It's not another Cancún yet, but Cozumel's days as a rustic divers' hangout are history. Whether arriving by plane or at the island's gleaming ferry terminal, visitors soon realize there's nothing deserted about this island. That has its advantages. It's rare to find such stunning natural beauty, glass-clear aquamarine seas, and vast marine life combined with top-flight visitor services and accommodations, and as a result Cozumel's devotees are legion. View more
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Explore the spectacular beauty and Mayan history of the Yucatan Peninsula during this memorable, full-day sightseeing excursion.
Playa del Carmen and Chichen Itza
Depart the pier for the short ferry-ride to the mainland in Playa del Carmen. Upon arrival, board a coach for the scenic, two-hour drive to Chichen Itza, one of the 'Seven Wonders of the World' and an UNESCO World Heritage Site. A massive step-pyramid known as El Castillo dominates this 2.5-square-mile (6.5-square-kilometre) ancient city, which thrived from around 600 A.D. to the 1200s. Graphic stone carvings can be found at the ball court, Temple of the Warriors and Wall of the Skulls.
Chichen Itza Walking Tour
During your guided walking tour of these Mayan ruins, explore this expansive archaeological treasure. Highlights to be seen include magnificent buildings such as the Pyramid of Kulkulcan, great Mayan Ball Court, Cenote, Temple of the Warriors and other well-preserved, smaller structures.
Some free time will be made available to take pictures and purchase a souvenir if you wish.
Following your visit, proceed for lunch to a local restaurant. After that, re-board the coach and commence the approximately two-hour drive to Playa del Carmen, then embark the ferry for the short drive back to the pier.
Please note: This tour involves an extensive amount of walking for approximately one mile (about 1.6 kilometres), at times over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and at the entrance to the archaeological ruins. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes. Guests must be at least three years old to participate on this tour. A fee of US$4-5 will be assessed for any form of video or photography taken at Chichen Itza.
Treat yourself to an amazing half-day adventure that is three activities rolled into one; kayaking, glass-bottom boating and relaxing on the beach.
See the Caribbean from a totally unique point of view as you glide over the coral reef in your clear 2-person kayak. Your tour begins with a short transfer by local taxi to Uvas Beach. Upon arrival, you are greeted by the friendly English-speaking staff and shown the facilities at your disposal during your stay.
After receiving your safety briefing and equipment, join your guide for a tour over the reef using your clear kayak. You may be amazed at how wonderful the view is through the bottom of your kayak. When your unique journey over the sea is done, put on a mask and fins and head down under for a closer look at Cozumel's marine life in an inspiring snorkel excursion providing a great opportunity to take underwater photos.
Following the kayaking and snorkelling portions of the tour, return to the beautiful beach club facilities to soak up the sun, swim in the pool or relax in the shade of an umbrella. Take advantage of 2 complimentary drinks included with your tour or if you've worked up a bigger appetite, purchase food from the restaurant.
When your tour time has expired, the option to either return to your ship or stay at Playa Uvas and extend your day in this tropical paradise is your choice to make. (Taxi coupons will be provided to return to the ship on your own).
Please note: This tour requires moderate to extensive activity levels. Guests must be able to swim and in good physical condition to enter the water. Guests must sign a waiver to participate in this tour. We recommend wearing a swimsuit under a cover-up, water shoes, sun protection and bring a towel from the ship. Guests must be 21 years of age to be served alcoholic beverages. The order of activities may vary.
Indulge your senses with a taste of Mayan culture, traditions and natural beauty during this picturesque, half-day excursion to beautiful Cozumel.
San Gervasio Mayan Ruins
Depart the pier for the scenic, approximately 30-minute drive to the site of the San Gervasio Mayan Ruins, the sanctuary of Ixchel, Goddess of Fertility and Good Health. Upon arrival, take a guided walking tour through the ruins, and learn about the Mayan culture and its fascinating history.
Your next stop is the Hacienda Tequilera where you'll learn about the process of making tequila and savor a sample of this traditional drink in Mexico.
Next, re-board your coach and continue your scenic ride around the island. Marvel at the pristine island and amazing turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea and stop for a photo at El Mirador, a rocky formation carved out by the ocean.
