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 southern edge of the island of Cozumel, You might want whether or not you are staying very close. Playa Bush stands out because it's perfect for escaping the typical tourist haunts. Other nearby beaches in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean may be just as refreshing as Playa Bush, but tend to be more crowded because they're frequented by tourists looking for a lively scene.

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, public restrooms aren't available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

Playa Bush grants a quiet and relaxing experience, especially since the surrounding area is free of city-life and traffic.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Playa Bush on the East coast of Cozumel. It is near some interesting sites like Arte de Origen, which is among the attractions close-by.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

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

It might be a bit of a trek to get there, but Playa del Carmen is the nearest city, about nearby_cities.0.distance.text away, is the closest town. though you may see some small, residential towns as you get closer to the beach.


How many other people you encounter at Playa Bush will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but it can attract visitors from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a decent selection of resorts and hotels to pick from in the area surrounding the beach. The closest of which can be viewed in the table that follows.

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 surrounding this coastal destination, so you may choose to pack a lunch for your day in the sun.

Other Beaches

Cozumel has several beautiful beaches, and Playa Bush is just one option.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Playa Uvas, found just a cab ride away. Others might prefer Albertos Beach, which offers a little more opportunity for excitement, and is closer to other tourist hot-spots.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Playa San Fransico, located eight and a half miles to the north-northwest. 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, there are other beaches and natural attractions in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean you might like.


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