Black hole is the meaning in the Mayan language that ancient settlers gave to this unique corner of the chiefdom of Ekab, today the state of Quintana Roo, the reason is that the Yalahau lagoon separates the island of Holbox from the continental part and it is in this space where There is a marine trench that from the surface gives the appearance of an immense and deep hole in the sea, this region and particularly this island has always been inhabited by the Mayans and their descendants.
Holbox currently has multiple attractions such as Isla Pájaros, La Laguna Yalahau, Isla Pasión, its pristine beaches, boutique hotels and its cuisine of the sea that will make our visitors the envy of their friends, we know that you will find something that will delight everyone of the 5 senses.
Yum Balam Biosphere Reserve and Flora and Fauna Protection Area, Holbox is accessible by sea from Chiquilá, you can take the Ferry and in a 20-minute journey you will be here. This reserve was decreed in 1994 and is a natural refuge for several endangered species. Hence, tourism projects for this area are carried out with a sustainable approach, seeking the minimum impact on the various ecosystems in the area.
Inside the jungle, behind a slide of trees and land, Holbox opens its huge eyes of water, pupils inhabited by wings and dolphins … How is beauty measured? … When is it too much?