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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


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
March 2, 2017 $551 $615 $767 N/A Brilliance of the Seas March 2, 2017
March 30, 2017 $519 $477 $620 $1,050 Brilliance of the Seas March 30, 2017
April 13, 2017 $400 $479 $561 $1,268 Brilliance of the Seas April 13, 2017
November 30, 2017 $361 $411 $522 $945 Brilliance of the Seas November 30, 2017
January 2, 2018 $331 $391 $492 $845 Brilliance of the Seas January 2, 2018
January 11, 2018 $349 $408 $518 $779 Brilliance of the Seas January 11, 2018
January 25, 2018 $349 $408 $518 $779 Brilliance of the Seas January 25, 2018
February 8, 2018 $359 $419 $529 $789 Brilliance of the Seas February 8, 2018
February 22, 2018 $379 $409 $519 $779 Brilliance of the Seas February 22, 2018
March 8, 2018 $359 $419 $529 $788 Brilliance of the Seas March 8, 2018
4 Nights Western Caribbean Cruise From Mobile, Alabama
Ship: Carnival Fantasy
Departure: Mobile, Alabama
Arrival: Mobile, Alabama
Duration: 4 Nights
Ports: Mobile, Alabama; Cozumel Island, Mexico; Mobile, Alabama
   Departure Date    Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite Continue
March 2, 2017 $459 $514 N/A $699 Carnival Fantasy March 2, 2017
March 16, 2017 $439 $489 N/A $789 Carnival Fantasy March 16, 2017
March 30, 2017 $469 $509 N/A $794 Carnival Fantasy March 30, 2017
April 13, 2017 $429 $479 N/A $844 Carnival Fantasy April 13, 2017
April 27, 2017 $399 $449 N/A $859 Carnival Fantasy April 27, 2017
May 11, 2017 $459 $499 N/A $929 Carnival Fantasy May 11, 2017
May 25, 2017 $519 $569 N/A $939 Carnival Fantasy May 25, 2017
June 8, 2017 $609 $669 N/A $889 Carnival Fantasy June 8, 2017
June 22, 2017 $609 $669 N/A $889 Carnival Fantasy June 22, 2017
July 6, 2017 $609 $669 N/A $889 Carnival Fantasy July 6, 2017
4 Nights Western Caribbean Cruise From Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Ship: Independence 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
March 2, 2017 $697 N/A N/A N/A Independence of the Seas March 2, 2017
March 30, 2017 N/A N/A $527 $799 Independence of the Seas March 30, 2017
April 13, 2017 $664 $858 $1,033 $2,596 Independence of the Seas April 13, 2017
November 23, 2017 $567 $684 $904 $1,285 Independence of the Seas November 23, 2017
December 7, 2017 $396 $482 $637 $910 Independence of the Seas December 7, 2017
January 4, 2018 $344 $419 $554 $792 Independence of the Seas January 4, 2018
January 18, 2018 $344 $419 $554 $792 Independence of the Seas January 18, 2018
February 1, 2018 $335 $409 $559 $792 Independence of the Seas February 1, 2018
March 1, 2018 $363 $437 $596 $848 Independence of the Seas March 1, 2018
March 15, 2018 $381 $465 $633 $904 Independence of the Seas March 15, 2018
4 Nights Western Caribbean Cruise From Galveston, TX
Ship: Carnival Liberty
Departure: Galveston, TX
Arrival: Galveston, TX
Duration: 4 Nights
Ports: Galveston, Texas; Cozumel Island, Mexico; Galveston, Texas
   Departure Date    Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite Continue
March 2, 2017 $454 $539 $664 $1,019 Carnival Liberty March 2, 2017
March 16, 2017 $554 $664 $734 $1,059 Carnival Liberty March 16, 2017
March 30, 2017 $449 $509 $609 $999 Carnival Liberty March 30, 2017
April 13, 2017 $489 $549 $649 $1,039 Carnival Liberty April 13, 2017
April 27, 2017 $464 $524 $659 $1,019 Carnival Liberty April 27, 2017
7 Nights Western Caribbean Cruise From Tampa, FL
Ship: Oosterdam
Departure: Tampa, FL
Arrival: Tampa, FL
Duration: 7 Nights
