12 days in Cancun & Cozumel Itinerary

12 days in Cancun & Cozumel Itinerary

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1
Cancun
— 8 nights
2
Cozumel
— 3 nights

8
nights
Cancun

Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
Bring the kids along to Scuba & Snorkeling and Quinta Avenida. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cancun: Punta Laguna Nature Reserve (in Tulum), Playa del Carmen (Xplor Park by Xcaret & Rio Secreto) and Akumal Beach (in Akumal). There's much more to do: browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village, get outside with Selvatica, delve into the distant past at Punta Sur, and get active on the water at Mayan Water Complex.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cancun trip itinerary builder app.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Cancún International Airport and Cozumel International Airport. In January, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Isla Mujeres, Punta Laguna Nature Reserve, Akumal Beach
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Akumal Beach ©
Akumal Beach
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village

3
nights
Cozumel

Thanks to the island's outstanding scuba diving and snorkeling options, Cozumel tourism sector remains a major employer and the main source of income for this Caribbean getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then put a fun spin on your tour with The Amazing Cozumel Race. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): learn more about the world around you at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, thenget in on the family fun at Discover Mexico Park Cozumel, thenget a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally admire the masterpieces at Galo Art Studio.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cozumel trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Cancun to Cozumel by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. January in Cozumel sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 20th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel ©
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel

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