Benito Juarez Park (the Main Square) is surrounded
by restaurants (international and regional cuisines), souvenir shops, jewelry stores, food stands, and more.
It’s one of the best choices for families, since it has something interesting for everyone:
Along the malecon (seawall street) you can watch
Mexican musicians, such as romantic trios and
mariachis, who can make your dinner on the plaza a great experience. On Thursdays, there are Noches Bohemias (with live music) and on Sundays you can dance to
the Cuzamil band’s tunes as they perform from the kiosk in the park on the square in salsa, mambo, rumba, samba,
cumbia and other Latin beats. It is a treat for both tourists and locals.
CEDRAL a small, agricultural village near the center
of Cozumel. Many Mayan ruins can be found nearby the town. A
celebration featuring bull fights, prize winning livestock, games, dancing, food and an ocean of beer is held
there every May, running from the 1st through the
CHANKANAAB LAGOON is our state park. It has a botanical garden, a huge
saltwater lagoon, restaurants, tons & tons of white sand, and a national underwater park with scuba and
snorkeling rentals & lessons.
THE EAST COAST (also known as “THE OTHER SIDE”) is full of long, empty beaches,
shells, and waves.
PUNTA MOLAS ROAD is a dirt and sand “Jeep only ” type of road that leads to the northernmost
lighthouse on the island. It passes several great beaches and some Mayan ruins along the way.
CAUTION: Insurance on your rental vehicle is voided when you leave
the paved road. Be careful!
GERVASIO RUINS (pronounced san-her-ba-see-oh) is a mayor
Mayan ruin site covering an area of about 10 acres and situated in beautiful & cool forest surroundings. It is
easily accessible by tours, car, or motor-scooter.