Holbox Dream Hotel
Travel Blogs from Holbox Island
... by jungle and tiny populations, and you'll pass by a famous millenary tree.
Just getting to Chiquila we noticed we were in the middle of nowhere. We took the 20 minute ferry to the island and got to our hotel in a golf kart. That's right. There are no regular automobiles there, only golf karts and bikes. The small town is about 2K in population, and is about 10 km long.
There are various nice hotels, and plenty of hostels like 8 bucks/night. However, ...
... going to peddle some **** that probably will scorch the skin, at least affix the label straight.
For the next 20 minutes he stood there extolling the virtues of whatever this miracle healing junk was en espanol of course. I guess jumping from a prayer to Jesus to green miracle creams isn't that much of a stretch in these parts. A British guy sitting behind me and I named his ...
... on the nightbus or in hammocks, we decided to treat ourselves to a bed - luxury!! After exploring the town and buying ingredients for dinner, we headed back to the hostal to cook and ended up chilling all evening with the other travellers. Most were heading in the opposite direction to us and had just been to the caribbean, so it was good to pick up some tips. Then this ...
... Temple were other highlights. Dude, this ruin was way rad. Tulum, Coba, and Chichen Itza were all very cool in totally different ways--beach, jungle, and purely excavated in a more grandiose Toltec style. At 8p, we watched the light-show, in Spanish, which was not as tacky as I'd thought it'd be. It was actually kinda trippy seeing the pyramid and other buildings lit up in a tasteful red, yellow, and blue, close to the colors they used to be largely painted. ...
... Keegan and I read indoors (in the shade and the cool!) -- The power was out again, but, with the cross-breeze, the casitas were cool. Later, we all went for homemade ice cream at the usual place. Went to dinner at La Buena Vida --sat upstairs in an enclosed room. The moon rose orange and seemingly in the wrong place. Food was only okay -- the fish was barely warm and had to be returned and reheated. We're not impressed; don't think we'll go ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool