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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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US$51.25*
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Private Tour: 5-Hour Cozumel Sightseeing with Private Driver and Tequila Tasting
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US$51.25*
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Cozumel Shore Excursion: 5-Hour Sightseeing Tour with Private Driver

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Really nice and peaceful beach!

This is one of my favourite in Mexico. It is really peacefully. There is a nice sand and nice fish you can see in the sea as well. Highly recommend

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is one of my favourite in Mexico. It is really peacefully. There is a nice sand and nice fish you can see in the sea as well. Highly recommend

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Arlington, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

IT is a $25 cab ride, flat rate, from a cruise ship to get here, and this is athe closest free beach to the port. We came here since it is free to enter, and spent our money instead on some drinks as we watched the peacocks roam and the waves roll in. It is a pretty, sandy beach, and... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Cold beer and staff was great. Snorkeling was amazing, the water was so clear. We will be back soon!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I love this beach!!! It is a little further down the strip in Cozumel, so it isn't nearly as busy as most of the other beaches. It is an ALL SAND beach! Many of the other beaches we've visited in Cozumel (we've been to 6 others) have some rocky areas. This one is all sand, and the water is gorgeous!... More 

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Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beach was simply beautiful with clear water as seen in the photo. $25 taxi each way for 4 adults from our NCL port. $35-45 massages on the beach, authentic Mexican fare, cocktails, bottled beer and water offered at reasonable pricing. Thatch umbrella covered tables with chairs line the beach to enjoy a relaxing lunch, snack or cocktails. Group snorkeling is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very clean beach with restaurant and bar access. We rented a scooter to get there. There are different activities to do such swimming, snorkeling, sunbathing or just relaxing. It can be a bit crowded.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The beach is not very large. There are peacocks everywhere, which was pretty neat. There are plenty of nice large shells, including some conch shells out in the water. The restaurant and bar had very good service. I would recommend this place for somebody on a cruise who doesn't want to pay the high price of the trips that the... More 

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Norfolk, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went to Playa Palancar today and the beach was amazing. Lots of space for people to lay out or eat or just hang out. The beach was great, no rocks so it's easy to walk in and out and easy for swimming. The snorkeling was very disappointing off of the beach. We snorkeled the entire swimming area inside the buoys... More 

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Mobile, Alabama, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Palancar 4 times. The very first time it was not crowded and now it has been more and more people. I love the food and the drinks are awesome. Nice beach. One of my favorites. The best snorkeling.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the fortunate opportunity to visit here when diving with Tres Pelicanos one of our favorite dive operators in Coz.

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