Measuring about 29 miles from northeast to southwest and averaging 9 miles in width, Cozumel is the largest of Mexico’s inhabited islands. Cozumel effortlessly balances its flashy side with a natural, unblemished beauty. The tropical climate promises heat, plentiful sunshine, and pristine beaches for every kind of traveler. Divers love Cozumel for its clear waters and preserved coral reefs. Beach lovers can rest and relax at beaches like El Cielo or Playa Palancar, while outdoor enthusiasts will find respite in the island’s jungles and national parks. You can stay close to the cruise port with shopping, eateries, and sights in historic San Miguel. Head inland to the Mayan ruins of San Gervasio, or take things one step further with excursions to Tulum, Arrecifes de Cozumel National Park, or the beautiful Playa del Carmen.