This is a beautifully decorated hotel, the owner and staff are super friendly and the beach looks fantastic. I can't find fault with it really. The rooms are perhaps slightly on the small side, but still pretty good for the price (we were in a standard room with balcony). Casa las Tortugas is right next door and looks so similar I thought it was the same hotel when we first arrived. So if you if there's no room at Mawimbi I would recommend trying that. The water here was very calm compared to Tulum where we had just been, which would probably suit you if you have small children. For us, it didn't really feel as fresh to swim in but looks amazing. So if you're mostly into lounging on the beach, walking, taking trips to see the wildlife, experiencing the vibe of a mexican fishing village etc I would recommend Holbox, but I wouldn't recommend it for a long beach holiday personally. Mawimbi is a great place to stay though, and we were really pleased to have booked it.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Mawimbi is a small charming tropical "hotelito" with only 10 rooms, built in the middle of a lush tropical garden located in the beautiful white beach of Holbox Island in Mexico Hotel facilities includes 2,500 square meters (8200 feet) of beach with wood sunbeds, hammocks and swing beds. This palm shaded beachfront oasis lies just beyond the outskirts of Holbox town, only two blocks distant. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Hotel Holbox Island
- Holbox Island Hotel Mawimbi