Cozumel Mexico is an island like no other. A world rich in history, adventure, stunning beaches and world famous diving, this island offers beauty far beyond it's shores. Whether your idea of adventure is snorkeling with stingrays or gliding over clear Caribbean waters in a glass bottomed boat ride, Cozumel is sure to have you covered.
Just 12 miles off the Yucatan coast the waters surrounding Cozumel are so clear, with visibility of up to 250 feet, it's no wonder that Cozumel is a front runner for dive enthusiasts everywhere. From around the world, divers travel to Cozumel to explore the Great Mayan Barrier Reef, the second largest in the world. Featuring over 250 species of tropical fish as well as turtles, stingrays and more, even if you aren't a pro yet, many Cozumel hotels offer classes to help beginners get started. And for those who like to stay on top of the water, grab some snorkeling gear and head out to enjoy those sparkling turquoise ocean waters.
For such a small island, just 30 miles long and 6 miles wide, Cozumel offers more than it's fare share of fun. Just a 10 minute taxi ride from downtown is Chankanaab National Park, home of the only inland coral reef formation in the world. You can swim with the dolphins, sea lions or manatees, snorkel, scuba or even try snuba, giving you the best of both worlds.
Celarain Lighthouse, the largest ecological reserve in Cozumel, offers 220 species of birds, iguana's and giant turtles as well breathtaking beaches. Visit the Museum of Navigation, go up the lighthouse or even catamaran across the lagoon.
With an average daily temperature of 80 degrees, Cozumel is the perfect destination for a Caribbean beach vacation. Boasting multiple all inclusive resorts to choose from, a Cozumel vacation offers adult only luxury or family friendly fun. So grab a refreshing cocktail, throw on some sunscreen and dig your feet in the powdery white sand. It's easy to nap in the sun with the ocean breeze and the sound of the waves soaking you into vacation mode. But if you don't want to stay in one place for too long, the daily ferry running to Playa Del Carmen offers the ease of a day trip to the mainland while returning to your little island paradise at night.
When the sun goes down, this little island heats up! Enjoy a candlelit dinner on the beach with your honey, check out a local bar for some live music or take a long sunset sail in the warm night air. Senor Frogs, Margaritaville, the Hardrock Cafe and more will have you dancing with old friends and new under starry skies.
From crystal clear turquoise waters to sugary white sand beaches, Cozumel promises the beach vacation of a lifetime. Perfect for families of all ages, from luxury all inclusive resorts to ancient Mayan ruins, whatever your wish, Cozumel is sure to fulfill your dreams.