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Address: 15 miles south of San Miguel | Parque National Palancar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico

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Worth spending the day here!

One of my favorite beaches in Cozumel. Low key. It's away from the crowds. Great service. Good food. We spend many relaxing afternoons there under the palapas. Honest and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

One of my favorite beaches in Cozumel. Low key. It's away from the crowds. Great service. Good food. We spend many relaxing afternoons there under the palapas. Honest and pleasant employees here at Palancar. Especially Philemon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Went to this beach on a shore excursion that my wife and I put together with another couple while on a cruise... We all agreed to just have a relaxing day at the beach and avoid all the beach clubs in the local area... This beach was great for just that, no loud music or crowds to contend with, service... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Best beach club on southwest side of the island. It's a bit further from the city center than the other beach clubs and is thus not as crowded or rowdy. Nice sandy beach with great swimming access. Views are incredible! Food was ok--good for a beach club. Margarita had some kick. Overall prices are reasonable if you pay in pesos.... More 

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Bunkie, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Visited February 17, 2015 while on third cruise to Cozumel. Previously visited Chankanaab and Paradise. Although all are nice and fill different niches depending on what you are looking for, I would probably return to this one over the other two. Chankanaab has better snorkeling but no real sand beach (there is a more than nominal entry fee also). Palancar... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

DALILA Diver!! My girlfriend and I recently were very fortunate to enjoy Columbia and Palancar reefs with Pedro as our personal guide. Amazing day! Playa Palancar is were to go.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

During a recent vacation on Cozumel island, we went to Palancar beach 3 or 4 times - definitely our favorite beach. During one of the trips we took the snorkel tour from Dalila Divers, located there at the beach. It was excellent. Only 8 of us, and our guide Pedro, was great!! Would definitely recommend this. The best part was... More 

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Slidell, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

on our cruise, we had no excursion planned. Had heard of Palancar, but never been there. We'd heard it was a great dive spot. So, at the taxi stand, we were persuaded to go there for the day. The price was a bargain, and the taxi driver was ours for the day. So the 11 of us in our group... More 

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Nine Mile Falls, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We arrived early on Ash Wednesday and there was only one other family there. I would imagine that the Carnival Parade (Party) had something to do with that. It was very windy this day and the water visibility was poor for snorkeling.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Stopped in Cozumel during a recent cruise. Chose to skip the crowded cruise beaches and take a cab to Palancar. Palancar is basically the last beach stop along the west coast of Cozumel. It is a bit further from the main cruise terminals and therefore a bit less crowded. The beach was nice, the facilities were clean and the drinks... More 

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Nipomo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My wife, friends and I had a day in Cozumel off of a cruise and after much looking for a beach area, we settled on Playa Palancar. We didn't want to do all inclusive elsewhere to keep costs down since none of us could drink or eat our way out of the $50+p/p cost. The taxi cost is a set... More 

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