Contoy Island is a natural area protected from wild birds that is located north of Isla Mujeres, Mexico, approximately 30km north.
The island is 8 kilometers long and approximately 500 meters wide
There is a pier, a beautiful beach where fish and salads are cooked with charcoal, which are the buffet food offered to tourists who come to visit it
Since it is a protected area on the island, only a small group of visitors is allowed per day, in order to conserve it and not damage the ecosystems.
It is an island without inhabitants, a virgin area and those who visit it are the tourists who do the 1-day tour.
It is one of the most beautiful islands in the Mexican Caribbean. Its extensive vegetation, its crystalline waters and white sand beaches make it a unique place. Its surroundings are important reefs that are part of the protected area
For the tours to Contoy departing from Holbox only private trips are offered and the payment is for the complete boat up to 6 people maximum.
You can visit this beautiful island of Contoy in a trip that takes approximately 7 hours.
Visit to the island and its museum and where you can enjoy the beaches of the island for approximately 3 hours.
Buffet lunch, water, beer and soft drinks.
Departure time from Holbox : 8: 00 am
Approximate time of return to holbox: 3: 00 p.m.
Departure point: in the center of Holbox from the dock near the hotel Amaite.
The boat transfer time from Holbox to Contoy is approximately 1 hour 40 minutes.
During the trip you will be enjoying the beautiful virgin beaches of the coast of Holbox, cabo catoche and the natural protected area of Contoy island, where you can admire a number of birds and species in their natural habitat.
The trip will be done in 2 boats, the first one will take you to a point one mile from Holbox to change to another boat for a 10 minutes ride to the final entrance to the protected area.
The cost per boat is $ 40,000 pesos.
Approximate cost in dollars $ 2,105*Additional Tax of $100 MXN p/p (Protected natural area tax bracelet) – You Will Pay when you board.