If you’re looking for things to do in Cozumel, don’t miss these amazing spots on your next visit to this peaceful Caribbean island; located at 38 miles from Cancun, where sugar-white sand beaches and crystal-clear waters await you. Cozumel offers incredible activities for all kinds of visitors, from an interesting tour to a natural reserve, snorkeling in turquoise waters and even a tour to the most visited archaeological site of the island.
These are the 4-must things to do in Cozumel that you don’t want to miss during your vacation.
Visit San Gervasio archaeological site
Cozumel hosts over 10 archeological Mayan sites, and even though most are closed to the public, San Gervasio is waiting for you to visit. Located just a few miles north of the island, this place is home to a set of temples and ceremonial buildings in perfectly-preserved conditions. Make sure to wear comfortable shoes when strolling through the white paths (also known as “sacbes”), that will take you to its main buildings: Manitas, Chichán Nag, El Alamo, Nohoch Nah, Murcielagos and Ka’na Nah.
Snorkel in El Cielo
Snorkel in Cozumel is one of the favorite activities in the island; however, just a few people get to know this fantastic place: El Cielo (heaven), which owes its name to the countless starfish resting among the crystal-clear Caribbean Sea. This adventure begins at less than a mile off the coasts of Cozumel and is a perfect place for the whole family. Just remember not to touch the starfish, even if it’s too tempting to take a selfie with them, they are a delicate kind of sea animal and a simple rub can endanger their life.
Isla Pasion, the most romantic place to visit in Cozumel
If you travel accompanied by your special one, you don’t want to miss this secluded place located on the north side of Cozumel. Surrounded by beautiful coral reefs, mangroves, and the lively jungle, this romantic island is the perfect spot for lovers in search of a peaceful getaway. Plus, Isla Pasion is one of the favorite stops of cruises as it receives tourists seeking to enjoy its quiet and sunny beach.
Family adventure in Chankanaab National Park
Explore this amazing park during your family vacation in Cozumel and learn some interesting facts about the natural wonders of the destination. Located on the western side of the island, Chankanaab National Park was designated as a refuge for the protection of the marine life. Offering a great variety of activities for all ages, a botanic garden, and countless exotic bird species.
Don’t miss the chance to experience swimming with dolphins or snorkel to find submarine sculptures. Within its facilities, you will find all the basic services such as restaurants, showers, and resting areas.
If you decide to visit any of these wonderful spots, remember to always use sunscreen and insect repellent, both biodegradable. Help us to protect our natural beauties!