Isla Cozumel Tourist Traps

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Most Viewed Tourist Traps in Isla Cozumel

  • 1. Stores

    If you happen to arrive with a cruise ship (we were with royal carribean), don't go to the shops right across the street from the docking area. If you show ANY interest in anything there, they will...

  • 2. Vehicle rentals

    Make sure to return your rented jeep or car with a full-tank gas, otherwise they will be charging you in dollars instead of in pesos. Also, when you pump gas, make sure to ask whether the gasoline...

  • 3. Tour guides

    Most resorts, and larger hotels on the island have people waiting by the main entrance who want to sell you fishing trips, car rentals, ext. Watch them carefully with you credit card, they will tell...

  • 4. Time Share Offers

    My family of 3 stayed 4 nights in San Miguel, Cozumel starting 3/14/2006. The Time Share talk falls under the category of Tourist Trap ... BUT that does not mean it is entirely bad. The budget...

  • 5. Carlos & Charlie's

    Want goofy crowd participation? Carlos and Charlies is your cup of tea. I, however, like to try things that I can't get back home. My preference is to step outside my comfortable box and try...

  • 6. Water Sports

    We booked snorkeling online with Cozumel Cruise Excursions but they have more than one website and change names when they get bad reviews. Carla met us, (bad directions and times were off w ship time)...

  • 7. El Cedral

    The ruins of El Cedral are shown on maps of Cozumel but don't even bother going to see them. They were hard enough to find as it was and all that remains is a tiny building. I got there and went, "Is...

  • 8. Hotel Scam

    This island has the potential for being the best tourist destination in all of Mexico but they are totally screwing it up by trying to rip tourist (ESPECIALLY Americans) off at every turn. We stayed...

  • 10. I NEED a Tourist Trap

    We just returned from Cozumel yesterday. Loved it. GREAT Diving !!!!We got home to discover we never bought a Cozumel outfit for our (soon to be born) grand...

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