Cozumel is located on an island and is a favorite cruise ship port in the Yucatan peninsula. Cruise ships dock by the city of San Miguel which is a ferry ride away from the equally busy Playa del Carmen and 50 miles south of the major resort of Cancun.
Where You're Docked
Several piers are available for cruise ships in Cozumel. Punta Langosta is the most convenient and in the southern part of the downtown area with a mall across the street. The adjacent San Miguel Pier is used by Playa del Carmen ferries and tenders. TMM (Turistico) pier is 5-10 minutes south of the downtown area by taxi. Puerta Maya (primarily used by ships under Carnival Corp) is directly south of TMM pier and has a cruise center complex with shops and restaruants. Puerta Maya info with taxi rates and cruise schedule here. http://www.puertamaya.com
Money & Tipping
Ferries to Playa Del Carmen run hourly and travel time is around 45 minutes. http://www.playadelcarmentours.com/ferry-schedules.htm
Taxis from the southern piers to downtown Cozumel should cost around $6 USD.
Shopping & Restaurants
Shops and restaurants can easily be found in downtown Cozumel and Puerta Maya.
Cafes and restaurants may provide free wifi for customers.
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San Miguel/Downtown Cozumel
Playa del Carmen
Cozumel Weather Forecast