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    I Am Obsessed With This Boutique Hotel In Mexico

    It's just as gorgeous in real life as it is in photos!

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    What's it like to fall in love with a hotel? Well, let me tell you about Punta Caliza in Holbox, Mexico. It's best known for its unique architecture — as you can see, the pool is the main focal point of the property.

    Punta Caliza boutique hotel

    Holbox is a quiet island along the northern coast of Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula.

    Ferry to Isla Holbox

    Once I arrived on the island, I took a taxi to my hotel.

    Taxi info in Holbox

    Did I mention there are no cars on the island? Yeah, so all the taxis are actually golf carts.

    When I finally arrived at Punta Caliza, I was greeted with a welcome margarita and this amazing view of the pool that the rooms are built around.

    Hotel pool in Holbox

    I arrived before check-in time, so I grabbed lunch at the hotel's bar.

    Shrimp tacos and guacamole

    Each room has direct pool access.

    Unique hotel in Holbox

    And I think we can agree the architecture is everything!

    Hotel in Holbox

    But let's talk about the room, because 😍😍😍.

    Hotel room

    Even the shower has that lush outdoor feel.

    And to my surprise, each room comes with a private plunge pool, aka a mini pool 😍.

    Private plunge pool

    Yeah, I think it's fair to say I'm obsessed. 😍

    The included breakfast was so good!

    Hotel breakfast

    Then it was time to hit the beach.

    Punta Caliza, despite not being on the beach itself, did have a beach area with loungers.

    The all-around vibes were: toes in the sand, cold drinks, and peak relaxation.

    Sunset over the ocean

    While Punta Caliza has great food, I mostly chose to eat street tacos and at local cafes.

    I found that Holbox is more of a tourist destination for Mexicans and Europeans, as I didn't see many Americans while I was there.

    Beach in Holbox

    Also, there are plenty of cute dogs — please enjoy.

    Dog walking around the beach

    The next morning, I indulged in more delicious hotel breakfast.

    Hotel breakfast quesadillas

    But after a few days on the island, I had to get back to reliable Wi-Fi to get work done.

    Ferry terminal in Holbox

    Punta Caliza was easily one of the most beautiful hotels I've ever stayed at.

    Punta Caliza

    Do you have a favorite hotel that you can't believe is real?! Tell us all about it in the comments below (and feel free to include some drool-worthy pics!).