The Exploration and Essence of Tulum and Holbox


Relax and rejuvenate in the Mexican Caribbean with a stay at two beachfront properties. Be Tulum and Nomade Holbox find the perfect balance between barefoot luxury and boho chic, while offering holistic wellbeing programs and connection to the beauty of nature. Get your dose of that coveted Tulum vibe – trendy, hipster, lush jungle, wellness gatherings and buzzing beach clubs – before slowing the pace right down on the car-free, super-chilled Holbox Island on Quintana Roo´s northern coast. Take advantage of complimentary yoga, water therapy, and a cacao ceremony at the hotels, while Journey Mexico takes you out to explore the area.

Recharge in a tropical paradise, where lush jungle and sundrenched white sands meet the cerulean Caribbean Sea. Our 8-day itinerary dips into the cultural and natural wonders on the coast, at the same time giving you the time and space to deeply rest. Connect with Mayan history on a privately guided visit to the ocean-facing Tulum archaeological site, snorkel with colorful fish at Yal Ku Lagoon, and go on an adventure in the pristine Sian Ka´an Biosphere Reserve, home to jungle-clad temples, an abundance of wildlife, and freshwater channels where you can float through magical wetlands.



3N Be Tulum – Enjoy 3 nights at this boho-chic, toes in the sand hotel, with complimentary group yoga and the onsite Maresias and Ocumare restaurants serving fresh seafood, Mexican fine dining, and creative mixology.

4N Nomade Holbox – Get off the grid  for4 nights and into the laid-back island lifestyle, with mouthwatering, sustainably sourced cuisine and a daily wellness program to boot.

Tulum – Soak up Tulum´s beachy hipster vibes and dive into ancient Mayan culture at Tulum archaeological site.

Holbox – Possibly the most chilled destination in Mexico, people come to the island to get immersed in tropical beauty and disconnect – we love that there are no cars!

Yaan Healing Sanctuary – A beautiful open-air spa with organic design, Yaan rolls health and relaxation into one. Don´t miss the chance to enjoy a treatment, from massage therapy to energy healing and temazcal ceremonies.

Yal-ku Lagoon – Swim and snorkel in a tropical underwater world, where saltwater and freshwater come together.

Sian Ka´an Biosphere Reserve – Experience a true natural wonder, recognized by UNESCO for it´s incredible biodiversity. Traverse ancient temples and float down freshwater channels that carve through the wetlands.

Wataflow & Cacao Ceremony – These complimentary experiences at Nomade Holbox center around the healing properties of water, somatic movement, and harnessing the benefits of the native cacao bean alongside shamanic practices.

Day 1: Arrival to Be Tulum
Your private driver will meet you at the Cancun International Airport (CUN) and you will be driven the 120km (1.5 hours) to Be Tulum located in Tulum’s Hotel Zone.

Dinner suggestion for tonight: Ocumare Restaurant at Be Tulum
Ocumare Restaurant, led by Chef Elias Silva, is the perfect place to kickstart your Tulum stay. Enjoy authentic Mexican dishes made with fresh, seasonal ingredients from the region. The restaurant’s organic garden provides fresh vegetables, and you can also savor their mixology and wine selection.

Hotel: Be Tulum


Day 2: Private Tour to Tulum Archaeological Site and Refresh in Yal-Ku Lagoon & Yäan Healing Sanctuary
Explore the ancient city of Tulum with your private bilingual guide, the only Mayan archaeological site with vistas over the Caribbean Sea. Learn about Mayan history and cosmology, and observe the temples that were built hundreds of years ago to honor the gods of wind and rain. After Tulum, continue to the beautiful Yal-ku Lagoon in the Akumal area. Swim and snorkel in the tranquil inland lagoon, where fresh and salt water mix to create a home for many types of fish. After a refreshing swim, you will be driven back to your hotel.

Optional Suggested Experience on Property: Yäan Healing Sanctuary Spa
Take a moment to relax at the jungle-side spa just across the street. At Yäan Healing Sanctuary, Be Tulum guests can choose from a range of  wellness experiences, from a traditional temazcal ceremony to soul-purifying therapies and signature massages. Embark on your wellness-focused journey for the days ahead, exclusively available for Be Tulum guests.

Dinner suggestion for tonight: La Popular Beach Restaurant at Nomade
Just a few steps away from the hotel we highly recommend dinner Nomade Hotel: La Popular Beach Restaurant which is an open-air beachfront delight. Enjoy a great menu featuring the day’s fresh catches from local fishermen. You can also relax in the moment with live music and the captivating sunset…this is a little preview of what awaits you in the coming days!

