What beaches are free in Cozumel?
4 Almost Free Beaches in Cozumel
- Sunset Beach. Known as one of the best snorkeling beaches in Cozumel, Sunset Beach is also one of the closest beaches to San Miguel.
- Playa Palancar. (photo: Flickr Creative Commons/zanzibar)
- Paradise Beach. (photo: Flickr Creative Commons/Tom Bechtel)
- Playa Corona Beach.
Can you walk to the beach from the port in Cozumel?
There aren’t really public beaches located in walking distance from the cruise ship dock on Cozumel, however it’s possible to pay for day access to one of the nearby beach clubs. Walk south to the Money Bar Beach Club, a lively beachside hang with a restaurant and spa, as well as paddle board and snorkel gear rentals.
Is Playa Palancar free?
Palancar Beach is located on the southwestern side of the island, about 13 miles south of San Miguel de Cozumel, and can be reached via taxi. There is no admission fee to access Palancar, but reviewers noted you’ll probably want to fork over the $10 it costs to secure a beach umbrella and lounger.
Where does Royal Caribbean dock in Cozumel?
the International Pier
There are two main docks in Cozumel, and Royal Caribbean ships will dock at the International Pier, which is located south of San Miguel and is about a 5 minute taxi ride away. As you disembark your ship, you will walk through a shopping plaza that offers a variety of shops, bars and restaurants.
What’s better Cozumel or Cancun?
Cozumel or Cancun: quick answer Cozumel is smaller, quieter, and less crowded. Cancun has ample, postcard-type beaches along the hotel zone, a long stretch of white sand and clear seawater. Cozumel has smaller and rockier beaches but provides access to the great coral barrier for world-class snorkeling and diving.
Are there crocodiles in Cozumel?
The crocodilians indigenous to Cozumel are the American Crocodile, or Crocodylus acutus and Morelet’s Crocodile, Crocodylus moreletii. The adult C. acutus is light gray in color and have a pointed snout, much narrower than an alligator.
Can you snorkel on your own in Cozumel?
In Cozumel, all the gorgeous beaches are federally owned and open to the public, even the ones in front of hotels, homes or businesses. Therefore, if you have your own snorkeling gear, the choices of where to snorkel are endless and not limited to a Cozumel snorkeling boat tour.