Cozumel Self-Drive Buggy: Snorkeling, Mayan Heritage, Lunch

Cultural & Theme Tours in Mexico

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Drive your own buggy (4 Passengers per Buggy) on an amazing Cozumel excursion, including guided snorkeling in the Caribbean Sea and a visit to the Mayan town of El Cedral. Follow your guide on a scenic caravan drive to the Mayan ruins and church of El Cedral before enjoying a traditional snack prepared in the home of a Mayan family. Then, feast on a Mexican lunch on the beach with a magnificent ocean view. This tour includes Cozumel’s top attractions and is perfect for novice to advanced participants!
Meet your friendly guide at the Royal Village Shopping Center (a short walk from the cruise ship ports), and hop aboard your buggy with up to three fellow passengers (Buggys hold up to 4 passengers and must be shared); these last-generation buggies are the only one of their kind on the island! Follow your guide on a caravan-style drive along a scenic road along Cozumel's eastern coastline. Admire the breathtaking views and stop at El Pescador, a secluded and beautiful white sand beach. Take a walk, play volleyball, swim in the pristine waters or simply soak up the sun. Next, continue your tour toward El Cedral, Cozumel’s first town, founded in the 1840s. Here, visit an ancient Mayan ruin, the church of El Cedral and the original house of Don Casimiro Cardenas – one of the town’s first inhabitants. Afterwards, head to the home of a local Mayan family for a delicious snack prepared with local ingredients in the traditional way. Learn about the lifestyle of the families who reside in the village, including their cultural traditions and festivities. Then, hop back on your buggy for a and drive to the SkyReef Beach Club, located by the Chankanaab National Marine Park. At the SkyReef Beach Club, you'll enjoy the best snorkeling that Cozumel has to offer. As you explore the crystal-clear turquoise waters of the Caribbean, discover Cozumel’s colorful marine life and the wonders of this underwater paradise. Then, dine on a mouthwatering Mexican lunch, choosing from sizzling chicken fajitas, quesadillas or fish tacos (beverages not included in tour price). The tour ends with drop-off back at the Royal Village Shopping Center. Alternatively, you can opt to stay at the SkyReef Beach Club longer before making your own way back to the cruise ship port.

What’s included

  • Beverages during tour
  • Entrance fees
  • Professional guide
  • Use of snorkel equipment
  • Lunch

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Beverages during lunch (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Towel rental
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • Family friendly
  • Lunch included
  • Snorkel gear included