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.

Located in Southern Cozumel, in the general vicinity of downtown San Miguel, Albertos Beach is on the East edge of Cozumel. You should consider stopping by whether or not you're staying very close. For a change from the usual crowded beach spots, you should consider going off the beaten path to Albertos Beach.

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.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

If you tend to enjoy sunny days that grant a tranquil place to escape, then a good choice for you is Albertos Beach; it's back within a less urban sector of the region.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Albertos Beach on the East coast of Cozumel; this area boasts other attractions such as Arte de Origen, which is not too far from this coast, and can be reached in a taxi.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never get bored. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Albertos Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction
Arte de Origen Art Gallery 12.5 mi. N Cozumel
Gallery Azul Art Gallery 15.2 mi. N Cozumel
Cozumel Country Club Golf Course 17.9 mi. N Cozumel

Cities and Towns

It might be a bit of a trek to get there, but Playa del Carmen is the closest city. though you may find some smaller towns near the beach.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. Albertos Beach is not near very many major hotels, but you may see visitors from the few small lodgings in the area.

Beach-goers will find a nice assortment of hotel booking options to pick from in the area around Albertos Beach. The closest of which can be seen 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 find any places to eat close to this shore, so it would be a good idea to plan a picnic for your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Cozumel has many beaches, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Playa Uvas, another place which offers ample opportunities to relax. However, if that's not exactly what you're looking for, Playa Bush offers a few more possibilities for excitement, and is closer to other tourist hot-spots.

Vacationers may also want to visit Playa San Fransico, one of the many great Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean beach sites. 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.

You may find that Albertos Beach is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; if so, Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.


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