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.

Grand Park Royal Cozumel - All Inclusive
Grand Park Royal Cozumel - All Inclusive
4 out of 5
Carretera a Chankanaab Km. 3.5, B Zona Sur, Cozumel, QROO
The price is CA $227 per night from Apr 14 to Apr 15

Located in Cozumel, this beachfront property is connected to a shopping center, 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Arrecifes de Cozumel National Park, and 2.1 mi (3.4 km) ...

3.9/5Very Good! (983 reviews)

"Great hotel to stay at. This hotel has always been very clean but even more now during pandemic times. The staff is always happy and very nice. Highly recommend staying here if you go to Cozumel."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 30, 2021

Grand Park Royal Cozumel - All Inclusive
Secrets Aura Cozumel
Secrets Aura Cozumel
4.5 out of 5
Carretera Costera Sur Km 12.99, Hotel Zone, Cozumel, QROO
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $372 per night from May 8 to May 9

Nestled on the beach, this Cozumel resort is within a 10-minute walk of Arrecifes de Cozumel National Park and Paradise Beach. Playa Mia Grand Beach and Water ...

3.8/5Good! (991 reviews)

"We love Cozumel! Resort was nice and relaxing. Pools and beach were awesome."…"

Reviewed on Apr. 9, 2021

Secrets Aura Cozumel
InterContinental Presidente Cozumel Resort & Spa
InterContinental Presidente Cozumel Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
Carretera A Chankanaab Km 6-5, Cozumel, QROO
The price is CA $257 per night from Apr 27 to Apr 28

Located in Cozumel, this beachfront hotel is in the entertainment district and within 3 mi (5 km) of Arrecifes de Cozumel National Park, Chankanaab National ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (1,000 reviews)

"Loved the room! Right on the beach. Also really fun to be able to snorkle right off the beach"…"

Reviewed on Apr. 11, 2021

InterContinental Presidente Cozumel Resort & Spa
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 CA $70 per night from Apr 15 to Apr 16

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! (221 reviews)

"Lovely courtyard, Roger was so helpful. Close to everything, we will be back."…"

Reviewed on Apr. 12, 2021

Hacienda San Miguel Hotel & Suites
Caribo Cozumel
Caribo Cozumel
2.5 out of 5
Av. Benito Juarez 799, esquina con Avenida 40, Cozumel, QROO

Located in Colonia 10 De Abril, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of "Benito Juarez" Municipal Market and Punta Langosta Pier. San Miguel Church ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (159 reviews)

"This is great place if you want a great deal and get away from the cookie cutter hotel room. I highly recommend it. This is a great time to visit. They need tourism but if you come now, the crowds are minimal. I don't like crowds so this worked perfectly."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 26, 2021

Caribo Cozumel
Olympus Home - Luxury Oceanfront House W/private Pier + Pool
Olympus Home - Luxury Oceanfront House W/private Pier + Pool
Cozumel, ROO
The price is CA $2,005 per night from Apr 14 to Apr 15

Situated by the ocean, this romantic vacation home is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Maya Heritage Monument and within 3 mi (5 km) of Punta Langosta Pier and Cozumel Country ...

Olympus Home - Luxury Oceanfront House W/private Pier + Pool
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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