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This is the largest Mexican city, the coast of which is simply fully occupied by white sand beaches, while the central part is covered with greenery. The resort has quickly become popular among scuba diving lovers. Water here is very clean and the reason for this is in unusual cay sand. The resort was opened in 1950. Since that time several dozens of hotels have been built there. Every hotel has a beach on its territory, a chain of restaurants and shops.
Local people are very friendly, sociable and cheerful. On the island of Cozumel, all travelers feel like welcome guests. Here they will be willingly introduced to all the subtleties of the … Open
Many tourists simply enjoy sunbathing and swimming, or drinking fresh cocktails in local bars, but active sport lovers will find many interesting and entertaining activities in Cozumel. Asul Gallery features true glass masterpieces created by local glassblowers. Here you will also find a large collection of vases, lamps and jewelry made in the Mayan style. Balam Gallery is no less popular. It demonstrates a rare type of art – drawing on birds’ feathers. Small frames that we usually use for photos keep feathers that seem ordinary at a glance. However, if you look closer, you will see drawings featuring beautiful landscapes and flowers.
Real Castle is, probably, the most famous architectural sight of this place. It was built by Maya. On the territory of the castle you will see a well-preserved ancient temple, while the watching tower of the castle features a stunning panorama of the coast. Museum of Cozumel is one of the most widely visited places. The museum features several exhibitions. Here you will find a collection of geographic artifacts, exhibitions that will get you acquainted with the culture of Maya, and collections of plants and insects. The Central Square is a great place for walks. Near the square you will find numerous trading centers and restaurants. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Cozumel Island has many interesting archaeological areas, many of which can be visited today as part of guided tours. Thus, impassable jungles surround the ruins of the ancient city of San … Open
You can admire the natural beauties in the Chankanaab Beach Adventure Park, located on the south side of the island. This park is well equipped for recreation, there are many beautiful places for walking, and there is also a beautiful lake. You cannot swim in the lake, but on its shore there are several beaches where you can sunbathe and enjoy active rest. Near the lake there are several restaurants and cafes, and also excellent souvenir shops.
Cozumel Fans of thrill will be offered an excursion to the Punta Sur Ecological Beach Park. Its main inhabitants are crocodiles, which can be watched from a safe distance. This reserve located off the coast, is also famous for its natural beauties.
Among the main tourist values of Cozumel Island, it's worth highlighting its unique natural beauty and attractions. Ideal conditions are created here for active entertainment, the choice of … Open
You can diversify your vacation by visiting the ancient San Gervasio Mayan Sanctuary. Once, the Mayans performed rites in honor of the goddess Ix-Chel. Today, tourists can admire the preserved fragments of the sanctuary, through which you can fully appreciate its former greatness. The sanctuary is also located on the territory of the same natural reserve, in which many endemic plants grow.
Cozumel at Night, Quintana Roo, Mexico Discover Mexico Park Cozumel is a great place to explore the culture and traditions of Mexico. On its vast territory, there are small copies of the country's most famous landmarks. There are many landscaping and incredibly beautiful places to relax. In this park, recreational activities are often held for visitors. They can participate in master classes, visit interesting exhibitions and dance performances.
1. Spanish is widely spoken on the island so try to learn a few simple phrases to simplify communication with locals as much as possible. The staff in major hotels and restaurants have no … Open
The most mysterious landmark of the island of Cozumel is the Little Hands Temple. This is the name of the cave in which researchers managed to find on the walls, a lot of fingerprints of small hands in red color. How and for what purpose these imprints were made - is still a mystery for researchers. According to some assumptions, at the time of Mayan, there could have been a temple dedicated to the god of war Ah Hulneb in this cave.
Cozumel - International Pier Area from Ship Each beach of the island is a unique landmark. The coast is suitable not only for recreation, but also for exciting excursions. You will encounter a variety of amazing findings during an obvious coastline walk. Among them are interesting geological formations, caves with a variety of archaeological artifacts, miraculously beautiful small bays and unbelievably huge coconut trees.
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Cozumel
♥   National Park 'Arrecifes de Cozumel' , 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Laguna de Chancanaab' , 9.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Arrecife de Puerto Morelos' , 39.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Tulum' , 60.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   City Park 'Kabah' , 71.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Cozumel from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Ox Bel Ha

From the series “Largest and Most Branched Caves on Earth”
Almost all Ox Bel Ha runs are under the water. Some underground currents are directly connected with the Caribbean. At present the divers have studied about 100 km of the underground galleries. It was found that these great underground currents affect the formation of landflora and fauna. The variety of exotic plants and animals in the coastal regions is due to the subterranean underground caves. … Read further

Alux Restaurant-Bar

From the series “The Most Extraordinary Bars and Café on the Planet”
The main disadvantage of the bar, according to the visitors' opinion, is wet and thick air. The underground cavern is 10 meters under the ground. To get there the visitors have to overdo a special stone ladder. Special conditioning systems were set there up to make the optimal ventilation. It is impossible to use modern powerful air conditioning systems in the cave, they can destroy it. … Read further
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