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Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 11-21-2006, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,537
Posted By yourcontact
Thanks BJC123 , that's the store I was thinking...

Thanks BJC123 , that's the store I was thinking of, it must be on Calle 1 between 20 ad 25 then, I was out by one block!

Ian
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 11-16-2006, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,537
Posted By yourcontact
About 300 yards north of the ferry pier on the...

About 300 yards north of the ferry pier on the seafront downtown you'll find Los Cinco Soles - this is a large tourist shop, but it has a fantastic selection of handicrafts including pottery from all...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 10-24-2006, 08:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,799
Posted By yourcontact
Hi IslandCruz Yup, Chankanaab is to the...

Hi IslandCruz

Yup, Chankanaab is to the right (south) as you look at the island from the piers. If you want to see what you get then this map of the park is helpful:...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 10-24-2006, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 883
Posted By yourcontact
It's not far, it's one of the first hotels you...

It's not far, it's one of the first hotels you encounter as you head south from the piers. About 10 min in a taxi, depending which pier you go from.

Ian
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 10-21-2006, 06:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,799
Posted By yourcontact
Well, I disagree about the 'Mexicans at...

Well, I disagree about the 'Mexicans at Chankanaab Park' being greedy I'm afraid. they are simply trying to recuperate lost revenue, nothing to do with greed.

I do concede that $16 ($14 with a...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 10-18-2006, 07:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,799
Posted By yourcontact
Hi all Well, I'm sorry wise2u feels so badly...

Hi all

Well, I'm sorry wise2u feels so badly about Chankanaab. It is essentially just a beach now and I agree, the fee is quite high compared with other beaches, many of which are free and all...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 10-17-2006, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,470
Posted By yourcontact
This is how the piers currently stand: Punta...

This is how the piers currently stand:

Punta Langosta - fully functional, can dock 2 ships (there's a story about the Mexican President re-opening it on this Cozumel travel...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 10-14-2006, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,631
Posted By yourcontact
I agree, the Paradise Beach snorkel tour is well...

I agree, the Paradise Beach snorkel tour is well worth the money. It takes you to the southern reefs, which are amongst the best for snorkeling at the moment and much more impressive than snorkeling...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 10-11-2006, 10:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,741
Posted By yourcontact


Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 10-11-2006, 10:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,741
Posted By yourcontact
Some good news for Carnival passengers: a story...

Some good news for Carnival passengers: a story in a local newspaper today says that the operators of the Punta Langosta Pier and Carnival have reached an agreement (Carnival hadn't been using the...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 10-10-2006, 08:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,111
Posted By yourcontact


Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 10-10-2006, 08:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,111
Posted By yourcontact
Good choice IsalndCruz, the Paradise Beach...

Good choice IsalndCruz, the Paradise Beach catamaran tour is great. You get to snorkel some of the best reefs and you can relax on the beach for the rest of the time.

If you want to guarantee your...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 10-10-2006, 08:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,741
Posted By yourcontact
You're welcome IslandCruz - hope you make it back...

You're welcome IslandCruz - hope you make it back here soon, there's a cold margarita waiting for you..!
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 10-07-2006, 09:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,741
Posted By yourcontact
Well Dave, there is new news from the same local...

Well Dave, there is new news from the same local newspaper today.

Now they say that it has nothing to do with the 50 cents and that Carnival has no intention of boycotting Cozumel. They are...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 10-06-2006, 09:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,111
Posted By yourcontact
Hi all For a recent reviews of Punta Sur...

Hi all

For a recent reviews of Punta Sur park see 'The Original South Park' story on this Cozumel vacation (http://www.thisiscozumel.com) site.

They also have a review of Chankanaab...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 10-06-2006, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By yourcontact
The island is genrally in excellent shape, though...

The island is genrally in excellent shape, though it is true it is quiet at the moment as it is low season and also some cruise ships aren't coming here due to the piers and bureacratic issues...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 10-06-2006, 09:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,741
Posted By yourcontact
True Dave, I suspect it is just a negotiating...

True Dave, I suspect it is just a negotiating tactic on the part of Carnival. The local company that owns Punta Langosta has also been criticized for trying to 'squeeze' more money out of the...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 10-04-2006, 08:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,741
Posted By yourcontact
Pier update - 4 Oct 06: - Punta Langosta...

Pier update - 4 Oct 06:

- Punta Langosta pier is now able to accept to ships docked alongside. It was re-opened by Mexican President Vicente Fox last week - you can see a story on this Cozumel...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 10-03-2006, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By yourcontact


Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 10-03-2006, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By yourcontact
You may find teh snorkeling tips on this Cozumel...

You may find teh snorkeling tips on this Cozumel Mexico (http://www.thisiscozumel.com) site useful too, scroll down about halfway to 'Snorkeling 101'.

Ian
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 10-03-2006, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,631
Posted By yourcontact


Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 10-03-2006, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,631
Posted By yourcontact
The SSA International Pier is open again, it was...

The SSA International Pier is open again, it was only closed temporarily.

Punta Langosta is also open to receive ships alongside again, it was re-opened last week by Mexican President Vicente Fox....
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 09-05-2006, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,074
Posted By yourcontact
Eeek, yes, I wouldn't strongly recommend against...

Eeek, yes, I wouldn't strongly recommend against scooter rentals.

You might want to check this Cozumel tours and news (http://www.thisiscozumel.com) site for excursion ideas. Click on 'We now...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 09-05-2006, 10:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,657
Posted By yourcontact
If it's any help these guys offer a ...

If it's any help these guys offer a Cozumel-Tulum-Xel-ha trip (http://www.affiliate.viator.com/brochure/product_show.jsp?ID=1010&PRODUCTID=1016&CODE=2895COZTULUM&AUID=4995) for $130 each.

Ian
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 09-05-2006, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By yourcontact
If you want to book direct with an agency or...

If you want to book direct with an agency or operator rather than the cruise line, you'll often get exactly the same tour for less.

Check out this Cozumel tours and news site...
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