Your Next Best Family Mexico Vacation

Cancun and Cozumel are popular tourist destinations for families and solo travelers. Each Caribbean hot spot has powdery sands, white sand beaches, luxury resorts, and endless palm trees.


When to Visit Cozumel vs Cancun

In Cozumel, the dry season brings more cruise ships to the main port. Some people estimate that Cozumel sees almost 100,000 weekly island guests during the high season.

Cancun attracts many tourists during the holidays and winter months. Many people travel to Cancun’s beaches and around downtown Cancun to attend various winter music festivals and events, causing the streets to get even more crowded.


Getting to Cancun vs Cozumel

Cancun International Airport is the 10th busiest airport in the world, with an average of over 500 daily flights. Most major international airlines offer direct flights into Cancun at competitive prices.

On the other hand, Cozumel International Airport is significantly smaller and much simpler to operate. However, there are direct flights to Cozumel, typically from Canada, the United States, and other Mexican cities.


where to stay in cozumel

Hotel Playa Azul Cozumel

Casa del Mar Cozumel Hotel & Dive Resorts


where to stay in cancun

Iberostar Selection Cancun All Inclusive

Residence Inn by Marriot Cancun Hotel Zone

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