What Are Some of the Main Tourist Attractions in Cozumel?


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Faro Celerain Eco Park, Palancar Beach, Stingray Beach, El Cedral and Cozumel Museum are among the main tourist attractions in Cozumel, Mexico. Additional attractions include Chankanaab National Park and the San Gervasio Ruins. Top restaurants in Cozumel include Burritos Gorditos, El Billy Asados Al Carbon and El Moro.

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Faro Celerain Eco Park provides 2,500 acres of habitat for wildlife such as crocodiles, sea turtles and exotic birds. Popular activities for tourists of the park include wildlife watching, swimming, kayaking and exploring. El Caracol Mayan ruins and the Faro Celerain Lighthouse are additional attractions at Faro Celerain Eco Park. The park offers a visitor information center on the premises.

Tourists visit Palancar Beach for swimming, kayaking, snorkeling, sailing and diving. There are also several restaurants in the area. Stingray Beach provides snorkelers the opportunity to swim up to and alongside live stingray. Tourists need to book their excursions in advance.

El Cedral is the site of ruins of the Mayan civilization and dates back to 800 A.D. As of 2015, this small site is open on a daily basis. The Cozumel Museum provides exhibits and displays related to the history of Cozumel and exhibits of cultural and social events of the 20th century.

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