Cozumel’s jungle surroundings allow you to do all kinds of outdoor activities, such as touring through its woodlands on foot or bicycle, exploring archaeological sites, or enjoying fine-sand beaches as you go on a romantic horseback ride. We also recommend that you take a stroll through the town of San Miguel so that you can appreciate the modern and luxurious tourist resorts full of local Caribbean flavor.
Cozumel is considered an excellent place for sport fishing. You can catch sailfish, marlin and swordfish, which is why the island has hosted international fishing tournaments such as the “Torneo de Pesca con Mosca.” Here you’ll find plenty of rental shops if you need tackle and gear. November is the best time of year for fishing.
Cozumel has a select group of beaches that are ideal for kayaking. To do this activity, we recommend that you rent the necessary equipment directly from the companies offering kayaking rental services.
In Cozumel you’ll find various places to do ecotourism outings. You can visit nature reserves with indigenous flora and fauna, lagoons surrounded by regional plant species and coral reefs off the coast.
For several decades now Cozumel has been considered an ideal place to scuba dive, thanks to its biodiversity of marine life. In its waters you can see countless schools of angelfish and parrotfish, as well as sponges and manta rays that inhabit the Great Mayan Reef. The reef system is the second largest in the world, spanning from Isla Mujeres to Costa Rica. In Cozumel’s National Reef Marine Park you’ll find 25 reefs where you can scuba dive, some of which are excellent spots for novice divers due to the calm waters.
Cozumel has a port with optimal infrastructure and top-rate services for boating. Not only does it receive cruise liners coming from South America, North America and Europe, but it also provides docking for yachts, sailboats and other private boats that navigate off the Caribbean coast in search of adventures.
In Cozumel you’ll find world-class professional golf courses surrounded by the island’s unique natural beauty. All of the courses offer fine services, comfort and exclusivity. These are some of the most known golf courses:
- Cozumel Country Club: Located at Km 6.5 off the Costera Norte Highway. Designed by the Nicklaus Design Group, this country club has a 10-hole, par-72 course
- Playa Azul Golf and Beach: Located at Km 4 off the San Juan Highway in the northern part of the hotel zone. Designed by the Nicklaus Design Group, it has a 10-hole, par 72-course
- Melia Golf and Beach: Located at Km 5.8 off the Costera Norte Highway. Designed by the Nicklaus Design Group, this club has a 10-hole, par-72 course
- Minigolf Cozumel: Located at the corner of Calle 1 and Avenida 15. This is an 18-hole miniature golf course
Cozumel’s best hotels and resorts have world-famous spas that offer complete services and treatments for the care of your skin and body. Some use ancient treatment methods, such as temazcal steam baths (a pre-Hispanic tradition) or holistic treatments to ease stress. During your stay, don’t miss out on the spas’ excellent facilities and the personal attention that they provide.