Ports: Tampa, Florida; Cozumel Island, Mexico; Mahogany Bay, Honduras; Santo Tomas, Guatemala; Costa Maya, Mexico; Tampa, Florida
   Departure Date    Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite Continue
March 3, 2017 $659 $729 $799 N/A Oosterdam March 3, 2017
March 10, 2017 $799 $899 $1,099 $1,599 Oosterdam March 10, 2017
7 Nights Caribbean Cruise From Miami, FL
Ship: Norwegian Pearl
Departure: Miami, FL
Arrival: Miami, FL
Duration: 7 Nights
Ports: Miami, Florida; Ocho Rios, Jamaica; George Town, Cayman Islands; Cozumel Island, Mexico; Key West, Florida; Miami, Florida
   Departure Date    Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite Continue
March 3, 2017 $819 $1,129 N/A N/A Norwegian Pearl March 3, 2017
7 Nights Western Caribbean Cruise From Orlando, FL
Ship: Carnival Magic
Departure: Orlando, FL
Arrival: Orlando, FL
Duration: 7 Nights
Ports: Port Canaveral (Orlando), Florida; Costa Maya, Mexico; Roatan, Bay Islands; Belize City, Belize; Cozumel Island, Mexico; Port Canaveral (Orlando), Florida
   Departure Date    Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite Continue
March 4, 2017 $859 N/A $1,194 $2,249 Carnival Magic March 4, 2017
April 15, 2017 $829 $1,029 $1,109 $1,599 Carnival Magic April 15, 2017
May 19, 2018 $839 $1,009 $1,159 $1,589 Carnival Magic May 19, 2018
June 30, 2018 $1,079 $1,279 $1,429 $1,859 Carnival Magic June 30, 2018
August 11, 2018 $989 $1,159 $1,309 $1,739 Carnival Magic August 11, 2018
September 22, 2018 $719 $869 $1,019 $1,449 Carnival Magic September 22, 2018
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
March 4, 2017 N/A $624 N/A $1,039 Carnival Paradise March 4, 2017
March 13, 2017 $704 $734 N/A N/A Carnival Paradise March 13, 2017
March 18, 2017 $584 $634 N/A $1,159 Carnival Paradise March 18, 2017
March 27, 2017 $594 $644 N/A $1,014 Carnival Paradise March 27, 2017
April 1, 2017 $634 $704 N/A $1,039 Carnival Paradise April 1, 2017
April 10, 2017 $584 $664 N/A $1,129 Carnival Paradise April 10, 2017
April 15, 2017 $539 $614 N/A $1,019 Carnival Paradise April 15, 2017
April 24, 2017 $519 $604 N/A $1,084 Carnival Paradise April 24, 2017
April 29, 2017 $504 $599 N/A $1,119 Carnival Paradise April 29, 2017
5 Nights Western Caribbean Cruise From New Orleans, LA
Ship: Carnival Triumph
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
March 4, 2017 $519 $549 $669 $949 Carnival Triumph March 4, 2017
March 13, 2017 $804 N/A N/A N/A Carnival Triumph March 13, 2017
March 18, 2017 $649 $674 $789 N/A Carnival Triumph March 18, 2017
March 27, 2017 $559 $694 $774 $1,304 Carnival Triumph March 27, 2017
April 1, 2017 $609 $664 $809 N/A Carnival Triumph April 1, 2017
April 10, 2017 $529 $629 $759 $1,124 Carnival Triumph April 10, 2017
April 15, 2017 $479 $614 $719 $1,009 Carnival Triumph April 15, 2017
April 24, 2017 $499 $569 $729 $1,039 Carnival Triumph April 24, 2017
April 29, 2017 $504 $549 $679 $939 Carnival Triumph April 29, 2017
7 Nights Western Caribbean Cruise From Galveston, TX
Ship: Carnival Breeze
Departure: Galveston, TX
Arrival: Galveston, TX
Duration: 7 Nights
Ports: Galveston, Texas; Cozumel Island, Mexico; Belize City, Belize; Roatan, Bay Islands; Galveston, Texas
   Departure Date    Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite Continue
March 5, 2017 $819 $919 $1,029 $1,819 Carnival Breeze March 5, 2017
April 2, 2017 $809 $999 $1,099 $1,959 Carnival Breeze April 2, 2017
April 30, 2017 $719 $889 $1,039 $1,859 Carnival Breeze April 30, 2017

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