We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Cedral

Costera Sur Highway, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$77.00*
and up
Cozumel Self-Drive Buggy Tour: Snorkeling, Mayan Heritage and Mexican Lunch
More Info
US$255.00*
and up
Cozumel Sightseeing Tour Aboard a Harley-Davidson or KTM 1290
More Info
US$250.00*
and up
Wheelchair-Accessible Private Island Tour of Cozumel
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good25%
  • Average29%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“small church” (6 reviews)
“visited el” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
Costera Sur Highway, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
CONTACT
Website
Write a ReviewReviews (300)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"tequila museum"
in 8 reviews
"small church"
in 6 reviews
"visited el"
in 5 reviews
"small mayan ruin"
in 9 reviews
"beautiful church"
in 5 reviews
"black coral"
in 3 reviews
"tour buses"
in 3 reviews
"rented a car"
in 8 reviews
"free tequila tour"
in 3 reviews
"san miguel"
in 7 reviews
"shopkeepers"
in 4 reviews
"bullfight"
in 6 reviews
"fiesta"
in 4 reviews
"souvenirs"
in 8 reviews
"hammocks"
in 3 reviews
"mr"
in 3 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 230 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was for the past three years this was one of my families favorite places. Then Mexico politics and greed (government type) took a huge bite out of it. Forced to charge a fee at the gate this place is now nearly empty. The merchants...More

Thank 724ernestf
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The biggest rip off on the island! People keep taking $5 for directions and the roads are all potholes!!! The " village " is a flea market w nothing but junk!! Beware it is a real scam!!! I feared my car would break down and...More

Thank Lmd613
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 2, 2018

We have gone to El Cedral several times in the past and found it quite charming. This year they are charging $2 per person to drive through. I didn't really mind paying considering that people drive through and there's probably wear and tear on the...More

2  Thank RovingReporter2016
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed February 27, 2018

We stopped here on our Jeep tour of Cozumel. It is a small village with a small ruin, catholic church. tequila tasting and some shops. Our guide told us that many busses used to visit El Cedral but it became prohibitive when the $2 pp...More

Thank John G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed February 21, 2018

They charge a fee to enter, but don't tell you that nothing is open on a sunday. Waste of time and money.

1  Thank Jeremy B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed February 19, 2018

We stopped by Cedral on a Sunday, so all the shops were closed. Our tour guide did provide a very informed history of the place and how it came to be. There was a charge of 35 pesos to enter.

Thank ReginaBeachRat
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed February 16, 2018

Literally a tourist trap. Outrageously priced shops with same merch as anywhere else on the island. Little temple is nice enough to visit, as was the pleasant little church next to it. Felt relieved after driving away

1  Thank douglasmichael2016
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

This was so terrible, I did not even take any picture. :D we spent here around 5 min. Nothing to see here, we laughed when we saw this place. Everyone tries to sell you something, which is annoying, but thats how it is all around...More

1  Thank oilib
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed February 4, 2018

If you only have one day on Cozumel, trust me: skip this. It's a super small ruin, surrounded by a bunch of overpriced aggressive shops. There is a pretty little Catholic church sort of built around the Mayan ruin, and it was wide open, so...More

1  Thank novembrrr
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed January 31, 2018

This is a good way to see a Mayan ruin if someone in your party is in a wheelchair, that being said it was ok to see. You enter into this little town through a toll and only have to pay $2 per person. You...More

Thank David E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 52 hotels in Cozumel
Hotel Mary Carmen
164 reviews
.10 km away
Hotel Hermanos Aguilar
28 reviews
.21 km away
Hotel Plaza Cozumel
267 reviews
.27 km away
Villas Las Anclas
406 reviews
.28 km away
Nearby Restaurants
La Terraza
289 reviews
.17 km away
Palmeras
1,151 reviews
.14 km away
La Mission
1,606 reviews
.07 km away
Casa Denis
712 reviews
.17 km away
Nearby Attractions
Faro Celerain Ecological Reserve
501 reviews
.00 km away
Felipe Xicotencatl Shipwreck
58 reviews
.00 km away
Parque Nacional Arrecifes de Cozumel
28 reviews
.00 km away
El Caracol
30 reviews
.00 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from El Cedral staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit