Albertos Beach

Approximately 10 miles outside of Downtown Cozumel is Alberto's Beach. The beach opened to the public in 2004 and is popular amongst sun bathers and visitors of the popular Alberto's Beach Bar.

Set on the southern outskirts of Southern Cozumel, fairly close to downtown San Miguel, Albertos Beach is on the East coast of Cozumel. You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Albertos Beach stands out because it's one of the best spots for getting away from vacation stresses, like overly crowded restaurants and attractions. Most other beaches in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean may have the same warm sand and calming breezes as Albertos Beach, but are usually more crowded because they're frequented by tourists looking for a lively scene.

How to Access The Beach

A long entrance road through the jungle opens up right onto the sand.

Amenities and Ambiance

When compared to other beaches on the island, Alberto's Beach is often described as rustic, perhaps because there are fewer facilities than many other locales. The white sand slopes gently into the aquamarine waters which have smooth grounding free of too many rocks, which makes it excellent for swimming.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

Albertos Beach brings guests a calm and relaxing environment, in part because the surrounding area is free of city-life and traffic.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the East coast of Cozumel; it's located near attractions like Mr. Sanchos Beach Club, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

If you can't wait to see as many of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean's attractions as possible, the following table shows the closest options.

Activities and Attractions Near Albertos Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction
Mr. Sanchos Beach Club Amusement/Theme Park 6.3 N Cozumel
Chankannab Adventure Park Amusement/Theme Park 10.0 N Cozumel
Arte de Origen Art Gallery 12.5 N Cozumel
Gallery Azul Art Gallery 15.2 N Cozumel
Cozumel Country Club Golf Course 17.9 N Cozumel

Cities and Towns

Albertos Beach is outside the city, with its closest urban neighbor being Playa del Carmen.


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many people have booked nearby hotels. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but you may see visitors from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Beach-goers will find a fairly wide assortment of hotel and resort options to choose from in the vicinity of the beach. The most accessible of which are listed in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Albertos Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Iberostar Cozumel 5.0 N Resort
Grand Cozumel by Occidental 5.4 N Resort
Occidental Allegro Cozumel 5.8 N Resort


You might not run into any places to grab a bit to eat near this location, so you may choose to plan a picnic if you want to fully enjoy your time spent at the beach.

Other Beaches

Visitors looking for a beach that's right for them on Cozumel will have lots of options besides Albertos Beach.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Playa Uvas, a beach which also offers ample quietude and peace. However, if that's not exactly what you're looking for, Playa Bush could provide a few more possibilities for excitement, and is closer to other tourist hot-spots.

You may also enjoy Playa San Fransico, another great beach choice in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean. Playa San Fransico is a gorgeous well-established beach, with many great coastal features vacationers are sure to fall in love with this sandy piece of paradise.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, but Albertos Beach is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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