Welcome to Isla Cozumel
Cozumel is too resilient, too proud to let itself become just another cheesy cruise-ship destination. Leaving the tourist area – and the gringo-friendly souvenir shops – behind, you see an island of quiet cool and genuine authenticity. Garages still have shrines to the Virgin, there’s a spirited Caribbean energy, and of course there are some holiday things to do, such as diving some of the best reefs in the... Read More
Top experiences in Isla Cozumel
Isla Cozumel activities
Mr. Sancho's All-Inclusive Day Pass
When you arrive at Mr. Sancho's Beach Club on Cozumel, your all-inclusive day pass allows you to enjoy its many amenities. Relax along the longest beachfront location on the island, home to 1,500 feet (457 meters) of clean white sand, and go swimming in the clear Caribbean water. Fill up on unlimited food from the buffet and drinks at the pool bar, and take a nap in a hammock, if the mood strikes. It's up to you how you spend your time at the club. Please note: This pass does not include entrance to the aquatic park.
Private and Customizable Jeep Excursion in Cozumel with Lunch and Snorkeling
Your private Jeep tour of Cozumel is an interactive way to see amazing places, experience the jungle surroundings, and swim in the Caribbean Sea. Begin by meeting your private guide, who you will follow while operating your very own Jeep. Then head to the national park, where you can admire the native vegetation and look for wildlife. Learn about history of the Maya civilization in the structure known as Ix chel Goddes (El Cedral), where your guide will tell you about this ancient culture. Then continue by driving your Jeep along a jungle road to the beach for an aquatic adventure—snorkeling. Put on provided snorkeling gear to get an up-close look at marine life in its natural splendor. You can also rest on the beach and enjoy an authentic Mexican lunch. After lunch, explore the beautiful beaches on the east side of the island, and then head to your last stop, a tequila factory. Here, learn from your guide about this Mexican liquor and its distillation process, scents, and colors, plus taste different flavors. After this, return to your starting point to end your tour. Optionally, you may customize your own itinerary by adding on other activities (own expense) like visiting the San Gervacio archaeological site, Punta Sur National Park, El Cedral, scuba diving, shopping, horseback riding, a turtle release experience, visiting the town of San Miguel, riding a Jet Ski, parasailing, or swimming with dolphins.
Cozumel Food Tour
Cozumel, surrounded by the blue waters of the Caribbean Sea, is as much influenced by the Mayan and Spanish roots of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula as it is the cultures and cuisine of the Caribbean. During this small-group food tour, indulge in the local fare of the island, where you’re always within arm’s reach of something tasty.Meet your food-savvy guide downtown and board the minivan en route to small, off-the-beaten-path eateries and food stalls. Start with a favorite snack of Mexican empanadas before moving on to tacos stuffed with fish fresh from Cozumel’s shores. You can wash it down with a cold cerveza. Visit an open-air market for an introduction to regional produce, spices and other ingredients used in Yucatecan cuisine. After witnessing the bustle of shoppers, your guide stops at a neighborhood family-run restaurant, called a cocina economica, for simple but delicious home-style fare.Finally, top off your 5-hour food tour with tastes of various sweet pastries at a traditional Mexican bakery. Sip agua fresca —a nonalcoholic fresh fruit juice blended with sugar and water — or enjoy refreshing cola or lemonade. End with return transport downtown and take delight in just having taken a huge bite out of Cozumel.
Cozumel Shore Excursion: Jeep and Snorkel Adventure
Your Cozumel shore excursion begins when you board your Jeep Wrangler or Jeep Patriot, taking off on an exciting drive around town for insights into local life. The scenic route provides breathtaking views of tropical Cozumel and you'll keep in contact with your tour guide via a state-of-the-art radio system installed in every Jeep. From Cozumel, you’ll follow a long sandy road to the Punta Sur State Refuge ecological reserve. Here you'll visit El Caracol, an ancient Mayan ruin once used as a weather alarm. At Columbia Lagoon, watch saltwater crocodiles basking in the sun in their natural environment. Then, explore the observation tower which overlooks the lagoon before heading over to the beach to enjoy the year-round crystal-clear waters. The second feature of your Cozumel shore excursion takes place in a bay protected from sea currents; its calm, shallow waters make it the ideal place for snorkeling. You might see turtles, lobsters and tropical fish on your guided snorkeling tour. While you snorkel, your guide will always be nearby to help you out and answer any questions you may have. If you want to give snorkeling a miss, feel free to simply relax under the shade of your beach umbrella.Jumping back into the Jeeps, you'll head over to the Navigation Museum inside the Punta Celarain lighthouse, with the option to climb to the top. Your shore excursion concludes with a drive over to a beach resort to enjoy a delicious Mexican lunch of fajitas, rice, beans, chips, real tortillas and Mexican salsa. Beach chairs, a freshwater swimming pool, showers and towels are included in the price.Worry-free Shore Excursion: We will ensure your excursion ends with ample time for you to return to Cozumel for your ship's departure. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. See our terms and conditions for full details.
