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Contact Information:

  • Tel. / Fax: +52 (998) 8403942
  • E-mail: reservas@akela-operadora.com
  • Holbox Guide: www.holboxcollection.com

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    Estimated time by car from Chiquila:

  • To Isla Mujeres (Island of women) - 2:40 hrs. approx.
    (plus 15 minutes boat from Puerto Juárez pier to Isla Mujeres)
  • To Mérida - 3:30 hrs. approx.
  • To Tulúm - 3:40 hrs. approx.
  • To Playa del Carmen - 3:00 hrs. approx.
  • To Campeche - 4:45 hrs. approx.

  • Ferry schedules:

    Chiquilá-Holbox from 5.00 am to 7.00 pm (every hour) at a cost of $ 70.00 pesos per person. The trip to Holbox is approx. 25 minutes.

    Boat owners:

    You can rent a boat makes a trip about 15 minutes and costs (during the day and until 7:00 pm) $ 350.00 pesos. At night, after 7:00 pm, the cost rises to $ 450.00 pesos.

    Getting to Holbox Island

    From Cancún

    The nearest airport is Cancun International Airport, which is 150 km. Transportation contract: We pick you up at the airport to transport you to Chiquilá, a trip of approximately 2 hours. Here you board the ferry, which takes 20 minutes to get to Holbox, where a golf cart taxi will take you to your hotel.


    Take the 180 free road to Merida, the small town of Leona Vicario, immediately after is the town of Nuevo Valladolid, and at the entrance, at km 262 of road, there is a deviation to the right (just after the stop ), then you must turn and follow the road straight for 7 km, up Kantunilkín. Passing through the city, find the signs to the left, Chiquilá from that point is now just 40 km away.

    Taxi from Cancun:

    You can hire a taxi for Us $300. The journey time is approximately 2 hours. Agree the price with the driver before boarding.

    You can also use the “Mayab” buses that depart from the Central of Buses ADO in Cancun in the following schedules: 7:30 & 8:30 am and 12:30 pm.


    Autobuses de Oriente ADO departs in schedule of 23:30 hrs. with a cost of $ 161.00 Mexican pesos per person and takes approximately 5 to 6 hours.

    By car,

    the ride takes about 3 to 3.5 hours. You must take the Highroad 180 towards Cancun, by the “Periférico”, and then continue to Tizimín City from where you must go in direction towards the town called Colonia, continuing straight to reach Kantunilkín. Then you take the road to Chiquilá for about 25 minutes.

    When in Chiquilá, there are several parking lots where you can leave your car safely and most are within walking distance from the pier where you take the ferry. Prices of parking are per day (does not charge per hour or fraction) and the fare is usually of $ 50.00 Mexican pesos.

    There are two companies offering air taxi service:

    Aerosaab (http://www.aerosaab.com/) and Air Taxi Ecotour (http://www.CancunTaxiAereo.com). For fares and schedules, see their web pages. The air travel time is 20 minutes drive. from Cancun.

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