Biosphere Reserve Cozumel Island

Located in the Mexican Caribbean, the Biosphere Reserve has an area of 134,624.17 hectares (1,346.24 km2) area comparable to the size of Mexico City.

Three endemic species inhabit the island, such as; Cozumel raccoon (Procyon pygmaeus), the mouse of Cozumel (Reithrodontomys spectabilis) and the cuitlacoche (Toxostoma guttatum).


It also has a great diversity of ecosystems, high richness of amphibians and reptiles, and is home to 31 endemic species and subspecies of vertebrates.

The two most important terrestrial ecosystems of the site are mangroves and jungles, and its marine portion forms part of the Mesoamerican reef system, which represents the second largest in the world.

Snorkel tour in Isla Cozumel

We leave from the pier in Cancun and if you are already in Playa del Carmen from the Tax Pier on the fifth avenue, we pick you up and take you to Cozumel to snorkel. You will have a tour around the bay of the island in a boat, which will take you to snorkel to 2 different reefs in the area: Paraíso – Dzun-ha where you will see goldfish.

What’s Included: Children under 4 travel free with no seat and pay for their meals in the restaurant. Transportation from a meeting point to Cozumel on a round trip. Boat tour. Snorkel tour on 2 reefs. Snorkel equipment with new tube. Food in Restaurant with 1 drink. Free time to visit the island.

Not included: Drinks in the restaurant. Ecology Tax (10 USD)

We recommend you to bring: Biodegradable sunscreen. Swimsuit set. Comfortable clothes. Change of clothes. Money if you decide to go shopping and pay the ecology tax 10 USD.

Days and Hours of Operation: Departure Point: Pier in hotel zone or in fiscal pier in Playa del Carmen. Departure Time: 7:30 a.m. / 9:30 a.m Return Time: 7:30 p.m. Days of Operation: Monday to Saturday

Prices from Cancun: Adults $ 122 USD / MXN $ 2,257 Pesos. Children $ 61 USD / MXN $ 1,129 Pesos.

Prices from Beach: Adults $ 103 USD / MXN $ 1,906 Pesos. Children $ 52 USD / MXN $ 962 Pesos.