Chiquila is located north of the State of Quintana Roo and is the starting point for ferries to Isla Holbox. The ride from Cancun to Chiquila takes approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes provided there is private transportation from Cancun airport.
This is a natural eye of water located 30 minutes by boat from holbox island, its was used as a refuge for the famous pirate named Molas in the XVI century. For many years was a natural fresh water.
Yum Balam, which in Mayan means "Lord Jaguar, extends over 154.000 hectares, including both the lagoon and its mangroves Conil to Holbox Island. The region covers Yalahau Lagoon, wetlands and forests of the lower and middle northern portion of the state of Quintana Roo.