Category Archives: Mexico

Chankanaab Park in Cozumel

Cozumel has no shortage of things to do when cruise ships come to port.  We’ve stopped there on quite a few cruises and always found something different to do.  This Mexican island has much more to offer that we haven’t … Continue reading

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The Ever-Growing Van Tour in Puerto Vallarta

Sailing into Puerto Vallarta, we had an excellent view from the Constellation Lounge on Celebrity Infinity. From a distance we could see Carnival Miracle already docked there. The other side of the little inlet across from the other ship looked … Continue reading

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Cozumel Beaches On Your Own – Sky Reef

Cozumel is always one of my favorite ports. The beautiful aqua blue water in some areas stays so clear you can see the bottom even when fairly deep. The second largest coral reef in the world, the Meso American Reef, … Continue reading

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Cruising to Cabo

When cruising into Cabo San Lucas, Mexico with no plans it’s pretty easy to find something to do right at the port. Commonly called Cabo, Cabo San Lucas sits at the southern tip of  Baja California, which is separated from … Continue reading

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Cozumel Atlantis Submarine

A lot of ports have excursions offered on semi-subs, but not many offer the rare opportunity to dive to the depths on a real genuine submarine. When choosing something to do on the Carnival Splendor’s stop in Cozumel – which … Continue reading

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Cozumel Cave Snorkel

On a windy December day the MSC Divina pulled into the dock in Cozumel, Mexico. Cozumel Island sits off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, an area of Mexico dependant on tourism as its main industry and thus well guarded … Continue reading

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Playa Mia Beach Park

Cozumel Mexico Following our excellent snorkel adventure in Cozumel, the Palancar docked at Playa Mia Beach Park.  They had tables reserved in a large roofed restaurant area for our excursion group.  Workers served us all some lunch and we could … Continue reading

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Snorkeling on Palancar Reef in Cozumel

The second largest coral reef in the world, the Meso-American reef, runs from Cozumel Mexico to Honduras.  Many people visit Cozumel to take advantage of the bounty of diving or snorkeling opportunities in its warm clear blue waters. On our … Continue reading

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Tulum Mayan Ruins

Shortly after the Carnival Liberty docked in Cozumel, we walked briskly down the dock toward the passenger ferry tied to the next pier.  Everyone with excursions on the mainland boarded for a journey to varying destinations, ours the Mayan ruins … Continue reading

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Cozumel, Mexico

Just off the coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula sits the island of Cozumel.  The name comes from Mayan words meaning the land of swallows.  At about 30 miles long and 9 miles wide, Cozumel is Mexico’s largest island.  It has … Continue reading

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