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.

Positioned on 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 think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Couples and families who want to have more of the beach to themselves 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'll find the waters off-shore to be fit for snorkeling, so bring along some gear if you've been hoping to get in some underwater exploration.

Isla de Pasion brings guests an angelic and peaceful escape, in part because the surrounding region is not heavily urbanized.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Isla de Pasion on the North coast of Cozumel; it's located near attractions like Cozumel Country Club, which is four miles to the west.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Isla de Pasion
Attraction Type Distance Direction
Cozumel Country Club Golf Course 3.8 mi. W Cozumel
Gallery Azul Art Gallery 5.7 mi. WSW Cozumel
Arte de Origen Art Gallery 8.6 mi. SW Cozumel

Cities and Towns

Isla de Pasion tourists hoping to find other interesting places to see might think about heading over to San Miguel, which is not far away and is a particularly bustling part of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean. From the coast, San Miguel is about six and a half miles (ten and a half kilometers) away.


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. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Guests looking to find a place to stay not far from the beach are in luck, as there are lots of accommodations to pick from in the vicinity. You will find the closest and most convenient booking options by viewing those shown in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Isla de Pasion
Hotel Distance Direction Type
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 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
Suites Bahia 5.8 mi. WSW Hotel


If during your visit you start getting hungry, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, so you won't have to wander too far from these sands. Chan Kaan Restaurant is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant offers a menu of Mexican food. They are also famous for their seafood. The restaurant is fairly close, so a short taxi ride is a convenient way to get there.

Nearby restaurant options are shown below.

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 International Informal 4.2 mi. W
Palapa Snack Bar -- American Very Casual 4.2 mi. W
Beach Club -- Mexican, Tex-Mex Very Casual 4.2 mi. W
Buena Ventura Terrasse (987) 872-3200 International Fine Dining 4.9 mi. W

Other Beaches

Of course, there are lots of other spots along the coast of Cozumel, so Isla de Pasion is not your only option.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Sunset Beach, another place which provides ample peace and seclusion. If you're on the lookout for more active and social, you might find that Playa Bonita is just right. It's found seven miles to the east-southeast.

Another location you may want to try is Santa Pilar, which is located not a great distance away, which means a quick cab ride should put you in the right spot to check out this other choice. 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.

Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean has a lot to offer its visitors, but Isla de Pasion is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.


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