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El Cid La Ceiba Beach

Mexico - Cozumel

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3 Nights with Air from $889 All-Inclusive
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Your unforgettable dive vacation begins at the all-inclusive El Cid La Ceiba Beach Hotel, located on Cozumel's pristine ... More

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12 out of 14 (86%) customers would recommend this product to a friend.
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August 30, 2016
book excursions. Don't want to be here all day

Service and room were only good things. Luckily we booked excursions and were only here to eat and sleep. All inclusive drinks are bottom of the barrel alcohol too so make sure you bring headache medicine.


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From: Washington, DC
Age: 25-34
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

August 23, 2016
Fun in the sun!

This is our sixth time to vacation in Cozumel and we will recommend El Cid to our family and friends. You won't be disappointed to vacation here! The service is very good and the staff is very accommodating. We upgraded to a suite which was very nice to have the extra living room and kitchenette along with two bathrooms. The hotel is right next to the newest cruse ship dock and about a 7 minute taxi drive to the main square. The hotel does a good job in keeping the grounds clean and maintained. There are some pool tiles that have come loose and need to be replaced. Hopefully they take care of those types of maintenance in low season. The beach area was cleaned and raked every morning. There is a dive shop and pier on site with a large area in front of the open air dining area and beach area that is roped off for snorkeling and swimming. The snorkeling is quite good and we saw lots of fish and coral. You can rent snorkel gear for a nominal fee for the day from the dive shop or book a dive/snorkel trip. The food in the large dining area was good and the waitstaff is quick to bring you anything that you may ask for. Breakfast and lunch was often a buffet, but you could order off the menu. We didn't eat dinner at the hotel because we have our favorite places we like to eat at when we are in Cozumel. We did the pirate ship sunset dinner show and it was very enjoyable. They steak and lobster dinner they offer was surprisingly outstanding! Overall, it was a very good place to call home for a week and a good value.


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From: Texas
Age: 45-54
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

August 15, 2016
Cozumel, August 2016

Another great vacation stay at El Cid La Ceiba Beach hotel! We have stayed at El Cid more times than I can count. The rooms are great. The staff is friendly and helpful. We love snorkeling off of the beach and pier. We always get all-inclusive because the food and drinks are very good--though we do like to go in to town to try various restaurants too. Still worth the cost of all-inclusive just to get water and other drinks and the meals you do want to have readily available, like breakfast before you dive. I used the spa for a massage and facial and felt so relaxed afterward.


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From: Houston, TX
Age: 55-64
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

July 30, 2015
Very RUDE staff

The front desk staff was very rude, the younger girl ALWAYS seem to have had an attitude. They did not allow us to make a courtesy call even though the call was local regarding our stay. I will NEVER EVER recommend this to no one. Last but not least the room had Cock Roaches.


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From: Maumelle,AR
Age: 35-44
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

Room Information

El Cid La Ceiba Beach features 60 guestrooms equipped with private balconies or terraces with anti-hurricane protection and views are of the Caribbean Sea. Other amenities include marble soaking tubs, cable/satellite TV, in-room safes, refrigerators, and coffeemakers.

Room Details

Deluxe Room
Hotel/Studio Unit Details

One Bedroom Suite
1 Bedroom Suite Details

What's to Love

This intimate beachfront hotel has only 60 rooms, and all of them have recently been completely renovated so you are sure to love the most modern and stylish appointments around.

 

What We'd Change

While the cruise ship terminal near El Cid La Ceiba Beach Hotel Cozumel can be busy at times, it offers great views of sea and ships who come to Cozumel's beautiful shores.

 

Why You Should Go

Cozumel is consistently ranked as a top dive destination. With its own dive center, this resort is a perfect home base for all your diving adventures.

Available Amenities

  • Tour Assistance
  • Car Rental Available
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beach
  • Babysitting/Child Care ($)
  • Children's Activities
  • Children's Pool
  • Concierge Services
  • Cribs Available on Request
  • Currency Exchange
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Dive Shop
  • Fitness/Exercise Room
  • Gift Shop
  • Jacuzzi
  • Lounge Chairs/Umbrellas
  • Swim-Up Bar(s)
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • Aerobics
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • 24 Hour All-Inclusive
  • Wedding Services
  • Poolside Bar
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Medical Services ($)
  • Non-Smoking Rooms (on request)
  • 2 Restaurants
  • 2 Bars/Lounges
  • Porter/Bellhop
  • Shopping
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Massage ($)
  • Elevators
  • Audio-Visual Equipment ($)
  • Spa ($)
  • Conference Facilities ($)
  • Beach Towels
  • Snorkeling ($)
  • Handicap Room Available
  • Dry Cleaning Services ($)
  • Business Services ($)
  • Honeymoon Packages ($)
  • Convenience Store ($)
  • Wireless Internet Access ($)
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service - Limited
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fishing ($)


Nearby Excursions & Attractions

  • Beach
  • Dive Shop(s)
  • Golf Course(s)
  • Horseback Riding
  • Jet Ski Rentals
  • Marina
  • Medical Facilities
  • Motor Boat Rentals
  • Museum(s)
  • Nature Park(s)
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing

Map of Local Area

Cozumel, gem of the Mexican Caribbean, located twelve miles off the southern coast of the Yucatan, is a destination for people seeking a laid back vacation that includes the island's world renowned diving or snorkeling its fabled coral reefs.

