Kiteboarding / kitesurfing  has generated great interest in the whole world in the last decade. Mexico became a great country for water sports, thanks to its extensive coastline and other characteristics that makes it ideal for practicing the this extreme sport. Holbox Island is a magical place where pure nature comes together with this kind of sports, and where the fauna and climate are the ideal complement to create unique kite experiences.

Las Nubes Spot is one of the privileged places on the island that occupies a space on the shores for practising kitesurf. The spotis besides Hotel Las Nubes and it is the last hotel in the strip along the coast and is situated on the beginning of the kite area. String of pure, virgin beaches featuring particularities that allow kitesurfing to be done without any inconveniences and so far away from the crowds.

Isla Holbox is one of the best places in all Mexico to practice kite surfing because of the excellent combination of some important factors:

a) Water Conditions: Shallow Water. It is possible to walk 100 meters inward towards the sea from the shore without  hitting deep waters, witch makes  very simple skills to recover the kite or search for the board. Best conditions for beginners

b) The Winds: During the season, from November to July, The winds blow 85% of the days, and beacouse Holbox is an island, it doesn’t really matter in which direction they are blowing because it is always possible to practice the sport. If the winds blow north, windsurfers can surf in the main beach after Las Nubes hotel( main kite area). If the winds blow East/south, windsurfers can practice in the other spot called Punta Mosquito (Boat necesary to get there)

c) Far from the crowds: Not many people practice this sport on the island due to the fact that the isla is still very much a hidden gem. Thanks to this, there are just very few kites flying in the sky and plenty of space to practice.

d) Kite School:  Holbox has one of the best schools in all Latin America. The mane is KUKULKITE SCHOOL.  Certified teachers and perfect equipments to practice safe this fun sport.

e) Safety: Because of its shallow waters, Holbox is the perfect place to learn safe and became an independent kiter just in a few days. With Kukulkite school you can be able to ride quicker thatn in most of the other places. They also certified the students with the international kitesurfing organizations.


kitesurfing / kiteboarding has never been that easy. Holbox is the perfect hidden gem for this sport. Begginers, intermediate, or experts will enjoy kitesurfing / kiteboarding in this amaizing island


Holbox is one of the favorites mexican kiteboarding destinations. It is situated northwest of Cancun city only two hrs. It means black hole in Maya dialect, Holbox is a beautiful island in Quintana Roo state, situated north coast on the Yucatan Peninsula. Isla Holbox is 12 km long and 1.5 km wide aproximatley. The island is separated from the mainland by a lagoon which offers a place to many pink flamingos, pelicans and other exotic birds and animals.

The locals lives basically from the fishing. Usually you can watch the fishermen walking through the town with their catch and their fishing equipment. The streets of the village are on white sand, like typical mexican caribbean islands. The town is a virgin tourist spot, not to many visitors come.

The village is not to big, there are no cars, people is walking all time, golf cars or bicycle. Holbox is known for the pink flamingos and lots of many birds if you walk the beach west or east away from Holbox. The whale shark tours are a great attraction for the visitors. Many other activities: Fishing, Dolphin view, bird tours around the island, Kayaking, paddlepoarding, Whaleshark, Turtle watching,visiting Maya Temples (on the mainland.

Holbox is accessed by ferry from the mainland town of Chiquila, 15 minutes on boat.

kiteboarding in Holbox is delicious. Shallow waters and not too many people around. A completly kitesurfing paradise