Sea Turtles of the Yucatán

Four sea turtle species nest on the shores of the Yucatán Peninsula. Learn about volunteering and about changing attitudes toward protection and preservation in the area.

Can you recommend some good restaurants in Cancún and Cozumel?

The best food experience is in the eye of the beholder, or rather, in the belly of the diner. For us, that typically means heading to where the locals eat—Quesadillas Tierra del Sol, a small open-air eatery facing Parque Palapas (in downtown Cancún), or El Viejo y La Mar, a bustling seafood joint run by a local fishermen's co-op (in downtown Cozumel).

The Best of Isla Cozumel in Four Days

Isla Cozumel is Mexico’s third largest island, and it has much to offer the curious traveler, from Maya ruins to deserted beaches. This four-day itinerary aims to give travelers a fulfilling yet relaxing stay.

Maya Archeaological Sites on Isla Cozumel

Isla Cozumel played a deeply significant role in the Maya world. The island’s primary site—known as San Gervasio today—was dedicated to Ixchel, the Maya goddess of fertility, the moon, childbirth, medicine, and weaving. Read on to discover more about archaeological sites on the island.

Renting Cars or Mopeds on Isla Cozumel

Renting a car is a nice way to get out of downtown and see the rest of the island. It is virtually impossible to get lost, and you can visit all the main spots in a day or two. Read on to learn about the average costs and how to avoid tourist scams.

Moon Cozumel

Travel writers Gary Chandler and Liza Prado know the best ways to experience Cozumel—from celebrating Carnaval to diving down to Airplane Wreck. Chandler and Prado offer a range of interesting activities for every traveler, such as swimming with dolphins in Playa del Carmen, as well as unique trip ideas like The Best of Isla Cozumel. […]