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Holbox Island

Holbox is an island found on the north coast of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. This hidden gem boasts virgin beaches, crystalline waters, and a calm, relaxing atmosphere that everyone will enjoy. Today, we’ll tell you how to get to Holbox Island from Cancun and what to expect when you arrive at this wonderful destination in the Mexican Caribbean. It’s time to use your Royal Holiday Membership and enjoy all its benefits!



If you’re already making the most of your Royal Holiday Vacation Club membership and staying at Grand Park Royal Cancun Royal Tower or Park Royal Beach Cancun, and you want to visit Holbox Island, the first thing you need to do is get to Chiquila, where you can take a ferry or boat to the island.

Here are the different transportation options to reach this beautiful island:

Take a bus: You can take a bus from the bus station in Cancun to Chiquila. This bus ride will take approximately 3 to 4 hours, with the time varying slightly depending on traffic and weather. These buses tend to be comfortable and offer a cheaper way to reach your destination.

Rent a car: If you prefer having your own schedule and more comfort, renting a car to Chiquila can be a great option. The drive will take approximately 2-3 hours, allowing you to explore the route at your own pace.

Private transportation: You can also opt for private transportation from Cancun to Chiquila. This private service would pick you up from the hotel or a convenient midpoint and take you directly to your destination.



Once you arrive in Chiquila, the next step is to take a ferry to Holbox Island. These ferry services operate regularly throughout the day, with the ride lasting between 20 to 30 minutes. They provide comfortable rides that allow you to enjoy the wonderful view of the Caribbean.

It’s important to note that vehicles cannot be taken all the way to Holbox, so you must leave your car in Chiquila.



In Holbox, you’ll discover a tropical paradise with crystalline waters, white sand beaches, and a beautiful, relaxing environment. The island is renowned for its breathtaking virgin beaches and perfect waters for swimming.

Holbox is also home to hundreds of species, including pink flamingos, whale sharks, and sea turtles. Don’t miss the incredible chance to admire the colorful birds, scuba dive, or swim with whale sharks; these experiences will definitely make your vacation memorable.

The island exudes a relaxing and calming vibe, where time seems to stand still, allowing you to fully enjoy the present. You won’t find any large hotels or crowds on the island, making it perfect for anyone seeking a brief escape from their daily routine.

Holbox is a paradise worth exploring if you’re traveling to Cancun. Its unique and beautiful wildlife and relaxing ambiance will make your visit a unique and unforgettable experience. Get ready to disconnect, recharge, and enjoy all the wonderful things the beautiful Mexican Caribbean has in store.

Discover all the destinations that Royal Holiday offers you on https://royal-holiday.com/en/destinations.

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