Cozumel is part of the Great Maya Barrier Reef, a system that extends from the Northern Yucatan to Honduras and is the second largest in the world. Sometimes referred to as the gem of the Mexican Caribbean, Coz is located twelve miles off the southern coast of the Yucatan. It sits across a 3,000 foot deep channel that separates the island from Playa del Carmen and nearby Akumal. Cozumel is a destination for people seeking a relaxing, laid back vacation that includes the island's world renowned diving or snorkeling its fabled coral reefs. Oh yeah, Cozumel means DRIFT DIVING BABY!