What to do in Cozumel?

What to do in Cozumel

So what are the best things to do in Cozumel Mexico? Cozumel is a very large island, one of the largest islands in Mexico. Since Cozumel is the safest Island in Mexico and one of the safest places in the wolrd, it gives way to endless possibilities. Chances are your visiting Cozumel for a day and a week or so at most. If your visiting Cozumel on a cruise, there is not enough time to take advantage of everything this spectacular island has to offer. Even our family who has lived in Cozumel for a very long time, still haven’t had the opportunity to do everything this magnificent Island has to offer. With that being said, it is very important to do your homework before traveling to Cozumel, so you may learn about the best things to do in Cozumel. Its always a good idea to plan your trip around Cozumel’s world famous events, such as Carnival “Carnaval de Cozumel”, which is similar to Brazils Carnival celebration but in a much safer location. You may find out more about the Cozumel Carnival Event on here.

Cozumel Mexico is a very popular island and has very large cruise ship traffic, but unless you are going to tourist traps, the island never feels overcrowded. So planning your trip to Cozumel is always important. Its always wise to book in advance, because chances are the most desired tours and attractions in Cozumel will get booked out. For example, our family owns and operates our Private Jeep tour which happens to be rated as the #1 tour to get the most out of your day in Cozumel. We only have so many private guides, and we usually always get booked out before a tour date. Another popular tour of ours, is our small group snorkel tour, where we have no more than 12 people in our large snorkol boats that fit 20-25 and has a bathroom. We have great reviews on Tripadvisor. Since we operate our own tours we are able to always offer the lowest rates. But this article is not about our tours, and features the most popular things to do in Cozumel

As you may already know, Isla Cozumel Mexico is very famous for its diving and snorkeling because of the magnificent coral reefs that are only a short distance from the shore. Drift diving was pretty much created in Cozumel, because of the perfect current that flows along the island, which allows divers to use very little energy to enjoy the famous reefs in Cozumel. The current that flows along the island also helps keep the corals healthy and clean, and adds to the crystal clear visibility Cozumel is famous for.

El Cielo Cozumel "Heaven"

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El Cielo Cozumel, known as "HEAVEN", is one of Cozumel's best kept secrets. Cozumel Cielo is only accessible by boat and is about a mile from Cozumel's Shoreline. El cielo is shallow crystal clear water as far as the eye can see, which makes it perfect to relax. Cozumel Cielo is covered with soft powdered white sand that massage your feet as you step. There are lots of starfish located in El cielo and stingrays may be seen from yards away when traveling there by boat. We are the founders of the Snorkel & El cielo tour which takes you to the best snorkel locations. You start off with a shallow reef to warm up, and then head to Palancar Reef & Columbia Reef and finishing up with a nice lunch and drinks in EL Cielo. The tour lasts about 4-4 1/2 hrs which gives you plenty of time to snorkel the best reefs and enjoy mesmerizing El cielo "Heaven". To get more information about El cielo Cozumel Learn More

Other Side of Cozumel (East Side)

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The Other Side of Cozumel (East side of Cozumel & also known as the "Wild Side") has 7 miles of secluded ocean & beach front that is absolutely breath-taking. If your looking to get the most out of Cozumel in a single day, the other side of Cozumel (East Side) is the perfect place to enjoy gorgeous deserted beaches, off-road jungle terrain, blowholes, hidden water caves, beach bars/restaurants, hatching baby sea turtles, snorkeling, rock formations and much more. The best Eco Reservse in Cozumel, is the famous Punta Sur Park. The park has a lighthouse where you may capture the most amazing sights, mayan ruins, aligators, pink flamingoes and much more. The Other Sid of Cozumel While all the other tourists are stuck in the tourist traps or crammed into small snorkel boats with 30-40 people, you'll get to have this piece of paradise to yourself. We offer our Private Jeep Tour & Private Dune Buggy tour, which takes you to explore the other side of Cozumel with our best private guides who take you anywhere your heart desires. You get 6 hours to do the things that interest you, and rated as the best way to discover the island in a single day. The private tour includes an authentic Mexican meal, beer, water and soft drinks, entrance into Punta Sur Park, Mayan Ruins, Guided snorkel tour, beach club w/ pool, Tequila tour passes and much more. We pick you up and drop you off from the cruise pier or resort. Automatic vehicles available, and if you do not want to drive, your private guide will be more than happy to drive. We take you to the most secluded locations, so there is barely traffic and the roads on the other side of the island are brand new. Learn More

We cozumel jeep excursion in Cozumel Mexicoare very lucky to have the opportunity to welcome hundreds of exquisite sea turtles who are in search of the best place to build their nest, and the Beaches on the other side of Cozumel, which is the perfect place to host the hatching of Baby Sea turtles with the help of locals and tourists to guide them to sea.

Cozumel visitors are invited to join and support this important conservation program to save and protect these endangered species of turtles. Work side by side with brigade volunteers and get hands on experience with turtles making their nests, laying eggs as well as watch baby turtles making their way to the sea for the first time.

