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Playa Palancar, Cozumel

(3.9/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web)
Take a day of rest at Playa Palancar, one of Mexico's Caribbean beaches. Many visitors explore off the beaten path and simply lounge on this hidden gem of a beach, with its soft white sand contrasting the vivid azure waters. Take advantage of the calm currents to go swimming, snorkelling, or bodysurfing. The beach also has a bar and restaurant with an array of options at affordable prices. Using our international travel planner, Cozumel attractions like Playa Palancar can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • As I was 1 day in cozumel, because I was on a cruise, this was my second stop. Sea water a little cold, but nice, the beach has a very good to spend the day, and I was able to find fish, swimming a little to the bottom. Very nice beach and free. (Because it's free entry, you can't enter with food and drinks). Super recommend this beach, I was just not there, because my schedule was to stay somewhere else!
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  • 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, peacock...  more »
  • 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 ...  more »