Avoid the "forum shops". Just a typical trap for cruisers. Taxi service here is convenient and regulated so they won't rip you off. There are plenty of private beach resorts available all with some pretty good snorkel spots.
Cities near Cozumel
- 1Mexico150 reviews
Playa del Carmen is my favorite destination in Mexico. The downtown area has a European feel to it, with cobblestone streets and a variety of Italian, French and Spanish restaurants to dine at. There are also a bunch of fun sky bars and beach clubs to party at. Some of the best diving is found at Cozumel, which is a ...
- 3Mexico1 review
This is the port in Cozumel. Not much to see here but huge cruise ships and ferries.
- 4Mexico92 reviews
Tulum town itself is not much to write home about but its beaches are spectacular--I think they're the best in the Riviera Maya. Plus, the beachfront hotels are mostly bungalow/thatch-roof style--some super high end, others totally basic--but most have a bohemian, laid back vibe to them. Tulum also borders the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, an UNESCO World Heritage Sight encompassing ...
- 5Mexico7 reviews
Puerto Morelos is kinda like what the Big Island is to hawaii. It is touristy enough to draw visitors, but it remains small and quaint enough that it has not become a spring break destination. The town is entertaining at night and the beaches are great 24 hours a day.
- 6Mexico5 reviews
Akumal beach is know for swimming with giant sea turtles. You can spend a day visiting La Vida Bueno for lunch on the beach with breathtaking views and then take a short drive to the beach, put on your snorkel gear, swim past the boats and you will soon see many giant sea turtles and pass through beautiful reefs with ...
- 7Mexico14 reviews
Puerto Aventuras is a gated community south of Playa del Carmen along Mexico's Riviera Maya. The town has a large marina, but lacks a feeling of strong Mexican culture.
- 10Mexico2 reviews
Best Park in the Riviera Maya.....!