Isla de Pasion

A private island off Cozumel, the beach here is set up as a resort play area, with everything from play areas for kids, watersports for adults, and hammocks swinging in the trees for everyone to relax in.

Located toward the center of the island of Cozumel, 6.3 miles east-northeast of downtown San Miguel, Isla de Pasion is on the North coast of the island, You might want even if you are not staying in the vicinity. When you need to spend the afternoon away from tourist-filled hotspots, you might really enjoy an afternoon at Isla de Pasion.

Amenities and Ambiance

This beach is truly one of the most beautiful beaches you can imagine visiting, with waters so blue and crystal clear that they are hard to believe, and sands so soft and white you can't help by want to sink your feet in.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline. You will find the water here is clear enough for snorkeling, so bring along some gear if you're looking to see what goes on beneath the surface.

Isla de Pasion offers visitors an idyllic and relaxing experience, as the surrounding area is positioned apart from more urban areas.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the North coast of Cozumel. It is near some interesting sites like Cozumel Country Club, which is a quick taxi ride's distance, and it is one of the favorite destinations in the area.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Isla de Pasion
Attraction Type Distance Direction
Cozumel Country Club Golf Course 3.8 W Cozumel
Gallery Azul Art Gallery 5.7 WSW Cozumel
Arte de Origen Art Gallery 8.6 SW Cozumel
Chankannab Adventure Park Amusement/Theme Park 11.0 SW Cozumel
Mr. Sanchos Beach Club Amusement/Theme Park 14.9 SW Cozumel

Cities and Towns

Guests visiting Isla de Pasion who are seeking additional places to explore will want to consider making the trip to San Miguel, which is not far away and is an active, busy area. From Isla de Pasion, San Miguel is a little ways off, maybe six and a half miles (ten and a half kilometers) away.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it's often visited by guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Since the beach is situated in a fairly popular vacation destination, it usually isn't a great challenge to find the type of hotel you're looking for nearby. For guests wanting to find a place that's near the ocean, the table below shows the closest accommodations to Isla de Pasion.

Accommodations near Isla de Pasion
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Hotel Casa Viento 3.6 mi. W B & B
Melia Cozumel 3.9 mi. W Resort
El Cozumeleno Beach Resort 4.0 mi. W Resort
Sol Cabanas del Caribe 4.1 mi. W Hotel
Playa Azul Golf and Beach Hotel 4.2 mi. W Resort
Fontan Cozumel Dive Resort 4.9 mi. W Resort
Coral Princess Hotel & Resort 4.9 mi. W Resort
Villa Las Iguanas 5.0 mi. W Hotel
Casita De Maya Hotel 5.1 mi. SW Hotel
Hacienda San Miguel 5.7 mi. WSW Hotel


Although the area surrounding Isla de Pasion isn't exactly a culinary hot spot, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, particularly if you are willing to venture a little out of the way. One of the nearest places to eat is Chan Kaan Restaurant, which is a brief car or taxi trip away.

The following table provides a list of dining options located near this beach.

Restaurants near Isla de Pasion
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Chan Kaan Restaurant (987) 869-5160 Mexican Fine Dining 4.2 mi. W
Palma Azul Restaurant (987) 869-5160 Mexican Informal 4.2 mi. W
Buena Ventura Terrasse (987) 872-3200 International Fine Dining 4.9 mi. W

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find plenty of other beaches on Cozumel, so if Isla de Pasion doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Sunset Beach, another place which offers ample quietude and peace. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, you might enjoy people watching at Playa Bonita. It's located seven miles to the east-southeast.

Vacationers may also want to visit Santa Pilar, located reasonably close-by, so a quick cab ride can take you where you want to go. Although there is little privacy on the Santa Pilar beach, vacationers staying at nearby hotels and resorts will love the convenient location of these shores.

Perhaps Isla de Pasion is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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