Cozumel Sights

Punta Sur National Park

  • Carretera Costera Sur, Km 30 Map It
  • Cozumel
  • Park (National/State/Provincial)

Published 08/21/2015

Fodor's Review

This 247-acre national preserve is a protected habitat for numerous birds and animals, including crocodiles, flamingos, egrets, and herons. At the park's (and Cozumel's) southernmost point stands the Faro de Celarain, a lighthouse that's now a museum of navigation. Climb the 134 steps to the top for the best view on the island. Spot birds from observation towers near Laguna Colombia or Laguna Chunchacaab, or visit the ancient Mayan lighthouse El Caracol, which was designed to whistle when the wind blows in a certain direction. Beaches here are wide and deserted, and there's great snorkeling offshore; snorkeling equipment is available for rent, as are kayaks. Leave your car at the Faro and take a park shuttle or rental bike to the beach. If you're coming by cab, expect to pay about M$585 for a round-trip ride from San Miguel.

Sight Information

Address:

Carretera Costera Sur, Km 30, Cozumel, Quintana Roo, 77600, Mexico

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Sight Details:

  • M$163
  • Daily 8–4

Published 08/21/2015

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