This four-wheel adventure takes you to places in Cozumel most tourists never get to see. Take a short instructional course and driving lesson before hitting the dirt roads to explore. Wind your way through the paths of Cozumel's jungle, past Mayan ruin replicas, making your way towards the beach club to end your adventure with a refreshing dip in the swimming pool or ocean.
Ride into adventure, wilderness, and culture in a Polaris RZR4 ATV. Follow your guide and enjoy the thrill of navigating scenic, plant-lined paths around Cozumel, stopping for photos along the way. End your day beachside, where swimming and snorkeling await in the Northern Lagoon. Four guests per vehicle.
Come and witness the region's most unique natural treasure – an amazing series of caverns connected by underground waterways and awarded as “Mexico and Central America’s Leading Nature Reserve”! Picture yourself admiring this breathtaking crystal museum carved by Mother Nature over millions of years. Walk, wade, and swim through a 600m route past stalactites, stalagmites, and other formations enjoying its crystal clear fresh water . Following an expertly guided tour of this mesmerizing subterranean world, included in the “NAT GEO Top 10 Family Activities” and EarthCheck Silver certified for its good sustainable practices, you’ll taste the local flavors with a delicious buffet lunch, followed by a view of the venue exhibits before returning to the ferry pier.
Your adventure takes you to a hidden underground world the Mayans called Chaak Tun?named for the Mayan god of rain?literally meaning ?Chaak?s Rain of Stone.? Looking around at the striking stalactite and stalagmite formations, it?s easy to see why. While walking along, learn about the Mayan people and why they revered these fascinating caverns. Go for a rejuvenating swim or snorkel in these sacred waters, taking a close look at these dazzling works of nature below the surface. You?ll also appreciate the fact that Chaak Tun has been certified by Sustainable Travel International, a global nonprofit with stringent environmental standards. After a dip, enjoy an authentic Mayan lunch before making your way to Playa Del Carmen?one of the trendiest cities on the Yucatan Peninsula?and visit the 5th Avenue shopping district to search for the perfect souvenir.
Get ready to dive below Cozumel’s waters for an unforgettable adventure on a submarine expedition that submerges you deep into the Caribbean Sea. The Atlantis gently descends 100-feet below the surface where breathtaking scenes await. An expert guide will provide narration as your submarine navigates the ocean floor and introduces you to a playground of sharks, turtles, and thousands of colorful fish. Cozumel is home to the world’s second largest barrier reef system and the stunning Cozumel Wall. The tour continues past one of the biggest dive wrecks in the Caribbean, The Felipe Xicotencatl–a 154-foot ship once used for rescue and patrol missions–recycled to the ocean floor to promote coral growth and marine life.
Add some aquatic adventure to your Mexican vacation with a carefree, fun-filled day at Playa Mia Grand Beach & Water Park, the largest beach attraction in Cozumel. Complete with roundtrip transportation to and from port, you’ll enjoy approximately four hours exploring the park at your leisure. White-sand shorelines and the Oasis Island Pool offer seaside serenity for those looking to relax. Action seekers get their fill with non-motorized watersports, the 200-foot long Twin Twister waterslide, and a Floating Park packed with trampolines. Even the little ones will make a splash with water cannons and animal slides at the Buccaneer’s Bay kids’ pool. This is one adventure the whole family will love.
Enjoy a scenic tour of Cozumel and learn about its captivating history. Stroll through tropical gardens filled with replica miniatures of Mexican landmarks at Discover Mexico Park, and admire the beauty of the island's east coast at El Mirador. Continue to the Mayan Cacao Company where you'll enjoy a sensory experience and learn about the history of chocolate, its manufacturing process, and participate in a delicious tasting. Finish the day by stopping at the Tequila Place for an educational sampling of local varieties, followed by shopping in downtown Cozumel.
Home to the great Mayan empire, Chichen Itza extends 6 square miles and includes several hundred magnificent buildings. You'll enjoy exploring this legendary wonder of the world, taking in the great pyramid of Kulkulcan, the temple of Venus, the temple of Warriors, the largest and best-preserved Mayan ballpark, tzompantli, and much more. Experience it all with the help of a virtual tablet that brings to life everything you see with audio-visual technology. The perfect companion to your sightseeing, this tablet lets you see what the historic complex looked like centuries ago, as you view the ancient structures that remain today, including never-before-seen images of Kulkulcan, plus the temple’s interior tomb and statues.
Journey to Chichen Itza, the ancient Mayan archeological site, on this once-in-a-lifetime private flight over the Yucatán Peninsula. Hop aboard our private Cessna for a thrilling flight over the Yucatán Peninsula. As you fly close to the pyramid to admire its massive architecture from around a mile up in the air and learn about Mayan culture and history. Then, on the ground, meet our certified guide for a tour through the incredible Chichen Itza archeological ruin, an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the massive Kukulkan pyramid, “El Castillo.” In its height, Chichen Itza was one of the largest cities of the Mayan civilization. After your tour, you'll enjoy free time to explore this Wonder of the World on your own before your return flight to Cozumel and your awaiting ship.
