Spring is upon us now as trees green and flowers bloom turning our thoughts to school ending and Summer vacation! What better place to spend a summer vacation than right here in Cozumel!! We send our heartfelt thanks to all of you who use and recommend COZUMELINSIDER for your Spring and Summer vacation planning.
We appreciate your business and wish for you a very Happy Spring time and a glorious Summer! ~ Sherri & Mauricio ~
Enjoy private vehicle transport from Cancun Airport direct to Playa del Carmen ferry pier with this great value service! Frequent travelers know the best airfare deals arrive to Cancun rather than Cozumel. So take advantage of the savings and let us get you to Playa del Carmen hassle free!
Providing good quality rental cars for decades, THRIFTY / DOLLAR takes pride in their excellent customer service and loyal clients who come back year after year! They have what you're looking for ~ economy cars, jeeps as well as midsize and vans! Reserve now!
Relax in a Lovely Garden, Surrounded by Tropical Butterflies!
Since 2006 the island of Cozumel offers visitors another beautiful experience!
Come and take a leisurely stroll through a lavish tropical garden, smelling the fragrant jungle flowers and watching butterflies of all colors, shapes and sizes in free flight. You and your family can take photos, learn about butterfly habits and the miracle of metamorphosis. Afterwards enjoy snorkeling or hanging around the fresh water pool. Visit Patas Y Alas Butterfly Sanctuary
For those disembarking in Costa Maya, Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Calica or crossing over to Cozumel we have dolphin specials you will find no where else! Check the Tours & Activities pages for your location and reserve now.
Book Your Dolphin Swim, Encounter, Swim Adventure or Scuba as well as Sea Lions & Manatees right here with us at any location ~ same price as direct booking! Plus
Book Your Cozumel Dolphin Activity with us now for FREE Chankanaab Park entry, lunch buffet & 2 beverages all included in price!! And DON'T FORGET to apply an EARLYBOOK discount to your reservation!!
Chankanaab Park $2 Entrance Discount Coupon
Download and Print $2 off discount coupon on Entrance to Chankanaab Park! Chankanaab Coupon (PDF Format)
What's happening right now at the beach? Check out our CozumelWEBCAM at PalMar SMALL Beach Club!
12:41PM (EST) Tuesday, Apr 24
Throughout the year, the water is beautiful around Cozumel and this webcam shot illustrates just that! And we always have something fun happening out here at the beach! Make plans to visit and snorkel yourself! See PalMar Beach
Back by Popular Demand! Reserve Now-Limited Space!
Join in the fun with these entertaining and affectionate creatures - give and receive a sea lion kiss (watch out for those whiskers - they tickle!), pet them, watch them jump over you, and be prepared to laugh at their amazing sense of humor!.
We are pleased to announce Cozumel private charter buses and vans are now available to travel groups for booking via INSIDER! See the sights in comfort and style ~ be efficient and move together in a group rather than split into multiple vehicles! With decades of experience on their resume, you'll find these bus and van charter guys to be professional and service oriented ~ April 2018 40Pax Bus Promo ~ US$ 500!
Anticipated 2019 Dates: February 27 - March 6, 2019
Carnaval 2018 events have officially ended! If you missed this year, reserve early to get the best accommodations for next year! Music, Food, Dancing in the Streets, Parades ... all non-stop excitement! Combined with diving and all sorts of other island and mainland adventures during the day, it simply can't be topped!
Cozumel Insider has the ORIGINAL, biggest and best archive of Carnaval Photos available spanning over a decade!
Long before the first diver set fin in Cozumel, Giant Sea Turtles have made their way to the beaches year after year. Learn more about the Turtle Salvation Program
Come read all about Cozumel Snorkeling! Unbelieveably clear, warm water reefs - known to be the best in the world!
Spectacular Day Trip ~ Incredible Value!
Save $$ by getting yourself across on the ferry to Playa del Carmen and meeting up with the tour there! Learn about the ancient Mayan culture at Chichen Itza's enormous ruin site. An educational tour suitable for the entire family!
We are linked up with some of the best run operations on the island.
We will help you find exactly what you are looking for - matching your skill level perfectly.
We also have some great dive/accomodations packages!
View the Reef Reports on what you can expect to see, being updated regularly by local dive masters!
Perspectives from Cozumel Insiders
Freelance writers & photographers C.J. Gustafson and Fox Hill both share a passion for Cozumel. CJ travels to the island as often as possible while Fox actually lives on the island. Both colorful writers describe their adventures and inside secrets of Cozumel! Visit Spicy Travels, Photographing Cozumel for CJ's island travel tips/adventures and Fox Hill's Cozumel for island living experiences and perspectives.
7n/15tank Dive Package $695!!
The IslaMar/Dive Paradise Package is always a winning combination! Dive with the name "You Know & Trust" for over 30 years and stay in a fully furnished apartment for a true island living experience. If you visit often and like getting to know the neighborhoods and friendly people while you dive Cozumel's incredible reefs then this package is for you!!
A Personal Note from Sherri "Cozumel Carnaval 2018 Finishes Big!"
So if you didn't manage to get here for Carnaval 2018, I can tell you it was a complete and total BLAST of a party and our Krewe had a magnificent 3 days of festivities and dancing on our parade float and in the streets of Cozumel. In fact we had such fun after 2 years of suspended activities that we simply kept partying well through the following weekend and probably put many tourists to shame in the beverage consumption realm! LOL! Can't say enough about just how fun Cozumel Carnaval can be ~ so try it some time for your next island vacation! The bonus for us and the krewe of the "Hugh Hefner's Mansion" float, is that we won 2nd place in the big float competition so we actually have some prize money to put toward next year's endeavors provided of course we don't spend it somehow on another festive, celebratory party! Count me in either way!
Now that Juan Carnaval has burned for the year, it's hard to believe we still have a month to go before Spring Break arrives because there are tons of tourists on the island right now and it's really been non-stop since Thanksgiving! Our IslaMar Villas are still full of guests but we do have some limited availability beginning in late March.
Out here at PalMar Snorkel Beach we just completed an amazing pool rennovation so you really must come out for a visit soon! We are once again this season, taking reservations online for just a few folks to spend the day with us out here at the beach. Operating on a small scale for now serves our purposes and it's been fun to meet lots of new travelers again this year ~ it's one of the things I love most about what we do here in paradise!
So getting through the rest of our Winter here and cleaning up after the pool remodel tops the list around here as the weather becomes more picture postcard perfect every day!
Take time to review your schedule and vacation plans now to see when next you might be able to visit us here in Cozumel and enjoy some time relaxing in this lovely tropical paradise we call home! We look forward to seeing you soon here around the PalMar pool or at IslaMar Villas!
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