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Arrecifes de Cozumel

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About Arrecifes de Cozumel

Arrecifes de Cozumel National Park.  It is one of the most popular destinations for recreational diving in the Mexican Caribbean. Here it is possible to observe a great diversit...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    San Miguel de Cozumel at 6 Km.

  • Airport

    Cozumel International Airport, Quintana Roo

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    By Ferry: From Playa del Carmen take the ferry to Cozumel. From the fiscal dock of Cozumel Island you can take a cab to the south of the isl...

  • Transportation facilities

    Own or rented land vehicle or boat of service providers authorized by CONANP.

  • Mobility within the protected area

    By vehicle along the southern coastal highway and by boat from authorized service providers.

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  • Schedules

    Monday to Sunday from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

    Summer schedule 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

  • Entrance fee

    $108.66 MXN

  • Average weather in the area

    Warm humid

Arrecifes de Cozumel in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • Any time of the year is recommended to visit the Protected Area, respecting the reef rest calendar.
  • Light and comfortable clothing and a bathing suit are recommended.


Services within the PA

Mooring buoys for authorized vessels
Swimming rosaries in some beach clubs

Lodging near the PA


Food service near the PA

Beach Clubs

Available services in the nearest locality to the PA

Bank ATMs
Market / Super Market
Transportation services

Nearest locality to the PA

San Miguel de Cozumel at 6 Km.

Admission fee

Protected Area entrance fee

$108.66 MXN Entrance prices per person, per day, as collection of rights.

Senior citizens, pensioned and retired persons, disabled persons, and minors under 12 years of age will be exempt from the payment of fees, whose status will be accredited once they enter the Protected Area, if applicable, with the corresponding valid credential. A 50% discount will be applied to students and teachers with a valid credential, which must be presented upon entering the Protected Area.

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Interesting facts

It is one of the three most beautiful reefs in the world, it is also known as 'The Great Western Atlantic Reef Belt' or 'The Great Mayan Ree...

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The coral reefs, 'El Cielo' beach and the sunken ship C-53.

Representative species of PA

Splendid toadfish (Sanopus splendidus), Cozumel Island Raccoon (Procyon pygmaeus), Elkhorn Coral (Acropora palmata), Hawksbill Sea Turtle (E...

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You can see more representative species of Arrecifes de Cozumel on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. Keep a distance of 1.5 meters from the reefs.
2. Do not feed the fauna
3. Hire boats and guides authorized by CONANP.
4. An...

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  • PA office address

    Interior of the Marina Banco Playa (harbor), Avenida Rafael E. Melgar No. 100, Km 1.5 de la zona costera norte, C.P. 77600, Cozumel, Q, Roo Altos del Edificio de Plaza del Sol, Locales 42 y 43, Colonia Centro, C.P. 77600, Cozumel, Q, Roo.

  • Phone

    +52 (987) 87 2 46 89 +52 (987) 87 24 275

  • Email


PA social networks
Gobierno de México
Medio Ambiente