Hotel: Be Tulum


Day 3: Exploring Mayan Nature –  Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve Adventure
Thousands of years ago, the exceptional natural beauty along this stretch of coastline was so revered by the Mayans, that they named it Sian Ka´an, or, “The Place where Heaven Begins”.  Today, Sian Ka´an is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Mexico´s largest protected areas, with 528,148 hectares of intricately linked marine, coastal and terrestrial ecosystems.

With your private guide, embark on an adventure into the northern reaches of the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve and learn all about its unique and diverse ecosystem. Experience manmade canals carved by the Mayan civilization, along with various temples used to control the once-busy commercial trade routes, that connected mighty Mayan cities like Cobá and Muyil.  Keep an eye out for incredible wildlife encounters with the likes of mighty ospreys, stealthy crocodiles and gentle manatees – also great for birdwatching! There will also be time to enjoy a short hike through the jungle for an up-close look at the remains of a Mayan temple. Afterwards, refresh yourself with a float along the ‘lazy river’, a 900-meter-long, fresh-water channel through a magical wetland world.

Dinner suggestion for tonight: 4 Fuegos at Be Tulum
Located on property, 4 Fuegos Restaurant is a tribute to the spirit of the fire element. In a menu dedicated to roasting,  it draws inspiration from the unique and smoky flavor that only fire can transmit to meat, fish, and vegetables. The menu changes seasonally to include the freshest ingredients.

Hotel: Be Tulum


Day 4: Tulum to Holbox Island
It’s on to the next adventure –  a 135km (2.5 hours) journey from Tulum to the docks at Chiquilá with your private driver. Once arriving to the small port town, you will be accompanied on the ferry to Isla Holbox and upon arrival to the island, we will help you to the door of your hotel.

Optional Suggested Experience on Property: Morning Yoga Class
This morning, prior to departure from Tulum, you may want to enjoy a moment to connect with body and mind at the Tree Top Yoga Studio, guided by a Yäan Wellness experienced instructors take in the inspiration from trans-Himalayan traditions.

Dinner suggestion for tonight: Nomade Holbox Restaurant
Enjoy a welcome dinner tonight at the hotel restaurant, where you can enjoy your toes in the sand and where flavors from Yucatan’s organic sister farm are fused with a Peruvian-Japanese flavor. It is a unique dining experience that celebrates mindful dining. Enjoy your meal with the lively ambiance of live music.

Hotel: Nomade Holbox


Day 5: Wellness at Nomade Holbox
Today is a day to enjoy at leisure. We encourage you to take advantage of the complimentary wellness program at Nomade Holbox that offers activities designed to connect, learn, create, and get in touch with nature, culture and ancient wisdom. Be sure also not to miss out on the mixology at the hotel! In the evening, you’re free to immerse yourself in the island’s enchanting scenery and vibrant local culture. We recommend renting a bike or golf cart and heading to either ends of the island!

Hotel: Nomade Holbox


Day 6:  A Journey Within
Today is reserved to slow down the pace and travel inward by enjoying the wellness activities the Nomade Holbox hotel has to offer. Our suggested experience is the “Wataflow” which is a therapeutic approach centered around movement and the healing properties of water. Following the footsteps of the Greeks who honored the healing power of the sea, Wataflow incorporates somatic movements, massage, breathwork and meditation. It is meant to unlock deep relaxation, a remembrance of the flow-state and in many cases, a rebirth. Later in the evening, attend a Cacao Ceremony, a 75-minute session combining yoga, Tibetan reiki, and shamanic practices which a focus on exploring your inner self.

Hotel: Nomade Holbox


Day 7: Rest & Relaxation
For you last day on Holbox Island we suggest you experience the serene beauty with a walking morning meditation on the beach, where the white sandy shore provides a natural exfoliation. Enjoy the fine grains of sand and shells for soft, clean, and healthy skin. The rest of the day is yours to spend at leisure, relaxing on the beach, one of the prettiest in all of Mexico.

Dinner suggestion for tonight: Nomade Holbox Restaurant
For your farewell evening, you may like to enjoy a delightful final dinner at the hotel’s restaurant, for a refreshing breeze to delight your senses, the ideal finale to an enriching experience.

Hotel: Nomade Holbox


Day 8: Departure Day – Isla Holbox to Cancun Airport
Today after breakfast and hotel check out you will meet your driver who will accompany you on the ferry to Muelle de Chiquila (roughly 40-minute boat ride). Upon arrival to the mainland from Isla Holbox, your driver will take you to the Cancun Airport (2.5 hrs., 135 Km). for your onward flight home.


Our trips are fully customized, allowing us to build your itinerary for any time of the year.


This custom-tailored journey starts from $1,800 USD per day for two travelers. Contact us today to discuss your travel desires and design a personalized proposal with exact pricing. Suggested/Optional activities are not included in the quote.