting souvenir for your stay.
Getting around: Your local Sunwing Experiences representative will handle your airport transfers, providing you with round-trip transportation from the airport to your resort and back. To discover all the incredible things to do and see, Sunwing Experiences will take you on a range of exciting tours and excursions.Read more