Famous for its flat waters, soft white sands, and natural habitat, Holbox Island is a traveler’s dream. If location is important for your vacation, nothing beats a beachfront hotel. There are rooms where you can literally wake up with your feet in the sand and enjoy ocean views. We’ll show you 5-star beach resorts, all-inclusive hotels, and boutique gems. These luxury hotels offer all the tropical feels, from private plunge pools to stunning spa baths. Before you plan, check out these stunning beachfront hotels on Holbox Island, Mexico.

1. Villas Caracol

Did you know that the word ‘caracol’ translates to ‘snail’ and ‘shell’? Enjoy life in the slow lane at this hotel on the private Playa Norte Beach. Designed in an oceanic palette of white, blues, and neutrals, expect loads of wooden and natural finishes. For modern and cool trendy features, check out the Ocean Suite with spa bath. While you can enjoy Netflix on TV, you’ll love the private bath on the balcony. At night, dine at beachside Las Hamacas Restaurant for the most generous serving of Mexican cuisine. Or, get room service from the 24/7 butler. During the day, chill at the guest pool, rent a kayak, or unwind with a traditional Mayan massage.

  • Guest Rating: 9.3
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Deluxe suite with spa bath
  • Address: Playa Norte, Holbox, 77310 Holbox Island, Mexico

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2. Casa Las Tortugas Petit Beach Hotel & Spa

Where Mexico meets Indonesia, you’ll find this stay tucked away among Palm trees and soft white sands. Treehouse bungalow style, the suites give you all the tropical island feels. It’s family-run so expect super charming hospitality from the staff. All rooms have a unique and modern interior, but there are no TVs. So if you’re after a romantic place to stay, this is a top choice. Try to book the Beach Front rooms so you can step onto the sand at any time. Breakfast is included, or dine at one of three on-site restaurants: Mandarina, Ama Japanese Bar, or Luuma Bar. Visit the incredible Aqua Spa for wellness and healing, or shop at the on-site Le Bazaar Boutique.

  • Guest Rating: 9.3
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Beach front rooms
  • Address: Calle Igualdad sin numero, Manzana 1 Lote 2, 77310 Holbox Island, Mexico

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3. Holbox Casa Punta Coco

This adults-only stay is secluded and ultra-romantic – it almost feels like you’re on a deserted island! Enjoy a dazzling dinner on the private beach, or laze around the outdoor guest pool. The set-up is unique, with suites and rooms built inside a massive villa-style home. All options are light, open, and aesthetically pleasing. If you want the best room, book the Deluxe Suite with a spa bath for direct ocean-facing views. It features a stunning bathroom with a hydromassage bathtub and a massive walk-in closet to the side. There are private chefs on-site that can cook up a meal on request, and breakfast is included.

  • Guest Rating: 9.1
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Deluxe suite with spa bath
  • Address: Calle Caguama manzana 5 lote 6, 77310 Holbox Island, Mexico

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4. Ser Casasandra Boutique Hotel

Calling all art lovers, this eclectic boutique stay is reminiscent of the French countryside. The hotel and rooms are dotted with artwork and furniture pieces from around the world. A private beach awaits with its cabanas, floor beds, and cocktails at Mojitos Beach Club. Alternatively, grab a drink from the Maiz Pool Bar, and enjoy a meal at Ser Esencia Restaurant. Ideal for couples, the Superior Beachfront King room is super warm and ambient. The white canopy draped over the bed gives it extra intimate vibes. Or, opt for one of the Master Suite options with ocean views from the balcony. For massages, visit their special Ahal Holistic Centre where they explore ancient healing techniques.

