Cozumel Mexico is an Island of the Yucatan Peninsula and a dream to visit with children. The whole family will love the mix of Mexican and island culture as you enjoy sun, sand and great food, while also staying close to history and opportunities for growth and education. Spend this day in Mexico experiencing culture, academic knowledge and good old fashioned beach time in a day that never stops feeling like a vacation.
About Our Family:
Please note that this is not an itinerary submitted by an actual family. This day was planned by one of our travel experts as a recommendation for a family of children with ages 4 through late teens, based on knowledge of the city. Factors such as time, cost and distance have been considered to make this a great day to get a sense of the city and keep the children and teens interested and engaged.
First Stop (Approx 1-2 Hours): Discover Mexico Park
Address: Carr. Costera Sur Km 5.5 Zona Hotelera Sur, Cozumel, Mexico
Hours: Monday – Saturday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Admission: Adults – $20, Children – $12
Discover Mexico’s history, culture and traditions all in one place Cozumel’s most popular parks. Discover Mexico Park houses scale models of several of Mexico’s most popular attractions and showcases the country’s diversity. This park is perfect for families who do not have enough time to see all of Mexico’s sites, including the Mayan ruins of Tulum and the Metropolitan Cathedral of Mexico City. Children will get a feel for Mexican culture at the tortilla-making demonstrations.
Address: Carretera Costera Sur Km 14.5, Zona Hotelera Sur, 77600 Cozumel, Mexico
Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Admission: Beach Access: $3, Fun Pass: $15
The whole family will have a blast at Cozumel’s famous Paradise Beach. Relax on the smooth white sand or cool off in the calm turquoise waters. Purchase a Fun Pass for access to water trampolines, slides, mats, climbing structures and several other inflatable water toys. The Fun Pass also includes kayaks, full snorkel gear and stand up paddle boards.
Address: Avenida Rafael Melgar at Calle 4, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
Hours: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Admission: Adults – $4, Children under 8 years old – Free
The Island Museum is a must-see for families visiting Cozumel for the first time. Housed in what was once the Island’s first luxury hotel, the Island Museum explores Cozumel’s anthropology and native ecosystem. Learn about the island’s flora, fauna, geology, geography and ancient Mayan history. There are four exciting exhibition halls: The Island, The Ocean, Cozumel in History and Contemporary Cozumel. Children will especially enjoy exploring a traditional Mayan home.
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