El Cid La Ceiba Beach

Carr a Chankanaab Km 4.5

+52 987 872 0844

Hotel Description

El Cid La Ceiba Beach: Dive into Paradise

Your unforgettable dive vacation begins at the all-inclusive El Cid La Ceiba Beach Hotel, located on Cozumel's pristine southern shore. With its own on-site dive center, the resort is only minutes from some of the best diving in the world. Before heading to the beach, you'd better grab your sunglasses. The sparkling white sand is gorgeous, but the light can be a little intense. If you're looking to make a splash, the free-form pool, with a special kiddie area and extended deck that juts up to the sea is a refreshing alternative to the warm Caribbean sun. From a comfy lounge, you can gaze across the turquoise waters and veg out to the sights and sounds of the cruise ships docking nearby.

El Cid La Ceiba Beach Hotel is not only a gateway to underwater adventures but to the wonders of the tropical forest at the resort's eco-park. Your heart will pump a little faster as you soar across 1,400 ft of jungle canopy on zip lines at Fly High Adventures. The towers are the highest in the park, offering breathtaking views of the jungle and even the sea. When earthbound once again, test your hiking skills on six rugged trails woven through lush and exotic plant life.

Once you have worked up an appetite, the hotel's premier restaurant, La Chopa, ranks among the finest in Cozumel. Dig into succulent filet mignon, cooked to perfection, at this amazing beachfront restaurant. Trying to eat healthy? Don't worry, everything here is fresh, from the fruits and vegetables to the pastries and seafood. If love is in the air, request the Romance Special. The splashing and gurgling of two waterfalls will serenade you as the sun dips below the horizon.

An intimate hotel of just 60 recently renovated rooms, El Cid La Ceiba Beach is the ideal base for exploring Cozumel. Start with San Miguel, the little family-oriented town only minutes away. You'll delight in the downtown plaza, where locals gather Sunday nights for music and dance and conversation that's a remarkable blend of Mexican and Mayan cultures. Other nearby attractions include a chance to swim with dolphins and stingrays, and Country Club Cozumel, with an 18-hole golf course designed by the legendary Jack Nicklaus.

This hotel is All-Inclusive.
Features include:

  • All meals at two on-site restaurants, excluding specialty items
  • Alcoholic (house brand) and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Room service available
  • Unlimited use of tennis court, subject to availability
  • Daily pool and beach activities
  • Taxes & gratuities


DINING

This hotel includes unlimited food and drinks, but some dining restrictions may apply. Please check with the front desk for details.

La Chopa Restaurant
Type: International
Hours: Daily, 7am-10:30pm
Description: Specials include beef filet mignon, pork loin and fish filet, to name a few.

Trattoria Da Salvatore
Type: Pizza
Hours: Daily, 3pm-10:30pm
Description: Serving delicious, oven-brick pizzas.

All hours are subject to change.



BARS/NIGHTLIFE

La Chopa Oceanfront Bar
Offering two plasma-screen TVs to watch your favorite sports. Serving snacks and beverages amid views of the pool and ocean. Daily, 7am-10:30pm.

Swim-up Bar
Adjacent to the Jacuzzi. Daily, 7am-10:30pm.



BEACH

El Cid La Ceiba Beach is set on a white-sand beach with palapas and loungers for guests.

POOLS

El Cid La Ceiba Beach features two swimming pools: a free-form pool with a kids' area and a tide pool with cascading waterfalls, rock formations, and lush gardens. There is also a wading pool and Jacuzzi.

SPORTS/ACTIVITIES

Water

  • Diving instruction from PADI-trained dive masters
  • Open water boat tours
  • Shore diving
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Deep-sea fishing

Land

  • Tennis court
  • Fitness center

Available for an additional charge:

  • Fly High Adventures, the resort's new eco-park, which features six zip line platforms and six rugged trails surrounded by a jungle brimming with animal and plant life

Golf
The 18-hole course at Cozumel Country Club is about a 15-minute drive from the resort.



INTERNET

Wi-Fi is available in public areas for an additional charge.

SPA SERVICES

El Cocay Massage & Temezcal Center features private indoor and outdoor massage areas. Consult with the hotel's specially trained therapists to design your perfect path to renewal, from tension-relieving hot-stone massages and purifying body treatments to cosmetic pedicures and manicures.
  • Temazcal (Mayan-inspired) steam bath
  • Steam and sauna
  • Indoor and outdoor massage areas
  • Traditional Mayan massages
  • Relaxing body treatments
  • Exercise room


WEDDING/HONEYMOON

The hotel offers a number of wedding packages that are sure to make you special day unforgettable. Please contact the resort directly for more information.

CHILD CARE

A children's pool and special programs are available at the resort.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Location
El Cid La Ceiba Beach is located 6 miles from Cozumel International Airport (CZM) and 3 miles from downtown Cozumel.

Check In/Check Out
Check-in: 3pm. Check-out: noon.
A valid credit card may be required upon check-in for possible incidentals not included in your hotel reservation.

Passport Requirement
Please be advised when traveling Feb 10-Apr 30, 2013, the minimum age for check-in without an adult in the room is 25. A valid passport will be required. If travel is booked and no one fulfills this requirement, you will be denied check-in at this resort.

Holy Week
In observance of Holy Week, some resorts in the Dominican Republic, Mexico and Costa Rica may put limits on the use of motorized water sports and loud music.



All hours, fees, amenities, information and services are subject to change without notice.
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