Explore Cozumel in an open-top Jeep Wrangler for an exciting scenic drive, and dive into the undersea world for your snorkeling adventure. Your tour stops at a secluded beach where you can relax or swim. Afterward, you will also circle the island as you drive to the wild side and less visited side of Cozumel. This tour takes you all the way around the island so you can see and experience all of the island in one tour.
Discover a pristine underwater world as you plunge into the dazzling waters off Cozumel for a snorkeling adventure through three distinct coral reefs. Enjoy panoramic coastal views and soothing breezes while gliding by boat across the turquoise waters off the Mexican shore. Equipped with snorkel gear, swim around three coral reef systems teeming with colorful tropical fish and other unique marine life. Take a break on board and enjoy two complimentary beverages?snacks and beer are available for purchase.
Upgrade your tropical vacation with a premium dolphin adventure, where you’ll meet a friendly pod of dolphins and indulge in an all-inclusive experience. Upon arrival at the Dolphinaris, you’ll be welcomed by a team of professional trainers who will guide you onto a shallow submerged platform to begin your dolphin encounter. In this safe and shallow space, both adults and small children can engage in a hands-on program with the park’s resident marine mammals, as they offer fin-to-hand handshakes and show off natural behaviors, including: feeding, jumping, whistling, and planting wet kisses on your cheek. After your water experience, relax and enjoy an all-inclusive lunch buffet. Your day also includes the complimentary use of kayaks, paddleboards, and snorkel gear, so feel free to explore the natural aquarium teeming with tropical fish, stingrays, and starfish.
Enjoy a fun-filled family day at Xcaret Natural Adventure Park. Your tour begins with a 45-minute ferry ride to Playa del Carmen where you'll board a bus to Xcaret. A guide orients you to the park before you set off and explore. Take a Mayan swim, enjoy a dip in the Caribbean Sea, stroll through a botanical garden and nursery, visit the wild bird-breeding aviary, or view exhibits in the Museum of Mayan Archeological Sites.
Your Sea Trek helmet dive explores Cozumel's pristine underwater world. An astronaut-style helmet keeps your head and shoulders dry the entire dive, and it provides a continuous air supply. Your experienced guide instructs you on equipment, safety and communication before heading to the Sea Trek platform. Explore beautiful coral formations and sea critters of all shapes and sizes. A half-hour later, relax at the beach or swap your helmet for the complimentary snorkeling equipment.
Embark on an exhilarating aquatic experience off the coast of Cozumel, while driving your own speed boat, exploring underwater, and relaxing at a local beach. Experience a high-adrenaline joyride in a two-person motor boat that zips swiftly across dazzling turquoise waters. Geared with snorkel equipment, plunge into the water to discover colorful coral reefs and tropical marine life. Unwind and rejuvenate after your adventures while lounging on the sands of a nearby Mexican shoreline. Enjoy a cold refreshment and snacks at the beach.
Head to the mainland city of Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya’s natural treasures–the breathtaking cenote and one of the most stunning and white sandy beach in the Peninsula of Yucatan. After a 45 minutes ferry ride, first you’ll stop at the Cenote for a refreshing swim. This naturally formed sinkhole is thousands of years old and the longest underwater cave system in the world. Here, you’ll splash in turquoise waters surrounded by glorious stalagmites and stalactites. Next, at the beach, you’ll spend your afternoon enjoying fantastic snorkeling in the clear waters–getting close to colorful fish and the opportunity to see some sea turtles in their natural wildlife. Afterwards, head to a private beach club for a buffet lunch featuring a variety of tasty Mexican dishes, followed by free time to relax before returning back to your private ferry.
Experience the Caribbean as you glide over the coral reefs in your clear kayak. With brilliant tropical fish swimming through coral reefs beneath your two-person kayak, your snorkeling excursion provides you an even closer look at Cozumel's marine life. Afterwards, enjoy access to Playa Uvas' Beach Club facilities and complimentary refreshments, then choose to either return to ship or extend your stay in this tropical paradise.
Enjoy 18 holes of golf on Cozumel’s first world class golf course. Stretching across more than 6,800 yards from the back tees, this course incorporates ecologically protected areas, including natural wetlands. Don’t be surprised if you see blue crabs, iguanas, crocodiles, raccoons, and multiple bird species as you enjoy your day on the green. If you’ve dreamed about playing golf on a tropical island, this excursion is a hole in one.
