Cozumel, the Island of the Swallows, is a stop on our Costa Cruise to Mexico. Between purchases of local handicrafts and the beach, there is wide a choice and it has never disappointed us.

The Mexican island of Cozumel is an essential stop. Nicknamed the Island of the Swallows, it boasts amazing biodiversity. Two-thirds of the island remains in its natural state with vast forests, beautiful beaches and extraordinary archaeological sites, not to mention the welcoming people, exceptional cuisine and an absolutely priceless calm. During the stop in the port of Cozumel, take advantage of the duty-free shopping. There is a variety handicrafts, specialising in jewellery. With the proximity of the island to beautiful coral reefs you can also do numerous water activities such as diving and fishing by hand.

Not to be missed:

• Spectacular Dive in Chankanaab Eco Park

• The evocative site of Mayan ruins at San Gervasio

• The site of Tulum