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Hotel Casa Palapas del Sol

Playa Norte, Paseo Kuka, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico (Formerly Hotel Casa Palapas del Sol)
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Ranked #2 of 20 Holbox Island B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Claudio_Canestro Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is by far one of the best places I stayed on my trips. Nice hotel, with home atmosphere, right on the beach, with palapa style cabins and very nice room decorated with local themes. Excellent staff, Martin is awesome and goes all the way to fulfill your requests at total satisfaction. We went there to our engagement that also... More

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AdrianafromHolbox, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Casa Palapas del Sol, responded to this review

Dear Claudio Canestro. Thank you so much for your fantastic review, you made my day!!! the first and most important thing for me in Palapas del Sol is to make our guests feel like they are at their home, sharing the pleasure to enjoy paradise island Holbox! To see reviews like this make us feel proud and happy, knowing that... More

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We loved Casa Palapas del Sol. It is right on the beach, and as others have mentioned, it's a little ways off the main strip of hotels so it feels very private, almost like you are the only one on the island! The rooms are basic but comfortable with a/c. As others have said, it's not a full service resort... More

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AdrianafromHolbox, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Casa Palapas del Sol, responded to this review

Dear Nita, thank you very much from all of us here at Palapas del Sol for your wonderful, informative and complete review! We do our best to make all guests feel at home, and the trip starts with the reservation, then many times long travel times so a good and comfortable transfer awaiting at the airport, many times makes all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

beautiful small hotel that really gives you the feeling of being at home! serve yourself anytime with drinks from the fridge in the open kitchen, enjoy and relax at a wonderful beach, where you will be almost alone most of the time (at least when we were there). the accommodations are also great, with love for details. the staff is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My husband and I spent a week of our honeymoon as Casa Palapas del Sol, and we loved it! Martin was very helpful in helping us figure out transportation and pretty much anything else you needed to know. It's a small place - 14 rooms - and the breakfast (included) and food at the restaurant is always good and reasonably... More

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London, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Simple, unpretentious small hotel in the best part of Holbox beach, with a lovely pool. Hammocks and beds are scattered around the beautifully maintained beach front, immediately inviting you to take off your shoes, relax and focus on the incredible colours of the water and sky, and the perfect views of the spectacular sunsets. Rooms are simple, spacious, air conditioned... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Like a previous reviewer stated, this location is not for everyone. But absolutely fantastic if you are not expecting glamorous, luxurious accommodations. Service and staff are wonderful, views are great, food is simple, excellent and fresh. It is a laid-back but fabulous experience. You couldn't feel more at home than you do at Palapas del Sol. After vacationing here,I may... More

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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This hotel is everything it promised to be. It is very well (family) run. You feel like the hotel is open specifically for you. So much so, you just walk in the kitchen and can get your own sodas, water or alcoholic drinks if you like and mark down what you took on your tab. Beautiful beach and pool. You... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This small hotel is The best we had The last 3 months! Small, boutique hotel, relaxed, super staff, swimming pool , white sand! We have extensies our stay (2 to 3 nights) as we all (family) liked this place best. You can make nice trips swimming with sharks, spotting delphines. You can see flamingo's onThe beach, turtles etc. Holbox city... More

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

It might not be for everyone: If you look for luxury, if you look for parties, if you look for waiters standing next to you ready to serve your next drink, don't go here! Palapas del Sol is your home away from home. Martin makes you feel that way right from the beginning. Just take out of the fridge whatever... More

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9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The other reviews say it all. Palapas is about a 20min walk from the main hub of Holbox but, with the good food, attentive staff and wonderful facilities, you needn't leave at all. The best thing about it, apart from the great service, is the beach - it's (strangely) the ONLY hotel beach on the island that gets cleaned every... More

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Address: Playa Norte, Paseo Kuka, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico (Formerly Hotel Casa Palapas del Sol)
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Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Holbox Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 8
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