$220 per night

Cottage2 guests
Holbox, Quintana Roo, Mexico
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Cradled by the turquoise waters off the Yucatán Peninsula, and colored by the verdant greenery of the surrounding Yum Balam Nature Reserve, the Mexican island of Holbox immediately feels like a departure from the crowds of nearby Cancún and Tulum. It takes a plane, a two-hour car ride, and then a ferry just to get here, but that’s part of the allure at family-owned hotel Punta Caliza—it's as much of a literal separation from the "scene" as it is a figurative one.

Modern home with Outdoor, Side Yard, Horizontal Fences, Wall, Vertical Fences, Wall, Large Pools, Tubs, Shower, Plunge Pools, Tubs, Shower, Swimming Pools, Tubs, Shower, Wood Fences, Wall, and Stone Fences, Wall. Each of Punta Caliza’s 12 rooms are connected to a private pool.  Photo  of Punta CalizaView Photos

Each of Punta Caliza’s 12 rooms are connected to a private pool.

Modern home with Exterior, Wood Siding Material, Cabin Building Type, A-Frame RoofLine, and Beach House Building Type. "What we want most was for people to feel the passion and love we put into the hotel," notes Claudia Muñoz, who helped build the intimate, family-run hotel. Photo 2 of Punta CalizaView Photos

"What we want most was for people to feel the passion and love we put into the hotel," notes Claudia Muñoz, who helped build the intimate, family-run hotel.

Modern home with Bedroom, Concrete Floor, Bed, and Storage. The guest rooms were all built from Western red cedar, which was sourced from the family's plantation.  Photo 3 of Punta CalizaView Photos

The guest rooms were all built from Western red cedar, which was sourced from the family's plantation.

Modern home with Outdoor, Wood Fences, Wall, Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck, Side Yard, Swimming Pools, Tubs, Shower, Horizontal Fences, Wall, Small Patio, Porch, Deck, and Large Pools, Tubs, Shower. Either spend time swimming in this secluded pool, or go to the nearby beach. In fact, do both.  Photo 4 of Punta CalizaView Photos

Either spend time swimming in this secluded pool, or go to the nearby beach. In fact, do both.

Modern home with Outdoor, Trees, Decking Patio, Porch, Deck, Wood Fences, Wall, Swimming Pools, Tubs, Shower, Side Yard, Small Pools, Tubs, Shower, Plunge Pools, Tubs, Shower, Landscape Lighting, Stone Fences, Wall, Wood Patio, Porch, Deck, Small Patio, Porch, Deck, and Hanging Lighting. "Running a business with your family is complicated, but being back together after six or seven years of living on our own has been a beautiful experience," she says.  Photo 5 of Punta CalizaView Photos

"Running a business with your family is complicated, but being back together after six or seven years of living on our own has been a beautiful experience," she says.

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  • Estudio Macias Peredo
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