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Preparing your trip to Cozumel: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Cozumel 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 problems with English.
2. Drinking alcoholic beverages is only permitted in restaurants, public drunkenness is considered a serious offense. However, there are almost no bans on smoking.
3. Here it is not customary to take shoes off when entering the house, regardless of weather conditions. This feature should certainly be taken into account by those who are going to visit new friends or acquaintances from among local residents.
4. The island's tourist infrastructure is mainly concentrated in the capital - the city of San Miguel. This is where the most popular hotels, restaurants, entertainment centers, and well-equipped beaches can be found.
5. Fans of shopping should take into account that classic souvenirs are grossly overpriced in local stores. It is much more profitable to buy souvenirs in craft shops or from ordinary street vendors. Copyright
6. The island has a large international airport. Most of the flights are received from US cities.
7. Many publicly available beaches are paid. A fixed price may include unlimited use of a number of services: chaise lounges and sun umbrellas, locker rooms and shower cabins.
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8. The most tranquil beaches without waves perfect for scuba divers are located on the east coast of the island. On the west coast, waves are not rare, these places are considered optimal for surfing.
9. For fans of sports fishing, the best time to visit Cozumel is from March to June. During this period, the coastal waters are literally overflowing with fish and other marine creatures to be caught.
10. The most common forms of public transport on the island are buses and shared taxis. Those who want to reach the most remote areas of the island can use the services of local cab drivers.
11. Cruise ships regularly visit the island. Right at the pier, you can find travel agents offering trips to famous attractions and entertainment centers.
12. Thrifty tourists should consider accommodation closer to the east coast. The largest number of free beaches is available for recreation here.
13. Taxi services can be quite profitable. It will be much cheaper for a large group of friends to go to a free beach by taxi than to use the services of one of the nearest beach clubs.
14. Mega supermarket operating on the island always offers customers a large selection of fresh products at low prices. This large supermarket will be a real boon for budget travelers.
15. The most expensive restaurants and cafes are located near popular beaches and quays. Deeper in the cities you will find equally attractive restaurants but with more affordable prices.
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What to visit being in Cozumel - unique sights

Sac Actun

From the series “Largest and Most Branched Caves on Earth”
At present, Sac Actun is the second-longest cave in the world and is only the mammoth cave. The divers like the complicated cave system thanks to the comfortable conditions for diving. The entrances to the cave are all along the coast, and the water temperature in the flooded tunnels seldom drops below 20 degrees. The main danger to the divers is the complicated cave structure. So far, researchers have discovered more than 5,000 transitions, which can be very fast. … Read further

Alux Restaurant-Bar

From the series “The Most Extraordinary Bars and Café on the Planet”
A lot of people come here to try the original cocktail Aluxinant. It consists of mezcal, orange and cucumber juice. Moreover, the visitors can order outstanding dishes of Mexican cuisine in the restaurant. One more peculiarity of the restaurant-bar is an equipped stage for musicians. The cave has a special acoustic, that's why life concerts are usually held there. This bar will like not only fans of exotic cocktails but also fans of the fine vine. … Read further

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