The words All Inclusive is misleading at this hotel.
You will be up charged for any steak, lobster or shrimp dishes, ranging from $11 to $20 per meal.
The tower rooms were designed into a two bedroom studio with a separate kitchen, (three rooms).
If you book a room, you will get one of the three rooms described above.
The couple we traveled with ended up with the kitchen room with pull out Murffy bed.
They had to change to one of the two bed rooms of the studio.
The food was good in the one dining room, the second dining room was an outdoor pizza oven, which we never saw in operation.
The hotel is about two miles from the shopping area, we had a rent car so had no problem.
No shuttle service from airport, taxi is expensive, $10 per person.
We got a rent car for $100 cash per week, but were required to visit Occidental Grand for a sales pitch, where they stamped our rent car receipt.
We still had a nice time, but probably won't return.
The snorkeling was wonderful.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- El Cid La Ceiba Beach resort is an oceanfront paradise perfectly in tune with Cozumel's easygoing island rhythms. Explore the island's enchanting beaches, lush mangrove forests and brilliantly colored reefs with amazing sea life. Whether you are in search of a romantic getaway or a tropical setting to reconnect with family and friends, our intimate and friendly resort offers the ideal setting for snorkeling, diving or simply lazing by the pool. Your vacation is sure to be relaxing and authentic experience at El Cid La Ceiba. • Babieca Dive Shop on site with PADI certified dive masters. • Spectacular diving, snorkeling and unmatched ocean views. • European and All-Inclusive Plans • Fly High Adventures, eco-park featuring 6 zip line platforms and six rugged trails • Two swimming pools: a free-form pool with kids' area and a tide pool with cascading waterfalls, rock formations, and lush gardens • Ocean View and Ocean Front Accommodations. • All Inclusive and European Meal Plans • International cuisine in our Oceanfront Restaurants • Nearby shopping at Plaza & downtown area. • Three miles from Chakanaab Park • Only Six miles from Cozumel International Airport ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- El Cid Cozumel
- El Cid La Ceiba Cozumel