We were greeted with a free one night upgrade to a suite and some complimentary delicious fruit punch cocktail drinks. The suite was awesome with two balconies, a great view, and great tub.
The bell hop was very helpful in helping us move to the regular room the following night. Our next room was still very nice for the price with a little patio. The dive shop attached was great although too booked for us to do as many dives as we would have liked, but the dives we did were great. There was some pretty good snorkeling right outside the hotel with a cool plane wreck about 25 feet down (great for free diving!). There were quite a few amenities that we didn't get to take advantage of, with some volleyball scheduled that I didn't get a chance to see. They had a karaoke night which seemed pretty fun while we hung out. The staff even sang a few tunes to help keep things going. There was a really beautiful stone pool with fish swimming around and little waterfalls, in addition to a couple other pools.
My only two complaints would be the cost of the food and that we had to slam the door of our second room to get it closed. Neither one of those were deal breakers, especially since there was some pretty good reasonably priced food right down the street. Overall, it was a great place to relax and set up our home base to enjoy our stay at Cozumel. I would recommend to someone looking for a quiet place to relax while doing some diving in Cozumel. Deals were good on the internet travel sites, but we couldn't get the hotel to extend our stay for the same price. I hope you enjoy as much as we did!
- 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