Located off the northern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, is an unspoiled tropical island named Isla Holbox. For those looking for an incredible experience, stay at the island’s leading eco-chic luxury Hotel Casa Las Tortugas.
The island of Isla Holbox is quickly becoming popular destination for world jetsetters who want to experience the Caribbean’s next authentic, non-commercialized hideaway. The island also attracts designers, artists and other cultural influencers.
Casa Las Tortugas invites guests with genuine hospitality and a “bohemian chic” atmosphere. The luxury Caribbean hotel features an organic spa and yoga center, lively farm-to-table restaurant and lounge, and a variety of recreational adventures ranging from amazing whale shark tours to kiteboarding.
Isla Holbox is place of unspoiled, natural beauty and the luxury Casa Las Tortugas hotel takes full advantage, situated on the island’s main beach. Just 26 miles long, visitors can immerse themselves on a Caribbean island that has been untouched by mass tourism. You also won’t find any large, commercial resorts.
Casa Las Tortugas has become a family-run project, since the luxury hotel’s opening in 2003 by Italian architect Gianni Golinelli and his wife Greta. Their goal was to showcase their sincere love and and appreciation for Isla Holbox.
As an eco-friendly hotel, Casa Las Tortugas offers guests 21 luxurious suites. Beautifully decorated, the founder’s daughter Francesca Golinellit now runs the hotel along with husband Patrick Wiering have added their personal design influence. Guests will notice is the decor consists of locally sourced artisan-made colonial furniture, antiques, plus fine linens with traditional Mexican fabric flair.
Select our choice of property rooms from – Standard Suites to stand-alone “Beach Bungalows” that are nestled directly on the shore. There are also Pool View and Ocean View Suites, where you can experience complimentary spa treatments. The hotel’s rooftop Master Suites feature separate living areas, along with high ceilings.
All Casa Las Tortugas accommodations include a delicious, gourmet complimentary breakfast. There are endless recreation options on Isla Holbox. The hotel offers numerous activities such as whale shark tours, guided tour of the exotic flora and fauna on nearby islands, and even kiteboarding lessons. Also consider trying sailing, windsurfing, horseback riding , stand-up paddleboarding, plus bird-watching adventures.
The property’s Mandarina Beach Club serves up a great dining experience with organic, locally sourced cuisine. Relax and get pampered at the Agua Spa and Yoga Center and receive your choice of organic treatments. Take daily meditation and yoga classes at the all-new beachfront yoga pavilion. The classes are taught by accredited instructors from all over the world.
To experience the allure of the Caribbean, spend your next vacation at the luxury Casa Las Tortugas hotel on the island of Isla Holbox. We can help plan and book your entire itinerary. If you enjoy reading about other luxury hotels and resorts around the world, follow this luxury blog.
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