Carnaval Cozumel

For all of you who doesn´t know what Cozumel is: Cozumel is Mexico’s largest island, nestled just 12 miles off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. Cozumel measures 28 miles long & 10 miles wide,and is world renown for it’s dazzling white sandy beaches and the remarkable clarity of the multi-hued azure Caribbean ocean in which it rests. The climate is subtropical & the people native to Cozumel are of Mayan descent.

Cozumel is just 35 minutes away (ferry ride) from Playa del Carmen.

Each year since 1908, Cozumel celebrates Carnaval, the island’s time-honored pre-Lenten festival. In Cozumel, grandparents, adults, teenagers and children alike come together to participate in the harmonically colorful and musical explosion. Within the Mexican-Caribbean, Cozumel displays the most popular and authentic Carnaval celebration, providing a more traditional and family-oriented event. Together locals and visitors enjoy five days of fun that includes parades, floats, traditional regional foods, music and dancing. The highlight of the festivities is the Comparsas Ball that features an incredible dance competition, not to be missed!