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Top Things to do in Cozumel

Are you hunting for interesting things to do in Cozumel? Do you wish to have the moment of your life in the island of Cozumel? If yes, look no further we don’t mind giving you ideas for your Cozumel Vacation here at Discover Mexico because we want you to enjoy your vacation. This is because there are plenty of adventurous activities at Cozumel for everyone in the family. Anyone who steps into the island will find something fascinating. From Cozumel discover scuba courses to free diving, here are top ten things to do in Cozumel.

Underwater Bar – Clear Lounge Cozumel

If you haven’t heard a few months back the first underwater bar in Cozumel opened up!  Cozumel ToursWhat’s the name of this very interesting Bar in Cozumel?  None other than, Clear Lounge Cozumel. This very unique bar claims to be the world’s very first underwater oxygen bar! Here you can enter the underwater lounge and breath enriched scented oxygen all while playing with bubble guns and writing messages to others in the lounge and on the outside as it is inside the Puerta Maya Pier in Cozumel where the Carnival Cruise ships dock.  Good thing about this cool Cozumel activity is that no diving experience is needed!

 

ATV Jungle and Beach Adventure

If you love to explore through caves and ancient remains, ATV jungle & Beach adventure in Cozumel is your cup of tea. The off track journey comprises of small Mayan remains, a cenote and antique caves. This adventure is designed to keep you occupied throughout the day as there are different versions of said tour with a 2hr tour which is strictly ATVing and a 4hr tour which includes beach time and snorkeling as well.  Here is a Cozumel travel tip for you, if you tried both of these and want to ATV but see something else ask about ATV to Jade Cavern tour which is not officially up on their website!

 

Dive Certification Programs

If you want to be a certified diver, the Cozumel Dive Certification program will suffice your need! The 2 day adventurous program is hosted in four different locations. The most famous one is designed and managed by legendary Jacques Cousteau. The dive will take you to caverns, gigantic coral pinnacles and marked tunnels.  We definitely recommend diving in Cozumel with a personable dive shop someone like Scuba Mau.

Cozumel Scuba Diving

Most visitors prefer the Cozumel Scuba diving courses in the island wonderful andCozumel Tours breath taking. These courses will let you immerse yourself in crystal, clean & clear waters. The courses are designed to suit the needs of novice, intermediate and experienced learners. As you become confident and familiar with the sport, you can test your diving skills at Cozumel Marin Park (the deeper waters).

Few Other Options

Few other noteworthy travel destinations at Cozumel would be Dolphinaris, Glass Bottom boat cruise and Pirate Cruise with Lobster Dinner.

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Not just another Tequila Tasting tour – Cozumel Tours

So you decided to ditch the boring neighborhood beaches and the same ol’ parks for a little bit of a fun while in Cozumel, Mexico. But you’ve been through the open bar and want more than just plain old tequila on your trip to Cozumel. Discover Mexico is that change on your Cozumel vacation that you were looking for. Discover Mexico is “the newest and most seen park in Cozumel that offers tourists a unique Cozumel Cultural experience. The park collects all the Mexican wonders in one place and allows discovering the most representative sites, styles and art crafts of our country. Our main goal is to show guests that Cozumel is not just another island in the Caribbean but it is part of a multi-diverse country, rich in culture and Natural Resources. The park represents the best opportunity to provide guests a whole picture of our country all while promoting tourism to other parts of Mexico.”

If you’re looking to delve deeper into the culture of Mexico and understand Cozumel Toursboth its past and present, take a gander at the Video Experience Room. To see the actual arts and talents of the community, walk through the Popular Museum of Art. For an out of this world experience, take advantage of the Outdoor Walk Through Time and Space, “Explore Prehispanic, Colonial and Modern Mexican wonders on our beautiful outdoors walk with natural and exotic flora and fauna. Feel the excitement of going through time and space discovering one of the richest cultures of all times”.

To satisfy your sweet tooth or to cool off hit up  ice cream or tradition food and beverage cravings, hit up the Mercadito Corona Snack Bar to appease that appetite.  And all the venturing through the culture of Mexico has bound to get you looking to incorporate some of the arts into your life, into your house. It gives way to the perfect chance to buy something for yourself, or your family members and friends, through the Hand Crafts and Souvenir Shop.

Cozumel ToursFor a more refined look when drinking up that tequila, go and get some lessons in tasting, through the Professional Tequila Tasting. Taste the various fine spirits, and be on your way to become a professional in the tasting of these delightful drinks.

