Once a sacred island dotted with Mayan temples and shrines, the island today is revered by scuba divers and snorkelers for its underwater beauty, including the largest underwater reef in the northern hemisphere featuring a kaleidoscope of marine life. Cozumel also boasts the Chankanaab National Park where Mayan ruins, sandy beaches, and waters perfect for swimming, snorkeling, and scuba diving can all be enjoyed in one fun-filled day. Away from the water, Cozumel is a laid-back escape from the hectic day-to-day with lovely resorts, a charming downtown, and warm sunshine.
Flights to Cozumel are seasonal, offered December - April via Minneapolis/St. Paul and June - August via Dallas/Ft. Worth (dates may vary). When non-stop flights to Cozumel aren't available travelers can fly to Cancun and arrange a ferry ride to Cozumel on their own.
Why Go To Cozumel
For lovers of the warm, aquamarine waters of the Caribbean, a vacation to Cozumel is a great way to experience the beauty and culture of Mexico as well as some of the best scuba diving in the world. And while stunning sunsets make it seem like you are worlds away from anywhere, flight deals to Cozumel make it easy to get to this island paradise. Or, if you are staying in the Riviera Maya, Cozumel is an easy excursion, as it is a short ferry ride away.
Who Should Go
Stunning sunsets, relaxing resorts, and a laid-back vibe are the perfect recipe for romance.
Accommodating resorts, calm waters, a small-sized downtown, and plenty of nearby excursions makes Cozumel great for families with kids of all ages.
Cozumel is known for its exquisite clear waters and abundant marine life, making it ideal for diving and snorkeling enthusiasts.