Cozumel – Tailor made tour

1 Day Tour through Mexico

Activities: Culture/Sightseeing, Enjoy Beaches, Explore Mayan Ruins
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8 hours
Day tour in Cozumel Mexico

This is one of Mexico’s largest islands, and this tailor-made day tour in Cozumel, Mexico will allow you to visit some of its most important landmarks and attractions.

This island has become one of the country’s hottest vacation spots thanks to its dense green vegetation, incredible diving, and beaches with fine coral sand and crystal-clear blue-green sea. 

This tailor-made tour is designed to ensure you’ll get the very best from your visit to this beautiful tropical island.

Departure & Return Location

Traveler pick up from Cozumel hotel or port

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Price Includes

  • Transportation by an air-conditioned bus
  • Driver ServiceEnglish speaking driver
  • Bottle water Sodas, snacks
  • Taxes

Price Excludes

  • Tour Guide Local guides if they chose to visit the Mayan Ruins - Price $20 to $80 - depending on group size
  • Entrance FeesLocal Attractions
  • Snorkeling gear rental
  • Food & drinks
  • Beach chair & other expenses than indicated
What to Expect

Guided by an expert, you will get close with culture and nature in this heavenly island. You will meet your guide at your arrival pier at a convenient time.

The stops on the itinerary will depend on the group’s top choices included in this tour package. 

You can choose between a small local chocolate factory to learn how chocolate was produced and used by the Mayan people, enjoy a tequila tasting, see the west side of the island with time for lunch, visit the historic San Gervasio Mayan ruins, shop and finish your day on Palancar Beach, where you can snorkel, swim or snooze in a hammock between the coconut trees.

Additional Information

  1. The price is based in 8 participants
  2. This is a private day tour, therefore only your group will participate
  3. Activity level: Easy to moderate, most travelers can participate
  4. Not wheelchair accessible

Stop A San Gervasio Ruins

These Mayan ruins are the #1 archaeological site in Cozumel. San Gervasio was a sacred Mayan site dedicated to the goddess Ixchel (goddess of fertility).

Located in the heart of the island, in a lush jungle populated with brilliantly colored iguanas and lush flowers and foliage, this Mayan archaeological site has an unusually long history.

You can become part of the Mayan culture and its mysteries with this San Gervasio tour.

Stop B El Mercado (The Market)

This is the perfect place to mingle with the locals, experience a real old-style typical Mexican Market, taste authentic Mexican food freshly cooked at the various food counters in the market.

Gaze at the colorful view of spices piled high in heaping bags, colorful pottery stacked tall, clothing and much, much more.

Stop C Chocolate Factory

This visit will take you to a real Mayan house. Here you will find a small family-owned Chocolate Factory where the chocolates are made in-house in the artisan way and learn of their traditions and day to day life.

Immerse in the magic world of Mayan cacao and learn everything you ever wanted to know and more about chocolate making.

Stop DTequila testing & history

Today you will enjoy a real taste of Mexico. A day tour in Cozumel, Mexico would not be complete without tequila, considered sacred by the Aztecs.

An expert will take you on a journey through the making of the national drink of Mexico, and you will learn basic fundamentals, like how to drink tequila to best savor its unique flavors.

You will receive small portions to taste all the silky smooth varieties, such as cherry tequila, orange tequila, the almond tequila that has a smoky flavor and the coffee tequila with a strong, good taste, among many others.

The tour is interesting and should not be missed.

Stop ETurtle Nets

If you are in Cozumel between the months of May through November, you may witness one of the most beautiful natural journeys. Hundreds of sea turtles come to the eastern beaches of Cozumel every year to build their nests and lay their eggs.

The season starts in May and a couple of months later, tiny hatchlings emerge from their eggs and make their way to the ocean on their instinctive journey that begins every evening around 5 pm.

You will definitely want to include this in your day tour in Cozumel, Mexico during these months.

Stop F Coconuts Bar & Grill

You can stop at Coconuts, a popular hangout with the vacation crowd with an amazing view, to sip a drink or take beautiful pictures.

lt’s situated on top of the highest point in Cozumel, Mexico and is accessible via a long and winding staircase made of natural coral rock.

Stop G El Mirador (The Lookout)

Preserved in its most natural state, El Mirador is a must see place in Cozumel. It is not a classic beach.

Large rock formations jut out into the open ocean with some natural bridges and tidal pools whirling around.

Over thousands of years, the coral rock that composes the Caribbean Sea bed has been pounded by waves which turned the coral reef into these magnificent formations.

Climb and walk across to the end where the ocean spray meets this natural rock bridge.

Stop HPunta Sur

Here, far from the tourist crowds, you will find a true off-the-beaten-path discovery of one of nature’s masterpieces.

Punta Sur National Park is the biggest natural Eco-reserve on Cozumel Island.

This area is known for its mangrove-lined lagoons, which offer a wide array of local flora and fauna.

Enjoy the most beautiful beach of Cozumel, climb up our Celarain lighthouse and take amazing photos of crocodiles, exotic birds, fish and flowers.

Stop I Los Cinco Soles

If you’re looking for some souvenirs in Cozumel, this is the best shopping experience you will have on the island.

Take the time to look and discover a world of Mexican wonders such as black ceramics from Oaxaca, Talavera pottery, colorful Day of the Dead skeleton dioramas, folk-art, handicrafts, and many more highly original products from all over Mexico, all at affordable prices.

Stop JPalancar Beach

This is a nice beach for family-friendly fun and fantastic views; it’s hard to do better on the island.

One of Cozumel’s most beautiful beaches, Playa Palancar is a laid-back beach where you can relax in a hammock under the coconut-palm trees or swim and snorkel.

There are several small restaurants and shops selling seafood, drinks and snacks or renting snorkeling equipment and organizing dives.

There’s no better place for a relaxing beach day away from the crowded tourist spots.

Stop K Pueblo del Maiz

This exceptional experience will lead you to a little gem of the authentic Mayan lifestyle. This Pre-Hispanic Park is a re-created ancient Mayan village compound comprised of seven palapas, or traditional thatched huts.

Each one has a specific purpose and provides a glimpse into the ancient Mayan lifestyle and customs.

Learn the history in a dynamic way, such as how to use corn to make tortillas, how to barter for things that you would like, taste honey from stingless bees or how to make chocolate from the Cocoa bean.

Interactive activities are provided throughout Pueblo del Maiz to experience authentic village life.