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Cozumel Island, Mexico (scroll down for cruise itineraries)

 
Introduction

Cozumel is Mexico's most famous tropical island resort and is located off the coast of the Playa del Carmen on the Yucatan Peninsula. Every year hundreds of cruise ships ferry travelers, honeymooners, and adventure seekers alike from all over the world to this beautiful Caribbean island. Ancient Mayan ruins and natural reefs compliment Cozumel's immaculate coastline. You don't even need to travel far from the port to walk along the island's near-perfect beaches or explore its lush tropical landscape.

Where the Ship Docks

Three piers serve cruise ships passing through Cozumel. The primary docking terminal lies at Punta Langosta, located on the shores of the island's only city, San Miguel de Cozumel. But the International Pier and Puerta Maya to the south of Punta Langosta also see plenty of cruise ship traffic throughout the year. No matter where you arrive and disembark for the day, Cozumel's prime attractions are very accessible on foot, or by taxi, which is the most useful way to get around the city.

What to See and Do

If you happen to be in the mood for an adventure, look no further than the San Gervasio Mayan ruins only a few miles east of San Miguel. In fact, Cozumel is home to many ancient Mayan landmarks that are over 2,000 years old. But the San Gervasio ruins take the prize as the largest ancient structures left standing on the island. The Plaza del Sol is another attraction you have to see while docked in Cozumel. This retail complex provides cruise ship travelers with plenty of opportunities to find the perfect souvenir. Locally known as 'zocalo', Plaza del Sol houses shops, which sell jewelry, clothing, handcrafted products as well as other memorabilia. One of the most popular activities on the island is the Palancar Reef. From San Miguel follow the shoreline south on the Rafael E. Melgar Boulevard in order to find Cozumel's world-renowned snorkeling and diving waters. Water sports like sailing and surfing have a strong following as well on the island's long, pristine beaches. You can take part in all kinds of outdoor activities while on Cozumel. For example, Chankanaab National Park services over a million visitors each year. Both snorkeling and diving, especially into the infamous underwater Chankanaab Caves, are very popular activities in Cozumel.

Eating/Drinking

While there are a number of restaurants within walking distance of the cruise ship terminal, a short taxi cab ride into the heart of San Miguel can give you a better feel for the wide range of dining options. Mexican and Caribbean cuisines are the most common ones. Cozumel's fresh seafood is very popular and is a major attraction in town and out on the beach.

Getting Around

Once you set foot on Cozumel, many of the island's best amenities are located within walking distance from the dock. But a large number of visitors opt to get around the island by taxi. If you happen to be the adventurous type, you can rent a vehicle for the day. But it is advised that first time visitors stay close to San Miguel since many of the island's inland rural roads are isolated and may be in poor condition.

Miscellaneous But Important

While the official currency is peso, most shops accept (even prefer) US dollars. Also, almost all shops have English speakers in case you don't know Spanish. There is also a calling station (located at Plaza Orbi - Local 1, Av. Rafael E. Melgar 27) that you can use for Internet or for making an international phone call.

 
Cruise travelers having a great time on beautiful beaches of Cozumel.

Cruise travelers having a great time on beautiful beaches of Cozumel.


There are many places where you can buy souvenirs, do some shopping and/or enjoy a great meal.

There are many places where you can buy souvenirs, do some shopping and/or enjoy a great meal.


Relaxing afternoon in Chankanaab National Park in Cozumel.

Relaxing afternoon in Chankanaab National Park in Cozumel.


A couple is enjoying the beautiful day in Cozumel.

A couple is enjoying the beautiful day in Cozumel.

