Punta Caliza, a Family Passion Project in Holbox

This 12-room boutique hotel in Quintana Roo effortlessly combines the beauty and hospitality of Mexican culture.

10 Jul 2019

Twenty-eight years in the making, Punta Caliza is the result of a family dream. When the hotel’s current administrator, Cuauhtémoc Muñoz, was born, his father planted 13 hectares of red cedar in the state of Tabasco. He hoped to one day sell the wood to pay for his son’s college fees. The day came that Cuauhtémoc was ready to go to school, but the wood had not yet grown enough to be sold.

Years later, Muñoz’s sister, Claudia (also administrator of the hotel), did an internship with the architectural firm Macias Peredo in Guadalajara. The same firm would go on to design the hotel; however, there was a catch. The builders had to use the wood planted by the Muñoz family. Today Punta Caliza, which has been operating for a year now, seeks to be a space that highlights the beauty and overwhelming hospitality of Mexican culture.

The room to book

With only twelve rooms to choose from, we highly recommend room number five with its unmatched view.

punta caliza, a passion project in holbox

The dish to taste

Take advantage of your proximity to the sea, and try the catch of the day zarandeada (a special way of grilling) with risotto.

The best open space

Enjoy the ocean breeze while relaxing in the pool and hammock area.

punta caliza, a passion project in holbox

The drink to enjoy

When in Mexico, mezcal cocktails are truly a must. Choose from the hotel’s 35 different bottles.

Don’t miss…

The furniture, tableware, and amenities are top of the line. All the details are created by Mexican artists and craftsmen.

punta caliza, a passion project in holbox


Adapted and translated by Evan Upchurch


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