Can?t decide on a scenic drive or time on the beach? Why not do both? This tour combines a narrated drive to the heart of downtown Cozumel with stops for photos along the way, plus about an hour and a half at a local beach. On your drive, make a stop at the bright yellow Corpus Christi Cathedral for photos, continuing to downtown to see historic buildings along the main plaza, including the clock tower. Then make your way to a local beach for sun, sand, swimming or simply relaxing in the sun before returning the your ship.
Enjoy a day of adventure at Playa Mia Grand Beach & Water Park. Kayak, swim, sail, play on a water trampoline, pedal a water bicycle, rent snorkel/diving gear, or just relax on a beach float—there’s so much to do! Mix it up with a couple land sports and hit the soccer field, Ping-Pong, or volleyball courts.
ump in a modified dune buggy for a scenic coastal drive around picturesque Cozumel island, stopping to snorkel in an underwater national park and enjoying a break at Explora Beach. This unforgettable tour is certified by Sustainable Travel International, a global nonprofit with stringent environmental standards, ensuring your adventure on shore is eco-friendly. Feel the wind in your hair and the warm Caribbean sun on your skin as you make your way to your first stop, which is a snorkeling site inside the Underwater National Park of Cozumel. This protected area is an ecological reserve where you'll find an amazing array of vibrant sea life and crystal-clear water. After an hour of snorkeling, climb back in your buggy and drive to the lush, picturesque eastern shore. There at Explora Beach, you can relax or play on gorgeous white sands before making your way back to the pier.
On the rare occasion when winds are not favorable for snorkeling a 'Plan B' will be put in to place for this tour. The plan will allow extra time for guests at the beach followed by a visit to Pueblo del Maiz, an interactive pre-Hispanic park that combines art movement theater, culture, music, dance and the ingredients of ancestral heritage of the Mayan culture. A truly enriching experience.
Meet, interact with, feed, and even hold stingrays! You'll receive safety instructions before entering the 1-acre enclosure for your encounter, where the trained and friendly rays will eat right out of your hand. Next, snorkel with more rays, baby rays, and colorful tropical fish in the new coral reef installation, featuring more than 1,000 coral. Finally, relax at the beach club and enjoy the snack bar and souvenir shop, followed by free time to explore downtown Cozumel’s shopping district.
Sit back and relax on a sailing tour that introduces you to Cozumel and its fascinating marine life. As you step onto your 35-foot private catamaran, you’ll be greeted by the captain and first mate, and treated to a brief private sailing lesson. During your journey, you’ll sail past downtown Cozumel while enjoying a delicious prepared lunch onboard. Enter the National Marine Park Reserve for an afternoon of swimming, paddle boarding, and snorkeling with friends and loved ones.
Sail on a 65-foot state-of-the-art catamaran to a gorgeous snorkeling site where you will explore Cozumel's famous reefs. After snorkeling, sail up the coast to a private beach. Go for a swim in the crystal clear waters, kayak, or simply relax on the shoreline. Get in on the action at Fury's Aqua Park where you can try water trampolines, paddle surfboards, or hit the waterslide.
Explore an ancient path accessible only by 4x4 vehicle, followed by lunch and time to relax on a secluded beach. In your Monster Jeep, you’ll tackle rugged terrain as you make your way to a side of the island few people have the chance to experience—an ancient path leading to a Mayan ruin that overlooks the ocean. This tour takes you to a side of the island that is impossible to access unless you have a 4x4. It is a true off-roading tour in an area that is not accessible by rental cars. This means that most visitors are never able to travel to this area of the island. Most locals have never been able to make it here either. You will off road to a Mayan Ruin most people have never seen or know about. After photos and learning about this structure’s history you will then head to an amazing virgin beach and be treated to a Mexican Lunch. It is what the Caribbean should be like, Virgin. After, enjoy some free time to relax or play under the warm sunbefore you will head back to the ship.
Cooking has never been so much fun! Enjoy a hands-on culinary experience, as two dancing chefs teach you how to make a variety of authentic salsas and perfect your margarita making skills. Create, eat, and drink a variety of Mexican dishes including a fiery red salsa, oaxacan guacamole, pico de gallo, and tasty cheese quesadillas. Once you have mastered these Mexican culinary skills, you will have the choice to relax on the beach and enjoy the stunning views, dive into the pool, or snorkel the crystal waters.
Spend half a day on an outdoor adventure that combines snorkeling a famous reef and as well as in a shallow, secluded starfish sanctuary. Your tour begins with a scenic coastline cruise to the National Marine Park. There, receive snorkeling instruction and gear from your PADI-certified guide before drift snorkeling over Palancar reef, Cozumel’s most iconic reef. In fact, divers since Jacques Cousteau named one of the best diving sites in the world. After, make your way to El Cielo (Spanish for heaven), a shallow sand strip teeming with stunning starfish, the only natural starfish sanctuary in Mexico. On your way back to the ship, the onboard bar is open for a well-deserved drink.