 

Cruises to Cozumel Island, Mexico


5 Nights Western Caribbean Cruise From New Orleans, LA
Ship: Carnival Elation
Departure: New Orleans, LA
Arrival: New Orleans, LA
Duration: 5 Nights
Ports: New Orleans, Louisiana; Cozumel Island, Mexico; Progreso, Yucatan, Mexico; New Orleans, Louisiana
   Departure Date    Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite Continue
February 2, 2015 $359 $409 N/A $739 Carnival Elation February 2, 2015
February 7, 2015 $359 $409 N/A $739 Carnival Elation February 7, 2015
February 16, 2015 $509 $549 N/A $1,119 Carnival Elation February 16, 2015
February 21, 2015 $419 $449 N/A $1,069 Carnival Elation February 21, 2015
March 2, 2015 $439 $489 N/A $919 Carnival Elation March 2, 2015
March 7, 2015 $649 $699 N/A $1,029 Carnival Elation March 7, 2015
March 16, 2015 $579 $629 N/A $959 Carnival Elation March 16, 2015
March 21, 2015 $619 $639 N/A $859 Carnival Elation March 21, 2015
March 30, 2015 $609 $659 N/A $989 Carnival Elation March 30, 2015
April 4, 2015 $559 $609 N/A $989 Carnival Elation April 4, 2015
11 Nights Southern Caribbean Cruise From Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Ship: Celebrity Equinox
Departure: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Arrival: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Duration: 11 Nights
Ports: Fort Lauderdale, Florida; At Sea; George Town, Cayman Islands; At Sea; Cartagena, Colombia; Colon, Panama; Puerto Limon; At Sea; Belize City, Belize; Cozumel Island, Mexico; At Sea; Fort Lauderdale, Florida
   Departure Date    Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite Continue
February 2, 2015 $999 N/A $2,769 N/A Celebrity Equinox February 2, 2015
February 23, 2015 $1,149 N/A $2,759 N/A Celebrity Equinox February 23, 2015
March 16, 2015 $1,149 N/A $2,429 $4,329 Celebrity Equinox March 16, 2015
April 6, 2015 $1,249 $1,849 $1,949 $3,599 Celebrity Equinox April 6, 2015
November 9, 2015 $1,599 $1,999 $2,049 $3,799 Celebrity Equinox November 9, 2015
January 11, 2016 $1,449 $1,699 $1,799 $3,349 Celebrity Equinox January 11, 2016
February 22, 2016 $1,399 $1,599 $1,699 $3,199 Celebrity Equinox February 22, 2016
April 4, 2016 $1,299 $1,499 $1,599 $3,199 Celebrity Equinox April 4, 2016
4 Nights Western Caribbean Cruise From Miami, FL
Ship: Carnival Ecstasy
Departure: Miami, FL
Arrival: Miami, FL
Duration: 4 Nights
Ports: Miami, Florida; Key West, Florida; Cozumel Island, Mexico; Miami, Florida
   Departure Date    Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite Continue
February 2, 2015 $269 $319 $499 $619 Carnival Ecstasy February 2, 2015
February 9, 2015 $289 $339 $519 $639 Carnival Ecstasy February 9, 2015
February 16, 2015 $309 $359 $589 $659 Carnival Ecstasy February 16, 2015
February 23, 2015 $299 $349 $559 $649 Carnival Ecstasy February 23, 2015
March 2, 2015 $359 $409 $589 $709 Carnival Ecstasy March 2, 2015
March 9, 2015 $389 $439 $619 $739 Carnival Ecstasy March 9, 2015
March 16, 2015 $359 $409 $609 $709 Carnival Ecstasy March 16, 2015
March 23, 2015 $379 $419 $599 $709 Carnival Ecstasy March 23, 2015
March 30, 2015 $449 $499 $679 $799 Carnival Ecstasy March 30, 2015
April 6, 2015 $439 $479 $669 $779 Carnival Ecstasy April 6, 2015
5 Nights Western Caribbean Cruise From Tampa, FL
Ship: Carnival Paradise
Departure: Tampa, FL
Arrival: Tampa, FL
Duration: 5 Nights
Ports: Tampa, Florida; George Town, Cayman Islands; Cozumel Island, Mexico; Tampa, Florida
   Departure Date    Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite Continue
February 2, 2015 $389 $449 N/A $729 Carnival Paradise February 2, 2015
