Monday, April 27, 2015


The island was during the Maya power an important religious center dedicated to the goddess Ixchel mother, being a must pilgrimage for all Mayan women who wanted a fertile and happy life births.

Isla Cozumel has become a destination of national and international tourism as its beaches arrive cruise in order to meet its beautiful white sand beach and especially to know the Cozumel Reef National Park in which part of the Great is
housed Belt Western Atlantic Reef same passing through Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and Honduras over 1000 km.

Coral reefs are one of the most important natural resources of the island, and thanks to them has achieved economic momentum, conservation and exploitation of the area.

Cenotes are another great attraction of fate, since its formation between limestone and undersea tunnels that provide water these majestic springs make them a wonder that is necessary to visit.

Cozumel is also home to "The Parque Punta Sur Ecological Reserve" which possesses the passage of the Maya culture of the island with an ecotourism project called "Parks and Museums of Cozumel". South of the island, you will find "The Natural Laguna Chankanaab Park" magnificent refuge for wild flora and fauna and water was declared a National Park in 1980.

In the "Discover Mexico Park" theme park you can see scale models of priceless monuments of Mexico Pre-Hispanic, Colonial and Modern. Some of the activities that Cozumel offers visitors are: observation of flora and fauna, snorkeling, diving, golf, swimming with dolphins, boating, catamaran sailing and horse riding, extreme sports and adventure, among others.

Concentrated in the Hotel Zone and South Hotel Zone, the hotels on the island, most with ocean views, offer a choice of accommodation from a family inn, to a large tourist hotel all-inclusive or exclusive hotel only Adults and / or partner.
How To Get?

Cozumel is located in the Mexican Caribbean, southeast of Mexico about 50 km from the city of Cancun. Access to the island could do sea taking the Ferry Terminal in Playa del Carmen. Departures are every hour. You can also arrive by air to Cozumel International Airport.
Distance from Cozumel to other destinations in Mexico

    Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo: 30 km.
    Cancun, Quintana Roo: 85 km
    Chichén Itzá, Quintana Roo: 176 km.
    Mérida, Yucatán: 290 km.
    Campeche, Campeche: 390 km.
    Villahermosa, Tabasco: 690 km. Tuxtla
    Gutiérrez, Chiapas: 775 km.
    Veracruz, Veracruz. 980 km.
    Puebla, Puebla: 1194 km.
    Oaxaca, Oaxaca: 1103 km.
    Mexico City, Federal District: 1285 km.


Cozumel has a humid climate with an annual average temperature higher than 18 ° C.

The months in which this is more precipitation during the summer May to September.
What to pack?

Because beach destination is necessary to carry swimwear, sandals, sunscreen, hat, insect repellent, light clothing such as shorts, shorts, or skirts.
Activities and Attractions in Cozumel Island

Parque Punta Sur Ecological Reserve, Cozumel Reefs National Park, Chankanaab Lagoon Nature Reserve, Mexico Discovery Park, Water Park, Grand Beach Park, Beaches Hotel Zone North and South, Flora and Fauna, Horseback Riding, Horse Segway, Catamaran ride, n Tour ATV through the jungle, Club de Golf, Snorkeling and diving in the coral reefs, swim with dolphins, manta rays and sea turtles, manatees encounter.

San Gervasio Archaeological Site.
Fiestas and celebrations in Isla Cozumel

February: Carnival Cozumel

February 2: Candlemas Day

May: Fiestas de la Santa Cruz, Feria del Cedral

1 and November 2: Day of the Dead

December 12: Feast of the Virgin of Guadalupe