Cozumel Private Sightseeing Shore Excursion with Driver

Private & Custom Tours in Mexico
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Tour description

Enjoy a private sightseeing shore excursion tour with a driver/guide in Cozumel. Visit some of the most important landmarks and attractions in Cozumel (the name comes from the Mayan word "cuzamil" which means Island of Swallows), which include a city tour, a small local chocolate factory, a Tequila tasting, an arts and crafts factory. Plus you will see the west side of the Island with time for lunch, visit Mayan ruins, snorkeling, shopping and some time for relaxing on the beach.

Enjoy a fun 5-hour shore excursion tour which gives you a broad view and flavor of this beautiful Island. At the previously set time by you, one of the drivers will pick you up at the cruise ship Pier or the Ferry Pier to show you Cozumel’s landmarks and tell you all about its history and fun facts during the city tour.  Afterwards, you will make your way to the Chocolate Factory for a 20-minute tour. Here, you will learn about how Mayans used and processed chocolate. Next, head on to the Tequila History and Tasting Tour. Optional visit to San Gervasio Mayan ruins or you will continue to Mayaluum where you will be able to see how craftsmen work clay and limestone the same way Mayans did to make masks, idols and Mayan figures among many other crafts. Then, you will head on to the Coastal Highway for a drive where you will enjoy breathtaking views and will be able to stop to take pictures at spots of your choice. Along this Highway, there are some beachfront restaurants that serve delicious Mexican and seafood dishes, if you choose to you can stop in one of them for lunch.Later, you will visit Palancar, a local beach, where you can shore snorkel, swim in the beautiful blue waters, or simply relax enjoying the breeze laying in a “hamaca” under the coconut palm trees. When time is up, the driver will take you back to the pier after enjoying an unforgettable day in Cozumel.

What's included

  • All activities
  • Driver/guide
  • Local taxes
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Transport by private vehicle

What's not included

  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • San Gervasio Mayan Ruins fee (Adults $9.50USD, Kids under 10 years old go free)
  • Guide inside San Gervasio ($20USD)
  • Gratuities


  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide