Villas Paraiso del Mar
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Villas Paraiso del Mar Holbox Island
Travel Blogs from Holbox Island
... of the fish but we all had a go too. The fishing soon lost its novelty as it turned out none of use were very good at it! James patiently sat with our line for ages, until we eventually swapped. Re-cast the line and somehow managed to catch a fish almost immediately! It was a very proud moment for me. At one point someone caught a blow fish. It was really cool seeing it puff up, but we obviously had to throw it back because of the poison issue.
After catching a ...
... only wished we had longer to enjoy them all. We enjoyed some amazing fresh sushi as well as a seafood platter which had so much seafood on it, including squid, crab, lobster, fish, shrimp, conch, ceviche and mussels. All for the price of 500 pesos for the two of us (£21!!) We also enjoyed sunsets and cocktails most nights. We found a beach bar where we enjoyed mango margaritas with habenero chilli in it! Yum. The sunsets were incredible with so ...
... to not ask questions about experience we found a taco shop/dive centre that didn't care about safety at all. Sean has never dived before and so had to pretend he was Oskar from Sweden who is an advanced diver. After I explained to Sean that the dive instructors will help us a seedy Mexican man walked out from behind the taco grill with 0 English and said vamos (let's go). Sean was a lot more nervous now as I explained diving and everything to do from breathing underwater to ...
Check out at the hotel was 12 noon so we decided to make the most of the time we had left. We had an early breakfast (which included homemade beetroot and orange juice) then headed to the south beach which is completely undeveloped. One very long sandy road outside the hotel took us directly there. It was beautiful but didn't have any shade so we couldn't stay. We walked around the coastline back to the hotel. There were lots of birds ...
... bed hanging from four ropes on a wooden frame. There were also lots of hammocks and the bar was a stones throw away. I was skyping my mum on the beach but had to cut the conversation short because I had booked the paddle board for 12.30pm. I didn't tell her because I knew she would worry. The paddle board was $25USD for one hour. Having kayaked in the past I thought it would be quite simple and as I can balance well enough to snow board I felt fairly confident. The ...