This may be added to a Private Jeep tour, and for more info on our Private Jeeo Tour visit our Private Jeep Tour Page. You can learn even more about the Baby Sea Turtle Hatching by going to our Baby Sea Turtle Hatching Page: Turtle Hatching Page

Parque Punta Sur

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Punta Sur Park is at the southern tip of Isla Cozumel, and offers an amazing exploration of Cozumel’s most spectacular ecological reservation. There are two great ways to visit Punta Sur Park; Our Private Jeep Tour as well as our Cozumel Bar Hop Tour. You will visit one of the worlds most amazing scenic views from a top the Celarain lighthouse, with a nautical museum at its base. There is the Laguna de Colombia, part of a three-lagoon system that is the habitat of crocodiles and many resident and migratory waterfowl. Crocs can be seen from shore, from a trail through mangroves or from the dock over the lagoon. If you are interested in discovering Punta Sur Park and the other side of Cozumel, our Private Cozumel Jeep Tour would be your best option. You may create your own adventure in Cozumel. We have an itinerary which you may customize as you like. We Include a Transportation from Pier or Resort, Mexican Meal, Cooler of Beet/Water, Private Beach Club, Private Snorkel Tour, Punta Sur Park Entrance, Other Side of Cozumel Sites, Beach Bar/Restaurant, Tequila tour and much more. Our Private Guides will drive if you would like to kick back, relax and have a ice cold beer from the cooler that we include. Wether you like to explore deep into the Jungle to find the most mesmerizing deserted beaches, visit secret sites, snorkel or dive, Parasail, use waverunners, Dolphin tour or anything that suites your interests, our 6-7 hour private jeep tour is perfect for you! Our Private Cozumel Jeep Excursion is packed with fun & adventurous activities. A Cozumel Jeep Excursion that is completely customizable to accomodate your interests. This is the only customizable private jeep tour available in Cozumel and our family owns and operates this exclusive tour. Find out why our jeep excursion was Rated the #1 excursion in Cozumel. Learn More

San Gervasio Ruins

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This Mayan complex is Cozumel’s preserved ruins’. San Gervasio is thought to have been the site of the sanctuary of Ixchel, goddess of fertility, and thus an important pilgrimage site at which Maya women worshipped. If your looking to experience the mystic San Gervasio Mayan Ruins, our Custom Cozumel Jeep tour is perfect. You may customize the Cozumel Jeep tour as you please and visit the best mayan ruins in Cozumel, including the hidden mayan ruins not accessible by car and only with 4x4 vehicles, like our jeeps. Read More

El Cedral

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El Cedral is a small village built around the oldest Mayan ruin in Cozumel Mexico. This Mayan ruin, which functioned as a jail in the 19th century, is the oldest on the island, dating way, way back to AD 800. It's the most accessible of Cozumel's ruins and if you rent a vehicle, you may discover it yourself without paying. The ancient structure is the size of a small house.  El Cedral is thought to have been an important ceremonial site. Today a stucco church sits next to the ruin. El Cedral is a very interesting little village and every year Cozumel holds a huge fair called “Feria El Cedral” which brings people from all around Mexico to take part and features horse racing, rooster fights, rodeo, concerts, bullfighting, lots of food and merchandise. If your planning on vacationing in April, you might want to plan your vacation around this event. Do you want to discover El Cedral? Add it to your custom Private Cozumel Jeep Tour itinerary within your 6-7 hr adventure.Read More

Arrecife Palancar

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The coral reefs of Cozumel are where it's at for prime scuba diving and snorkeling. Divers & Snorkel enthusiast in search of the best dive & snorkel destination, would be very pleased with Palancar reef in Cozumel Mexico. One of the best reefs Cozumel has to offer is the kilometres-long Arrecife Palancar (Palancar Reef), where stunning coral formations and a 'horseshoe' of coral heads offer the world's finest scuba diving snorkeling adventure. Cozumel has an amazing visibility of 70m (230ft). Underwater photographers should come ready to capture this underwater world of Palancar reef in Cozumel Mexico, with amazing photos to share. Palancar reef is not very deep but the area around the reef is deep, providing pro divers the opportunity for fantastic deep-water diving.

The north end of the reef, is called Palancar Gardens, which is shallower, making it perfect for snorkeling, and this area is just as gorgeous and spectacular. There are caverns and plenty of brightly colored sea creatures to discover during your dive or snorkel adventure in Cozumel Mexico.

The Palancar Reef areas are popular, so their much-lauded coral is always vulnerable to attack. Be careful to leave the area no less pristine than it was before your arrival. To discover of the Best Cozumel reefs, make sure to check out our famous Unique Snorkel tour that takes our guests to the best reefs in Cozumel, which are Palancar Reef, Columbia Reef and visit the best kept secret El Cielo. El Cielo is the most magnificent place in the Caribbean Sea. l Cielo is a sandbar which is half mile from the shore and is crystal clear and shallow as far as the eye can see. Our family offers our exclusive Snorkel & Cielo tour, which was one of the first tours to take our guests there. Learn more about Snorkeling in Cozumel. Read More

Punta Molas

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This is for the true adventures and is a “do it yourself tour” for those who like to take their own adventures. Head northeast, fellow adventurer, and you'll find yourself at the deserted lighthouse of Punta Molas with magnificent views and gorgeous deserted beaches on the way. Only accessible with a four wheel drive vehicle, as this point isn't the easiest to reach and you'll be greeted by sand dunes, huge boulders, and dirt roads that will challenge you during your off-road journey. You'll want to fill up on gas as it is a far journey. Once in the vicinity, you'll find some fairly spectacular secluded beaches and deserted ruins. If your looking to discover this offroad journey to Punta Molas, travel over to our Custom Jeep Tour in Cozumel.Read More

Museo de la Isla de Cozumel

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The exhibits at the fine Museo de la Isla de Cozumel in San Miguel (Cozumel Museum), present a clear and detailed picture of the island’s flora, fauna, geography, geology and ancient Maya history. There are signs in English and Spanish accompany the exhibits. It’s a very good place to learn about coral reefs before hitting the underwater world of Cozumel, and it’s one not to miss before you leave the island of Cozumel. A courtyard in the back contains a na (thatched Maya hut) with someone in attendance that will describe the various elements that made up Maya domestic life, such as utensils, foodstuffs, a raised garden bed for kitchen herbs and more. You may include this Museum in your Custom Cozumel Jeep tour. Read More


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