Boasting an enviable stretch of beachfront on Cozumel Island, Sunscape Sabor is situated just off the coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. The idyllic Caribbean setting, coupled with a huge variety of amenities and dining opportunities, make it one of the most impressive resort choices for a Cozumel diving vacation.
It lies just a stone’s throw from the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, the second largest coral reef system in the world, with an outstanding choice of dive sites to suit all experience levels. Add to that a vast choice of activities for non-diving family members, including a kid’s club and Cozumel’s largest spa, and Sunscape Sabor is the perfect destination for an island getaway.
Sunscape Sabor Cozumel boasts 218 guest rooms and suites, all of which come with air-conditioning, flat-screen TVs and private bathrooms.
Deluxe Tropical View Deluxe Tropical View rooms have either one king or two double beds and offer views over the resort’s lush palms and tropical flowers. A great choice for couples or two friends sharing.
Deluxe Ocean View Deluxe Ocean View rooms offer vistas over the Caribbean Sea and are situated on either the second or third floor. They come equipped with either one king bed or two double beds and private balconies.
Suite Tropical View Suite Tropical View rooms cover 650 square feet and include either one king or two double beds, together with a kitchenette and sofa-bed. They offer views out across the landscaped gardens and pool, with either a terrace or balcony.
Suite Ocean View With views out across the Caribbean Sea, the spacious Suite Ocean View rooms are ideal for those wanting a little extra space. They come with one king bed, a sofa-bed and a small kitchenette, as well as a terrace or balcony.
Honeymoon Ocean View with Jacuzzi Thoughtfully designed, the spacious Honeymoon Ocean View with Jacuzzi suites feature magnificent water views and airy living. They have a private room with king bed, as well as a kitchenette, terrace or balcony and indulgent Jacuzzi.
Family Suite Ocean View Designed for families traveling together or groups of diving friends, the Family Suite Ocean View rooms come with two double beds and a separate sofa-bed. There’s also a kitchenette with microwave and coffee maker, and magnificent views out across the water.
Family Suite Tropical View Equipped with one king-size bed and a separate sofa-bed, the Family Suite Tropical View are perfect for small families, with a small kitchenette that includes a microwave and coffee maker.
When you’re not snorkeling or diving on the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, the on-site Spa by Pevonia is the perfect place to relax, with more than 35 different treatments offered by their certified staff. There are also two swimming pools at Sunscape Sabor where you can take a dip or kick back on a lounger, as well as complimentary Wi-Fi in the lobby area to stay connected.
The Sunscape Sabor Cozumel has four a la carte restaurants and a buffet available for guests, with a range of cuisines on offer and a casual atmosphere. Enjoy the beachfront ambiance and grilled specialties of their Seaside Grill or feast on traditional Mexican favorites at El Patio. Da Mario is a classic Italian-style trattoria offering pizza and pasta dishes, while Portofino features both local and international dishes on its grand buffet.
Private dining is also available at Cava which boasts the only fine wine cellar in Cozumel and features premium wines and spirits from more than 60 countries around the globe.
There are also a number of bars and lounges throughout this Cozumel diving resort where you can refresh with a beachside cocktail or a lazy sundowner, then party well into the night. Tortugas creates indulgent cocktails on the oceanfront during the day, while the Seaside bar is open both day and night. Desires opens in the lobby area from late afternoon into the early morning hours, with a range of premium beverages and a lively atmosphere.
In addition to exploring Cozumel’s reefs on both diving and snorkeling trips, Sunscape Sabor offers a range of activities for non-diving family members or partners.
Golfers can tee off at the Cozumel Country Club’s 18-hole ecological course, designed by pro Jack Nicklaus, or stay fit at their fully equipped fitness center. Aqua aerobics and yoga classes are also offered, together with beach volleyball, ping pong and kayaking.
There’s an Explorer’s Club for kids aged 3-12 which is open daily, with fully supervised activities that include arts and crafts, sand castle competitions and movie nights. Or for those traveling with teenagers, there is the Core Zone where they can let loose with a range of sports and games organized by the resort’s Entertainment Team.
Dive House – A Premier Cozumel Dive Operation
Sunscape Sabor Cozumel is a PADI 5 Star Dive Resort and their on-site dive operator, Dive House, operates as both a TDI Training Facility and a Universal Referral Center. They offer Cozumel fun diving for all experience levels, as well as courses ranging from Open Water to Divemaster certifications, with a dedicated scuba training pool.
Their dive instructors and divemasters are highly experienced in Cozumel’s waters and strive to help guests discover some of the 250 fish species which inhabit the surrounding reefs. There are also around 100 subspecies of coral found here, along with eagle rays, octopus, loggerhead, hawksbill and green turtles.
The resort’s proximity to the Mesoamerican Reef means that there is a huge choice of Cozumel diving sites within a short boat ride, from sheltered shore dives to current-swept drift dives. Visibility is generally good at between 80-100 feet (24-30 meters), with the water temperature around 77°F (25°C) in the winter and 85°F (29°C) in summer.