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San Miguel

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Address: Cozumel, Mexico
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Small City Interesting to Drive Around, Feels Very Safe

Part of our Island tour was being driven around San Miguel, and since our guide had lived there all his life, we found out a lot about the city "off the beaten path". If you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to San Miquel (downtown) twice and have thoroughly enjoyed it each time. I highly recommend spending a day in the downtown area just to take in some of the local culture and cuisine. You can find a lot of amazing bargains too.

Thank Susan K
Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of our Island tour was being driven around San Miguel, and since our guide had lived there all his life, we found out a lot about the city "off the beaten path". If you visit with the cruise ships, I really recommend you either book a half-day tour, or even just take a taxi to a good restaurant or... More 

Thank LK R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent and charming little town, with good restaurants and beautiful places to visit. The beach is gorgeous and very nature friendly!

Thank Marcelo B
Fredericton, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited San Miguel a couple times while staying on Cozumel. You can find some good shops if you go off the beaten path.

Thank Morgan B
Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at a Air B & B during our stay. Everything was close by or a short taxi ride away for approixmately 40 Pesos

Thank drewbie63
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Going into San Miguel is a must to get the real feel of Mexico. Get off the main drag and go into the shops on the side streets. I felt very safe there and everyone was beyond friendly. Don't let the appearance scare you. You will get hassled to go into shops and buy stuff, so expect that. Just politely... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a cab in from the Melia resort (95 pesos) and walked the town for a few hours. We were told to escape the main strip which has inflated prices for the cruise ships and venture a few streets up which is what we did. We found a local market, lots of vendors, liquor store, etc and made some... More 

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Woodstock, GA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rent a car or walk and enjoy the shopping, water front and many restaurants. Friendly people and safe feeling. A few too many hawkers calling out from shops but that's typical.

Thank traveldancers
Bismarck, North Dakota
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

San Miguel is a very wonderful town with fantastic people. My wife and I can not say enough about the town or the friends we have made there, Fantastic.

Thank Jodie H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautful town -wondeful and varied eating opportunities. Go off the tourist tract to find even more restaurants and delightful people. We rented at Casa Mandarina and were within walking distane to 2 grocery stores everything from the rent to the price of food very reasonable and delicious. I felt very safe walking around day and night.

Thank Katherine M

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