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Chankanaab Cozumel

Chankanaab Park is the most popular attraction in Cozumel for a reason. Delicious food, incredible snorkeling, and countless adventures await every visitor to this famous location. However, more demanding Chankanaab Park visitors desire something extraordinary when they visit. If you prefer tropical seclusion and want to get away from the crowds, The Cabana Beach has just what you’re looking for.

Your private cabana can accommodate up to 6 friends or family members. Enjoy the services of your own personal concierge for food, beverages, reservations, recreational activities and anything you else you desire. Sit back and enjoy the stunning views and relaxing sounds of the Mexican Caribbean in beautiful Chankanaab Cozumel.

Why fight the Chankanaab Cozumel crowds when you can enjoy private luxury and personalized service at your own personal cabana?

Come live the good life with us in Chankanaab Park, and experience the Mexico of your dreams.

Private cabanas in beautiful Chankanaab Cozumel

Your private cabana is waiting for you in Chankanaab National Park.

You can access The Cabana Beach from a private South Entrance, making it easier to get in and out of the area. Located only 8 miles from

Downtown Cozumel Island, the park is accessible by road. Rent a car or hire a taxi and you will quickly be transported to our little slice of Island paradise.

  • Our private cabanas in Chankanaab Park offer luxurious seclusion for guests with discerning tastes.
  • Enjoy incredible snorkeling in the lagoon and amazing cuisine from our chefs.
  • There are countless activities in Chankanaab Park for you and your party to enjoy.
  • Get away from the crowds in Chankanaab Cozumel whether you visit for a day or a week.
  • Our Chankanaab resort caters to cruise ship passengers and independent travelers.

Enjoy your own private Chankanaab and experience Mexico the right way

Our concierge service means you can enjoy some pampering without any hassle. Would you like a healing massage on the beach? We can arrange that. If you would like to visit the Dolphin Discovery, we can make the arrangements on your behalf. If you want to do some snorkeling or diving, we will make sure everything is provided.

Sometimes the hardest part of traveling is dealing with crowds, so why not let us handle the details while you enjoy quiet seclusion? Our only goal is to make your day in Chankanaab Cozumel the best it can possibly be.

Delicious local cuisine and quality drinks will make your visit even better

One of the best parts of any vacation is eating local food and sampling local drink. Our talented chefs use fresh, locally-sourced ingredients to create mouth-watering fare that will send your taste buds on the journey of their own. If you like foods that are exotic and delicious, you won’t be disappointed.

Some of our more popular dishes include ceviche made with catch-of-the-day fish and locally grown citrus. Guest also love our Cochinita, which is a Mayan style pulled pork that’s like nothing you’ve ever tried.

You can also enjoy a complete menu of beverages, including a number of hand-crafted specialty drinks. These are the flavors of the islands, and we are proud to share them with you as you enjoy the quiet seclusion of your own private beach cabana.

You can also enjoy a complete menu of beverages, including a number of hand-crafted specialty drinks. These are the flavors of the islands, and we are proud to share them with you as you enjoy the quiet seclusion of your own private beach cabana.

There’s a reason why Chankanaab Park is the most visited tourist attraction in Cozumel. People of all ages will find something to do that’s fun, inspiring, and relaxing. Obviously, the lagoon in Chankanaab Cozumel is the biggest attraction. In fact, the name Chankanaab means “small ocean,” which refers to the beautiful blue lagoon that boasts an incredible and diverse array of wildlife. Whether you want to sit and enjoy the seaweed-free beach or snorkel with the tropical fish, your are going to love your surroundings.

Chankanaab Park

There are many other activities you can enjoy during your stay in Cozumel, including sea lion shows, kayak tours, Snuba and Sea Trek tours, and the Dolphinarium. We can help you arrange all of these activities, or you can sit back and let us cater to your every desire.

You’re on vacation, so be sure to do whatever you love.

  • Chankanaab reef – Whether you like snorkeling or diving, the reef is full of amazing coral formations and all sorts of finned creatures. In fact, many people say that Chankanaab reef is the most beautiful in all of Mexico.
  • Underwater Sculptures – You’ll be amazed and inspired when you take a trip to see these artistic statues where fish like to gather.
  • Botanical Garden – If you love the rich green foliage of the tropics, you will love this incredible experience.
  • Dolphin and Manatee Exhibitions – If you want to get up close and personal with the local wildlife, this is a great opportunity for learning and discovery in Chankanaab Park.
  • Eco-Archaeological Replica Trail – Learn about the indigenous cultures in this fascinating romp through Chankanaab Cozumel history.

Snorkeling in Chankanaab Park

In Chankanaab Cozumel, you can go snorkeling right off of the beach or from a boat. Boat excursions usually include around three stops at different reefs with different coral features and fish. These three-reef snorkeling trips often offer a more personal experience, depending on the time of year and time of day.

Beach snorkeling gives you access to many different species of fish and the underwater sculptures. These sculptures make for some fantastic photo opportunities, so you may consider bringing underwater photography gear or purchasing an underwater disposable camera.

One of the best aspects of snorkeling in Chankanaab Park is that the reefs are found in shallow water. You don’t have to be an expert swimmer to enjoy the amazing underwater views and you won’t need any specialized gear.

You never know what you might see when snorkeling in Chankanaab Cozumel. You could see a school of snapper swimming in a tight cluster looking for food. A gentle ray may swim by as you dive down to inspect a coral formation. Some of our guests have even seen dolphins and manatees up close and personal.

