You won’t find a better place in the world quite like Cozumel. With a touch of Mexico and excitement of the Caribbean, this little island is just a short distance and ferry ride from Cancun, which is one of the favorite vacation destinations in Mexico.
Cancun and Cozumel
Of course, Cancun and Cozumel both provide stunning beaches and reefs, it’s the relaxed atmosphere and a touch of the Afro-Latino culture that makes Cozumel a rare, but exciting place to visit. Cozumel is known for having a natural beauty, but it is more than just a beach town. The island is full of forests and sand. Cozumel is actually Mexico’s largest island known for its natural beauty. It is home to numerous marine and wildlife, but it also has stunning sunsets, luscious lagoons, which is just a few of the natural beauty that you can see here. While many visitors enjoy hiking and birdwatching, Cozumel provides a unique tranquility that no other island does.
When you come to Cozumel for a visit you will immediately notice that the island is quite small, so sightseeing can generally be done in just a day. If you are searching for an amazing diving area, then you definitely have come to the right place, because the island has been ranked in the top 5 for diving locations worldwide. The diving here features schools of rare, tropical fish, breathtaking coral reefs, endangered sea turtles, and an underwater adventure that can’t be found anywhere else. What makes Cozumel an excellent location for diving is the crystal clear waters. The crystal clear waters allows for the best visibility anywhere in the world, so you can also enjoy snorkeling here too.
Visitors who would rather stay on land will be able to find plenty of sightseeing, and it can be done in just a day. The Botanical Garden Trail is an excellent place to see different plant species. The Botanical Garden Trail has over 350 different species to see. To see crocodiles, sea turtles, iguanas, and other marine life you can head over to the Punta Sur Ecological Reserve, then after you are done there why not see the ancient Mayan ruins at the San Gervasio Ruins or the Explore El Cedral. Cozumel also provides visitors the chance to see the true culture and history of Mexico at the Discover Mexico exhibit, which is an outstanding place to learn about Mexico.
So, next time your visit Cancun in Mexico, take a day trip to Cozumel and see what all the fuss is about.