A not to miss performance, one that you must entertain yourself to, is the Voladores de Papantla Ritual. The performance of voladores, or flying men, is a fertility ritual, a sight not to be missed if you are in the Cozumel region.

With our connection to so much of Mexican culture and history, you need not to give up on modern amenities, with our free wifi, taxi services, parking lot, all weather activity, a bilingual guide, and so on.

Don’t miss out on any of the opportunities to explore the culture and fun of Mexico, something that is impossible if you take advantage of the many activities and Cozumel Tours offered by the Discover Mexico Park. Come, from anywhere in the world, and immerse yourself in the culture of Mexico.

There are so many great Cozumel Tours in which to take part while on your Cozumel Vacation.  Just make sure that you check out Discover Mexico for guaranteed fun during your visit to Cozumel.  Contact us today for more information about any one of our unique Cozumel Tours or for info about anything Cozumel!  See you soon!

 

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5 Picks for Great Cozumel Family Tours

Our choice for 5 of the Best Family Tours in Cozumel

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Think of the Caribbean Sea and a Mexican island bang in the middle of it and you have Cozumel. Mostly famed for its scuba diving and a popular port of call for cruise ships, what is lesser known is how family friendly Cozumel is. In fact, there are numerous Cozumel family tours that would make your vacation a memorable adventure for your entire family. These Cozumel tours are not just family tours but also fantastic Cozumel cultural tours that your family will not forget anytime soon. If you want to know about some of the best things to do in Cozumel, read on!  Now this list is just for ideas and we tried to focus on different areas and not on things that are all similar.

 

  1. Chankanaab Day Pass, Discover Mexico, and Sea Lion Show:  Organized by the Discover Mexico Park, this Cozumel family tours is one of the best things to do in Cozumel. You will also get to experience one of the best Cozumel cultural tours during this. From Riviera Maya to Chihuahua to Oaxaca, you will experience the rich heritage and historyCozumel Tours of this wonderful island in this Cozumel tours. Your five senses will be engaged as you walk through tropical rainforests that are as rich in fruits as they are in animals. Get to see turtles, iguanas and macaws as you walk leisurely through the stunning forest. A visit to a the Museum of Popular Arts will bring you face to face with the rich cultural artefacts of Cozumel, from the textiles to the brilliantly carved wood animals to the pottery made from black clay. You can buy your own souvenirs at the arts and crafts store to take back home as memorabilia of your Cozumel cultural tours. Enjoy the best of Mexican food with a taco buffet that is part of this tour. When you reach Chankanaab National Park, you can snorkel down to any of the coral reefs that surround this pristine island. A reef lagoon beneath the park can be accessed to take you directly to the ocean. In the park, children will be delighted watching the dolphins at play or swimming in their own beach inlet. The botanical garden is home to many exotic plants that will be a pleasure for your eyes. Don’t forget to watch the exciting sea lion show that is complimentary with this tour. In just one tour, cater to every member of your family, across all ages and different interests!
  1. Adventurous Cozumel Xrail tour: This well balanced tour is for those looking Best Tours in Cozumelfor some adventure while not going to extremes since this tour is operated by the same Wild Tours company that operates the extreme Xrail off-road adventure. The Adventurous is toned down, has buggies that seat four instead of two and does the off-roading at the beach on the other side of the island then returns to Playa Uvas for lunch and beach time.
  2. Pirate Dinner Cruise: Your children will be thrilled to be onboard an authentic old Spanish Things to do in Cozumelship, the Jean Lafitte. Indulge your taste buds in the scrumptious dinner while enjoying the sight and sounds of the Caribbean Sea.  You’ll be equally amused with the pirate theme and show put on by the fantastic crew!
  3. Atlantis Submarine Tour: Dive down to 100 feet in a submarine with professional crew and give your children the experience of a lifetime!  This is definitely a family tour as not everyone is ready to go scuba diving and this is definitely a memorable experience for a family.
  4. Xcaret Day trip: In this evening show, you will see scale models of Yucatan archaeological sites, Mayan ruins, stables, an aquarium and aviary, as well as a butterfly farm. Travel along the underground river through caverns and channels for an experience of a lifetime!  A sure fire way to keep the entire family entertained as your day will fly by due to such fun!
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4th of July in Cozumel – Discover Mexico

Hola Amigos we are enjoying the summer months here in Cozumel and are glad that so many have been able to come to Cozumel this summer to enjoy many of our Cozumel Tours and Excursions.  With the start of July many visitors to the island will be here for the 4th of July this which is obviously a big deal for US Citizens that are travelling abroad.  The locals here in Cozumel understand the importance of the 4th of July even during your C
ozumel Vacations.

