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Address: Parque Marino de Cozumel | One mile off the southeastern coast, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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This beautiful reef sits in about 80 feet of water and is a popular diving...

This beautiful reef sits in about 80 feet of water and is a popular diving spot.

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We dove the entire reef this year and it was awesome!

With very little current this year we had amazing dives at Palancar Gardens, Horseshoe, Caves and Bricks. Great visibility for some amazing photos.

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Irvine, California
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Irvine, California
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

With very little current this year we had amazing dives at Palancar Gardens, Horseshoe, Caves and Bricks. Great visibility for some amazing photos.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

it's a gorgeous beach with a very calm sea, only very small waves, so it's a great place to swim or scuba diving, and Columbia Reef is near, which makes possible to watch several marine species, even turtles, so it's a nice experience for nature lovers.

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Thank Luis Rubén E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a great place to dive. Visited here twice (two different places on the reef) with ScubaTony and I could have gone more. The reef was beautiful with lots of color and fish. Would love to dive here again on my next trip to Cozumel!

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Thank David W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was were we first snorkelled and then tried out free scuba lessons in their pool. Dressed divers are very professional and personable.

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Thank Bella R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Palancar reef is spectacular. Great scuba diving. Great snorkeling. It's a fabulous place to go have fun in the water. Great visibility and I always see turtles when we dive here!

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Texarkana, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is no way for me to describe the variety and beauty that you will see here. Don't pass on the opportunity to visit this reef.

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Diving holiday, gloomy when sun is out. Lots of fish, great dive boats. Can get busy, come up by buoy only

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A must see with Mystic Snorkel & Cuchi. Crystal clear water, variety of fish, coral & best of all no crowds!!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Perfect for snorkelers. It's deep enough for some great fish, yet shallow enough for you to see the bottom - nothing escapes your view.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Anyone who is a seasoned diver would have dived this reef. And if you haven't - what are you waiting for?!! One of the most spectacular reefs in the world chock full of variety. Lots of different dives available. Wall dives, drift dive, wreck dives, you name it. Plenty of eagle rays, reef sharks, lobsters and barracuda amongst the beauty... More 

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