Beaches on Cozumel

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The beaches along the east coast of Cozumel are best reserved for snorkelers, divers, and surfers, as the waters are just a bit too rough or rocky for a typical relaxing swim.  If you're looking for those soft, powdery sands and calm waters that the Caribbean is known for, stick to the west shore.

Which Beaches Are Available?

You'll discover a large selection of beaches to visit on the island. Regardless of whether you prefer being around other people, or you'd rather have more of the beach to yourself, you can find a beach that fits your preferences. Just click on the beach names to get additional information concerning that particular stretch of sand.

Paradise Beach

Paradise Beach: There is no denying it, Paradise Beach is a stunner. The water that washes ashore is a bright almost neon blue, but very quickly becomes topaz before settling into the deep-water navy blue.

A second option for beach-goers to consider is Playa Uvas. The waters of Playa Uvas begin as a clear topaz, and grow into aquamarine then navy colored as the water grows deeper. The sands are blindingly white and lined with beach chairs.

Sunset Beach: Sunset Beach is located off Rafael E. Melgar.

The beaches on Cozumel are displayed here:

Beaches On Cozumel
Name Location Coast
Albertos Beach 14.9 mi. South of Central downtown San Miguel East
Dzul Ha 3.4 mi. South West of Central San Miguel West
Isla de Pasion 6.3 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown San Miguel North
Paradise Beach Southwestern part of Cozumel East
Playa Bonita 9.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central Cozumel North East
Playa Bush Southern part of Cozumel East
Playa Chen Rio Central Cozumel South
Playa Corona 6.1 mi. South West of Central downtown San Miguel West
Playa Mia Southwestern part of Cozumel East
Playa Oriente Central Cozumel East
Playa Palencar Southwestern part of Cozumel East
Playa Punta Morena Central Cozumel South East
Playa San Fransico Western part of Cozumel West
Playa San Martin 7.8 mi. South of Central Cozumel South West
Playa Uvas 4.4 mi. South West of Central San Miguel West
Playa Xhanan Northeastern part of Cozumel North East
Santa Pilar 4.5 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Miguel North West
Sunset Beach 1.8 mi. South West of Downtown San Miguel North West

Keep in mind, you'll find other types of attractions. Read this article about even more attractions if you'd like to find more specifics.


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