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Family trip to Cozumel Island with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Cozumel is generally a nice holiday destination for families, especially if your child is active and curious. There is not a large number of attractions or children's amusement parks, only parks near hotels. But there are many places where children and adults can have fun. If you are going to spend time in an adult company and do not want to leave the child in the playroom of the hotel, it is possible to spend a day at Horse Day Camp. This is a unique place, which is a private kindergarten with horses. Here the child will be taught the basics of horse-riding. Moreover, he can feed and pet calm horses. The child can be left for the whole day, and for a few hours here.
During your holidays on Cozumel, spend a few hours visiting Discover Mexico Park. There are miniature copies of all the famous attractions of the country on its territory. The Park itself … Open
You can also communicate with animals at Punta Sur Eco Beach Park. This is a small private zoo with iguanas, crocodiles, raccoons and a dozen different animals. Raccoons are pretty friendly and you can feed them or pet without any difficulties. Here the child may see and a few unusual mammals that live on Cozumel and the nearby Islands. If you are tired of communicating with our smaller brothers, just go swimming and sunbathing – the zoo is located very close to the coastline. The nearby beach is very picturesque. If your child is interested in diving, Cozumel is an ideal place for him. There are a dozen sets for beginners, and local instructors are experienced professionals. Remember that your child can start diving lessons only at the age of 8, and the depth of immersion according to the children's certificate of the diver is limited.
If your child is interested in snorkelling, he will surely enjoy Playa El Cielo beach, where you can see hundreds of starfish. Here the child can easily learn to swim with a mask, even if he has never tried snorkelling before. Playa de San Martin will appeal to those children who are not too fond of noisy companies, and the small Playa Punta Chiqueros attracts with its sea turtles. There are small entertainment complexes on the beaches, mainly consisting of all kinds of water attractions like slides, trampolines and swimming pools. These entertainments can be found on Playa Mia Grand Beach. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Cozumel is the recognized diving and water sports center; thousands fans of beach activities flock there. In 1961, Maya Reef has attracted attention of Cousteau team; since then the amazing … Open
It is necessary to spend a few hours on a joint trip to Chankanaab Beach Adventure Park. Here you can show your child the performances of dolphins and seals, give the child the opportunity to swim with these clever animals or just dive in a small pool. Ecoparque Cuzam Park is also a nice place. This is a fairly large park, which has areas for paintball, climbing, quad racing, obstacle courses and many other entertainments for adults and children. Here you can go on a horseback ride with your child.
Cozumel Be sure to introduce your child to Indians culture. You can do it in the Cozumel Museum, which is located in the capital. Many different artefacts, both belonging to the Indians and produced by the colonists, are now exhibited here. Weapons, clothing, household items and works of art will interest even the most indifferent to the history of world civilizations child. You can explore Indians life at Pueblo del Maiz Park. Here, the indigenous people of the island will tell tourists about their beliefs, conduct small rituals, prepare food according to traditional recipes and decorate their faces with temporary tattoos.
Choice of hotels on Cozumel is just great, so apartments and resort-style hotels are widespread there. Many visitors of the island are interested, first of all, in beach holidays, so … Open
Be sure to visit Discover Mexico Park with your child, where you can see miniature copies of all the famous Mexican attractions. If your child loves hiking and is interested in botany, be sure to explore at least a few routes of the national Parque Chankanaab Park, where you can see dozens of exotic plants. There is also a very beautiful lake, but it is prohibited to swim here. The Maya is believed to have first settled Cozumel by the early part of the 1st millennium AD, and older Preclassic Olmec artefacts have been found on the island as well. There is a number of ruins on the island, most from the Post-Classic period. The largest Maya ruins on the island were near the downtown area and have now been destroyed. Today, the largest remaining ruins are at San Gervasio, located approximately at the centre of the island. Be sure to show the child the island ruins of the Mayan buildings – the temple of Ix Chel and the temple of Small Hands.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Cozumel Island and surroundings

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Amusement parks near Cozumel Island
♥   Amusement park 'Dolphin Discovery Cozumel' , 8.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Xcaret Park' , 19.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Xel-Ha Park' , 47.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Garrafon National Reef Park' , 81.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Water attractions around Cozumel Island
♥   Water park 'Xcaret Park' Quintana Roo, 19.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Xel-Ha Park' Quintana Roo, 47.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Wet n Wild Cancun' Ventura Park, Riviera Maya, 59 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Things to visit with your kids in Mexico

For tourists traveling with children, Mexico offers a large selection of entertainment and educational activities. It's worth to check out the interactive Museum of Light in Mexico City. In addition to interesting scientific expositions, there are paid (from $ 15) hourly seminars for children and teenagers that combine learning with entertainment. At these workshops, children are told about the amazing properties of color and light as well as offered to participate in experiments and create their own kaleidoscopes, sundials, illusions and similar interesting things that can be brought home as souvenirs. … Open
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IHG Brings Its voco Brand to Scotland

As hotels in Scotland might open in April or May, the opening of two new hotels is a signal that life is slowly going back to normal and leisure travel will resume closer to summer. The name of the brand – voco – means “invite” or “call together” in Latin. The Glasgow hotel will be the first property by this brand in Scotland. The voco Grand Central Glasgow is a rebranded property open instead of the existing Grand Central Hotel. IHG reimagined the popular place, retaining its original charm. The new Glasgow hotel now features 230 rooms, meeting and event spaces, and an interesting option – a possibility to contact resident experts known as voco hosts who are ready to explore the most interesting parts of the city together with guests. voco Grand Central is a perfectly suitable choice for both leisure and business travelers. Read this

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Interesting places to visit with children around Cozumel Island

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Cozumel Island - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Cozumel Island, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Cozumel Island for families with children.
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