Guide to Costa Maya Travel
This port resembles one of the sites for the TV
show "Survivor." It's lush and green, with a beautiful shoreline.
The feeling here is that you are in the middle of nowhere, and in a sense,
you are. You will be
happiest here if you view this as an opportunity to get off of the ship for
the day and just lie on the beach. We found two lounge chairs and just
Costa Maya also has a good
selection of shops that are located right at the beach, in a very nice,
modern shopping area. There is also an amphitheatre with periodic
concerts, and a swim-up bar (see caution below).
Travel Tips for Costa Maya
Don't drink the water, or eat or drink
anything that is made with water or ice (including mixed drinks) --
regardless of what you see others doing.
Relax - relax - relax. Use this port
Use your common sense while in the shops,
especially when looking at jewelry. Are you sure it's a good
said -- Great port, beautiful scenery. I could have relaxed and
just listened to the surf breaking on the rocks all day (and I did!).
said -- I loved just "vegging out," and listening to the waves.
However, as in Cozumel, I did not enjoy being hustled by the merchants
as we walked through the shopping area.