In the park's Mayan Zone, you can see reproductions of Mayan housing and learn more about this ancient culture's building and farming practices.
The coastline varies from golden beaches to limestone formations.
Cozumel was a pirate haunt, but nowadays is an important tourist center.
It is ideal for practicing aquatic sports; and has good hotels, restaurants, and tourist services.
After passing the turnoff for San Francisco Beach, you'll come to a sign for Chankanaab Lagoon.
Located just 10 kilometers south of San Miguel, this park charges a modest entry fee but is well worth a visit.