Cozumel was a pirate haunt, but nowadays is an important tourist center.
It is ideal for practicing aquatic sports; and has good hotels, restaurants, and tourist services.
Cozumel Island has a large variety of attractions such as: Cross Cozumel Island Road ends in the center of the eastern coast of the island.
Turn south and drive along the southeastern coast, where you'll see a more rugged side of Cozumel.
The park is open from to The lagoon itself is a natural aquarium that is home to more than 60 species of tropical fish, crustaceans and corals; there is also a botanical garden around the lagoon with hundreds of species of tropical plants.
The snorkeling and diving in the lagoon are excellent, and four dive shops provide everything you need: equipment rentals, guides and instruction, including certification courses.
Cozumel is easily reached by air and by sea from Playa del Carmen and Puerto Morelos.In Cozumel there are several Mayan sites located on the northern half of the island.San Gervasio can be reached by following the sign leading from Cross Island Road; a gravel road leads to the entry, where you pay a modest fee. The majority of the structures of San Gervasio were used as altars and shrines and for governmental gatherings. 200 and its vitality endured until the arrival of the Spaniards.A short distance from historic Playa del Carmen, the Mayan Palace Riviera Maya is an enchanting retreat.Gaze at the lush gardens of flowers and foliage from the balcony of your elegant suite.Four exhibition halls, along with dioramas, sculptures, charts and more, bring to both visitors and residents a clear understanding of Cozumel's unique past and bright present.