The active and pretty beaches on Cozumel are touted as some of the most-loved attractions that you'll find in the region. If you are a big beach fan, Melia Cozumel is the perfect locale for you. This property is situated on the coast, so visitors can spend their whole trip under the sun if they want. The beach on-site is a well-visited attraction, which is great for travelers that want to be in the middle of a crowd.
Naturally, since Melia Cozumel was built directly on Santa Pilar, hanging out at the beach is one of the main attractions at this property. Located on the northern strip of San Miguel (North of the Cozumel International Airport), Santa Pilar is a long stretch of beach that features calm, shallow waters, perfect for swimming. The area is somewhat popular with tourists, particularly as you get closer to the hotels.
Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your resort can add a little variety to your vacation schedule, no matter if you're just exploring the area's hidden attractions, or finding an incredible local restaurant. Melia Cozumel lies on the island of Cozumel, it is 4.2 miles to the north-northeast of San Miguel.
The following table contains a listing of areas near Melia Cozumel:
|Northern Cozumel, Cozumel||0.6||SE|
|downtown San Miguel, Cozumel||3.5||SW|
|San Miguel, Cozumel||4.2||SSW|
|Eastern Cozumel, Cozumel||7.9||SSE|
|Playa del Carmen, Mexico||10.7||NW|
|downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico||10.8||WNW|
|Southern Cozumel, Cozumel||14.7||S|
|Puerto Aventuras, Mexico||19.6||W|
Considering that both the land and sea in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean have so much to offer, there are a number of fascinating attractions throughout the area. Even though there are just a few attractions within walking distance of the resort, you can still explore attractions like Cozumel Reef National Park, which is one of the closest.
This option and more are detailed in the following table:
|Cozumel Reef National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||3.7||SW||San Miguel, Cozumel|
|Cave||--||--||3.7 mi. Northwest of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Dolphin Discovery||Zoo||19.9||W||Puerto Aventuras, Mexico|
|Cedam Museum||Museum||20.0||W||Puerto Aventuras, Mexico|
|Jardin Del Eden Cenote||Cave||21.4||W||The vicinity of La Gloria, Mexico|
|Cristalino Maya Cenote||Cave||21.4||W||The vicinity of La Gloria, Mexico|
|Kantun Chi Eco Park||Park||21.5||W||The vicinity of La Gloria, Mexico|
If you're searching for somewhere interesting to go, Cozumel Reef National Park might be the right choice for you. 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.
Learning about nearby accommodation options is generally an easy means of getting a better feel for the surrounding area. You can find plenty of additional destinations to look at in the vicinity, as this portion of Cozumel has a sweeping range of hotels and resorts to pick from. Find out more about the surrounding area's hotel booking possibilities by checking the table below.
|El Cozumeleno Beach Resort||0.2||SW||4.0 mi. North-Northeast of San Miguel, Cozumel|
|Hotel Casa Viento||0.3||E||4.3 mi. North-Northeast of San Miguel, Cozumel|
|Sol Cabanas del Caribe||0.4||SW||3.8 mi. North-Northeast of San Miguel, Cozumel|
|Playa Azul Golf and Beach Hotel||0.5||SW||3.7 mi. North-Northeast of San Miguel, Cozumel|
|1.6||SW||2.7 mi. North of San Miguel, Cozumel|
|Coral Princess Hotel & Resort||1.6||SW||2.6 mi. North of San Miguel, Cozumel|
|Villa Las Iguanas||1.9||SW||2.4 mi. North of San Miguel, Cozumel|
|Hacienda San Miguel||3.0||SSW||San Miguel, Cozumel|
|Casita De Maya Hotel||3.0||S||San Miguel, Cozumel|
|Guidos Boutique Hotel||3.1||SSW||San Miguel, Cozumel|
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