The delightful beaches on Cozumel are considered some of the best attractions that you'll find in the region. Many guests are excited to learn that Grand Cozumel by Occidental is situated on the water, so you won't have to go very far to enjoy the most popular feature in the area. The beach on this property is an active site, so it is perfect for travelers who like to be one amongst a crowd.
Needless to say, since Grand Cozumel by Occidental is located on Playa Mia, relaxing at the water's edge is a popular pastime here. Those visiting Playa Mia will never be at a loss for things to do. This popular stretch of beach was known as Playa Del Sol until a legal dispute led the proprietors to change the name. For vacationers who are eager for some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click on the names below to view a detailed discussion:
|Paradise Beach||0.9||N||8.8 mi. South West of San Miguel|
|Playa Palencar||1.5||S||11.0 mi. South-Southwest of San Miguel|
|Playa San Fransico||1.6||N||8.2 mi. South West of San Miguel|
|Playa Corona||4.2||N||5.6 mi. South West of San Miguel|
Paradise Beach is the one that's nearest to these accommodations. Set on the west coast of Cozumel, Paradise Beach is aptly named. Its tropical tranquility and unparalleled beauty makes this beach the place that vacation dreams of made of.
Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your resort can add some depth to your vacation experience, no matter if you'll just be browsing their markets, or experiencing the day in the life of a local. Grand Cozumel by Occidental is located on the island of Cozumel, it is 9.6 miles to the south-southwest of San Miguel.
Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Grand Cozumel by Occidental.
|Southern Cozumel, Cozumel||3.1||SE|
|San Miguel, Cozumel||9.6||NNE|
|downtown San Miguel, Cozumel||10.2||NNE|
|Eastern Cozumel, Cozumel||10.3||ENE|
|Northern Cozumel, Cozumel||13.6||NNE|
|Puerto Aventuras, Mexico||15.5||NW|
|La Gloria, Mexico||16.6||NW|
|Xpu Ha, Mexico||17.0||WNW|
|downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico||17.6||N|
Considering that both the land and sea in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean have so much to offer, you won't be at a loss for things to see and do in the area. While there may not be too many attractions close to the resort, vacationers can still check out attractions like Cozumel Reef National Park, which is one of the closest.
View the table below to learn more about what attractions are nearby:
|Cozumel Reef National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||10.1||NNE||San Miguel, Cozumel|
|Cave||--||--||3.7 mi. Northwest of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Dolphin Discovery||Zoo||15.9||NW||Puerto Aventuras, Mexico|
|Cedam Museum||Museum||15.9||NW||Puerto Aventuras, Mexico|
|Jardin Del Eden Cenote||Cave||16.8||WNW||The vicinity of La Gloria, Mexico|
|Cristalino Maya Cenote||Cave||16.8||WNW||The vicinity of La Gloria, Mexico|
If you're on the lookout for somewhere interesting to go, Cozumel Reef National Park is an alternative worth considering. Cozumel Reefs National Park was dubbed a protected area in 1996 and within its barriers are located 85 percent of the island's dive sites.
When you're deciding where to book your stay, it can often be smart to learn more about nearby lodging options as a way to get a better feel for the region. This portion of Cozumel offers visitors quite a few additional hotel and resort options to pick from, giving you plenty to think over before coming to a decision. The following table lists all the lodging options available in the area.
|Occidental Allegro Cozumel||0.4||N||9.2 mi. South West of San Miguel, Cozumel|
|Iberostar Cozumel||0.4||S||10.0 mi. South-Southwest of San Miguel, Cozumel|
|Nachi Cocom Beach Club||0.6||N||9.1 mi. South West of San Miguel, Cozumel|
|2.0||N||7.7 mi. South West of San Miguel, Cozumel|
|Reef Club Cozumel||2.0||N||7.7 mi. South West of San Miguel, Cozumel|
|Fiesta Americana Cozumel Dive Resort||5.7||NNE||4.0 mi. South West of San Miguel, Cozumel|
|InterContinental Hotels Presidente Cozumel Resort Spa||6.5||NNE||3.2 mi. South West of San Miguel, Cozumel|
|El Cid La Ceiba Beach Hotel||7.8||NNE||2.0 mi. South West of San Miguel, Cozumel|
|Park Royal Cozumel||7.9||NNE||1.9 mi. South West of San Miguel, Cozumel|
|Casa del Mar Cozumel||8.0||NNE||1.9 mi. South West of San Miguel, Cozumel|
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