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Yum Balam Reserve

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Breathtaking Outdoors Experience

My stay in Yum Balam was a breathtaking experience. I explored mangrove forests, swam in a natural... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Erica Angeline S
Amazing beautiful nature!

This is an obligatory tour in the morning. Amazing views, quietness and raw nature as soon as you... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
Ele S
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

My stay in Yum Balam was a breathtaking experience. I explored mangrove forests, swam in a natural spring, and ate the freshest seafood. Meaning I motor-boated over to the fishermen in the bay and purchased fresh catch from them. Rent is cheap in comparison to...More

Thank Erica Angeline S
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

This is an obligatory tour in the morning. Amazing views, quietness and raw nature as soon as you enter the Ecological Reserve of Yum Balam. You will be able to walk along kilometers of sand and shallow water on your left, virgin endless beach, and...More

Thank Ele S
Reviewed 16 May 2018

The 7 different colors of the water makes an amazing experience. Try to rent a sailboat and not a boat to contribute to the environment. The lagoon isn't too big. If people start renting boats the lagoon will start getting dirty of fuel and its...More

Thank benja55mel
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Tui trip to Holbox nature reserve was amazing, to see the flaming in its natural habitat as well as numerous other birds, there are actually more than 300 species for the serious birdwatcher! Hilaria was our super informed, chilled guide, really helpful and looked after...More

Thank cate2018
Reviewed 5 April 2018

A spring manantial in the middle of a gorgeous manglar 15 min in a boat from Holbox. Part of an excursion with fishing, ceviche (from what you fished) and visits to deserted islands (to eat the ceviche). It is known as the not-so-mythical Fountain of...More

Thank Alejandro M
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Rent a golf cart and explore this conservation paradise. See wildlife and enjoy the solitude on your vacation.

Thank PeabodyandSherman
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Swimming in the lagoon is the fountain of Youth!!! Private, secluded, FUN!!! Once in a lifetime, can't wait to go again!!!

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped off during our 3 island tour. Great place for a refreshing dip in the Cenote. Entertaining raccoons were a delight.

Thank Jayne M
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Yum Balam is a combination of a protected wetlands and a national park. It actually covers the Holbox island chain and surrounding waters. There are a number of tours that can take you to the islands, and the areas around them. Some of the things...More

Thank Phil E
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Unexpected stop on our way back to the hotel and it was an amazing experience to jump into the water in this scenic place.

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