Despite the fact that there are some Mexican Holidays that are gainingCozumel Events much popularity in the USA there are still not that many strictly US holidays that are very celebrated in Mexico.  On the island of Cozumel it isn’t too different in that regard, however the locals here on the island do tend to honor more US Holidays as they understand the importance of such for the visitors. Going on about 3yrs some of the locals have begun to hold small celebrations for the their northern neighbors.  Laura Wilkinson from Cozumel4you has been one of the main organizers for these events in the past.

Expect many local restaurants suchs as Rock n Java, Margaritaville and others to prepare special dishes just for the 4th of July holiday.  There are usually places to go like the Punta Langosta Mall where there is at times Live Music, clowns and even facepainting for kids.  So even if you are away during the 4th of July you can still find some lively activities in Cozumel during your Cozumel Vacation.

Be sure to visit Discover Mexico Cozumel during your visit for some of the best Cozumel tours and for great deals during your 4th of July trip to Cozumel.  Be sure if you have any questions in particular and we will be glad to help as always.

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Cozumel Events – 5 de Mayo 2015

Well with high season winding down here in Cozumel.  Cozumel cruisers may be wondering what’s next on the things to do in Cozumel list?  Well not to worry there is still plenty going on in Cozumel so let’s go over a few of the things that are happening this week in Cozumel.  Here are a few things that are still in full swing here on the island, so plan your Cozumel tours this week considering the following.

Festival del  Cedral – Cozumel Cultural events

As of last week the fun and exciting and very popular Festival del Cedral which is now in full swing!  El Festival del Cedral is a traditional celebration that has been taking place for about 160 years now.  The Festival was started by Casimiro Cardenas who was one of the few survivors of an attack by Mayans on a religious settlemente. The Festival del Cedral is packed full of events for a little over a week.  There are plenty of Cozumel Cultural events folklore dances etc.  There are also plenty of other events such bull fights, horse race, live music (popular Mexican bands come from all over to showcase the event), and much more.  It’s definitely something that is worth looking into if you have a few days on the island and are looking for great things to do in Cozumel.

5 de Mayo!

5 de Mayo is without a doubt one of the most well known Mexican holidays and here on Cozumel it’s no different.  Cinco de Mayo is actually the celebration of the Battle of Puebla when the French army was defeated in the city of Puebla in 1862. Cozumel Events While it may not be a Federal holiday it is celebrated across Mexico and even in the United States by Mexicans that are living abroad.  In the Puebla area of Mexico it is common to see reenactments of the actual battle and Mexican Pride is running stronger this day than most others.  In Cozumel expect plenty of great deals at the local restaurants as well as traditional dishes.  This important holiday does coincide with the Festival del Cedral as well so expect plenty of festivities to be taking place for 5 de Mayo out at el Cedral.

Well as you can see despite the high season coming to an end there are still plenty of great things to do in Cozumel year round and this week is no exception.  Make sure that you come get your party on at el Cedral for this years 5 de Mayo in Cozumel.   Contact us for any information and for other great Cozumel Travel Tips!

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5 Reasons to Vacation to Cozumel during the “Low Season”

Reasons To Vacation In Cozumel During The Low Season

Most people are aware that Mexico is one of the favorite destinations for US and Canadian travelers, but not just US and Canadian travelers because there are many travelers from all around the world that like to go to Mexico for a vacation. What is not to like; there are golden beaches, beautiful sunsets, great food, and great weather that is generally good all year round.

Mexico offers tourists a lot of fun activities and unique cultural experiences they are unlikely to find anywhere else. For example, there are many UNESCO World Heritage sites in Mexico, lots of adventurous activities to participate in, unique history, and a great culture of the people. There are many cities that you can visit in Mexico and one of the finest for a vacation is in sunny Cozumel.

Cozumel Mexico offers plenty of visitors all the fun in the world. There are many fun Cozumel activities here where you can enjoy and appreciate all the culture in Mexico’s, history, and great activities all in one place. Fun Cozumel activities include activities like enjoying the outdoors where you can take scenic walks where you can enjoy all of the nature in the area.

