If this is your first time to Cozumel, learn the ropes before you come and pack accordingly.
By Plane: Cozumel has an International Airport, which is the easiest way to get to the island!
By Boat: A passenger ferry departs from Playa del Carmen every hour. Make sure to check the ferry schedules when you arrive. Crossing to Cozumel takes about 35 minutes.
By Car: The vehicle ferry departs from the Punta Venados Terminal. Crossing takes a little over an hour. Make sure to check the ferry schedules at the terminal for restrictions applyng to cargo.
Cozumel is a safe city and a welcoming environment for tourists. When you travel to Cozumel, the first thing you’ll notice is that most locals speak English. The people of this great island have worked hard to learn as much English as possible to help travelers. They love to share their culture and island with tourists.
The island has a laid back atmosphere, where there’s no pressure to do anything but relax on the beach.
The water in Cozumel isn’t safe to drink, so stick to bottled water.
The best time to visit the island is from March to June. The temperatures hit the 90’s during the day and in the 70’'s during the night hours. Plus, you will avoid the peak (and most expensive) season between December and February.
Everyone, including children of any age entering Mexico, must have a valid passport and a return or ongoing ticket. No visas are required for US or Canadian citizens. Other nationalities are responsible for ensuring their own visa requirements.
Have additional questions about Cozumel or the climate? The Flamingo Hotel’s friendly staff is always here to help.
The West Side offers calm waters that are ideal for snorkeling and splashing in the surf. Western beaches are closer to the port and usually more crowded.
Discover this 10th-century ruin, built in dedication to the Goddess Ixchel. Walk around this historic site and learn more about the island from tour guides or posted signs.
To access this Cozumel attraction, rent a car, scooter, or bike to travel 11 km from downtown. Find out more about the Mayan Ruins!
Explore one of the largest and most diverse living reefs in the world, according to Jacques Cousteau in the 1960s. The Flamingo Hotel Cozumel has been working with Aquatic Sports Dive Shop for the last two decades to offer our guests the best possible dive experience.
Discover the colorful maze of corral, with large spires, pinnacles and hundreds of different tropical fish. The underwater world is waiting just off the shores of Mexico.