Playa Mia Grand Beach and Water Park Day Pass
Playa Mia Grand Beach and Water Park is located on the south part of the island, just a 15-minute ride down the coastal road from downtown Cozumel. Make your way to the park whenever you’d like—it’s open from 9am to 6pm—and stay all day if you’d like. Have a blast with family and friends, using your day pass to enjoy a range of exciting activities for all ages. With several day pass options (see descriptions below), you’ll find everything you need for a fun-filled, carefree day!Explore the water park, which boasts more than 20 attractions. Let the kids go wild at Buccaneer’s Bay or swim in a lagoon pool full of fun activities, including a pirate ship, water cannons, water sprays and animal slides. Jump into the Oasis Island pool and hydro-massage tub or make a splash on the 200-foot-long (60-meter-long) Twin Twister waterslides. Enjoy the best of the Caribbean at the famous beach park, an ideal place to swim in the crystal-clear waters of the sea, sunbathe on the white-sand beach and have a blast in the Floating Park—an amazing floating circuit packed with adrenaline-filled fun! Whenever you're ready, make your way back to your hotel, enjoying the day at your own pace and on your own time.Option 1: Day PassYour entrance ticket includes access to lounge chairs, hammocks, underwater Mayan city, organized games, kids’ club, playground, kayaks, paddleboats, Hobie cats, beach volleyball, a large shopping area and more. (Food, drinks, massage, snorkel gear rental and motorized water toys are available for an additional fee.)Option 2: Day Pass with BuffetYour entrance ticket includes all of the above plus a self-service international buffet with green and Caesar salads, fresh fruit, BBQ chicken, Veracruz-style fish fillet, roasted suckling pig, meatloaf, beef fajitas, hot dogs, Mexican rice, chilaquiles in mole sauce, chili beans, refried beans, bread, mashed potatoes, zucchini au gratin, tortilla chips, salsas, mac and cheese, French fries, flavored water, Jell-O, cookies and soft-serve ice cream. (Note: Menu is subject to change without prior notice.)Option 3: Day Pass with Buffet and Open BarYour entrance ticket includes all of the above plus a national open bar: house wine, draft beer, tequila, mezcal, brandy, rum, vodka, margaritas, piña coladas, rum punch, daiquiris, juice, soft drinks, coffee and bottled water. (Note: Shots are not available.)Please note: if you have chosen an option that includes transportation, please enter your hotel or cruise ship details in the "Special Requirements" box on the checkout page.
Cozumel Combo: Tequila Tasting plus Discover Mexic
Your tour begins at Discover Mexico Park with a welcome margarita. Start with an overview of Mexico's history and sights in the audiovisual room, and visit the Museum of Popular Arts to admire crafts and artworks.Next, indulge in a culinary adventure: make your own chocolate bar from scratch. In a hands-on workshop, learn about the origin of chocolate and try several varieties of this popular treat that has won taste buds all over the world. Under an expert artisan’s instruction, grind and prepare your own chocolate concoction to take with you. Afterward, mix a margarita for yourself before taking a walk through landscaped tropical gardens to see Discover Mexico's collection of famous prehispanic temples and Spanish colonial churches and buildings, brought to life in miniature. It's an educational and entertaining way to learn about Mexico's history, architecture and culture.Once you're acquainted with the park's attractions, make your way to a stylish, air-conditioned room, where you'll enjoy a professionally organized tasting of three different tequilas produced by Casa Jose Cuervo, Mexico's most prestigious and historic brand of tequila.The master tequilier will guide you through the tequilas' different aromas and flavors, and show you how to pair them to create delicious cocktails, like Mexico's national drink, a margarita. At the end of your tasting, you will be presented with your Tequila Connoisseur Certificate.Complete your visit to Discover Mexico Park with a taco buffet lunch. Watch as the handmade tortillas are prepared in front of you, served with a cold beer or soft drink. Your day trip concludes with transport back to downtown Cozumel or the cruise port.