This Mexican Caribbean jewel is renowned as one of the best dive destinations in the world. It offers stunning, towering coral formations, warm and clear turquoise-blue waters, and an amazing variety of tropical marine life. Friendly locals with a rich cultural heritage, fantastic weather, delicious food, and miles of sandy beach, make Cozumel a divers' paradise.
"Cuzamil", Island of Swallows was inhabited by the Mayans since 300 AD. The spiritual center for the Goddess of Love and Fertility, Ixchel, it was also a thriving trade center. The Spanish Conquistadores arrived in the early 16th Century, followed by notorious pirates such as Jean Lafitte and Henry Morgan who made it their base in the 17th Centrury.
In 1961, Jacques-Yves Cousteau broadcast the wonders of Cozumel's magnificent reefs to the world, paving the way for today's thriving Dive Community.