Mayan Cacao Company
Your final stop is at the unique Mayan Cacao Company. During your guided tour, learn about the history of chocolate, observe the manufacturing process and sample their delicious products. Afterward, some free time for shopping is made available before re-barding your coach and commencing the approximately 25 minute drive back to the pier.
Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking for approximately 0.56 miles (about 0.9 kilometres), at times over uneven surfaces, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach. This tour is not recommended for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sun protection and insect repellent from the ship. A small fee may be charged for videotaping at the archaeological ruins.
Experience the splendid ruins of magnificent Tulum, the only walled Mayan city, during this panoramic, full-day sightseeing excursion.
Cozumel, Ferry-Ride and Playa del Carmen
Depart the pier for the short drive to the pier in downtown Cozumel, and a ferry for the short ride along the federal route to mainland Playa del Carmen. Upon arrival, board a coach for the scenic drive to Tulum, the only walled Mayan city, which is perched on approximately 39-foot-high (about 12-metre-high) cliffs facing the blue Caribbean Sea.
Tulum Mayan Ruins, Temple Visits, El Castillo and Caribbean Sea
Upon arrival in Tulum, begin your guided talking tour of the Tulum Mayan Ruins. As you stroll through this sacred site, see amazing restored temples and some of the mysterious hieroglyphic writings that are still visible today. In addition, visit the Temple of the Frescoes, famous for its detailed statues, carvings and colourful frescoes depicting Mayan motifs, along with the Temple of the Initial Series, Temple of the God of the Wind, and Temple of the Descending God. A stop is also made at Tulum's most prominent building, the approximately 25-foot-tall (about 7.5-metre-tall) El Castillo, for breath-taking panoramic views overlooking Caribbean Sea.
Buffet Lunch, Playa del Carmen, Ferry-Ride and Playa del Carmen
Following your guided tour of the Tulum Mayan Ruins, proceed for a buffet lunch at a local restaurant on Tulum's beach. There you will also have an opportunity to enjoy the beach and go for a swim in the sea if you wish. After lunch, re-board your coach and head back to Playa del Carmen, then embark a ferry for the short ride to Cozumel. Upon arrival, disembark the boat, re-board your coach and commence the short drive back to the pier.
Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking for approximately 0.7 miles (about 1.1 kilometres), at times over uneven surfaces, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and embark/disembark the boat, and at the entrance to the archaeological ruins. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, sun protection, bathing suit and a towel from the ship for the guests willing to swim, are recommended. Guests must be at least three years old to participate on this tour. A fee is assessed for any form of video or photography taken at Tulum. Space on this tour is extremely limited; we suggest you book well in advance to avoid disappointment.
Experience the beauty of Cozumel that lies just beneath the surface of the azure blue sea during this exciting snorkelling excursion.
Cozumel's fabulous reef system has been a draw for scuba divers and snorkellers since the 50's when Jacque Cousteau brought international attention to this lush underwater world through a series of documentaries.
Board your tour boat for the short ride out to the first site. En route, your certified PADI divemaster will provide snorkelling equipment, including a mask, snorkel, fins and a snorkelling vest. A safety briefing will be given and instruction for the beginners. Upon arrival at the first site, your divemaster will guide you through this underwater playground pointing out the unique ocean life.
As a snorkeller, you may see a variety of coral and plant species and an amazing variety of fish life. Schools of yellow and black striped sergeant majors flit through coral. Angel fish, groupers and rainbow-coloured parrot fish glide lazily among the sea fans and whips.
Re-board your boat for the short ride to the second snorkelling site, an off-shore reef that has drawn to it a myriad of tropical marine life. All too soon, it is time to re-board your boat for the return ride to the pier and your awaiting ship.
Please note: This tour involves moderate to extensive activity depending upon local currents. Guests must be able to swim and in good physical condition to participate in this tour. Guests must be physically capable of pulling themselves out of the water by way of a boarding ladder. Participants are required to sign a waiver. Water and soft drinks are included, alcoholic beverages are available for sell after the snorkeling activities have ended and guests must be 21 years of age to be served alcohol. We recommend guests wear a swimsuit under a cover-up, sun protection and bring a towel from the ship.