Between the beaches, the dense tropical jungle, the ancient Mayan ruins, and the colonial cities, this particular region is one of Mexico’s most spectacular. Read on for everything you need to know before your first time visiting the Yucatán!
2 miles east of mainland Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, Cozumel feels like its own little Caribbean oasis, surrounded on all sides by turquoise, crystal-clear water as far as the eye can see. Here is the itinerary we used to spend 3 days exploring all that Cozumel, Mexico had to offer.
So many people think of Cozumel as just a cruise ship stopover, or a quick afternoon ferry to and from Playa del Carmen. While it certainly is both of those things, it’s also so much more than just a brief stop. It’s a perfect final destination, too. And for that, you’ll need a place to stay! Check out my review of the Villas El Encanto in Cozumel.