Cozumel, Mexico

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Overview

With your select group of family and friends, get to know Cozumel on a private 5-hour shore excursion. In addition to learning about the island’s history, you’ll see how people and local industries there operate today. Visit the San Gervasio Mayan ruins or an artisanal craft factory, as well as a chocolate factory, and enjoy a tequila tasting. Snorkel and relax at Palancar beach. Experience some of the best of what Cozumel has to offer, without having to follow a rigid schedule. Port/ferry pier pickup and drop-off included.
  • Private 5-hour shore excursion of Cozumel
  • See Cozumel’s landmarks and learn their history on a city tour
  • Visit a chocolate factory, a tequila place, and a local beach for swimming and snorkeling
  • Check out the San Gervasio Mayan ruins or Mayaluum, a clay and limestone craft factory
  • Tour accommodates up to nine people
  • Round-trip transport by air-conditioned van from the cruise-ship or ferry pier included
Enjoy a broad and pleasant overview of Cozumel island on this private 5-hour shore excursion. After pickup from the cruise-ship or ferry pier at a time of your choosing, your personalized guide takes your group (up to nine people) by air-conditioned van to a variety of sights on Cozumel, which translates in Mayan as the ‘Island of Swallows.’
 
Hear the history behind the landmarks downtown on a city tour. Then, stop at a chocolate factory to learn about how the Maya people made and used chocolate. Follow your chocolate lesson with a tasty tequila tasting.
 
Next, you have the option of visiting either Mayaluum, a traditional clay and limestone craft factory, or the San Gervasio Maya ruins. Continue along the coastal highway, stopping for photo ops as you like. This stretch of the tour is a good time to purchase lunch at one of the beachfront restaurants, and your guide will have recommendations on hand.
 
Finish your outing at the beach of Palancar, where you can swim, snorkel, or just relax in a hammock under the coconut-palm trees. Your shore excursion ends with return transport to the pier.

Reviews

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M
, Nov 2018

We had a fantastic day, off our ship for the day. We had read reviews stating Leo did a fantastic job, we were very excited when Leo (our tour guide) showed up in the yellow cap, as in instructions, with no problem finding him! We had a party of 5, including one senior with us, and the day was perfectly paced. Our private tour started with sightseeing in San Miguel, Leo gave us a lot of Mayan and local history along with information about the local people, he showed us the "sights" as well as the neighborhoods. We were able to stop several times to take pictures. We then visited the San Gervasio Mayan ruins, based on Leo's recommendation we purchase a tour guide for the ruins, this was well worth the extra money. After the ruins we went to the KaoKao Chocolate factory, to learn how chocolate is made along with tasting. We then decided to skip the Tequila Museum and headed to the beach. We had a fantastic lunch at a outside restaurant on the beach, with some time to enjoy the beach. Leo was very knowledgeable and really made our day perfect, he knew we would be running over our 5 hours a bit, and was not concerned. He dropped us off across the street from the pier so we could end our day with some shopping. We really enjoyed our day on Cozumel, and we would totally recommend Tours Plaza and Leo to any one !

s
, Aug 2018

Our guide was amazing. He had the pre planned stuff ready for us to do or offered to change it up if we had something else in mind. He offered great suggestions and was very accommodating.

G
, Jul 2018

We had a great time with Gerry on our tour! I highly recommend this tour versus the larger group tours offered off the cruise ships!

D
, Jul 2018

Everything was just great. Our driver Sergio was excellent. Showed us all the things we wanted to see and offered many helpful suggestions. Don't know how he could of done more. Cat was clean , he drove very safely, and a/c was nice and cold. Perfect!

T
, Jun 2018

great tour and guide. Saw so much of Cozumel. Very memorable

D
, Apr 2018

We really enjoyed this tour. It was a lot of fun. The guide was knowledgeable and friendly. I would recommend this one for sure.

E
, Apr 2018

Sergio, our guide/driver was amazing. Very accommodating and knowledgeable. He suggested places that were worth to see in Cozumel and was able to share the history of the beautiful island with us. He was also very flexible and open to any suggestions we made about the tour and schedule. That was a fantastic tour an I definitely recommend it to anyone.

m
, Apr 2018

This tour was awesome. It was 8 of us Gerardo gery is an spectacular tour guide.we really enjoyed the stops, including the first one for snacks and drinks. The Chocolate and Tequila tour was a hit, he blasted the music in the van it was so much fun.We like the restaurant he took us for lunch.the only bad thing at the restaurant was that the only option was chicken for everything, no beef or anything else.
I would definitely recommend this tour.

T
, Apr 2018

Our driver Sergio was courteous, friendly and cared about what we wanted to do. I would highly recommend taking a private tour and truly seeing Cozumel.

K
, Mar 2018

After disembarking our cruise ship we were picked up by Leo our driver at the taxi stand as pre arranged. From the beginning he was polite and helpful. We had a wonderful day with tequila tasting, chocolate tasting and he took us to a great authentic beachside café for some Mexican food and margaritas. As the weather was dreadful raining hard all day we were unable to go to the ruins on Leo's recommendation he drove us around and showed us different places of interest and told us about life in Mexico. He was full of information and spoke great English. I would highly recommend this tour. The only negative was the weather which is out of anyone's control.


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