Need help finding transportation to and from beach

We just booked our first 7 day Western Caribbean cruise for December 2019 on the Carnival Vista.

We are going to Cozumel, Mahogany Bay, and Belize. I know the beach is within walking distance in Mahogany Bay, but we will need to book excursions to get to a beach in both Cozumel and Belize. We're really not interested in doing anything else, and want to book through the cruise line to ensure we make it back to the ship and not get left behind. Looking on Carnival's site and I'm having a hard time finding an excursion that provides transportation to the beach without doing anything extra like dolphin swimming. Does anyone know if this is available to book ahead of time?

I have found a few options on other sites, but again they're not directly with Carnival so we don't want to go that route.

Tags: Caribbean - Western

3 Answers

I think all the excursions are listed on their site. We did starfish island in Belize. It was a nice beach day, they took us straight there on a tender. There were plenty of loungers and hammocks a small but nice beach to swim and a bar area. Service on the island was very slow but it was a fun day. When we went back we had a choice of straight to the ship or to visit Belize for an hour or so.

As for Cozumel you might check onboard to see if they have just transportation to and from the beach. We along with tens of thousands of other cruisers just walk to the taxi area and take a cab to Paradise beach or Mr. Sanchos

or one of many other great beaches there. We just head back an hour early and they always have cabs out front waiting to take you back. I am not trying to tell you to do something you don't want to do but the stories you here about people missing the ship in Cozumel almost always involves way to much alcohol. I'm sure you all will have a great time.

Thank you for the reply. It did give me some things to consider. Did you book your excursion directly with Carnival? I will go back and look at the excursions for Belize again.

Yes I did book thru Carnival for Belize.

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