New Cozumel Vacation Guide for Mexico Travellers
December 09, 2005 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News"Bienvenido al parasio," or in English, Welcome to paradise.
Cozumel, Mexico was settled by the ancient Mayans over two thousand years ago. The Mayan name for Cozumel is "Ah Cuzamil Peten," which means island of the swallows. The isle was once a shrine to Ixchel, the Mayan goddess of fertility.
Cozumel now draws several thousand people daily. The island is known for its world famous dive sites and beautiful beaches with crystal blue waters. It is located on the second largest barrier reef system in the world. The Mayan Barrier Reef extends from the northern Yucatan to Honduras. Discovered by Jacques Cousteau in 1961, he declared it one of the greatest dive areas in the world.
One does not have to be a diver to enjoy all that Cozumel, Mexico has to offer. You can be a landlubber and appreciate the warmth and hospitality of the locals.
If you are planning a trip to Cozumel, Mexico this new vacation guide is the most complete resources available. Almost ten years of research has gone into producing this directory. This book will be a welcome asset in planning and enjoying your trip. Vamos a Cozumel!
Note: Hurricane Wilma had quite an effect on the island of Cozumel, however, the author decided to continue publishing this new guide as more than 80% of the businesses will be available to visitors within 60 days. There will be an update to this first edition in 6 months and then a yearly update each year afterward.