  • Guest Rating: 9.1
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Superior beachfront king
  • Address: Calle Igualdad Costado De Sec Tec, 77310 Holbox Island, Mexico

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5. Hotel Villas Flamingos

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Wake up with your feet in the sand thanks to its extra private beach location. If traveling with family, opt for the two-level Superior Villa which sleeps up to nine guests. With a fully-equipped kitchen, spa bath in the master suite and private garden, it’s your home away from home. Couples should check out the Bungalow Cielo or Honeymoon Suite for something extra special. Try on-site Mangrove Restaurant or order drinks from Mangle Beach Bar. For a day of fun in the sun, you can rent kayaks and snorkel gear, or book a scuba diving expedition.

  • Guest Rating: 9.0
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Superior villa
  • Address: Calle Paso Kuka Playa Norte Lazaro Cardenas, 77310 Holbox Island, Mexico

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6. Palapas del Sol

Full of color and vibrancy, this next stay celebrates true Mexican design. Located away from the crowds, enjoy the private beach club or spend the day in the oceanfront guest pool. Order lunch from your private thatched beach hut at Del Sol restaurant. While there are plenty of rooms, the Palapa Penthouse is most highly recommended. It showcases traditional architecture and design, like mosaic and stone walls. You’ll have your own garden, kitchenette, as well as a terrace with hammocks. With a fairy loft-like set-up, the bedroom is on the second floor, and it also has a walk-in shower.

  • Guest Rating: 9.0
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Palapa Penthouse
  • Address: Playa Norte Paseo Kuka, 77310 Holbox Island, Mexico

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7. Hotel Casa Takywara

This environmentally friendly stay is an excellent choice for nature lovers. Hidden away among mangroves and lush vegetation, you’ll instantly feel relaxed. Book a horseback ride on the beach, or try spotting dolphins. There are touches of Mexican culture in all rooms. But the Penthouse King Suite has it all – kitchen, terrace overlooking the ocean, and a Grecian-inspired bathroom. Located on Playa Holbox, make use of the private beach area. Room service is available, and a free breakfast is delivered to your suite every morning.

  • Guest Rating: 9.0
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Penthouse king suite
  • Address: Paseo Carey sin numero, 77310 Holbox Island, Mexico 

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8. Mystique Holbox by Royalton 

Inspired by the island of Holbox, this is an excellent example of raw contemporary design. You’ll find everything you need on-site, including a guest pool, bar, garden, and fitness center. Designed with comfort and luxury in mind, the boutique hotel is cozy and quiet. From the 38 suites, the Presidential suite is the most modern and classy. Besides being the largest suite, you’ll love the ocean views from the private balcony and loft area. Hit the beachfront and order from Fresco Bar & Grill, or feast at Fresco Artful Cuisine. Paying tribute to the natural elements, it’s the perfect location to host your wedding too.

  • Guest Rating: 8.6
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Presidential suite
  • Address: Av. Pedro Joaquin Coldwell entre calle Chabelita y Paseo Carey, 77310 Holbox Island, Mexico

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9. Spirit Holbox

Just meters from the ocean, Spirit Holbox is an eco-friendly hotel that really brings out the summer vibes. The most popular hangout spot is the rooftop where you’ll find a sushi restaurant and pool. Just above the restaurant is the Terrace Sundeck if you want the best views of the surroundings. Fall in love with its classic Hacienda design – white cladded walls and curved archways. For couples, try booking the Superior Suite (Master suite). Occupying two levels on the 3rd floor, you’ll have the best ocean views from the private balcony. Done up in natural materials, there’s a real romantic vibe in this room. Outside, enjoy the sunshine at the private beach area or guest pool. To escape the heat, get pampered at the magical cenote spa, Soho SPA.

  • Guest Rating: 8.4
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Superior suites
  • Address: Calle Zargo, 77310 Holbox Island, Mexico

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10. Villas HM Palapas del Mar

Spot the different accommodations scattered between tall Palms. The tropical feels extend all the way to the rooftop pool overlooking the ocean. Apart from the two guest pools and beach location, many suites include a private pool. So if you prefer your own space, there are plenty of Junior Suites with pools. Up to 4 people can stay in these rooms. For dining, try Mexican or Japanese cuisine at their onsite restaurants. Then, kick on at the rooftop SKY BAR for the best cocktails. Extras services include Grilled Seafood Parties, romantic beach dinners, and special room decor.

