Holbox island hotel Xaloc Lovely Xaloc Resort in Holbox, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Your chance to get away from it all and commune with nature
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Ecological Xaloc Resort in Holbox Quintana RooA view of your hotel. Your home on Holbox island.

Xaloc Resort is an eco-tourism hotel, located on a white sandy beach on the isolated island of Holbox.


Ecological Xaloc hotel in Holbox Quintana RooHere is your bedroom.

The hotel is built by combining the local Yucatecan architecture of palapas or palm leaf roofs in a rustic style with a warm and friendly design, excellent installations and fine details.


Ecological Xaloc Resort in Holbox Quintana RooA hotel guest hanging out by the room.

This hotel has of eighteen rooms; two swimming pools; a restaurant; a reading or hanging-out room; a small arts and craft shop, and a beach bar.


view of pool at ecological Xaloc hotel in Holbox Quintana RooThe pool view from another angle.

The hotel is managed by its owner, Senior Juan , who is from Mallorca in Spain. Senior Juan created hotel Xaloc to fulfill his dream.
Senior Juan and his team work will make sure that your experience in Xaloc will be just beautiful.

building the roof at ecological Xaloc Resort in Holbox Quintana RooSenior Juan makes the roof.

In each room there is a king-size bed or two double beds, covered by a big canopy, ceiling fan and a spaceous bathroom with two sinks, shower.

The hotel restaurant:
In the restaurant Majache the chef will delight your taste with exquisite Mexican and Yucatecan dishes. Holbox is a village that traditionally has dedicated its activities to fishing, that’s why the fish and lobster menus are some of the most exquisite ones, and without any doubt fresh from the sea – you must try them!

If you would like to change a little bit your menu, the chef offers you fine cuts of meat, as well as pasta and vegetarian dishes.
relaxing Xaloc Resort in Holbox on beachThis is what's all about. Collecting shells. Peace. Quiet. Pink Flamingos. Holbox island. Beautiful people. That long walk on the beach under the stars. The moon over the water.pink flamingos around the Hotel Xaloc Resort in Holbox on the beach
adorable children come to greet you on the way the Mayans are friendly sometimes shy but share love for flamingos The thrill of going to Hotel Xaloc Resort begins on the road there where you can interact with the lovely children seen to the left or with the last of the red-hot mammas below or with the young girl preparing tacos to the right. Need a car to get there? No problem, MexicoSteve can help if you just click on the car link below:
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Holbox island hotel Xaloc
friendly cute local people on the way meet the Mayans and see how they also love flamingos and ecology

In the photo above the man at the left in the back of the truck is hiding because he is afraid of the sheep. Click on him to see.
So you want to know how to get here from Cancun? The girl on the right knows. Click on her and she'll show you.
Holbox island hotel Xaloc


In the photo above one of the pools at Xaloc Resort shown near a bungalow where you can be staying.
Holbox island hotel XalocAt sunset MexicoSteve took this photo from his balcony. Notice how wide and open the beach is. If you are looking to get away from it all, this is for you. Now if you rather have drunk guests yelling at 3AM down the hall waking you up then a cheap hotel in Cancun's hotel zone is for you. IF you want video games in the lobby and a stereo satellite TV this is not for you.
However if you can dig this: the only sounds you hear are the waves kissing the shore and some crickets then Hotel Xaloc Resort is waiting for you.

Holbox island hotel XalocHere we see the attractive typical room of this ecotourist Holbox hotel. So you ask, what's there to do in Holbox?
At the front desk they can arrange for a boat to pick you and your party up right on the beach at the hotel to visit nearby islands home to exotic species like pink flamingos.
MexicoSteve just hung out on the beach taking long walks soaking in the peace and quiet and read his Jack Kerouac book.
The hotel Xaloc Resort has two pools. 18 thatched hut rooms which are palapas with palm leave roofs. Hammocks.
Along the shore are magic shells. To see the magic click here.

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you will always come back and recommend this hotel to others seeking a Holbox experience.

