|Chankanaab National Park
||Botanical garden & archaeological
park. Snorkeling, diving and swim with dolphins. Restaurant, gift
shop, lockers & showers. Entrance fee.
||Carretera Sur, Km 9
10 minutes south of downtown
|Cozumel Country Club
||Full 18 hole golf course located across
El Cozumeleno hotel. Guests at member hotels get discounted rates.
Non-member rates: $125.00 USD plus tax (Jan/02 rate) and you may reserve
3 days in advance.
||Carretera Costera Norte, KM 6.5 Interior
Casa Club Cozumel firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel/Fax: 872 9570
Benny Campos, Manager
|Previously the largest Maya site on Cozumel
Island (first town of Cozumel), was the temple sited by the Spanish
explorers in 1518. The site also contains numerous small ruins. Every
May, a small festival is held there. Tour guides are recommended.
|Museo de las Isla de Cozumel
||This building on the main street downtown
and was Cozumel's first luxury hotel which was converted into a museum.
This 2 floor building has 4 exhibit halls of the island's history
and ecosystem. Also on the ground floor (outside) is a replica of
a Mayan house.
On the second floor, there is also a restaurant on the terrace overlooking
|Av. Rafael Melgar between Calles 4 and
10 am - 6 pm daily
|Plaza del Sol, San Miguel
||This is the main square of the town of
San Miguel. This square or "la plaza" as it is most frequently
called, is surrounded by restaurants, shops and buildings.
|Punta Celerain Lighthouse, Cozumel,
||This old lighthouse can only be access
by car (jeep recommended) and is located at southern eastern tip of
the island. To get there, you must take a 4km dirt road off the main
road . After rainy days, the roads are often flooded. You can climb
the lighthouse and stay for fried fish and beer. This site was temporarily
closed late summer of 1998.
|San Gervasio Ruins
||Largest ruin site in Cozumel located
in the interior of the island. Will need to taxi or drive. A guide
is highly recommended to learn of the fascinating history of the ruins.