October 28, 2020
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Cozumel

About Cozumel

Cozumel, a mostly undeveloped Mexican island in the Caribbean Sea, is a popular cruise ship port of call famed for its scuba diving. At Arrecifes de Cozumel National Park, there’s diving spots around a section of the Mesoamerican Reef and the Museo Subacuático de Arte’s submerged sculptures. Chankanaab is an eco park surrounding a lagoon with underwater caverns, home to dolphins, manatees and sea turtles.

Size: 249.94 mi²

Languages: Spanish, English

Currency: Mexican Peso, American Dollar

Cruise Port: Punta Langosta Pier, Cozumel

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Arriving in Cozumel

The Cozumel cruise port is fairly large and offers quite a bit. Cozumel is the largest island in the Yucatan peninsula. It can currently dock 8 (yes, EIGHT) cruise ships at once each day. This makes for a very busy port. In the port area are quite a few ships, as well as restaurants. In fact the first thing you come to once you debark the ship is Three Amigos Restaurant. It’s actually good food here, but you want to get away from the port area and enjoy your port of call. There are quite a few things to do here, so you need to do your research to see what you want to do. There are 3 main all inclusive beach clubs that most cruise passengers go to. You can compare them by clicking the button below.

You definitely have plenty of options of things to do while you’re in Cozumel, but if you want other options then here is a list of things you can do in Cozumel:

  1. Eat, drink and shop in San Miguel
  2. See Palacio Municipal
  3. Visit Museo de la Isla de Cozumel
  4. Visit Clear Lounge Underwater Oxygen Bar
  5. Visit Castillo Real (Mayan Ruin)
  6. San Gervasio (Mayan Ruin)
  7. Tulum (Mayan Ruin)
  8. Park Royal
  9. Mr. Sanchos
  10. Playa Chen Rio
  11. Playa De San Martin
  12. Punta Sur
  13. Isla Passion
  14. Money Bar Beach Club (Snorkeling)
  15. Paradise Beach
  16. Playa El Cielo
  17. Sea Trek
  18. Ride an ATV, Jeep or dune buggy
  19. 100 Leagues Under the Sea
  20. Tequila Tour
  21. Visit Xcaret and float on the underground river
  22. Salsa & dance at Playa Mia
  23. Shop at Los Cinco de Soles
  24. High Fly Adventure Zip Line
  25. Parasailing
  26. Playa Del Carmen
  27. Nachi Cocum

Eating in Cozumel

There are plenty of options for food in Cozumel. If you go to one of the big 3 all inclusive resorts, you’ll want to eat at one of them since your food is included. If you stay at the port area, there’s Fat Tuesdays or as mentioned above, Three Amigos. Here are some other options you may want to look into for eating in Cozumel. 

  1. Guido’s (this is where the crew goes)
  2. Pancho’s Backyard
  3. Burritos Gorditos
  4. Lobster Shack
  5. Kondesa
  6. Señor Frogs
  7. Alberto’s Beach Bar
  8. Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
  9. Margaritaville
  10. Taco y Tequila Cozumel

 

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