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Rates based upon double occ in USD including tax and breakfast
meal plans available; ask children under 2 free from 2-12 $24usd each
extra adult $37usd
tarrifs for 2017
Dates Rate superior Rate view pool Rate cabana ocean view
Dec 20 16 - Jan 7 17 $250 $290 $390
Jan 8 - Apr 6 17 $170 $200 $310
Apr 7 - 22 17 $190 $255 $370
Apr 23 - Jun 30 17 $165 $195 $310
Jul 1 - Aug 17 17 $200 $250 $370
Aug 18 - Dec 18 17 $160 $190 $300
Don't pay too much attention to these rates for this Holbox hotel as I can get you prices I can't publish here

secret: can get up up to another 20% off in some cases ASK

Add $22usd per person for half-pension (dinner four dishes with different options.
discounts
april 23 - june 3030%
August 18 - december 1830%
in addition to these dates and all otherssuprise discounts ASK
awesome prices for your Holbox vacations with the LOWEST prices this side of heaven

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dig the pink flamingos on the beach

go topless be free dare to be you
don't dream it be it

there are no hotels in Holbox like this

From the hotel Xaloc take boats to see lion sharks
or do some fishing
Did you know Holbox means black hole in Maya?
you learn something every day
This small island is on the north coast of Quintana Roo
The snorkeling is incredible with all colors of tropical fish and flora.
rates above for 1 or 2 adults per room. extra adults $37usd each per night
children under 2 FREE from 2 to 12 years of age $24usd per child
up to 4 people per room adults and children
Aug 18 - Dec 18 17 more discounts suprise discounts affordable for one and all
Rates December 1st thru December 18th 2017 lowest on the planet! ASK


transfers:
Cancun to Chiquila plus the boat to Holbox by land one-way $85USD per person (minimum 2 people)
Cancun to Holbox by plane (not the Concord) $645USD for the flight (up to 5 passengers)


Although the hotel Xaloc is endowed with two pools for your convience, see pink flamingos, with some luck whale watching, do a little fishing,live with wildlife, enjoy ecotourism.
Get to know the Mayans in the area and the avairy life (remember to use plenty of windshield washer fluid). See pelicans, white herons, pink flamingos.

Also not far from the hotel is a topless beach for your pleasure.
At the hotel enjoy the restaurant or bar or browse in the shop with arts and crafts. OR relax in the reading or game rooms.
1   breakfast is included in this special rate
children only allowed in standard units
ground transportation available: airport- holbox (3 hours duration) cancun-chiquila-ferry to holbox cost $80usd per person one way (min 2 people)

the construction of Xalcoc:
All used materials are from the region and had been brought with a lot of care from the mainland yelling at Jose to put down that bottle of Corona and take care with those beams.
During construction all details were personally supervised by the owner and all work finished follwing the traditional methods of the region (two men working while seven others watch them doing little until the owner tells them to get back to work), based on manual techniques without the use of any heavy machines so it was built as in the times before the independence.



Holbox Island, located on the northeast tip of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico is host to one of the world's most populated fish habitats.
Holbox, with its beautiful white sand beaches and aweome turquoise sea, is a paradise for both the tourist escaping the tourists and the enthsiastic fly- fisherman.
Holbox bekons you to come to the Island and enjoy world-class tarpon fly fishing.
Here in the shallow mangrove flats not far from this hotel you will find abundant baby tarpon and snook in most seasons. However, it is the migratory fish that make Holbox island a unique fly fishing destination.
All seasons offer extremely favorable fly fishing conditions, and as early as April, migrating fish begin to feed in the clear water of the shallows, but the best fly fishing is during June, July and August.
Bonefish, barracuda, snapper, permit and jack crevalle are also abundant here in the spring and summer.
To begin your fly fishing adventure in Holbox Island, guides can pick you up at the hotel's dock at 6:00 each morning (me I'd rather sleep at that hour so please don't wake me).
Breakfast will be served on the boat to afford an early start at fishing.
The guides are have decades of guiding and fishing expertise in this field and speak some English (wanna catch some fish amigo).
The fishing boats are seaworthy 18 foot boats, equipped for your comfort and safety, that are easy to pole into position.
The fishing spots are between 20 minutes and an hour away from the hotel's dock and are not too deep.
Like Martin Keepman.
So put that ugly fly on your hook and away we go!

