A honeymoon on one of Mexico’s most coveted islands is proof that great things can come in small packages. Cozumel is cozy, lovely, laid back, and above all easy; easy on the eyes, easy to get around, and easy to love. First-rate accommodations range from big resorts and boutique hotels to traditional villas and bungalows, ensuring that honeymooners can have it just the way they want it. The island also boasts features stunning Mexican Caribbean reefs, rich in biodiversity, that have been ranked among the world’s top scuba diving sites.

Snorkeling and other water sports are also a blast thanks to waters that are so clear you’ll think they’re glass. Whether enjoying a resort’s included attractions or venturing off the beaten path, a Cozumel honeymoon is a lovers’ paradise.

The 3 Best Honeymoon Resorts in Cozumel

Villas las Anclas

3-star hotel
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Get in the Cozumel spirit with a stay at Hotel Villas Las Anclas. Located in downtown Cozumel, Villas Las Anclas is in the heart of Cozumel nightlife and beckons couples with romance at every turn. With vibrant Mexican art and décor, Hotel Villas Las Anclas is the epitome of retro…

Cozumel Palace All Inclusive Resort

4-star hotel
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Be prepared to receive the royal treatment while honeymooning at the Cozumel Palace, an all-inclusive Oceanside luxury resort. With a truly first-class, personable staff, no request is too big or too small. Because of its proximity to the ocean, diving enthusiasts flock to this resort, and because of its tranquil…

Occidental Cozumel

5-star hotel

Located on the beautiful island of Cozumel, overlooking the Mexican Caribbean Sea, is the all-inclusive Occidental Grand Cozumel. This 243-room resort is surrounded by a protected mangrove, offering a beautiful tropical landscape and perfectly manicured gardens. Occidental Grand Cozumel is about 20 minutes from the international airport and a 45…

About Cozumel

Most Romantic Spot in Cozumel

More than 1000 hectares of incomparably beautiful nature awaits at Punta Sur Ecological Park. Deep turquoise water gently laps up to the pristine white sand beach, making for a paradisaical setting that is the pinnacle of honeymoon bliss. Plus, with a variety of adventure-themed activities, massages, and restaurants to enjoy, the breathtaking views are only the beginning!

Things to Do in Cozumel

  • Cozumel Snorkeling Tour: Palancar, Columbia, and El Cielo Reefs – All the snorkeling gear you need to see Palancar Reef, Columbia Reef, and Playa el Cielo in all their natural beauty is included on this trip that’s perfect for beginners and experts alike.
  • Invisible Boat Snorkeling Adventure – This experience takes glass-lined boats to the next level with an entirely transparent vessel, allowing you to take in the magic of the Caribbean in all its glory. You’ll see all types of tropical marine life during this boat ride and snorkeling trip.
  • ATV and Clear Boat Ride Full Experience – Embark on an offroad adventure as you hop on an ATV and explore Passion Island. Also included is a clear boat ride, snorkeling, beach club access, and lunch.
  • Mr Sanchos Romantic Day Beach Pass for Two – Revel in VIP luxury at the Mr. Sanchos Beach Club Cozumel where you and your loved one will enjoy a private cabana, a couples massage, unlimited food and drinks, and sensational Caribbean views.
  • Chankanaab Park– Make a day of it for snorkeling, sunning, and cooling off in the botanical garden, seeing the mini museum, and lunching by the clear blue waters of the Mexican Caribbean.
  • Colombia Lagoon– Located in Punta Sur, which is an ecological park, this lagoon was preserved to nourish the flora and fauna of the southern region of the island. There are several observation points to this stunning lagoon.
  • San Gervasio – See an ancient archeological site without having to leave the island.
  • Walk-About – Explore along the downtown seaside promenade and side streets around sunset.
  • Las Palmeras– Have a meal or a snack here in front of the ferry terminal to fuel up for the rest of your stay! The vibe is casual but the food and service are fantastic, making this a well-known spot for excellent eats.
  • Isla De Cozumel Museum– Combine seeing the island’s history with lunch or breakfast on the upstairs terrace overlooking the sea. This museum is a must-visit for couples who want to learn more about the history, local indigenous art, and natural habitats of this wonderful island.
  • El Cielo – Literally translating to “The Sky,” El Cielo is a watery oasis formed from a shallow turquoise lagoon. Its name is due to the many starfish that inhabit the sea bed.

Cozumel Restaurants & Local Cuisine

  • Nestled within a cozy courtyard filled with lush greenery, Guido’s is a dining experience unlike any other on Cozumel. Couples will savor fresh seafood dishes paired with a wine menu that is one of the island’s most extensive.
  • Spectacular Caribbean views await at Fuego By Riviera Kosher, which is elegantly designed to make the most of the island’s gorgeous sunsets. The restaurant specializes in authentic Mexican tapas for romantic dining that you’ll always remember.
  • Take in panoramic ocean views while enjoying a range of contemporary seafood dishes Buccanos at Night. Lit by torches and candles as the sun begins to set, the vibe is unbelievably romantic.
  • Azul Madera‘s beautiful stone structure was built around majestic trees, meaning that you’ll be dining just feet from centuries-old trunks at this favorite for international fusion. Revered for both its Insta-worthy dishes and location, it’s a must for honeymooners.
  • At Kondesa Restaurant, couples will enjoy fine local dining at the center of Cozumel. The restaurant is situated within a healthy jungle, so the setting is just as spectacular as the flavors.
  • Located in a historic building dating back to 1903, El Palomar Cozumel combines everything you want in an island restaurant: Waterfront dining, lovely architecture, and a menu of Mexican favorites that are bursting with local flavors.

Traveling to Cozumel

Where is Cozumel?
Cozumel is an island located in the Caribbean, off the eastern coast of the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico. It is part of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo and is situated in the eastern part of the country. Cozumel is positioned approximately 12 miles from the mainland, opposite the town of Playa del Carmen.

Flights to Cozumel
While there is a small airport on the island (Cozumel Airport (CZM)), the main international gateway to Cozumel is through Cancún International Airport (CUN), located on the mainland. Major airlines like American Airlines, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, and United offer direct flights to Cancun from major U.S. cities like New York, Baltimore, Washington, Atlanta, and more.

From Cancún, you can take a ferry to Cozumel. The ferry ride takes around 45 minutes to 1 hour, and multiple ferry companies operate this route. The ferry terminals are easily accessible from the airport via ground transportation.

Cozumel Weather
Cozumel enjoys a tropical climate with warm temperatures throughout the year. The dry season between December and April sees daytime temperatures in the 80s and nighttime temps in the mid-60s or low 70s. The rainy season is significantly longer and is accompanied by hotter temperatures (averaging 91 degrees during the daytime and 74 degrees at night in August).

What is the best month to travel to Cozumel?
The most popular time to honeymoon in Cozumel is during the springtime. Between March and June, daytime temperatures hover in the high 80s while evening temperatures rarely drop below 70 degrees. Add in that this is the island’s dry season, and you have the makings of a perfect trip to enjoy the beaches and outdoor activities. Regardless of the season, Cozumel offers warm temperatures and a tropical environment, making it a popular year-round destination for beach lovers.

If you’re looking for the best accommodation rates and fewer crowds, the rainy season between June and October can be a good option. Just keep in mind that you may have to make do with showers and some hot temps in the low-90s.

How long should a honeymoon in Cozumel be?
Honeymooners looking to enjoy all that Cozumel has to offer will want to spend around a week on the island. Between the attractions, beaches, and restaurants, there is plenty to see and do, so longer is even better, if time permits!