Cozumel, Mexico is a backwater island on the Caribbean sea. The island is very popular with cruise ships. Thousands of cruise ships dock on the island bringing millions of passengers each year. The island was voted as the third best cruise port in the world. It is also regarded as one of the safest places in the world to live in or visit.
The island offers visitors numerous activities to engage and many attractions.
The best times of the year to visit the island are from June to March. From December to March the island is very busy. This also coincides with winter on the island. The following are the top places to visit on the island.
Punta Sur Eco Beach
It is regarded as the best beach on the island. It covers an area of 2,500 acres. It is an enchanting eco-park filled with beautiful beaches, sea turtles, crocodiles, exotic birds and exquisite flowers.
One can lounge on the hammocks, snorkel in the reef or visit the lighthouse. The lighthouse offers a panoramic view of the island. A Mayan ruin can be found here.
Chankanaab Beach Adventure Park
It is located only ten minutes away from the Cruise Port. It is a haven for snorkeling. However, the park becomes quite busy with the arrival of cruise ships.
Sail of Cozumel
If you visit Cozumel, you will definitely want to try out sailing. One can choose to snorkel or relax on the deck enjoying drinks. The waters in Cozumel are teeming with marine life.
Cozumel Pearl Farm
The pearl farm is family owned and operated. It is a unique experience that you do not want to miss. Visitors are shown how pearl farming is done and they are later shown the pearl hatchery. They will get an opportunity to snorkel and watch how the pearls are grown.