  • Guest Rating: 8.3
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Junior suites with private pool
  • Address: Avenida Plutarco Elias, s/n, 77310 Holbox Island, Mexico

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11. Margaritaville, St. Somewhere By Karisma Punta Coco 

If you prefer the more resort-type stays, Margaritaville feels like your own private world. The entire resort feels very French-inspired, including all room options. Designed in neutrals and light woods, each room is special, like the Island Swimout Suite with direct pool access. But if you want complete privacy, there’s the Holbox plunge pool suite. For those who just want views and open-air, check out the  Seabreeze master suite. During the day, chill under your private beach cabana or partake in beach volleyball/soccer. Enjoy seafood at The Sandbar, and try local flavors at The Harbour House. Or, hit the Lone Palm swim-up bar and relax with poolside drinks on a cushy sun lounge.

  • Guest Rating: 8.0
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Seabreeze master suite
  • Address: Fracción 2 del Lote 1, Manzana 1, Zona 1, 77537 Holbox Island, Mexico

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12. Luxury Eco Hotel Boutique Aldea Kuká

This five-star, Adults-Only stay is the place to leave your worries and woes behind. Built with a very ethnic design and feel, all the luxury villas are right on the sands. Take your friends to the Presidential Suite where you’ll have two floors of party space. Sleeping up to six guests, the master bedroom has its own living area. The bathrooms with their freestanding bathtubs are a must-mention too. But if you’re just a couple, the Honeymoon suites are more ideal. Outside, enjoy the private beach or relax at the stunning guest pool. Check out on-site restaurants, Kukatch and La Malix for local Mexican and international fare. Partake in a yoga class, use the hotel’s gym or book a treatment at the spa.

  • Guest Rating: 7.7
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Presidential suite
  • Address: Calle Paseo Kuka S/N, 77130 Holbox Island, Mexico 

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What’s the best all-inclusive beach hotel on Holbox Island?

Enjoy breakfast by the poolside or sushi for lunch, all included at Villas HM Palapas del Mar. 

With all costs taken care of, they offer their guests a super personalized experience. 

Opt for the All-Inclusive package or All-Inclusive Premium.

What’s the best 5-star beach hotel on Holbox Island?

Mystique Holbox by Royalton is one of the best 5-star beachfront hotels on Holbox Island

With classy onsite dining, a variety of rooms, and plenty of activities, you’ll never want to leave.

If you prefer something more unique, check out Hotel Villas Flamingos.

What’s the best boutique beach hotel on Holbox Island?

Charming and romantic, guests love everything about Ser Casasandra Boutique Hotel. 

Thanks to its boutique setup, it’s one of the more intimate hotels on the island.

There are only 17 rooms and 1 villa, so expect personalized service.

What’s the most romantic beach hotel on Holbox Island?

Hotel Villas Flamingos is by far the most romantic place to stay for couples. 

Book a bungalow or honeymoon suite to get a private hot tub, or laze on netted platforms and unwind. 

To make your stay extra special, organize a romantic beach dinner.


Holbox Island Beach HotelsBest Rooms
Villas CaracolDeluxe suite with spa bath
Casa Las Tortugas Petit Beach Hotel & SpaBeach front rooms
Holbox Casa Punta CocoDeluxe suite with spa bath
Ser Casasandra Boutique HotelSuperior beach front king
Hotel Villas FlamingosSuperior villa
Palapas del SolPalapa Penthouse
Hotel Casa TakywaraPenthouse king suite
Mystique Holbox by RoyaltonPresidential suite
Spirit HolboxSuperior suites
Villas HM Palapas del MarJunior suites with private pool
Margaritaville, St. SomewhereSeabreeze master suite
Luxury Eco Hotel Boutique Aldea KukáPresidential suite
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