Playa Bush

Best known as the home of the Bob Marley Bar, Playa Bush is located on the south coast of Cozumel. Outside from the bar, there is not much civilization for miles, making this a semi-secluded place to spend a day.

Positioned on the southern coast of the island of Cozumel, You should think about stopping by whether or not you are staying particularly close by. When you need to spend the afternoon away from tourist-filled hotspots, you should consider going off the beaten path to Playa Bush.

How to Access The Beach

Playa Bush is located just off Rafael E. Melgar Road.

Amenities and Ambiance

Playa Bush is comprised of white sand and turquoise waters. From shore, where there are a number of useable hammocks, visitors will enjoy a view of the South Point Lighthouse and a natural blow hole.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

If you usually prefer sunny days which grant a relaxing experience, then you should enjoy Playa Bush; it is tucked away in a much quieter sector of Cozumel.

What's Nearby


Playa Bush is beautiful natural attraction, which you'll find on the East coast of Cozumel. It is near some interesting sites like Mr. Sanchos Beach Club, which is within the range of a taxi, and it is one of a number of area's attractions.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't get bored. The attractions closest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Playa Bush
Attraction Type Distance Direction
Mr. Sanchos Beach Club Amusement/Theme Park 7.9 NW Cozumel
Chankannab Adventure Park Amusement/Theme Park 10.6 N Cozumel
Arte de Origen Art Gallery 12.9 N Cozumel
Gallery Azul Art Gallery 15.2 N Cozumel
Cozumel Country Club Golf Course 17.6 N Cozumel

Cities and Towns

It might take some time to get there, but Playa del Carmen, about 24 and a half miles away, is the closest town. though you may see some small, residential towns as you get closer to the beach.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how full nearby hotel rooms are. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Vacationers will find a pretty nice assortment of hotels to pick from near the beach. The most accessible of which are listed below.

Accommodations near Playa Bush
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Iberostar Cozumel 6.7 NW Resort
Grand Cozumel by Occidental 7.0 NW Resort
Occidental Allegro Cozumel 7.3 NW Resort


You might not run into any places to grab a bit to eat right on this shore, so it would be a good idea to pack a lunch if you want to fully enjoy your time spent at the beach.

Other Beaches

Visitors who are looking for the ideal beach will have lots of choices besides Playa Bush.

Another location you might enjoy is Playa Uvas, found just a cab ride away. More active guests, though, may be interested in Albertos Beach, which offers a little more opportunity for excitement, and is closer to additional things to do and see nearby.

You might also want to visit Playa San Fransico, located eight and a half miles away. Playa San Fransico is a gorgeous well-established beach, with many great coastal features vacationers are sure to fall in love with this sandy piece of paradise.

You may find that Playa Bush is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; if so, Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.


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