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The Whale Sharks Are Back

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Whale shark tour from Cozumel.

The whale sharks are back on their seasonal migration again.

Take our tours to swim with these magnificent animals around the tip of the Yucatan peninsula, about 75 miles (120 km) from Cozumel.

There are only a few months each year when they make their visit, so see them now, while you can!

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25% Off Cozumel Salon Services

We're pleased to announce another exclusive deal for This is Cozumel readers.

This time, we've teamed up with beauty experts, Salon Cielo, to give you 25% off all their hair and nail services.


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Brits' Surprise Cozumel Stop

Virgin Atlantic flight
Massive Virgin Atlantic plane.

Over 450 passengers on a Virgin Atlantic flight from London to Cancun had an unexpected overnight stop in Cozumel, earlier this month.

The massive Boeing 747-443 transatlantic airliner was diverted to the island due to heavy thunderstorms at its original destination.

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Painted Mayan Sea Journeys

Anyone interested in Mayan art and history should check out the current exhibition by renowned local artist, Marcelo Jiménez Santos, at the Cozumel Island Museum.

On show are a range of paintings depicting Mayan sea journeys as part of events for this year's Sacred Mayan Canoe Crossing.

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Cozumel art exhibition.
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Watch The Cozumel Birdie!

Cozumel nature tour
Cozumel nature tour.

If you like nature, don't miss this fantastic new tour to look for the island's 7 endemic bird species or any of the 264 species here all together!

One of the best guides this side of Mexico takes you to 5 of Cozumel's best birding locations including Punta Sur lagoons and the jungle near San Gervasio.

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