There is a museum of popular art where you can see plenty of unique Mexican styled artworks and crafts so if you are a lover of artworks you are in for a treat. Moreover, Cozumel hotel viewthere are many more interesting sites that will captivate visitors so they will have a truly unforgettable experience in Cozumel. What is truly unique about the park in Cozumel is how it has everything you could ask for in a vacation. It also opens up opportunities to travel to other parts of Mexico because you will get to see the bigger picture of the country.

There is no need to go anywhere else because you can get a taste of everything Mexico has to offer at Cozumel making it one of the best holiday destinations in Mexico. The low season is also one of the best times if you want to have some fun in Cozumel. Many vacationers think that the high season is the only time to travel. Of course the weather is going to be a lot better during the high season but it does not mean you cannot go for vacation during the low season.

We´ll call the following some Cozumel Vacation Perks for your Low Season trip. (low season goes from about May-Nov some months during this time are busier than others)

  1. Travelling during the high season is obviously when most people especially in the Northern US and Canada are trying to get out of the cold however fun warm caribbean weather never gets boring so low season is great despite the fact that you aren’t escaping a crazy winter storm.
  2. A low season vacation to Cozumel and the Riviera Maya is the best time to save some money on your trip.  Two of my best friends come down and take their Cozumel Travel TipsCozumel Vacation always in the low season and doing so every year has saved them thousands of dollars on what would normally be a pretty expensive trip during the high season.  This has given them more money to spend on other Cozumel Tours and Activities.  When they’re here we dive, fish like crazy and do plenty of other fun activities.
  3. Low season is a great time to shop for deals on Cozumel Tours and Activities for those looking for fun things to do in Cozumel.  The local Cozumel tour operators and Hotels in Cozumel often give some of their best deals out of the entire year during the low season.
  4. Low season in Cozumel is obviously a great time for those of you looking to avoid some of the larger crowds and groups that are vacationing during the high season.  So if you want a Cozumel Vacation without so many people on every single stop and activity that you do the time is low season!
  5. Lastly this is still a busy albeit quiet time for locals as everyone is working out everything they can to make it through the low season but at the same timeDiscover Mexico Cozumel Cozumel Tours, and the local businesses are trying to come up with new ideas for the next high season.  This being the case brand new tours pop up around this time which will give you an even greater selection of great Cozumel Tours and Activities to choose from and if you found something new that you liked and wasn’t here before then you can add it to your next Cozumel Vacation must do list.

Overall, Cozumel is a top choice for vacationers and Discover Mexico Cultural park is a great idea if you want to get a complete view of Mexico and have a great time while on vacation.  Visit us during the low season and find out what is new and upcoming at Discover Mexico Park and all around Cozumel!

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Ready for Holy Week in Cozumel?

Paisanos from All over Mexico get ready for Holy Week!

Well Spring Break in Cozumel is still in full swing even though the month of March is almost coming to an end.  Although March is coming to an end soon Vacations in Cozumel Cozumel Excursionsaare sure to see a bit of an influx of guests as all the fellow Paisanos begin Holy Week in preparation for Easter Weekend!  Yes it’s true now is officially vacation time here in Mexico for all locals this week as Monday Holy Week begins.

Holy Week in Mexico is a Catholic cultural tradition which officially is the last week of the 40 day lent period.  It begins with Palm Sunday and includes other special days including Ash Wednesday, Holy Thursday and Good Friday.  This is an especially busy time as spring break in Cozumel is just beginning to wind down.  Hotels are expected to go over 90% in occupation as Mexicans come from all of the Republic of Mexico for some good Holy Week fun in the sun.

Locals and Paisanos which is the word used in Spanish referring to fellow Mexicans will be able to take advantage of great Cozumel Tour deals as will all of the happy Spring Breakers on the island.  This is the first weekend of Holy Week Vacations and although there was a bit of a bad weather spout yesterday and high winds today that didn’t stop everyone from coming and making the most of the Cozumel Tours and attractions.

Cozumel ActivitiesDiscover Mexico will be participating as well in all of the great Spring Discounts for Spring Breakers and for Holy Week vacationers so don’t miss out on the great opportunities.  This also means the festival in “El Cedral” is coming up with plenty of great Cozumel Activities.  Races, Music delicious food and more at the “Festival en El Cedral”.   With the plethora of great Cozumel Tours and activities there are hardly any dull moments around Cozumel and so Discover Mexico invites you to come and join us on any one of our unique Cozumel Cultural Tours and learn more about Mexico.  Contact us today!