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Cozumel

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Hop over to the Caribbean island of Cozumel with its dolphins, impressive reef system, fun beach bars, Mexican culture and Mayan ruins.

Enjoy the island lifestyle of the Caribbean, explore the underwater world or visit Mayan ruins and old Mexican villages at the island of Cozumel. With over 2 million visitors annually, Cozumel is one of the country’s major tourist attractions. The main reason for this is the abundance of marine life. Pet sting rays and get a kiss from a dolphin, or watch sea turtles come to shore.

While being just 30 miles (48 kilometers) long and 10 miles (16 kilometers) wide, Cozumel is actually Mexico’s largest Caribbean island. It’s situated in the Yucatan region, about 11 miles (17.7 kilometers) off Playa del Carmen on the east coast. Cozumel is the gateway to the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, the largest reef system in the Americas, which attracts hundreds of tropical fish species and marine mammals. The island offers stunning beaches and San Miguel, a town on the western shore, is packed with restaurants and nightlife.

Book an ocean adventure, such as scuba diving, kite surfing, snorkeling, parasailing or fishing. Swim with dolphins or other marine mammals at Dolphin Discovery in Chankanaab National Park. Scuba divers should not miss the famous Palancar Caves. For some culture, visit the Mayan ruins at San Gervasio and the historic town of El Cedral.

Special events are mainly held during the busy summer months or on special Mexican religious days. Sea turtle workshops, fishing and golf tournaments and Carnaval Cozumel are just some of the yearly crowd pleasers.

The climate is warm all year-round. Come between December and March for the best weather but note that it rains a lot in September and October.

A frequent ferry service runs between Cozumel and Playa del Carmen and planes depart Cancun several times a day. Cozumel even has an international airport. Getting around is easiest by car, which you can rent at the airport and San Miguel.

With its abundance of beaches, reefs and culture, Cozumel is a dream destination. If you appreciate seeing special marine life and enjoy Caribbean nightlife, visit this Mexican island paradise.

Where to stay in Cozumel

Casa Mexicana Cozumel
Casa Mexicana Cozumel
3 out of 5
Ave Rafael E Melgar 457, Cozumel, QROO
The price is NT$2,196 per night from Sep 1 to Sep 1
This family-friendly Cozumel hotel is located near the airport, within 2 mi (3 km) of Punta Langosta Pier and Stingray Beach. Cozumel Country Club and Golf Course ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (983 reviews)
"Location"

Reviewed on 2021/8/3

Casa Mexicana Cozumel
The Westin Cozumel All Inclusive
The Westin Cozumel All Inclusive
4 out of 5
Carretera Costera Norte KM 4.8, Zona Hotelera Norte, Cozumel, QROO
The price is NT$8,086 per night from Aug 5 to Aug 5
Located in Zona Hotelera Norte, this beachfront resort is next to a golf course and within 1 mi (2 km) of Playa San Juan and Cozumel Country Club and Golf Course. ...
4.3/5Excellent! (193 reviews)
"Hotel was very nice. Food was just ok. For the most part it was kind of boring in the evening. Most nights there was no entertainment."

Reviewed on 2021/8/2

The Westin Cozumel All Inclusive
Iberostar Cozumel All Inclusive
Iberostar Cozumel All Inclusive
4.5 out of 5
Km 17 782 Carretera Costera Sur, El Cedral, Cozumel, QROO
The price is NT$4,646 per night from Sep 1 to Sep 1
Nestled on the beach, this Cozumel property is within 1 mi (2 km) of Arrecifes de Cozumel National Park, San Francisco Beach, and Palancar Beach. Playa Mia Grand ...
4.3/5Excellent! (984 reviews)
"Loved the layout of the property, plenty of space, beauty, large pools, beach, spa, gym, a pier, wildlife and more. Excellent. They made the COVID testing easy and free. The staff was friendly, welcoming and shared information about the Resort and activities."

Reviewed on 2021/8/2

Iberostar Cozumel All Inclusive
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Hacienda San Miguel Hotel & Suites
Hacienda San Miguel Hotel & Suites
2.5 out of 5
Calle 10 Norte #1500, Entre 5ta Av. Y Av. Rafael E Melgar, Cozumel, QROO
The price is NT$1,464 per night from Sep 1 to Sep 1
Located in Colonia Centro, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Los Cinco Soles and Punta Langosta Pier. Maya Heritage Monument and Cozumel Museum are also ...
4.4/5Excellent! (230 reviews)
"The hospitality was excellent, very informative, helpful, they made us feel at home, thank you for your kindness Gisela, Roger, Willy, and housekeeping lady my apologies but don’t remember her name:)"

Reviewed on 2021/7/4

Hacienda San Miguel Hotel & Suites
Suites Turquesa
Suites Turquesa
3.5 out of 5
CARRETERA COSTERA NORTE KM 1.5, Cozumel, QROO
The price is NT$1,897 per night from Aug 5 to Aug 5
Nestled on the beach, this Cozumel apartment building is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Maya Heritage Monument and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Punta Langosta Pier. Cozumel Maritime ...
4.3/5Excellent! (19 reviews)
"I pool area was amazing and location to the city center"

Reviewed on 2021/7/31

Suites Turquesa
The Landmark of Cozumel
The Landmark of Cozumel
4.5 out of 5
Carretera Costera Sur Km. 6.803, Zona Hotelera Sur, Cozumel, QROO
Nestled on the beach, this Cozumel condo resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of Uvas Beach and Dolphin Discovery. Chankanaab Beach Adventure Park and Paradise Beach ...
4.9/5Exceptional! (111 reviews)
"Most beautiful place I've ever stayed. Clean, beautiful location, and excellent service."

Reviewed on 2020/2/4

The Landmark of Cozumel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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