Things to Do

Things to do in Cozumel

Discover Cozumel Island, the “Heaven on Earth”, and its incredible climate, its ancient Mayan ruins full of history, its exotic jungles, its crafts, its authentic Mexican cuisine and its legendary sunsets.

It is believed that the Maya settled in Cozumel at the beginning of the first millennium B.C., and objects belonging to the Olmec culture have also been found on the island.

The island was dedicated to Ixchel, Maya Goddess of the Moon, and its temples were a place of pilgrimage, especially for women seeking fertility. In Cozumel there are several Mayan ruins, the most important being those of San Gervasio, located in the center of the island.

Things to Do

Things to Do in Cozumel

Discover Cozumel Island, the “Heaven on Earth”, and its incredible climate, its ancient Mayan ruins full of history, its exotic jungles, its crafts, its authentic Mexican cuisine and its legendary sunsets.

It is believed that the Maya settled in Cozumel at the beginning of the first millennium B.C., and objects belonging to the Olmec culture have also been found on the island.

The island was dedicated to Ixchel, Maya Goddess of the Moon, and its temples were a place of pilgrimage, especially for women seeking fertility. In Cozumel there are several Mayan ruins, the most important being those of San Gervasio, located in the center of the island.

Dive to the depths in the Atlantis Submarine, located 5 minutes from this resort in Cozumel

Atlantis submarine

We invite you to discover why Cozumel is one of the most important diving destinations in the world. Immerse yourself at a depth of 100 feet below sea level, enjoy the magic aboard a U.S. Royal Coast Guard Certified Submarine. and get ready for an underwater adventure towards Chankanaab, home of a great variety of marine life so far only seen by divers.

Chankanab Km 4, Zona Hotelera Nte., 77600 San Miguel de Cozumel, Q.R.

Faro Celarain is an ecotouristic experience, 30 minutes from some of the luxurious hotels

Ecological Reserve – Faro Celarain

Located at the southern end of the island, it is the most important of the Ecotourism project of the Cozumel Parks and Museums Foundation. The park encompasses a wide variety of natural landscapes. In its extension of more than a hundred hectares, you can see the combination between the surroundings of the lagoon, as well as the jungles and mangroves. The lagoons of this area are a natural refuge for a wide variety of flora and fauna of the region.

Carr. Costera 17782, Quintana Roo

Feel the ecosystem of Cozumel Mexico, Chankanaab Park is 5 minutes from InterContinental hotel

Chankanaab Park

One of the greatest treasures of nature in Cozumel, designated in 1980 as a National Park, is an area dedicated to the protection of marine flora and fauna of the western coast of Cozumel Island. Chankanaab Lagoon, whose meaning in Maya is “small sea”, is a world-renowned ecosystem and a natural aquarium. The ocean currents that form there encourage the growth of corals, as well as the development of the communities of fish, molluscs and crustaceans, and their survival depends largely on the constant flow of water through incredible underwater caves.

Carretera Costera Sur Km. 9, Zona Hotelera Nte., 77600 San Miguel de Cozumel, Q.R.

Swim with dolphins, a lifetime experience, 10 minutes from this luxury Resort in Cozumel

Swim dolphins

This is the most fascinating human friendly sea creature. Experience the wonder of swimming with dolphins in the ocean, in addition to learning from them, how they feed, sleep, communicate, etc. The complete experience takes place in a very calm and comfortable marine environment. By far, this is a once in a lifetime experience.

Zona 2, Km.1.5, Av. Rafael E. Melgar, Gonzalo Guerrero, 77600 San Miguel de Cozumel, Q.R.

Experience the past in the Pirate Ship, located 15 minutes from this resort in Cozumel Mexico

Pirate Ship

Travel to the pirate’s time in the old Spanish galleon and enjoy a lobster, steak or sea and land dinner, sailing through the turquoise blue waters of Cozumel, under the stars and wrapped in reflections of the lights of the island. Enjoy a 3-hour walk of fun, entertainment, dancing and an atmosphere of total relaxation. Bring a good appetite with you, the food is excellent.

5a Avenida Sur 337, Centro, 77600 San Miguel de Cozumel, Q.R.

San Gervasio Ruins, 15 minutes from this Resort, is a magical place on the island of Cozumel

Mayan Ruins of San Gervasio

Be part of the Mayan culture and its mysteries in the largest archaeological site on the island. San Gervasio was a strategic point for the commercial and political development of its time, and also a sacred center of the Maya. Inhabited since 200 A.D. Until the Spanish conquest, San Gervasio was also a sanctuary dedicated to the goddess Ixchel, the goddess of fertility, who attracted pilgrims from all over the Mayan world, who came to venerate her.

Passion Island is a must, you can easily arrive from InterContinental Resort in Cozumel Mexico

Passion Island

A beautiful private island near Cozumel Island, a mystical place with 27 hectares of white sand and surrounded by turquoise waters, is the place to relax, have fun, discover natural diversity, observe crocodiles, iguanas, flamingos, exotic birds and other species in this natural sanctuary.

Cozumel Island Museum is 15 minutes from Presidente InterContinental Cozumel luxury Resort

Museum of the Island

This museum offers a geographical vision, as well as the history of Cozumel, in four exhibition halls. Conceived as an ecological information and education instrument, it allows children and young people to create an awareness about the conservation of the fragile ecosystems that are part of this beautiful destination. In addition, you can find “La Casita Maya”, a representation of the lifestyle and customs of this culture.

Av. Rafael E. Melgar 321, Centro, 77600 San Miguel de Cozumel, Q.R.

Discover Mexico park is near InterContinental, a Cozumel hotel and resort for your vacation

Discover México

Immerse yourself in the great cultural wealth of Mexico with a visit in the Discover Mexico park. This fascinating theme and cultural park is a unique way to get to know and explore one of the richest cultures in the world. Be amazed by the presentation of a video that shows the best of this country, explore the spectacular work of the best Mexican artisans in the Museum of Popular Arts Site, and an outdoor walk, where you will find scale models of the most important archaeological sites of Mexico and the colonial era, as well as its monuments and contemporary buildings.

Carretera Costera Sur Km 5.5, Zona Hotelera Nte., 77600 San Miguel de Cozumel, Q.R.