Saddle up and ride through the natural wonders of the island of Cozumel. Horses are assigned and instructions are given at Rancho Buenavista. You'll ride through the rainforest passing original Mayan ruins, replicas and caves dating back 1,500 years. Your guide explains Mayan history and customs as you trot along the trails. After this mystical experience, you'll arrive at a beautiful beach where you can relax, swim and enjoy the amazing Caribbean breeze.
Splash, spin, dive, and fly aboard this exhilarating 700 HP jet boat! While you buckle up, your captain will brief you on safety guidelines and the important hand signals for the upcoming action-packed sail. The fun starts after speeding along the coast; hold tight when the captain signals a 360° spin; hold your breath when the boat stops at full speed to nosedive into the ocean, the thrill is gonna make you feel great! This quick but thrilling ride is designed for guests in good physical condition who are true adrenaline junkies.
Get ready to "Xplor" it all at a unique underground world full of bucket-list inspired activities. Fly through the air on a zip line course above the Mexican jungle–complete with refreshing water landings and suspension bridge take-offs. Take a ride on the wild side in an amphibious vehicle, while exploring an underground paradise of caves and turquoise waters. Swim surrounded by stalactites and stalagmites, or discover a raft route across subterranean caverns while paddling with your hands. Afterwards, enjoy a nutritious and light group lunch buffet.
Experience Xenses; a park with more than 15 activities that will take you on a fantastic journey through air, land and water to revive your senses plus enjoy free time to explore the famous 5th Ave in Playa del Carmen. Awake your imagination and challenge your perception at Xenses. Here you will enjoy different real and imaginary scenarios that will make you live a unique experience. Land, air and water experiences designed to revive your senses and awaken those you didn’t know you had. After visit the Park you´ll be taken to the famous 5th Ave in Playa del Carmen where you´ll spend free time on your own to explore at leisure before return to your ship in Cozumel.
Feel your adrenaline soar as you ride in an open-air dune buggy across off-road dirt paths bound for Jade Cavern, an underground sink hole where you'll enjoy a swim and thrilling cliff-jumping. This 3.5-hour adventure begins at the crumbling Mayan village of El Cedral. At the welcome station you'll meet a team of experienced driver guides who will offer a safety briefing and outfit you with helmets, bandanas and goggles. Then you're in for one rough and rowdy ride, as you travel in a four-seater Can-Am Commander Max XT vehicle, following muddy trails through the dense Mexican jungle. The route leads to one of Cozumel's largest cenotes, Jade Cavern, where you'll discover an underground swimming sink hole once deemed sacred by the ancient Mayan people. Delight in a refreshing swim in its cool green waters, surrounded by stalactites. The bravest in the group will even have the chance to leap from craggy cliffs tucked above the shimmering waters. The return ride back to El Cedral brings more jungle scenery and equally exciting outdoor thrills.
Uncover the secrets of Mayan cacao, the Melipona Bee and sample tequila—all in one quick, but entertaining tour. At the Mayan Cacao Company, discover the history of chocolate and learn how it formed such a central role in Mayan social and religious life. See the manufacturing process, participate in a demonstration, and sample delicious artisanal chocolate. Head towards the Mayan Bee Sanctuary and discover the importance the sacred stingless Melipona Bees had in the Mayan culture. Open your eyes to a new landscape surrounded by lush vegetation and a small cenote as the bees interact in their natural space. Not only are Melipona bees essential for the pollination of crops and environmental balance but also key to Mayan traditions and believes. Learn about the benefits and properties of the bee’s marvelous golden liquid in its different presentations as you enjoy a small tasting. Then visit a Tequila Place and learn about the making of this traditional Mexican beverage and take part in a tequila tasting.
Climb behind the wheel of a Jeep and head to Punta Sur State Park to see Mayan ruins, climb a lighthouse, and enjoy an amazing snorkeling experience. What?s more, your tour operator has been certified by Sustainable Travel International, a global nonprofit with stringent environmental standards, ensuring your adventure on and off shore is eco-friendly. Your first stop is the Caracol, a small Mayan temple built during the post-classical period with an amazing crocodile sanctuary you can view from a nearby lookout. After, climb the Celarain lighthouse for fantastic views of the island. Punta Sur State Park features an ecological reserve with an amazing array of vibrant sea life and crystal-clear water, perfect for snorkeling the Underwater National Parkland. Enjoy a fully guided National Geographic Snorkel Gear Tour with National Geographic certified mask, snorkel, fins and life vest. After, relax or play on the gorgeous white sands of Explora Beach before making your way back to the pier.
Snuba in the beautiful Caribbean Sea off the coast of Cozumel. Novice and experts will have the chance to enjoy the combination of snorkeling and scuba diving without the heavy equipment. Your instructor will provide a safety briefing before you set off on an amazing underwater adventure. Discover the plentiful marine life including lobsters, parrotfish, angelfish, coral, and more.