If you have kids, Chankanaab Park is a great place to introduce them to the marvels of the underwater world. The protected lagoon provides a safe environment to teach them basic skills while they are opened up to a world they may have never experienced.

Best of all, you can take a short walk from your own private cabana and get right into the water without fighting the crowds. Isn’t that the Mexico you’ve always imagined?

Snorkeling in Chankanaab Park

Much like snorkeling, you can shore dive in Chankanaab Park or take a boat to some of
the more exclusive areas. Cozumel is known for its incredible diving and there are countless places to see all sorts of underwater treasures.

Chankanaab Reef is one of the more popular dive destinations. At only about 40 feet deep, and not far from the park, it’s a great place to spend a few hours in the afternoon so that you can still get the most out of your beach cabana.

At The Cabana Beach in Chankanaab Cozumel, we are more than happy to arrange your diving excursion. Enjoy quiet seclusion on our beach and explore the ocean’s mysteries on a diving adventure of a lifetime.

More information about Cozumel Mexico

No island in the Caribbean is more famous for tourism than Cozumel. The island is off the Eastern Coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, and part of the Quintana Roo State. Cruise ship passengers and independent visitors love Cozumel for its friendly people, great food, laid back atmosphere, and endless outdoor adventure opportunities.

Chankanaab Resort

Tourism is the basis of the local economy, and it’s something we are proud of. We want to provide our visitors with quality Chankanaab resort experiences whether taking a tour, sitting on the beach, or snorkeling in the ocean. The name Cozumel comes from the Mayan word “Cuzamil.” This word is part of a larger phrase that means, “Island of the Swallows.”
Cozumel is the third-largest permanently inhabited island in Mexico, but the population is still relatively small. Cenotes are a common feature on Cozumel. In fact, the lagoon near our beach cabanas in Chankanaab Cozumel is actually an underwater cenote.

Cozumel is known for its rich and abundant sea life, but you may be surprised to learn that there are some small land animals in the area. Keep an eye out for elusive Cozumel fox, Island coati, and raccoon. The island also has populations of iguana, crocodile, and blue land crabs.

You will especially love the warm climate, which is perfect for everyone who enjoys an ocean swim or soaking up some rays from the sun. The Cozumel Reefs National Marine Park was established in 1966 to protect sensitive marine life on the island, especially the delicate corals that make up the reef. Chankanaab Park lies in this National Marine Park and we take great pride in ensuring it’s well maintained for future generations.


What are Cozumels Taxi Rates?

Cozumel taxi rates to the Chankanaab National Park are: - From downtown pier - $8 Usd - From International pier - $12 Usd - From Puerta Maya pier - $12 Usd - From Punta Langosta pier - $12 Usd The rates are considering up to 4 passengers.

What are the beaches in Cozumel like?

Cozumel is located in the Mexican Caribbean so it is part of the Caribbean, Beaches in this area have very light-colored sand, not many big shells and not as hot as the Pacific. Cozumel is over reef rocks so there could be rocky areas. The Chankanaab Park and The Cabana Beach have white sandy beaches and some areas with rocks.

What is the schedule of Chankanaab park?

The Chankanaab Park is open from Monday to Saturday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. On Holidays and high season, Sunday is usually open.

What's the cost to get in the Chankanaab park

The entrance fee to the Chankanaab park is Adult $23.00 USD Child $16.00 USD (aged 4-12) *Prices and exchange rates may vary. But if you have your Cabana Beach reservation your entrance fee is included in the price.

What activities can I find in Chankanaab

These are some of the activities you can find. Snorkel, Snuba, Scuba Diving, Zipline, Dolphin Discovery, Sea Treck, Manatees, Kayaks, Temazcal, Spa, Fish Spa.

A brief history of Cozumel

If you’re traveling to Chankanaab Cozumel, you probably would like to know about the history of our area. It is believed that the island’s first inhabitants came to Cozumel in the early part of the 1st millennium A.D. These people were the Maya, although some older artifacts associated with the Olmec have been found on the island.

The Maya Moon Goddess was named Ix Chel, and there were temples built during the ages in her honor. Women desiring fertility would come to these temples to honor the Goddess. You can still visit some of these Cozumel ruins today..

The Spanish people first came to Cozumel in 1518. The first explorers were greeted peacefully by the native Maya people, which is vastly different from events on the mainland. It is estimated that around 10,000 Maya lived on the island at this time, but smallpox would soon decimate the population to less than 400.

Pirates often attacked the island in subsequent years, and many Cozumel natives moved to the mainland to avoid these vicious attacks. In the mid-1800s, people once again settled on the island. In 1949, San Miguel de Cozumel was recognized by the Mexican government, allowing it to grow into what it has become today.

Come to The Cabana Beach and experience the best of Chankanaab Cozumel

If you’re the kind of traveler that likes to experience the best that every locale has to offer, don’t miss The Cabana Beach. We welcome cruise ship passengers and independent travelers who understand that vacation is a time to relax, not fight the crowds.

Enjoy personalized service in your own beach cabana with six of your closest friends or family members. Eat delicious local cuisine prepared by our amazing chefs. Cool down with a custom cocktail while you relax to the sound of gentle ocean waves.

Let us make sure your every need is cared for. It’s what we do best here in Chankanaab Cozumel.

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Carretera Costera Sur Km. 9, Zona Hotelera Sur, 77600 San Miguel de Cozumel, Q.R.

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