The best activities in Cozumel in 2022
Cozumel is Mexico’s largest island, full of culture, natural wonders, and history. If you`re planning on traveling to Quintana Roo and staying a few days in this wonderful state, you can’t miss the adventure of visiting Cozumel.
What to do in Cozumel?
- Scuba diving
- Rent a scooter to discover the island
- Glass bottom boat tour
- San Gervasio
- Mexico’s first sunrise
This island is famous, among many other things, for its turquoise waters, its beaches that look like a dream and, above all, for diving. All the species that you can find when you dive into the sea, has no comparison with any other place, you can observe among the bright and amazing corals, angelfish, octopus, turtles, frogfish, among many others; an experience that only diving you can live.
Tips for diving in Cozumel:
- The best months to dive are from December to April, since it is the driest season, so you will not have to suffer from the heat, but from July to September is also highly recommended, although there may be hurricanes and a lot of heat, the visibility will be much better.
- The best areas for diving in Cozumel are located along the west coast of the island; Chankanaab, for example, is perfectly suited for beginner divers, while Palancar is for experts.
- If you have always wanted to see octopus and crabs, and above all, you like to be a night diver, you must visit Paraàso, located in front of the Presidente Intercontinental hotel. You won’t regret it!
Rent a scooter to discover the island
This is perfect for any occasion, you can go with your partner, the two of you hugging on a motorcycle, touring the island, admiring a sunset of a thousand colors, or with your friends in the plan of who will get to the next bar faster. The best thing about this is that you can go wherever you want and make the stops whenever you want; you can rent them in the center of the island starting in the morning, and return the vehicle at night since the most usual is that they are daily rates.
Glass bottom boat tour
You’re right, I’m talking about the boats you’ve surely seen in the most famous travelers’ profiles on Instagram, where you’ll be closer than ever to all kinds of marine species, and you won’t be able to stop being amazed during the whole tour. And if that wasn’t enough, I must tell you that this is the only glass-bottom boat in the Mexican Caribbean, there is no way you can miss this adventure! If you would like to know more about this activity, or even, if you have already decided to try it, you can go directly to Cancun100, who will take care of the reservation and provide you with an experience you will never forget.
Although you can never have enough beach and sea, you should never miss a visit to the most important pre-Hispanic center in Cozumel; this archaeological site was the center of pilgrimages, where the Mayans worshipped the goddess “Ixchel”. It was not only a sacred Mayan center, but also a strategic site for trade and political development of the area. If you love walking and discovering secret places, you are the right person to walk the ancient paths, surrounded by jungle and ruins, such as Chichán Nah, Nohoch Nah, Ka’na Nah, among others. It is totally worth it!
Mexico’s first sunrise
Is there a better way to start a day in paradise than admiring the sunrise with your favorite people, enjoying a delicious cup of coffee by the sea? I’m sure it’s not; it’s completely true, Cozumel Island is the first place in all of Mexico to see the sunrise, even the first rays of the sun have been recorded before 5:30 a.m. How crazy is that? Surely it doesn’t get any more romantic than this.