Welcome to Cozumel
Let us guide you through the most interesting sites of our island. Visit incredible places that make this Island the #1 destination of cruises in the world. This is due to the proximity of Miami and other Caribbean ports, modern infrastructure, crystal clear waters, pristine beaches and great selection of excellent hotels.
Cozumel is a quiet and safe island that has picturesque beaches and turquoise blue waters. If you visit Cozumel on a cruise, there is usually not enough time to take advantage of everything this spectacular island has to offer. It is important to know the best things to do in Cozumel Mexico.
Due to its popularity, it is always a good idea to plan your trip to Cozumel early. Most of the desired tours and attractions in Cozumel will likely be reserved.
Our family offers private jeep tours as well as caravans around the island with the option to customize your itinerary. There are many different places to visit and activities to do here in Cozumel. You are free to choose how you would like to tour the island. Contact us and organize your trip.
If what you prefer is the sea, we have got you covered as well. We offer a #1 favorite, Catamaran Excursion and Snorkel. You will have the opportunity to snorkel with starfish in El Cielo and visit the Colombia, Palancar Reefs. If you prefer a private non-shared experience for you and your party, this tour can also be done in a private boat.
To accompany your day on the beach, you may also like parasailing, jet skis or horseback riding. We offer these activities in many of Cozumel’s beach locations.
The San Gervasio Mayan Ruins, Pueblo de Maiz, and Kun Ché Park are perfect options if you are looking for a slice of Mayan culture. There are also the protected national parks, Punta Sur Eco Park and Chankanaab National Park. These are some of the most popular destinations for Cozumel Excursions because of their jaw dropping beauty and snorkeling fun!
Fun fact: The island of Cozumel receives its name from the Mayan word Cuzamil, which means Island of the Swallows.
When you visit this beautiful island in the Mexican Caribbean, contact us so we can share this remarkable experience together.
Cozumel (Cuzamil) is the first geographic spot that welcomes the rays of the sun every day. Ever since its human settlement in the year 300 BC, it sets a particular tone both for its visitors and its residents.
There is a vast collection of remains left by its ancient habitants as evidence of the importance the Island had as a maritime trading port. This was before the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors who, due to the geographic position, chose it as a key site for their navigation, and enjoyed some of the most beautiful sunsets.
Warm to its guests ever since, cradle of marine turtles, flamingos, raccoons and coatimundis. Cozumel also sheltered famous pirates around the 17th. century, and for reasons unknown, it was suddenly uninhabited.
Presently the culture of Cozumel is quite peculiar with its unique way of life and strong roots deriving from its re-inhabitants. The residents have inherited the simplicity, tranquility and slow-paced life featured in fishermen villages of long ago.
People have a deeply rooted custom of listening to the radio in spite of the arrival of eccentric modern media. They are plentiful when it comes to creativity, allegory and joyfulness during the Carnival (February) and the El Cedral (May) celebrations.
These festivities bring all who like to come to Cozumel TOGETHER to celebrate. “San Miguel” is the name borne by this small town, in honor of the archangel. He is considered the protector of the Island and its residents even when they are away.
With great honor the Cozumelenians have known how to sacrifice the Island’s original urban appearance modifying it in order to give way to progress. This leads to sharing the beauty of the town, the wild nature and the unique color of the surrounding waters with other visitor’s cultures.
The Island’s dimensions are 48 kilometers from north to south and 18 from east to west. This enables visitors to explore it while visiting even for a short amount of time.
The white beaches that frame the Island are not the only reason you will fall in love with it.
The average ambient temperature is 27°C; warm summers are between 27°C to 32°C, and in winter the temperature cools to around 21°C. Therefore, everyday is a good day to go to the beach and the water stands between 27°C to 31°C year round.
One of its great privileges is sheltering the largest reef system in the Americas.
The Meso-American Reef makes every divers’ dreams as it houses more than 250 species of tropical fish. The queen angel fish and the frogfish not seen anywhere else in the world. Marine turtles and a variety of other marine species are there for those who rather enjoy snorkeling.
On land the trees are flecked by fragatebirds, cormorants, tree frogs, and some pelicans that like to hang around humans at the waterfront promenade.
During mating season there are complete battalions of crab. Around the Island, friendly iguanas showing all ranges of colors. If it rains, tortoises come out to take a stroll through the jungle and city enjoying the humidity. In the meantime, marine turtles bury their eggs in any of the Island’s beaches without stopping at curious human gazes.