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Playa Palancar

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Address: Miles South Of San Miguel 15 | Parque National Palancar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico

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took a 25$ cab (one way only) to get there from the port, but was worth it, beautiful secluded beach, peacefull and affordable place to eat. They charge you 5$ for a chair... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

took a 25$ cab (one way only) to get there from the port, but was worth it, beautiful secluded beach, peacefull and affordable place to eat. They charge you 5$ for a chair which is not bad at all, the water is beautiful, not many rocks. enjoyed our time there,.

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Lutz, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see! Go with CozumelCruiseExcursions. Wonderful family owned business. This is a snorkeling excursion. The family owned business provides snorkels, fins, snacks, drinks, and takes you by boat to the site. Takes about one hour to get to Play Palancar, but the boat stops at two other stops as well. The guide Jonathan is wonderful - he... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It seems like every good beach in Cozumel has a price.. Playa Mia charges $35 per person, although it has some park attractions that might be suited for families with kids. Then Sancho's has a cost of 52.00/pp but its supposed to be all inclusive. We didn't have to pay anything to go into Playa Palancar. However, if you choose... More 

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a cab here from the cruise ship pier Puerto maya, it was $40 each way for 4 adults and 2 children. I wouldn't be surprised if we overpaid, but it was the best option for us, carnival cruise offerings were very pricey, so we went off on our own. The beach club was very tropical, beautiful palms everywhere.... More 

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Hatboro, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a surprise! Beautiful beach and clear water. Perfect for searching for shells or snorkeling. Small amt of vendors for souvenir purchases. Nice selections on the menu. Large amount of choices on the drink menu. Restrooms. Had a wonderful lunch and drink overlooking the water. Beautiful peacock that wonders around.

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North Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to spend a day enjoying the beautiful blue water. Lunch was very good and prices reasonable.

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Curitiba, PR
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Playa Palancar is pretty nice - blue ocean and white sands. But it was so full that we could barely enjoy ourselves. It is loud, since it has music from all the bars and restaurants. It just wasn't pleasant.

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Katy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

We came here on a whim after an excursion didn't go so well. Other beach clubs were full. There's no entry fee. That means you're not guaranteed a covered area. But we did get a table under shade with four chairs near the beach. The service was spot on. The chips and fresh guacamole were amazing, the pina coladas were... More 

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Ottawa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Take a few hours to explore this wild beach, with beautiful turquoise waters, tiny surf and a cooling wind. Then try one of the local restaurants and have a great margarita or a Mexican meal . Totally worth it.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff. The water is pretty clear. Not the best spot on the island by far, but still a nice place to visit for a drink. This is south of the island heading towards the lighthouse.

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