The island is around 11 km long and 1.5km wide. There are around 1600 residents, most of them in the small central area, with sand streets with about 20 hotels. Fritidsresor fly here directly; 13.5 hours, landing in Cancun, around 170km south of Isla Holbox.
The best time to travel here is December to April. You can spot whale sharks from June to August. Avoid the hurricane season from August to October.
Not many of the island’s pubs, bars and shops accept cards. There is one ATM on the island, and it may be that it is closed.
American Dollars are accepted to a certain extent, but not as widely as on the mainland. FOREX Bank recommends Mexican Pesos, MXN.