Discover Mexico Park#5 in Best Things To Do in Cozumel
Don't have the time to see all of Mexico's sites? Just go to Discover Mexico Park. Sitting along the coast just south of San Miguel, this park houses miniature models of some of the country's most popular attractions, including the Mayan ruins of Tulum and the Metropolitan Cathedral of Mexico City. The park also provides insight into Mexican culture, including a chocolate factory and the popular tequila tasting exhibit.
Recent visitors said it's a great place if you're short on time, but still want to see and learn a lot about Mexico. Other travelers attributed their great experience to the park's friendly and knowledgeable tour guides, while others said the tequila tasting is not to be missed.
Discover Mexico Park, which is a 5-minute taxi ride from downtown Cozumel and a 10-minute walk from the main cruise ship docks, is open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. General admission costs $26 for adults and $19 for kids. Add-ons include a tequila tasting and a chocolate workshop. For $65 per adult, you can also purchase a combo ticket to visit Chankanaab National Park, which offers zip line tours, swimming with dolphins and sea lion shows, among other experiences. To learn more, visit Discover Mexico Park's website.
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#1 Cozumel Boat Tours
No trip to Cozumel is complete without a boat ride (or two) around the island's magnificently blue waters. Whether you hop on board to scuba dive through some of Cozumel's magnificent reefs or to simply take in the scenery during a sunset sail, most travelers agree that chartering a boat is worth the time and money.
One of top traveler-approved tour operators is ScubaTony Cozumel, which specializes in taking small groups on scuba diving trips in the reefs around Cozumel. These start at $90 per person for a four-to five-hour round-trip boat trip. The fee includes fresh fruit and drinks, along with marine park taxes and fees. Rental gear costs extra. Recent visitors described their experiences with ScubaTony with words like "perfect," "flawless" and "sublime."
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