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.
Our time in Cozumel! (Blog entries)
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:
- Eat, drink and shop in San Miguel
- See Palacio Municipal
- Visit Museo de la Isla de Cozumel
- Visit Clear Lounge Underwater Oxygen Bar
- Visit Castillo Real (Mayan Ruin)
- San Gervasio (Mayan Ruin)
- Tulum (Mayan Ruin)
- Park Royal
- Mr. Sanchos
- Playa Chen Rio
- Playa De San Martin
- Punta Sur
- Isla Passion
- Money Bar Beach Club (Snorkeling)
- Paradise Beach
- Playa El Cielo
- Sea Trek
- Ride an ATV, Jeep or dune buggy
- 100 Leagues Under the Sea
- Tequila Tour
- Visit Xcaret and float on the underground river
- Salsa & dance at Playa Mia
- Shop at Los Cinco de Soles
- High Fly Adventure Zip Line
- Playa Del Carmen
- 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.
- Guido’s (this is where the crew goes)
- Pancho’s Backyard
- Burritos Gorditos
- Lobster Shack
- Señor Frogs
- Alberto’s Beach Bar
- Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
- Taco y Tequila Cozumel