Holbox is an island belonging to the Yum Balam biosphere reserve. It is located in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, 10 km from the continent.
It has approximately 35 kilometers of beach and is only 1.5 km wide. It is located 145 kilometers from Cancun, one of the tourist destinations par excellence in Mexico.
Due to its location, rich in flora and fauna, Holbox is a natural refuge of several species, both endangered and threatened.