Holbox Paradise

From: $139

SEASON – Year round

10% discount booking online (only bookings made on our website)

Regular Price: $ 155

Located to the northwest of Cancun, Mexico, Holbox Island (“Black Hole” in Yucatec Maya) is just 26 miles / 42 km long. Holbox is separated from the mainland coast of Mexico by a shallow lagoon which gives sanctuary to thousands of flamingos, pelicans and other exotic birds and creatures.

Looking for: An escape from a “classic” touristic experiences and known paths. A way to learn that Mexico is not about Pina Coladas and infinity pools

Difficulty level: Easy

What to expect: Beauty, harmony, great outdoor time, crystal clear water, true spirit of the untouched nature.


Tours, Excursions & Wildlife Encounters. Riviera Maya. Mexico

Product Description


Safety and professionalism:
Our professional guides will make sure you enjoy every bit of your day. Information, facts & fun facts, all you need to know about this amaizng trip. Even if you are not so comfortable in the water / boat they’ll find a perfect way, just for you. We’ll make sure you feel safe, secure and happy.

Full snorkeling gear:
High quality equipment and a life jacket (fins not necessary for the tour) and a hand you can hold. You can also rent a wetsuit/shorty for $20 USD.

Tasty meals:
Trip includes breakfast and lunch. Cold water, soft drinks are available all day. Vegetarian food is available on request. Grilled Lobster is optional.

Seasickness prevention:
A boat ride can be bumpy. Waves, ocean and speed boat can cause a bit of a seasickness. We’ll do everything we can to prevent this from happening to you. Before we start the ride, seasickness pills will be offered.

Pick up – drop off:
Transportation from and to any hotel is included. Depending on your location the tour will start 6:30 AM (Tulum) – 07:30 AM (Playa del Carmen) – 08:30 AM (Cancun).

What to bring:
Hat or cap, sunglasses, shirt, swimsuit, towel, sandals, biodegradable ecologic sunblock, money for souvenirs, extras for tips plus 10USD National park’s fee.
Available for purchase:

  • Pictures from your advenure, 100-120 awesome photos, short video and  a bonus “the best of Riviera Maya” 30USD
  • Biodegradable sunscreen 10USD
  • Mosquito repelent 10USD
  • Amazing longsleeve Ecotours shirt 20USD



We will pick you up at the scheduled time in your hotel and we’ll head directly to Chiquilá, Holbox. During the ride, our guide will brief you on our day plan. After about 40 minutes, we’ll stop for breakfast: coffee, milk, water, seasonal fruit juice, sweet bread, sandwiches, scrambled eggs, and fruits.
Once we arrive at Chiquilá, we will take the boat and we will go to the Jalahau cenote for a fresh water swim. Being refreshed and reenergized we’re on our way to “Passion Island” to admire birds and their families as well as the sites of the true, untouched nature. At the end of our program, we’ll visit Punta Mosquito, looking for the pink flamingos (depending on the season).
After the boat tour (approx 3h) a super tasty lunch awaits for us at Villa Delfines. Lunch is a buffet service and includes: grilled fish, chicken, rice, guacamole, vegetables, fruit, tortillas, bread and seasonal fruit juice. Alcohol is not included. After the lunch, we’ll spend some time exploring the downtown of Holbox. The boat will take us back to Chiquila. After an amazing day, we’re ready to go back to the “reality”.

Tours, Excursions & Wildlife Encounters. Riviera Maya. Mexico