Top things to do in Isla Holbox

Top Choice French in Isla Holbox

Le Jardin

Very tasty French pastries and morning breakfast selections make this a welcome spot if you're craving something other than Mexican morning food. Coffee is delicious as well, and the plumeria and butterfly bordered,…
Top Choice Mexican in Isla Holbox

El Chapulím

El Chapulím doesn't take reservations, has no menu, and the kitchen closes when the food runs out – usually before 9:30pm – so you come here aware of the quirks involved. Food is excellent, and chef Erik comes to yo…
Top Choice Beach in Isla Holbox

Punta Mosquito

On the eastern side of the island, Punta Mosquito is about 2.5km east of the downtown area. It has a large sandbar and is a good place to spot flamingos.
International in Isla Holbox


Mandarina restaurant boasts the best location for dining with an ocean view, filled with warm lighting and rustic wood furnishings right on the Holbox beach. For breakfast, try the home baked pastries or the huitlac…
Spanish in Isla Holbox

La Tortilleria

This quaint cafe is so tiny you just might miss it if you’re strolling too fast by the main square. La Tortilleria specializes in Spanish-style omelettes ('tortillas') with ingredients such as chorizo, goat cheese, …
Clothing in Isla Holbox

Le Bazaar Boutique

A haven for high-end beach-inspired fashion! Le Bazaar has an open-air atmosphere with flowy boho-chic clothing and swimsuits lining the racks, home decor on every shelf, and handmade jewelry adorning the tables. Th…
Tacos in Isla Holbox

Barba Negra Seafood & Tacos

With just a few tables set under a palapa roof, this cool and contemporary taco joint features tacos piled high with a flavorful mix of ingredients and drizzled salsas. Specialties include the Mayan-style fish taco …
Cocktail Bar in Isla Holbox


This stylish evening hangout sits in a garden of palm trees, hanging lanterns and candlelight on the eastern edge of Holbox town. You can indulge in an eclectic menu of tapas and cocktails that incorporates local an…
Pizza in Isla Holbox


Like most pizzerias in town, the hot item here is the seasonal lobster pizza and Roots' version ranks among the best of them. All of the wood-fired, thin-crust pies come with a zesty Morita salsa on the side. The op…
Seafood in Isla Holbox


Don’t let the humble surrounds of this beachfront eatery put you off – this is some of the best seafood in town. The butter-and-garlic fish is mouthwatering and the seafood platter for two would easily feed a small …