Hotels near Cozumel Cruise Ship Port Terminal in Mexico

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Deals Cozumel, Mexico

Cozumel lies in the Caribbean about 70 miles south of Cancun on the Yucatan peninsula. Cancun probably has more international clout, but Cozumel suits travelers who prefer fewer crowds, less over-development, and a more laid-back vibe.

A ship arriving in Cozumel from other ports docks at one of three cruise ship piers: Punta Langosta, Puerta Maya, or the International Pier. For your convenience, a variety of hotels dot the city center, many within a 15-minute walk of the popular beaches or the port itself.

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Accommodation to suit your needs

Plenty of great value hotels and resorts can be found on this beautiful island, just off Mexico’s Caribbean coast. With hotels in the tourist, deluxe, or first class range, there’s an accommodation to suit your needs or style, suitable for families, business travelers, or couples on a romantic holiday.

San Miguel offers the most choices for accommodations. You can find hotels here with swimming pools, sun decks, room service, beachside bungalows, open-air bars, health clubs, and concierge services to aid in your island exploration. Many resorts are located at the beachfront, some have a private beach.

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Cozumel Hotel Boutique Vista del Mar
Hotel Boutique Vista del Mar
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Oceanfront hotel close to the center of San Miguel.

Cozumel Flamingo Hotel
Flamingo Hotel
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Budget friendly property offering impressive Caribbean Sea views.

Cozumel Casa Mexicana
Casa Mexicana Cozumel
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4 star lodging in Cozumel’s main square, within walking distance of downtown cruise pier.

Cozumel Cruise Port in Mexico
  • Cruise Passenger Terminals

    Vessels dock in Cozumel at either of three piers, which are all located on the west side of the island.

    The terminal at Punta Langosta is the closest to downtown San Miguel, the island’s largest city. It’s a five-minute walk to shopping, dining, and tourist spots.

    The International Pier is the oldest one located about 1,5 mile from downtown San Miguel. Ships mainly from Norwegian Cruise Line dock here. It’s a 10 minute taxi ride to town.

    The third pier, mainly used by the Carnival Group, is Puerta Maya. This modern terminal is located approx. 5 miles south of the city centre (10-15 minutes by taxi). Puerta Maya’s houses over 50 different shopping outlets.

    When it’s very busy in port some ships will anchor in the harbor and tender into the Punta Langosta pier.

  • What to Do ?

    Befitting an island in the warm Caribbean climate, Cozumel has plenty for visitors to do, especially during a 48-hour stayover.

    What island with clear, turquoise waters wouldn’t have plenty of watersports? If you love watersports, or have been dying to try something more than swim or bodysurf, Cozumel offers enough to keep you entertained.

    Snorkel among colorful marine life or hop on a paddle board and try the craze currently sweeping beachside communities everywhere – stand up paddleboarding, or SUP. Once you’re done in the water, lie on the beach and achieve a tan that gives you a healthy glow.

    Have a drink or even dinner at a beachside restaurant while enjoying another gorgeous Caribbean twilight.

    If watersports aren’t your style, there’s much for land lovers, too. Go golfing on beautiful, sun-drenched courses, hike through lush wooded areas, play mini-golf with your family, or walk among the shops in search of crafts, trinkets, or souvenirs.

    Or sit on the beach under an umbrella and cool off with the incoming sea breezes.

  • Arriving in Cozumel by Cruise Ship

    Picture this:

    You’re standing on the deck of your cruise ship, cup of coffee in your hand. The sweater you’re wearing, which you swore you wouldn’t need for a cruise to a Caribbean island, is a welcome buffer to the morning sea breeze whipping across the deck.

    You missed the sunrise by a few minutes, but the rising sun still paints a vivid explosion of oranges, reds, violets, and pinks against the sky canvas to the east, a stark contrast to the still-black sky to the west where mainland Mexico lies.

    With each passing minute, however, the morning sky brightens more, and a smile crosses your lips.

    The pinpoints of light twinkling in the distance signal the ship’s final approach to the port where you’ll be anchored for the next day.

    Welcome to Cozumel.

    Cruises to Mexico mainly depart from ports in the United States. Hotels can be found in every port of departure or arrival such as hotels near the port of Miami, Port Everglades hotels, lodging in Galveston, and hotel rooms in New Orleans and Mobile Alabama.

  • Some Cruise Facts

    Nearest Airport : Cozumel International Airport (CZM), located not so far from San Miguel.

    The official language is Spanish, however English is widely spoken.

    Mexico’s currency is the Mexican Peso (MXN), US dollars are widely accepted.

    Ferries to Playa Del Carmen run hourly, travel time is around 45 minutes.

    Major Cruise liners docking at Cozumel include Carnival, Celebrity Cruises, Disney, Norwegian NCL, Princess and Royal Caribbean International.

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