Activities

A range of adventures from A to Z awaits you on Cozumel

Besides the SCUBA diving for which it's famous, Cozumel offers many other possibilities

Activity Details
12-Meter America's Cup ChallengeSail on actual 12-meter America's Cup racing yachts off Cozumel
Art Galleries Cozumel has numerous galleries showing the work of local artists
Beachcombing The island has many miles of lovely beaches
Bowling Caribbean Bol has a bar, pool tables, free internet and A/C
Chocolate Factory Tour Kaokao offers a fascinating tour of their factory. Make your own drinking chocolate after the tour! This is so fun we've done it multiple times and would happily go again.
Cooking Classes Josefina offers expert individual or group classes in Mexican cookery, from strolling to and around the market through preparing a multi-course meal (with a main selected by you) to dessert
Kondesa Culinary Workshop takes places at a restaurant well-known for innovative Mexican cuisine. It's organized to keep things moving and fun, which a multi-course meal at the end.
Deep-sea Fishing Cozumel is counted as one of the top 10 sport-fishing locations in the world. Fish for sailfish, marlin, tuna, wahoo, mahi-mahi, grouper, snapper, & more.
Discover Mexico Unique park that seeks to present the varied faces of Mexico. Sort of like the original Legoland, without the Legos.
Fishing Tournament The annual Rodeo de Lanchas has over MXN$1 million in prizes
Golf Cozumel Country Club has a Nicklaus Design course and Audubon certification
Ironman Cozumel Ironman 70.3 takes place in September
Ford Ironman Cozumel is popular in late November
Kiteboarding Cozumel Kiteboarding offers lessons and rentals
Marine Turtle Conservation Program Mid-May to Mid-November, volunteer to work assisting sea turtle conservation efforts on the island. Extremely rewarding!
Mayan Ruins San Gervasio is claimed to have been the sanctuary of the
Mayan fertility goddess Ixchel"
Movies If you want recent films on the big screen, Cinépolis is walking distance from the house and offers multiple screens, many films in English, 3-D and digital projection, and great popcorn (try 1/2 caramel, 1/2 chile!). Their highest ticket price, for digital 3-D, is 81 pesos. Matinees and Wednesdays are only 38 pesos.
Museum of Cozumel Island Cozumel's Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, in what was the island's original waterfront hotel, offers a fascinating look at local art and history
Ocean Kayaking Several companies offer equipment rental - ask us to help arrange this
Parasailing Several companies offer parasailing - ask us to help arrange this
Parks In addition to several city parks, Cozumel's Punta Sur Eco Park and Chankanaab Park offer a range of activities
Passion Island Isla Pasión, usually a peninsula, is a relatively uspoiled beach at the northern tip of the island. They claim some of Corona's TV ads were filmed there. Expensive and somewhat overpackaged.
PlanetariumThe new planetarium has the first 3D full-dome projector in Latin America and shows a range of interesting films in addition to "regular" planetarium shows. There's also an observatory, an interactive museum of Mayan archaeoastronomy, and other learning areas.
Pearl Farm Visit the only pearl farm in the caribbean
Sacred Mayan Crossing The Travesía Sagrada Maya recreates an imagined annual Mayan pilgrimage from the mainland to the "sanctuary of Ixchel" on Cozumel
Sailing Small single-hull boats and catamarans can be rented
Salsa Dancing Salsa Cozumel offers lessons and dance nights. Private lessons at Casa Suzana are available - clear the floor, spin a disc, and have fun!.
Snorkeling Numerous spots allow access to the reef for non-SCUBA divers
Spa and Wellness Blue Dahlia Wellness offers a large range of services
Study Spanish Several colleges and language schools are available
Submarine Yes, you can ride in a real full-sized, free-running submarine to tour the reef
Sunday Night in the Zócalo There are usually no cruise ships Sunday night, so Cozumeleños have their island to themselves and many gather in the main square for music, dancing, food, and fun
Sunset Cruise There are a few different types of sunset cruises available
Surfing Lessons and equipment rental are available
Temazcal Traditional Mayan steam lodge
Tennis Courts are available in several locations
Tequila Tour You won't actually see tequila made at Hacienda Antigua, since by law nothing made in Quintana Roo can be called tequila, but you can tour a display of the production process, see blue agave plants growing, and taste a large range of tequilas made by them in Jalisco
The Amazing Cozumel Race Scavenger hunt like The Amazing Race, right in Cozumel
Xam'Paal Luum La Isla de los Niños island-wide kids' activity program. Print out a "passport" full of coupons and activities.
Yoga ShaktiOm Yoga Center offers a number of classes, including Saturday morning on the beach
Ziplines Fly High Adventures offers ziplining