Sure it’s the only island in Mexico, and it has some of best diving in the world. Cozumel, the resort oasis with 90% of its island undeveloped, also offers white beaches, azure blue water, and a many other muy caliente reasons – like buying diamonds - to rediscover Mexico right now.
Where to Eat and Drink: For you Cantina lizards, the mango margaritas run like tap water here. And the ones with guava, kiwi and dozens more flavors can be found at Pancho’s Back Yard (Av. Rafael E. Melgar # 27, Cozumel, 77600, Tel.: +52.9.872.2141.) That and some very authentic Mexican food with a live mariachi band soundtrack. At the Presidente Intercontinental Cozumel Resort and Spa (Carretera a Chankanaab KM 6.5 Cozumel, 77600 Tel: +52.987.872.9500) some of the finest dining in the world awaits you. Caribeno provides an outdoor setting next to the water under an oversize thatched roof, serving Mexican and international specialties a la’ carte or buffet style. If you love exotic seafood with an Italian twist, Alfredo di Roma is the place to be. For casual beachside dining, try Bar Cana Brava for an afternoon refresher of light fare.