February 7, 2015 $399 $459 N/A $739 Carnival Paradise February 7, 2015
March 2, 2015 $469 $529 N/A $809 Carnival Paradise March 2, 2015
March 7, 2015 $519 $579 N/A $859 Carnival Paradise March 7, 2015
March 16, 2015 $479 $554 N/A N/A Carnival Paradise March 16, 2015
March 21, 2015 $469 $529 N/A $809 Carnival Paradise March 21, 2015
March 30, 2015 $579 $649 N/A N/A Carnival Paradise March 30, 2015
April 4, 2015 $579 $649 N/A $929 Carnival Paradise April 4, 2015
April 13, 2015 $439 $499 N/A $779 Carnival Paradise April 13, 2015
April 18, 2015 $439 $499 N/A $779 Carnival Paradise April 18, 2015
5 Nights Western Caribbean Cruise From Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Ship: Celebrity Constellation
Departure: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Arrival: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Duration: 5 Nights
Ports: Fort Lauderdale, Florida; At Sea; Cozumel Island, Mexico; At Sea; Key West, Florida; Fort Lauderdale, Florida
   Departure Date    Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite Continue
February 2, 2015 $219 $449 $649 $1,249 Celebrity Constellation February 2, 2015
March 2, 2015 $449 $649 $829 $1,299 Celebrity Constellation March 2, 2015
March 16, 2015 $349 $439 $599 $1,399 Celebrity Constellation March 16, 2015
March 30, 2015 $399 $549 $699 $1,199 Celebrity Constellation March 30, 2015
November 23, 2015 $519 $599 $749 $1,249 Celebrity Constellation November 23, 2015
December 7, 2015 $449 $629 $699 $1,299 Celebrity Constellation December 7, 2015
December 21, 2015 $799 $949 $1,179 $1,699 Celebrity Constellation December 21, 2015
January 18, 2016 $399 $529 $649 $999 Celebrity Constellation January 18, 2016
February 1, 2016 $399 $529 $679 $999 Celebrity Constellation February 1, 2016
February 29, 2016 $399 $529 $699 $999 Celebrity Constellation February 29, 2016
4 Nights Western Caribbean Cruise From Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Ship: Liberty of the Seas
Departure: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Arrival: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Duration: 4 Nights
Ports: Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Cruising; Cozumel Island, Mexico; Cruising; Fort Lauderdale, Florida
   Departure Date    Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite Continue
February 5, 2015 $314 $577 N/A $1,124 Liberty of the Seas February 5, 2015
March 5, 2015 $322 $374 $509 $884 Liberty of the Seas March 5, 2015
March 19, 2015 $359 $517 $704 $944 Liberty of the Seas March 19, 2015
April 2, 2015 $389 $449 $592 $854 Liberty of the Seas April 2, 2015
April 16, 2015 $374 $419 $532 $764 Liberty of the Seas April 16, 2015
April 30, 2015 $352 $464 $599 $914 Liberty of the Seas April 30, 2015
4 Nights Western Caribbean Cruise From Galveston, TX
Ship: Carnival Triumph
Departure: Galveston, TX
Arrival: Galveston, TX
Duration: 4 Nights
Ports: Galveston, Texas; Cozumel Island, Mexico; Galveston, Texas
   Departure Date    Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite Continue
February 5, 2015 $389 $449 $549 $949 Carnival Triumph February 5, 2015
March 19, 2015 $449 $549 $679 $1,009 Carnival Triumph March 19, 2015
April 2, 2015 $449 $509 $609 $1,009 Carnival Triumph April 2, 2015
April 16, 2015 $449 $509 $609 $1,009 Carnival Triumph April 16, 2015
April 30, 2015 $459 $509 $609 $1,009 Carnival Triumph April 30, 2015
May 14, 2015 $489 $549 $649 $1,039 Carnival Triumph May 14, 2015
May 28, 2015 $529 $589 $689 $1,089 Carnival Triumph May 28, 2015
