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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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+52 1 987 118 5154
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Private Tour: 5-Hour Cozumel Sightseeing with Private Driver and Tequila Tasting
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Cozumel Shore Excursion: 5-Hour Sightseeing Tour with Private Driver

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Quiet beach!

Get there early to get lounge chairs! Great food and drinks! Food and drink service directly to the beach - clear water!

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Get there early to get lounge chairs! Great food and drinks! Food and drink service directly to the beach - clear water!

Thank Garrett T
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited Cozumel for the day via ferry from Playa del carmen. Took a cab to Playa Palancar and loved it. We booked a snorkel trip from the beach area and it was wonderful. Best snorkeling of our trip.

Thank mattandkatja
Hastings, Nebraska
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Staying at a AI for a week, wanted to get off the resort for some beach time and drinks. Playa Palancar is a nice beach club. We found a table on the beach to enjoy a couple of drinks. Massage tables are on the edge of the beach under coconut trees. The masseuse offer several types of massage, for 1/2... More 

Thank mushroom402
San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great little spot. We asked some of the locals for help since Mr. Sanchos was full and we didn't really care for San Fransisco Beach. They recommended this spot and we loved it! It was not overly crowded like the other beaches, but still had an amazing little restaurant with great drinks. It didn't cost to get... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beach itself is OK, but pretty small and the main part is pretty packed. If you have you're own beach towel you can allways move 10-20-30 meters out from the big crowd of people. Me and my girlfriend didn't find their service and waitors as friendly as we did most other places in Cozumel. Had lunch somewhere else! But,... More 

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playapalancarcozumel, Gerente at Playa Palancar, responded to this review

Hello Thanks for your comments. We will take it into account so that each day we improve our services. The comments help us grow and be more professional. Greetings. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I came here specifically to jump onto a boat taking snorkelers to Palancar and Columbia Reefs. Alas, we got there just minutes after the boat left. Pedro was great; he encouraged us to sign for the Cielo and Columbia reefs snorkel instead, leaving just an hour and a half later. He gave us a table where we... More 

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Bennington, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was perfect!!! Beautiful water. Amazing snorkeling of a local boat. Best small shops. Good food. EXCELLENT service. We came in on a cruise ship. There was 3 large ones that day. This beach maybe had a total of 30 people by lunch time.Very safe!

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Lexington, United States
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We picked this spot so we could meet some friends here. We arrived by boat and it is about a 25 minute taxi from town.… Roughly $25. We arrived to a well-groomed area with vendors, palm trees, peacocks, lizards, and activities. About 100 feet farther is the beach. We were disappointed that storms the night before had dirtied the water.... More 

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Irvine, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented a car and decided to come here to snorkel but it was not so great since it was a pretty windy day. Some people had come from playa del carmen thinking it would be less windy here but it was just as bad. I did get a drink and enjoy it sitting at the beach.

Thank Alex W
Sao Paulo, SP
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great view, good food , nice servers . We ordered a fish ceviche and it came with chips and sauces. Price ok. Delicious !

Thank Liviadr2013

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