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Beachfront Hotel La Palapa

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Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 18 March 2012

I simply cannot express how very much I loved my experience on Holbox, and for that matter, the whole of the Yucatan. The hotel, however, was something else entirely, elevated to superlative status. The staff---especially Chrystel--were so helpful that I still feel as though I can never repay their kindness. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The Casa Nostra restaurant--namely...

Thank KellyBanderas
Reviewed 17 March 2012

Excellent location very close to the ocean. Rooms are clean and service is nice. Lovely with the hammocks on the beach between palm trees. Nice sun beds but unfortunetly no cusions making it too hard. Also, we would prefer to have refridgerators on the room. Overall very nice and highly recommended.

Thank ChristinaFalkenberg
Bellaire, Michigan
Reviewed 15 March 2012

We were on Isla Holbox from Feb. 15 to Feb 20th. We stayed at La Palapa for the second time. We were very happy! The room was clean and made up everyday. The shower was delightful and the A.C. worked great. Grounds were cleaned daily and they had a number of new beach chairs and pads!!! The restaurant was awesome...

1Thank Butch050
Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 11 March 2012

Heaven.My wife and i spent a week at this well situated and beautiful little piece of paradise right on the beach in Isla Holbox. Holbox is situated northwest from Cancun.You can take a bus from Cancun bus terminal. The trip is about 2.5 hrs. The hotel staff was very attentive without being obtrusive. A hard thing to master. The palapa...

2Thank Hornedog666
Reviewed 2 March 2012

We spend last weekend on Hotel La Palapa, Holbox, we and our italian friends tried to have a nice get away, we went on a tour through KARMATRAILS they showed us the highlights from the island and take us to see a cenote in a small island where we could be able to swim, then pasion island where you have...

Thank AventuraMexicanaGS
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 March 2012

Where should I start? The rooms are big and clean with wonderful views of the sea and the palm trees surrounding the hotel. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The restaurant - Casa Nostra, omg, what wonderful food they create in the tiny kithen (mediterranean/italian). Chef Pepe is a genious and Marcello, always with a smile, really loves his...

Thank Malle80
Reviewed 25 February 2012

What a fantastic find the hotel was lovely - stayed in August 2012 for 2 nights during a month in Mexico. The island was out of this world and I would go and stay again at a drop of a hat. The beach was right in front of the rooms (which were all spotless and had lovely sea shell showers)....

Thank Jordanleeindia
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2012

This hotel is situated on an absolutely gorgeous stretch of beach. Yes, there are lots of seashells and some seaweed, but the sea is an astounding emerald green and completely calm. The hotel itself is clean, well-looked after and has amazing views out over the beach. The rooms lack fridges and mosquito nets, which are the only things which let...

Thank BigSoftie123
Reviewed 14 February 2012

In first row of the sea La Palapa is where you would go to relax. Isla Holbox is a place to relax, there isn't much other to do on the island, so be prepared for that. The room were nice and clean with a funny detail at the bathroom. The showerhead is a konkylie. The staff was very friendly and...

2Thank Kenneth F
Reviewed 8 February 2012

We stayed here 5 nights and this hotel has the best location of all we think. Cosy beach slip with a nice, layed back atmosphere. Rooms are very simple with just the basics you need. Beds are very small and quite hard. Me and my girlfriend did not sleep very well in the 140 cm wide bed.. The resturant has...

Thank Joti99

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Beachfront Hotel La Palapa is a romantic hotel for adults only that is located on Holbox Island in the Yucatan Peninsula, Gulf of Mexico. We offer an incomparable setting with 25 comfortable rooms at literally feet away from the white sandy beach and tourquoise water. The Beach Bar & Restaurant, lounge chairs and hammocks allow to relax on the quiet beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Beachfront Hotel La Palapa

Address: Avenida Morelos 231, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Holbox Island
Price Range: €157 - €320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Beachfront Hotel La Palapa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
La Palapa Ethno Boutique Hotel By Xperience Holbox Island
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#3 Spa Hotel in Holbox Island
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Holbox Island
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“Try and secure one of the rooms overlooking the beach with a balcony.”
billmclean, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms are best”
S7409HHnickl, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upper floor.”
Synnoeve2015, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“2nd or 3rd floor balcony rooms are lovely, facing the sea.”
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IowaMjb, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“rooms overlooking the beach are probably quieter. No elevators.”
migrider2016, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
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