June 11, 2015 $679 $759 $879 $1,269 Carnival Triumph June 11, 2015
June 25, 2015 $679 $759 $879 $1,269 Carnival Triumph June 25, 2015
July 9, 2015 $679 $759 $879 $1,269 Carnival Triumph July 9, 2015
4 Nights Western Caribbean Cruise From Tampa, FL
Ship: Brilliance of the Seas
Departure: Tampa, FL
Arrival: Tampa, FL
Duration: 4 Nights
Ports: Tampa, Florida; Cruising; Cozumel Island, Mexico; Cruising; Tampa, Florida
   Departure Date    Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite Continue
February 5, 2015 $359 N/A $832 N/A Brilliance of the Seas February 5, 2015
March 5, 2015 $352 $494 $509 $839 Brilliance of the Seas March 5, 2015
March 19, 2015 $427 $472 $547 $749 Brilliance of the Seas March 19, 2015
April 2, 2015 $397 $479 $562 $952 Brilliance of the Seas April 2, 2015
April 16, 2015 $359 $419 $532 $779 Brilliance of the Seas April 16, 2015
April 30, 2015 $349 $395 $547 $816 Brilliance of the Seas April 30, 2015
November 12, 2015 $279 $309 $409 $759 Brilliance of the Seas November 12, 2015
November 26, 2015 $399 $429 $529 $879 Brilliance of the Seas November 26, 2015
December 10, 2015 $279 $309 $409 $759 Brilliance of the Seas December 10, 2015
December 24, 2015 $449 $547 $699 $997 Brilliance of the Seas December 24, 2015
5 Nights Western Caribbean Cruise From Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Ship: Celebrity Constellation
Departure: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Arrival: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Duration: 5 Nights
Ports: Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Key West, Florida; At Sea; Cozumel Island, Mexico; At Sea; Fort Lauderdale, Florida
   Departure Date    Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite Continue
February 7, 2015 $249 $319 $499 N/A Celebrity Constellation February 7, 2015
February 21, 2015 $279 $329 $529 $1,049 Celebrity Constellation February 21, 2015
March 7, 2015 $399 $499 $649 $1,199 Celebrity Constellation March 7, 2015
March 21, 2015 $349 $499 $599 $1,299 Celebrity Constellation March 21, 2015
April 4, 2015 $439 $509 $689 $1,249 Celebrity Constellation April 4, 2015
December 12, 2015 $449 $629 $699 $1,299 Celebrity Constellation December 12, 2015
January 9, 2016 $399 $529 $679 $999 Celebrity Constellation January 9, 2016
January 23, 2016 $499 $649 $799 $1,349 Celebrity Constellation January 23, 2016
March 5, 2016 $429 $549 $729 $1,099 Celebrity Constellation March 5, 2016
March 19, 2016 $549 $749 $899 $1,399 Celebrity Constellation March 19, 2016
7 Nights Caribbean Cruise From Houston
Ship: Norwegian Jewel
Departure: Houston, TX
Arrival: Houston, TX
Duration: 7 Nights
Ports: Houston, Texas; Cozumel Island, Mexico; Belize City, Belize; Roatan, Bay Islands; Houston, Texas
   Departure Date    Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite Continue
February 7, 2015 $379 $479 $699 $1,049 Norwegian Jewel February 7, 2015
February 14, 2015 $429 $649 $899 $1,089 Norwegian Jewel February 14, 2015
February 21, 2015 $379 $579 $699 $929 Norwegian Jewel February 21, 2015
February 28, 2015 $329 $759 $799 $899 Norwegian Jewel February 28, 2015
March 7, 2015 $499 $679 $829 $969 Norwegian Jewel March 7, 2015
March 14, 2015 $569 $839 $959 $1,059 Norwegian Jewel March 14, 2015
March 21, 2015 $429 $629 $789 $1,039 Norwegian Jewel March 21, 2015
March 28, 2015 $449 $649 $899 $1,069 Norwegian Jewel March 28, 2015
April 4, 2015 $539 $739 $859 $1,049 Norwegian Jewel April 4, 2015
April 11, 2015 $509 $789 $929 $1,089 Norwegian Jewel April 11, 2015

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