Adventures await you
Sail on actual 12-meter America's Cup racing yachts off Cozumel
Cozumel has numerous galleries showing the work of local artists
The island has many miles of lovely beaches
Caribbean Bol has a bar, pool tables, free internet, and A/C
Let the staff at Kaokao guide you through the history of chocolate in Mexico and 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.
Josefina shares her expertise in 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.
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.
Unique park that seeks to present the varied faces of Mexico. Sort of like the original Legoland, without the Legos.
The annual Rodeo de Lanchas has over MXN$1 million in prizes
Go fly fishing with a guide who can supply all the gear you need.
Cozumel Country Club has a Nicklaus Design course and Audubon certification
Cozumel Kiteboarding has lessons and rentals
Mid-May to Mid-November, volunteer to work assisting sea turtle conservation efforts on the island. Extremely rewarding!
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.
Cinemex has recently opened a cineplex nearby. Prices and facilities are comparable to those of Cinépolis and many neighbors think their service is superior.
Cozumel's Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, in what was the island's original waterfront hotel, provides a fascinating look at local art and history
Several companies offer equipment rental - ask us to help arrange this
Several companies will take you parasailing - ask us to help arrange this
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.
Visit the only pearl farm in the Caribbean
The 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 science learning areas.
Pueblo del Maiz
"Interactive pre-Hispanic park that combines art, movement, theater, culture, music, dance, and the ingredients of ancestral heritage of the Mayan culture” " where visitors can see and participate in a wide range of Mayan activities, including dance, music... and chocolate-making
The Travesía Sagrada Maya recreates an imagined annual Mayan pilgrimage from the mainland to the "sanctuary of Ixchel" on Cozumel
Small single-hull boats and catamarans can be rented
Salsa Cozumel offers lessons and dance nights. Private lessons at Casa Suzana are available - clear the floor, spin a disc, and have fun!
Numerous spots allow access to the reef for non-SCUBA divers
Spa and Wellness
Several colleges and language schools are available
Yes, you can ride in a real full-sized, free-running, fully-submerged 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
There are a few different types of sunset cruises available
Lessons and equipment rental are available from a professional surfer who left the tour to return to his island home
Traditional Mayan steam lodge
Courts are available in several locations
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
Scavenger hunt like The Amazing Race, right in Cozumel
ShaktiOm Yoga Center holds a number of classes, including Saturday morning on the beach
Go ziplining over the jungle at Fly High Adventures