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The Easiest Way to take a tour in Cozumel

Cozumel Tours: Discovering the Island Like a Local

Sometimes you are overwhelmed with choices and you just want to know the easiest way to take a tour in Cozumel. There are many good ways to get around and explore unknown places. Don’t worry! All your blues are going to turn into a thousand splendid rays with the tours available in Cozumel. Make the most of your vacation in Cozumel by exploring the island like a local.

Cozumel Taxi Tour

The safest way to move around Cozumel is through a guided tour of Cozumel by taxi. Cab drivers are friendly and they speak excellent English. They know all the local secrets and will take you to places you don’t even know to exist. And besides that, they are honest and won’t overcharge you. Imagine getting to travel for as long or as short as you want. Starting from a 90 min tour to extending it up to 6 hours long, you could choose how long or short you want the tour to be. Travel along tight-knit streets and let yourself lose in the scenic beauty of Cozumel. Your driver will be with you the whole time and he will make sure you get where you need to go safely. Just tell your driver where you want to go and he will take care of the rest. Imagine being able to see all this and much more at your own pace without having to wait in line for hours like at a regular tourist attraction. And guess what? You don’t even have to tip the taxi driver if you don’t want to! This is a great option for first-time travelers who are looking for a hassle-free vacation or for those who want to explore a new island.

Wildtours Cozumel

Walking through life and want that for tour-de-Cozumel? Voila! is just the right thing for you. You can tour the enchanting island with a guide on top of your own ATV. Want to see some wild stuff? How about a guided tour of Cozumel Island where you can see many types of wildlife? Not only that, you can do it on an ATV! That’s right, you can hire a guide to take you on a safari-like expedition through the jungle where you can see many birds, iguanas, and other creatures. Fear not for bottled water and helmets are a constant companion for this tour. We feared we might get lost in some wilderness or never find the spot to ride the ATV, but guess what? They have designated proper spots to pick up and drop off passengers. And for those interested in art and history, the stop in the coral caves and the elaboration on Mayan culture is what you don’t want to miss! Pack your bags and live a day with the Mayans!

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Cozumel History Walking Tour

Cozumel history walking tour is the best place to get your history fix. We recommend this for anyone looking for a fun, educational, and interactive experience. Travel with a local guide in Cozumel and explore this beautiful island through their eyes. A 3-hour walking tour of the island covers a range of well-known and lesser-known sights, making it the perfect introduction to the island for newbies.

They made this tour up of complete input from the guides, plus a chance for tasting tequila and lunch. Yes, you heard us right! Sounds exciting? Trust us, it is as fun and exciting as it sounds. Listen to the guides share their stories about this beautiful island. Take in the sights and sounds of Cozumel. The tour allows for twelve people at a time and is a viable option for a unique and subjective experience. Passionate and intrigued, the guide will make sure you have a time of your life.

Amazing Cozumel Race

Amazing Cozumel Race

Don’t miss the opportunity to have an adventurous walking tour in Cozumel. Just sign up for one of these tours and let your inner adventurer run free. We’ve got something you’ve always dreamed of. The Amazing Cozumel Race small group tour and a scavenger hunt take place in Cozumel. You may divide your groups and compete to solve the mysteries of the game and smash open all the clues. This is a 4.5-hour tour, but it includes refreshments, so don’t miss out on this magnificent offer to enjoy Cozumel.

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Where is Cozumel and how to get there

Where is Cozumel?

Where Is Cozumel?

The island of Cozumel is located just off the northeast coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula – across the water from Playa Del Carmen and about an hour and a half from the Cancun airport. The Latitude and the Longitude of the Island of Cozumel are 20.422984 latitude and -86.922343 longitude.

  1. Since the Yucatan Peninsula is part of Mexico, traveling to Cozumel is simple and economical.
  2. Cozumel is the closest Caribbean island to the mainland United States and accordingly has much more direct tourist traffic from the U.S. than any other island in the Caribbean.
  3. Many individuals who visit Cozumel decide to remain for a few days or a week instead of just a day or two because it is so simple to fly back and forth between Cozumel and the U.S. Also, since everything you require is so close by, many visitors to Cozumel decide to extend their trip to other parts of Mexico or even to Central America.
  4. Quintana Roo was known as a part of the Yucatán state until October 8th, 1974. The Mexican state of Quintana Roo is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Mexico. It also has a wonderful historical past. The Maya inhabited it and later, Quintana Roo became part of the Spanish empire.
  5. Cozumel is 34 miles long by 11 miles wide just off of Mexico’s Riviera Maya
  6. Cozumel is quite unlike its neighbor. It’s largely undeveloped, with expanses of jungle and untouched shoreline that are a rarity on the mainland. Travelers don’t come for partying, boisterous beach bikini volleyball games, or designer shopping. Instead, it’s about unplugging and enjoying the sun.
  7. There’s also plenty to see and do in Cozumel aside from the beach. The city of San Miguel has a laid-back vibe, and there are stunning stretches of untouched nature to be found along the eastern and southern shores.
Where is Cozumel and how to get there

Getting to Cozumel

The best way to get from Cancun to Cozumel is with the ADO bus from the Airport to Playa del Carmen and then take the Cozumel Ferry. This is because the bus ride is only about 1 hour long and it is a much nicer way to travel. The ferry for Cozumel runs every 60 minutes, and it is very inexpensive. You can buy your ticket at the ferry terminal.

Some notes about the ferry to Cozumel from Playa del Carmen:

  1. You can take your bike on the ferry with no problems. They will direct you to a different entrance on the ground floor so you don’t have to get up the escalator with your bike!
  2. It’s the same if you have a lot of luggage or are in a wheelchair. You just go under the escalator and enter from there.
  3. I always sit indoors in the a/c rather than outside, but that’s because I’m not a tourist and it’s not so exciting for me anymore.

Whatever your travel plans, you should also know that airlines fly directly into Cozumel, which we recommend that you look at first. Airlines flying into Cozumel include; American Airlines, United, Frontier, Sun Country, Air Canada, Rouge, WestJet, Volaris, and VivaAerobús.

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When To Visit Cozumel

The tropical climate in Cozumel is quite predictable and easy to make plans around. Without much of a temperature difference throughout the year, (the average temperature lingers around 83 degrees F) it’s the rainy hurricane season that most travelers need to pay attention to.

January – April

Peak season. Perfect weather-wise, but sees the highest influx of tourists. If you are not a people person this is something to consider.


The hottest and most rainy month of the year, but still plenty of sunshine and fantastic warm water for snorkeling & diving. Also, the hurricane season peaks in September and October, so monitor the forecasts and get travel insurance just in case. Fewer tourists mean you can expect lower rates at hotels, resorts, and tour companies during this time.


Many consider the autumn-winter months to be the best times to visit Cozumel. The hurricane season has passed by this time and the humidity is low. Can be a little “chilly” in the evenings sometimes though.

What Is There to Do in Cozumel?

Cozumel is Mexico’s premier diving destination, so if you would like to explore the marine life of the Mesoamerican Reef, this is the ideal place to do it. There are great options for both scuba diving and snorkeling. Cozumel’s beaches are great for a relaxing afternoon. You can also visit San Gervasio archaeological site, wander through the botanical gardens at Chankanaab Park, or go shopping in the island’s principal town of San Miguel.

Written by Stingray Villa Cozumel

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