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.

Set on the island of Cozumel, You might want to drop by regardless of whether you're staying particularly close by. There are advantages to visiting a beach that's a long way from the nearest major city; relatively untouched parts of the coast like Playa Bush are usually more relaxing than those overrun with fellow travelers.

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.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

Playa Bush offers visitors an idyllic and relaxing getaway, as the surrounding area is not heavily urbanized.

What's Nearby


Found on the East coast of Cozumel; the area hosts attractions such as Arte de Origen, which is one of the closest attractions.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run low on things to do. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Playa Bush
Attraction Type Distance Direction
Arte de Origen Art Gallery 12.9 mi. N Cozumel
Gallery Azul Art Gallery 15.2 mi. N Cozumel
Cozumel Country Club Golf Course 17.6 mi. N Cozumel

Cities and Towns

The closest city you'll find to Playa Bush is Playa del Carmen. Since the city is 24 and a half miles from this beach, you'll probably have a bit of a drive from your hotel to this beach.


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. The area does not have very many large hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by visitors from some of the area's smaller options.

Beach-goers will find a nice selection of accommodation options to choose from in the area surrounding the beach. The most convenient of which can be seen 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


There aren't any restaurants right on this coastal destination, so you might want to pack a lunch if you want to fully enjoy your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

There are multiple beaches to discover on Cozumel, of course, so if Playa Bush doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Playa Uvas, found within cab range of the beach. If you're on the lookout for more active and social, you might like Albertos Beach.

Another location you may want to try is Playa San Fransico, which is located not too far away, and can be reached in a taxi. 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.

While Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean has many alluring attractions, a trip to Playa Bush could end up a family favorite.


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