Snorkeling in Cozumel

Everything you need to know before you go

Snorkeling in Cozumel is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. It is known as being one of the best snorkeling destinations imaginable because it’s part of the Mesoamerican Reef which is the second-largest reef in the world.

When snorkeling in Cozumel, you are bound to see colorful fish, unique sea animals, rays, turtles, and more! It’s an exciting location for exploring uncharted marine life.

What to Expect When Snorkeling in Cozumel

At the very least, you must have goggles and a snorkel breathing tube. Oftentimes, snorkelers also use a floatation device and/or fins to make it easier to swim.

What To Bring for Snorkeling Gear

Cozumel is surrounded by the Mesoamerican Reef, which is one of the largest in the world. There are many excellent snorkeling spots on this reef—here are some to consider:

Best Snorkeling Spots in Cozumel

Chankanaab Park

This park is very popular because it’s only about 4 miles from the cruise port. The water is shallow with a mild current so it’s an especially great spot for beginners and families.


Villa  Blanca Reef

This reef is located on the west coast of the island. It’s a popular spot among tourists because it’s great for all levels of snorkelers and can be accessed from the beach.


Punta Sur Eco Beach Park

In general, Punta Sur is a beautiful natural place where you’ll find exotic birds and crocodiles in their natural habitat.


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