There are not many places around the world that offer what Cozumel can offer. Cozumel is a tiny island that has the feel of Mexico and the tropics of the Caribbean. The most vacationed city in Mexico is Cancun, but if you take a brief ferry ride to Cozumel from Playa del Carmen you will be amazed what this island can offer you.
Cancun and Cozumel offer stunning beaches and breathtaking reefs, althgouh the lifestyle of the two cities differ as Cozumel is more laid back with a touch of an Afro-Latino heritage, while Cancun is tourist city that is fast-paced and full of adrenaline.
What to expect in Cozumel
Cozumel is more than just a beach community as it is known for its natural and fabulous appearance. The tiny island gas emerald, lush jungles from shore to shore, then edged in white, soft sands. In Mexico, Cozumel is a paradise for all to enjoy. You can find a variety of wildlife and marine here along with stunning sunsets, discreet lagoons, and all of this combined is just what Cozumel is about. One of the favorite things to do on the island is nature hikes where bird watching can be enjoyed. Cozumel provides peace, tranquility, and more.
If you plan on visiting Cozumel, then you will enjoy the fact that due to the size of the island it will allow you to see most of it in just one day. If you love diving, then you are in the right place at Cozumel, because Cozumel was ranked as one of the top five diving destinations in the entire world. Cozumel also offers divers the view of the most stunning coral reefs, endangered sea turtles, tropical fish, and an underwater adventure that you will never forget. The ocean waters are absolutely the clearest, which provides 100% visibility in the world. You don’t have to be a diver to enjoy the clear ocean waters, because snorkeling done here is outstanding.
If you are a land lover, then you will have plenty to do in Cozumel. You will have several places to visit on a day trip. Hiking the Botanical Garden trail is always a number one choice for visitors, because you will be able to see more than 350 different plants, flowers, and trees species. If you want to see sea turtles, crocodiles, and iguanas, then the Punta Sur Ecological Reserve is an ideal choice.
History lovers that want to learn more about the Mexico history can enjoy an ancient Mayan ruin at the Explore El Cedral or the San Gervasio, then take a ride to the Discover Mexico, where you will have an up close and personal taste of Mexico, and the culture of Mexico.
Cozumel makes the ideal day trip from Cancun, so why not take a tour or even stay a couple of days on the island!