Cozumel Quick Facts

Cozumel Weather




July and August are the hottest months, with temperatures climbing into the 90s, while December and January bring the lowest temperature drops in the mid 70s. Water Temp: 77░- 82░. Air Temp: Average Day: 80░ F Average Night: 72░ F.
With in the Caribbean, only in Cozumel, Mexico will you find such a tremendous combination of mammoth caves, tunnels, overhangs, pinnacles, and sheer drop-offs. This unique topography, along with superb marine life, makes this destination a must for diving enthusiasts. The island offers a wide range of accommodations, delicious yet inexpensive meals, topside activities, colorful night life and stimulating cultural opportunities. Cozumel is still the Caribbean's best dollar value and now has resorts within a short 5 minute boat ride to the famed Palancar drop-offs.

The island offers a wide range of accommodations, delicious yet inexpensive meals, topside activities, colorful night life and stimulating cultural opportunities. Cozumel is still the Caribbean's best dollar value and now has resorts within a short 5 minute boat ride to the famed Palancar drop-offs.

On the numerous shallow reefs, the assortment of marine fauna is as varied and striking as you might ever hope to encounter. Schools of grouper, jack, snapper, grunt, yellowtail and tang cover the reefs. Angels, damselfish, barracuda and parrotfish are equally abundant. You won't have to look very hard to spot many species of eel and ray winding and gliding amidst the coral. Over 27 miles long and 9 miles wide, Cozumel, or Ah-Cuzamil-Piten (it's ancient Mayan name, meaning Land of the Swallows) is Mexico's largest island. Lying in emerald water 12 nautical miles off the rugged coast of the Yucatan PeninsulaŚMiami is about 600 miles to the Northeast.

Fun in the sun opportunities in Cozumel include snorkeling, water-skiing, sailing, fishing, wind-surfing, shell collecting or just plain ol' tanning. The eastern coast of the island, as yet mostly undeveloped, offers ancient ruins to explore and miles and miles of secluded beaches.

No matter where you stay, you will certainly be making daily or nightly trips into the town of San Miguel, the center of all activity. Hundreds of stores and shops offer everything from bargain-priced gold and silver to tropical fashions, leather goods and hand-crafted native art. Restaurants of all types and price ranges abound to satisfy any appetite and pocketbook. The nightlife in San Miguel is as varied as the nightlife on the reefs. Other topside nocturnal activities can take you to quiet cantinas, lively Mexican fiestas, or thundering New York-style discotheques.

And for all the enchantment of Cozumel, she is only one Yucatan Experience. Tulum's Mayan ruins by the sea, and the legendary Chichenitza's Mayan pyramids are a few of these.