Sustainably-minded 5-star resort with a secluded island atmosphere and nature-inspired designfrom $225 /night
- Beautiful bungalow-style suites offering the utmost in peace and privacy
- Stunning surroundings with white sand, coconut palms, multiple pools, and snorkelling just metres from the shore
- Outstanding amenities including spa, multiple restaurants and dive centre
- Sustainable operations supported by Iberostar's Wave of Change programme
Iberostar Cozumel offers the perfect blend of relaxation and excitement, with an atmosphere that's equal parts adventure and luxury. Take the plunge with PADI courses and guided trips around Cozumel focused on the region's famous sites. Or, take your exploration further with excursions throughout the Yucatan Peninsula, home to mighty whale sharks and bull sharks, jungles, coral reefs, and cenotes - limestone caves and caverns that lead deep underground. In between your adventures, slip into the life of luxury, with spacious and comfortable bungalows, delicious meals, and an indulgent spa.
About Iberostar Cozumel
A secluded tropical island atmosphere, exciting variety of activities, and unique blend of family-friendly adventure and luxurious amenities make Iberostar Cozumel a top option for visitors in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. You can expect comfortable and secluded bungalows, delicious dining options to suit every taste, and scuba diving and snorkelling for all - just metres from the resort's white sand beach. Not to mention seasonal day trips to visit the famous whale shark and bull shark aggregations, as well as remote reef and cenote diving. Back on land, you'll find all that you need to enjoy a holiday in paradise, with outstanding service from a team of island experts.
Iberostar proudly operates over 100 hotels worldwide, with destinations throughout the Americas, Europe, and Africa. This prestigious family of hotels focuses on outstanding service, personalised attention, modern gastronomy, and creature comforts, including spa and wellness services. No matter which of their stunning properties you choose to stay at, you can expect stunning facilities, perfectly private guest rooms, and activities for all with daily outings, kids camps, and more! Iberostar is also setting new standards for environmentally responsible tourism through their Wave of Change programme, aimed at offering a fully sustainable service company-wide by 2030.
Explore the resort
This secluded island paradise boasts a lovely white sand beach, swaying coconut palm groves, and incredible snorkelling right off the shore. Each free-standing room is perfectly secluded, tucked away from the world and with all the comforts of home. But, thanks to Iberostar Cozumel's stunning natural surroundings and spacious pool complex, you'll likely spend the majority of your time outdoors. Scuba diving and off-site adventures exploring jungles and archaeological sites are easy to arrange, and each day's activities include land and water-based sports, live nighttime entertainment, and social gatherings like happy hour. You'll also enjoy complimentary use of the facilities at Iberostar Tucán and Iberostar Quetzal.
When you aren't out exploring, this is the perfect place to indulge in a few creature comforts. The resort's spa offers a sumptuous menu of massages and bodywork, and daily yoga and meditation sessions are offered through the Aliveness programme. You'll also find incredible wellness offerings, including healthy menus and a full-service gym. Fine dining, craft cocktails, and imported wine and spirits are offered, and the resort includes eight different restaurants and bars to choose from. Families travelling with children will find plenty for their youngest explorers to see and do, with daily activities and plenty of self-guided adventures offered through the resort's Star Camp.
Diving with Dressel Divers
This resort's setting within Cozumel's national park is perfect for divers of all skill and comfort levels, with easy-going adventures close to shore and day trips to the region's more challenging sites further afield. Seasonal activities also include diving with bull sharks, snorkelling with whale sharks, and trips throughout the Riviera Maya - all with transfers included. Back at the dive centre, you'll find comfortable air-conditioned classrooms and facilities for personal equipment, plus posted weekly schedules making it easy to sign up for your favourite activities.
Dressel Divers offers unparalleled scuba service throughout Mexico, the Caribbean, and select destinations in Europe. This family of PADI 5-Star resorts proudly conducts courses from beginner to pro, employing passionate and professional instructors and divemasters from all around the world. So, no matter where you are in your personal scuba journey, you're guaranteed to feel perfectly looked after. Guests diving with this well-established company can also expect top of the line rental equipment, perfectly maintained boats, and perks like free nitrox. In addition to their diving services, Dressel Divers proudly provides a wide variety of outings and watersports, with activities suited to all ages and comfort levels.
- Plan a day to enjoy Iberostar's SPA Sensations and Aliveness wellness programme, including yoga and meditation.
- Cozumel's calm diving conditions are ideal for new and nervous scuba enthusiasts and certification courses.
- Kids aged four to 17 will love the resort's Star Camp activities programme.
- Dive here between December and April if you're hoping to explore the island's windward side.
Iberostar Cozumel is located within Mexico's Arrecifes de Cozumel National Park, and all of the resort's operations reflect a strong dedication to preserving the marine world around it. Iberostar's Wave of Change programme is a planned and carefully staged effort with attainable goals, including a chain-wide ban on single-use plastics in 2020 and future plans including a switch to 100% sustainably sourced seafood, waste-free operations, and a carbon-neutral footprint. Iberostar also funds citizen science programmes, including coral reef restoration and awards grants and scholarships to worthy environmental causes throughout the regions it serves.
Diving in Cozumel and Playa del Carmen
Bull sharkNovember - March
Eagle rayYear round
Schooling reef fishYear round
Healthy coralsYear round
Walls & pinnaclesYear round
Caves & cavernsYear round
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Official dive center rating
PADI 5-Star Resort
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