gastronomy:
With no doubt, one of the advantages of travelling to Mexico is its cuisine, known for its rich variety of flavors and originality. In Holbox you will be able to taste the most typical dishes and some international specialties too, always with a delicious variation.
The menu:
De tortilla de maíz | Nachos | Totopos servidos sobre frijol refrito con salsa, queso y chile jalapeño | De tortilla de harina | Quesadillas | If you're vegetarian: delicious vegetables in season and cheese | Ricos tacos de tortilla de fritos, rellenos de pollo y bañados con salsa | Las especiales de la casa: con langosta (lobster) | Guacamole | Chilaquiles con pollo o huevo frito | Tres tortillas de harina rellenas de queso | Queso, jamón y salsa verde | Burritas | Un poquito de queso y camarón | Xaloquillas | Sincronizadas | Tacos dorados Enchiladas rojas o verdes | Tortillas rellenas de pollo y cubiertas con salsa ranchera o verde | Totopos cocinados con salsa ranchera, pollo o huevo frito Quesadillas vegetarianas Quesadillas de chaya Auténticas yucatecas Quesadillas de camarón | Del mar... Ceviches El ceviche es uno de los platos de marisco más característicos de todo México, por lo que no podía faltar en nuestra carta Pescado o marisco marinado en limón, acompañado con tomate, cebolla y cilantro De pulpo De camarón De langosta Camarones al Tequila Camarón al mojo de ajo Camarón empanizado | Todos los platos de camarón vienen servidos con arroz y verduras Tempura de calamar Anillos de calamar capeados y servidos con salsa tártara Calamar a la plancha Pequeños calamares a la plancha con ajo y perejil | Langosta al mojo de ajo Langosta a la mantequilla | Los platos de langosta vienen servidos con arroz y verdura Crepa de mar
A couple went on vacation in Xaloc Resort in Holbox. The husband liked to fish at the crack of dawn; his wife preferred to read books with pictures in them.
One morning the husband returned after several hours of fishing and decided to take a siesta.
The wife, to escape her snoring husband, decided to take the boat out on the ocean. Since she was not familiar with the area of Holbox, she rowed out to the middle, anchored the boat, and started reading her book.
Along came the sheriff in his rusty boat. He pulled up alongside and said, "Buenas dias, amiga. What are you doing here?"
"Reading a book," she replied, thinking, "Is this guy stupid or what?"
"You're in a restricted fishing area," he informed her.
"But, Officer, I'm not fishing. You can see that, surely."
"But you have all the equipment, ma'am. I'll have to write you up."
"If you do that, I will charge you with rape," returned the irate woman.
"But I haven't even touched you," the sheriff objected.
"That's true; but you have all the equipment."



Holbox is close to the coast with many birds like flamingos, pelicans and other exotic birds and things.
Seeing pink flamingos in their natural habitant beats seeing them at the zoo.
Most of the people of Holbox Island make their living fishing.
With the exception of this stupid cop.
It is common to see fishermen walking through Holbox Village with their fish. The streets of Holbox Island are sand, common of Caribbean islands, and there are very few cars. Holbox is a pristine tourist destination because very few outsiders visit the island (pity). In spite of Holbox' natural beauty, inaccessibility has left it unspoiled by tourism.
A quiet get-away.
Did you know there are buses which are inexpensive going from Cancun to Chiquila. Then do the ferry over to Holbox.
There are six buses each day going and three returning from Chiquila to Cancun.
It would appear that this would build up a bus inventory in this little town. Perhaps the Cancun to Chiquila drivers then go to Vegas?
Who knows.
Maybe they go to to Rio Lagaritos for some doritos.
A young Holbox fisherman and his mother were looking for bait in the garden back of their humble Holbox lodgings.
The kid proudly dangled a worm before his mom.
Mom said, “No, honey, it won’t do for bait,” she said. “It’s not an earthworm.”
“It’s not?” Eddy asked, his eyes wide. “What planet is it from?”

Holbox Game warden: Didn’t you see the no-fishing sign, son?
Boy: I’m not fishing, sir. I’m teaching these worms how to swim!

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