Book your room at El Cid La Ceiba Beach
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Oceanfront resort, near Cozumel city center
Close to downtown
Near shopping, a ferry terminal, and a national marine park, this oceanfront Cozumel resort is less than 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the city center. A dive shop and pier are on site.
El Cid La Ceiba Beach resort has a unique dive site: an airplane sunk by movie crews in the 80s; excursions to the world's second largest great barrier reef are also available
Ships in the night
Guestrooms at El Cid in Cozumel have deep, marble soaking tubs and ornately carved wooden headboards; oceanfront balconies provide views of cruise ships.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
El Cid La Ceiba Beach
Guests can book rooms at El Cid La Ceiba Beach for a rate that is either for the room only or for all-inclusive. All-inclusive rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).
Gratuities and taxes
Gratuities and taxes are included.
Food and beverages
- All meals, snacks, and local beverages included
- Room service during certain hours (limited menu)
- Surcharges for premium food items and room service
Activities and facilities/equipment
- Fitness facilities
Near shopping, a ferry terminal, and a national marine park, this resort sits on a sandy beach less than 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the city center. A dive shop and pier are on site.
Located on the beach in the southern section of Cozumel's resort strip, the 12-story El Cid La Ceiba Beach Resort features the Mayan-influenced Cocai Spa, with herbal treatments, massage services, and a large sauna. Resort amenities include 2 swimming pools facing the Caribbean. The main pool features a children's pool, and a tide pool has cascading waterfalls and vegetation. A spa tub is adjacent to the bar, and a fitness center is onsite. Beach volleyball is also an option at the resort.
In the lobby, guests can access free WiFi. The resort installed new tile flooring, ceiling fans, furniture, lamps, and anti-hurricane window curtains in the common area. From the lobby, guests can observe cruise-ship action at the 2 docks comprising Puerta Maya. The resort has 2 on-site restaurants and provides room service (limited hours). The property also provides a shuttle with service to and from the airport, beach, cruise terminal, shopping center, and theme park.
Like most Cozumel hotels, El Cid recommends guests not drink tap water and supplies bottled water for a surcharge.
- Beach shuttle (surcharge)
- Beach umbrellas
- Beach towels
- Television in lobby
- Children's pool
- Spa services on site
- Outdoor pool
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
- Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
- Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
- Theme park shuttle (surcharge)
- Fitness facilities
- Poolside bar
- Swim-up bar
- Supervised childcare/activities
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Conference space
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Total number of rooms - 60
- Full-service spa
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Designated smoking areas
- Beach/pool umbrellas
- 24-hour front desk
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Luggage storage
- Number of restaurants - 2
- Tennis on site
- Outdoor tennis court
- Free self parking
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Wedding services
- Pillow menu
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
- Cable TV service
- Room service (limited hours)
- Daily housekeeping
- Complimentary toiletries
- Premium bedding
- Turndown service
- Cookware, dishware, and utensils
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Hair dryer
- Coffee/tea maker
- Ceiling fan
- Air conditioning
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
Where to Eat
La Chopa Loca Restaurant and Bar - This restaurant under a palapa on the beach serves à la carte lunches and dinners.
Trattoria Da Salvatore - This beachfront restaurant serves oven-brick pizzas for dinner.
This property offers a breakfast buffet with hot items on weekends (surcharge).
Nearby Things to Do
El Cid La Ceiba Beach has an outdoor tennis court and offers a sauna and volleyball. An on-site tour office can arrange snorkeling, diving, and other tours.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
- Beach volleyball on site
- Boat tours nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Parasailing nearby
- Ecotours on site
- Scuba diving on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Tennis on site
- Volleyball on site
The spa at El Cid La Ceiba Beach offers facials, manicures and pedicures, and massages. Outdoor treatment rooms are available, and massage is also available on the beach. Guests can also relax in the spa's steam room.
- Steam room in spa
- Outdoor treatment areas
- Couples treatment rooms
- Massages on beach
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Hydrotherapy treatments
- Sauna in spa
- Spa tub in spa
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Hurricane Policy: If a category four or higher hurricane alarm is announced by an official institute, the resort will protect the original rate for travel in the same type of season (high, premium, shoulder, low) up to one year after the original date of departure. Black out periods apply. The resort will only charge the used nights for guests that depart early due to a category four hurricane announced by an official institute. The resort will also waive any cancellation and no show charges. If a mandatory evacuation is required, the resort will provide a return stay during the same type of season (high, premium, shoulder, low), up to one year, subject to availability. The resort will provide an emergency hotline in the case of a hurricane.
Check-out time is noon
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- Breakfast fee: USD 16 per person (approximately)
We should mention
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.