Fly Fishing Trip or Lodge Details:
Holbox Island village is picturesque, with its colorful low buildings,
sandy roads and friendly people. Most of them descend from the Mayas, but
many come as immigrants from Europe and other countries. Enjoy small stores
where you can find a bit of everything, restaurants with few tables and good
service, serving traditional Mexican dishes along with fish and lobster at a
reasonable price, small posadas offering room for the night and
fully-equipped hotels to host tourists and offer a Caribbean atmosphere and
a warm service. Located northwest of Cancun, Holbox touches both the Gulf of
Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. It is home to an important amount of marine
life making the angler achieve excellent results.
The island is long and narrow; the northern and southern coasts are the
longest and, in several parts, they are joined by natural channels or caños,
as the local people call them. Most of the northern region has white sand
with mangrove forests and a clear sea perfect for swimming; while the
southern region is a little more muddy with an irregular shore, more
greenish waters and a vast variety of birds. On the island there is a wide
range of fly-fishing species but the main star is the tarpon. You find a
healthy population of baby tarpon all year, and from April through September
the giant tarpon start to appear weighing from 150 to 200 pounds.
THE FISHING: On the island there is a wide range of fly-fishing species,
but the main star is the tarpon. You will find a healthy population of baby
tarpon all year, and from April through September the giant tarpon start to
appear weighing from 150 to 200 pounds. Depending on the time of year you
can also fly-fish permit, bonefish, jack, spanish mackarel, snook, sea
trout, snapper, among others, along with the tarpon.
Low season (September 16 to April 15); High season (April 16 to September
RATES: Please Call for Rate Information
The package we offer includes only the fishing excursion with the
best-qualified guide on the island. Transfers Cancun/Chiquila/Cancun or
accommodation in one of the picturesque hotels in Holbox is additional. We
suggest traveling to Holbox with a complete package included because it has
proved to be safer and more convenient than doing it on your own. You can
have dinner at one of the small local restaurants that serve locally caught
fish of the day and lobster.
High and low season have different rates. We have selected three posadas:
Hotelito Casa Las Tortugas, Villa Delfines and Flamingo (small hotels). The
following rates DO NOT include these posadas. If you are interested in these
or other posadas, we can quote you the corresponding rates. We can also
offer roundtrip transfers by a reliable taxi from Cancun to Chiquila for
$150.00 per trip (up to 4 passengers). Accommodations can be coupled with
breakfast, box lunch, and dinner. We prefer to quote an “all inclusive”
price, so please call us for details and a “quote”.
LOCATION: Holbox Island is located 100 miles from Cancún in the direction
(northwest) of Merida.
HOW TO GET THERE: Air to Cancún and then taxi to Chiquila harbor and
water taxi to the island.
Travel Adventures will be happy to assist with all of your travel arrangements
to any of our destinations, including air, extended stays, sightseeing tours, special
requests, other "stops in route", shuttles, airport transfers, rental cars, etc.
We are "The Angler's Concierge".