Cozumel: Private Driver for the Day in 8 Languages
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Pick-up serviceOn the day of the service please let know to the staff at reception desk, that your driver is going to pick you up, so security gate staff allow him to pass the vehicle
- Design your own day and choose what you want to see
- Take a 20-minute Chocolate Factory Tour
- El Mirador rock formations in the other side of the island
- Learn about Cozumel on a city tour
- Spend the day lazing on Playa Palancar
- Enjoy a Tequila History & Tasting Tour
- Take the day at your own pace
A 5-hour tour could be your driver picking you up at the hotel or cruise ship pier, do a city tour where the driver takes you to local landmarks and tells you all about Cozumel's history and some fun facts, afterward make your way to a twenty minute version of the chocolate factory tour and then to the tequila history and tasting tour & Mayan Village (optional), then head to the "wild" side of the island for a drive down the coastal highway (breathtaking views!) where you could stop along the way for pictures and have a nice lunch at one of the ocean front restaurants along the highway, then to Palancar Beach to relax, shore snorkel or get wet in the ocean, San Gervasio (optional) and afterward head back to the ship or hotel.
If is your first time in Cozumel here are a few suggestions on places to visit:
The local market where the locals all go to make purchases of food and other necessitie.
Small chocolate factory opened in 2007. family business makes fresh, handmade, Mexican-origin chocolate. Chocolates are made in-house, the artisan way. Discover the world and magic of Mayan cacao – Get to know all what you always wanted to ask about chocolate making !!
San Gervasio Ruins (Optional)
As of today, these Mayan ruins are the #1 archaeological site in Cozumel. As of today San Gervasio is the most important mayan site in the island. San Gervasio was a sacred mayan site dedicated to the goddess Ixchel (goddess of fertility) plus a estrategic site for commerce and politics in the area. You can become part of the mayan culture and its mysteries. Don’t miss on mayan history!
Tequila History & Tasting Tour
A Cozumel trip would not be complete without tequila – that liquor from the agave, sacred to the Aztecs, has a rich history in Mexico. The blue agave’s tequila is still sacred to Mexicans and tourists alike – and should not be missed. In an open-air building sit rows and rows of tequila bottles. The tour is interesting and you will love the tastings, in small paper cups. The “good stuff” is indeed silky smooth, but you may have to suffer through “cherry,” and “orange” tequila, though the almond tequila has a smoky flavor and the coffee tequila has a strong, good taste, as well. The cream tequila tastes a little like amaretto. The shots are small, but numerous.The mezcal, as expected, is strong.
Playa Palancar (Beach)
Is one of the favorite local Cozumel beaches on the leeward side of the island. It has charm and has a few creature comforts. One of the specialties on the Menu is Fish Tacos. Just beyond the restaurant is one of Cozumel’s sandy beaches in all its glory! Lots of tropical foliage around and a very comfortable covered hammock area to rest in. They run snorkel trips to Colombia and Palancar reefs, the boats come to the beach and pick you up or just tip a snorkel guide so he can show you the best spots to see fish & marine life and you can snorkel close to shore on your own.
Is preserved in its most natural state. The large rock formations jut out into the open ocean. El Mirador was carved by years of ocean waves splashing against the rocks. El Mirador consists large rock formations which can be climbed and walked across to the end, where the ocean spray meets El Mirador. The rock formations are craggy in spots and have some natural bridges and tidal pools whirling around. There are uneven spots and some holes in the rocks to be aware of when walking across El Mirador.
A place where mayan crafts are made. During your visit here will talk you about how it's made the crafts and what material are employed to build it since mayan times, and how preserve this culture with the practice of mayan technique.
- City tour
- Tequila history & Tasting Tour and Mayan Village
- Chocolate Factory
- El Mirador
- The Wild & Natural side of Cozumel
- Playa Palancar
- San Gervasio (Adultos $9.50, Niños menores de 10 años - Gratis)
- Snorkeling in Playa Palancar ($10.00 USD snorkel equipment rent)
- Food and Drink
- Souvenirs and personal purchases
-PUNTA LANGOSTA: Your driver will be waiting for you at the head of the taxi line in front of the Sr. Frogs bar/restaurant, which is directly across the street from the pier. As you leave the pier, you will be obliged to take an escalator up to the 2nd floor of the mall (so the store owners get foot traffic). You have to make your way back to the ground floor again, but it's a small mall, you won't get lost. There is another taxi line at the back of the mall, but just ignore it. Your driver is waiting for you in front of Sr. Frogs! -INTERNATIONAL PIER: Your driver will be at the head of the taxi line with a sign with your name. - PUERTA MAYA: Your driver is not allowed a sign there, so look for a man with a yellow cap, He'll be at the head of the taxi line as you leave the pier shopping area. And if you're arriving from Playa del Carmen will meet you upon arrival at the ferry pier under the swallow birds statue so look for a man with a sign with your name wearing a yellow cap (Open in Google Maps)
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