Adventures await you

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

Sail 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

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.

Cooking Classes

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.

Kondesa Culinary Workshop takes place at a restaurant well-known for innovative Mexican cuisine. It's organized to keep things moving and fun, with 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.

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

Ironman

Cozumel Ironman 70.3 takes place in September

Ford Ironman Cozumel is popular in late November

Cozumel Kiteboarding has lessons and rentals

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

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

Ocean Kayaking

Several companies offer equipment rental - ask us to help arrange this

Parasailing

Several companies will take you parasailing - ask us to help arrange this

Parks

In addition to numerous city and neighborhood parks, Cozumel's Punta Sur Eco Park and Chankanaab Park have a large range of activities

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

Sailing

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!

Snorkeling

Numerous spots allow access to the reef for non-SCUBA divers

Spa and Wellness

Blue Dahlia Wellness provides a large range of services

Study Spanish

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

Sunset Cruise

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

Tennis

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

La Isla de los Niños island-wide kids' activity program. Print out a " passport " full of coupons and activities.

ShaktiOm Yoga Center holds a number of classes, including Saturday morning on the beach

Go ziplining over the jungle at Fly High Adventures