Amazing experience with great history, catch of the day, cocktail, hideouts and incredible places used by pirates and spanish invaders. Check in: 7:30 a.m. Check out: 1:30 p.m.
- Boat with snacks and beverage
- Catch of the day
- Endless beach
- El Faro Sunset
It was a time of conquest and adventure, when the winds of fate blew a man named Gonzalo Guerrero onto the shores of Cabo Catoche, Holbox.
A seasoned sailor, he had set sail from the Old World in search of gold and glory, but little did he know that his journey would lead him to a destiny far greater than any treasure.
Gonzalo was shipwrecked on the coast of Yucatan, and taken captive by Mayans. They saw in him a strong and fearless warrior, they offered him a choice: to die or to join their army. He chose the second, and soon became a respected leader among Mayans, earning the name of a mexica warrior: “Cuauhtémoc”, meaning “Descending Sun”.
Gonzalo soon found himself caught up in the fierce battles between Mayans and Spanish invaders. He fought alongside his adopted people with all his might, but in the end, superior weapons and tactics of invaders proved too much.
Despite the defeat, Gonzalo’s name lived on. He had found a new family among Mayans, and had even fathered three children with a Mayan woman named Zazil Ha. His legacy lived on through his descendants, who still inhabit the region today.
Gonzalo Guerrero’s story is a tale of a man who transcended the boundaries of race and culture, and found a new identity in a strange and unfamiliar land. It is a story of love and loyalty, of adventure and destiny, and of the enduring human spirit.