To get to the beach we took The Twister - a speed boat that also does 360 degree turns in the water. The turns are fun and after the turns you get absolutely drenched. This was not so bad going to the beach - but I would have preferred not to get drenched again on the way back to the ship.
The beach itself is very wide and the water is quite rough.
Isla Pasion - just the most beautiful beach ever! We loved this excursion, however, it was not long enough. We took a ferry to and from the island. Lunch and drinks were all included. We had our own private waiter who was very attentive, bringing drinks whenever you wanted! Lovely white sand, beautiful turquoise water....ohhhhhh take me away!
Took "de la playa" beach excursion. Home was secluded but needs some work. Beach area was not too swimmable without beach shoes but still pretty. Staff was very accommodating with getting drinks, lunch, etc. Luncheon was very tasty.
It was just ok. Wouldn't do it again. Mr, Sancho's was very busy, Beach was ok, Snorkeling was non-existant. Drinks were served beach side, Waiter was very nice and attentive, Drinks were ok, not great. Food was ok too, had coconut shrimp,
We booked the All Inclusive Passion Island by Power Catamaran tour through Carnival. Another great trip. We had fun on the water bouncy toys…although they can be tough to get on! Bringing the life jacket was nice since the water was deep by the bouncy toys. They do have some life jackets available, but they weren’t as nice as ours. The water was clear & sand was nice. Yummy nachos & tacos. Included margaritas, rum punch, & Corona beer, plus some non-alcoholic drinks. Upon our return we spent a little time shopping although were disappointed that the bartering for items wasn’t as good as we hoped. Tips - buy your items right away as the prices/dealing was much better!
Do not book the day at Passion Island. Day= 3 hours. It is expensive and then everyone wants a tip. Food was awful. The beach was beautiful and the activities were fun, but we only had about 2 hours to actually enjoy it by the time we got on the beach, listened to all the rules, found some chairs, ate lunch, etc.
I don't know if I checked the right excursion, because they don't have the one listed that we took. We did the catamaran ride to the Isle of Passion. I wouldn't really call it a catamaran, but it was very nice. The only thing that bothered me was that it didn't leave on time. I don't think that they should wait for late-comers. If you can't be on time, don't book an excursion. We were cleard to get off the ship way before the scheduled time. The ride to the island took about 30 minutes, and it was awesome. We enjoyed the time on the island. The food was tasty and we had a very attentive server who keep bringing us drinks. They were also very good, and there was a nice variety. The only thing that they didn't serve was beer. I have no idea why, but it was available. I could have stayed there longer. We were back in Cozumel with plenty of time to shop. Because, we had taken this tour, we were told that we could get a free Margarita at 3 Amigos, and we did. Cozumel is beautiful.
Passion Island, 1 45 minute (choppy) catamaran ride away. The island itself is nice, lovely sand and nice waters (not as good as others though on this cruise), but the sun loungers were just hard curved plastic, that you struggled to get in and out of without tipping up. No weight to them, no comfort, just hard contoured plastic. Not fun, most people sat in chairs. Smokers behind us made us move, and we couldnt really relax. Food was nothing special, and hardly 'authentic mexican', with oven chips and a poor salad bar. Nothing apart from average really.
We were taken to a private resort and got to drive waverunners for about half an hour, snorkel, and then relax on the beach. There was a restaurant and pool as well. Beautiful turquoise water, colorful beach, and fun guides for the waverunners. I never felt scared; they did a great job explaining safety measures and how to operate the boats. A ton of fun wrapped into one excursion!
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