Trip Planner:   Mexico  /  Yucatan Peninsula  /  Quintana Roo  /  Cozumel  /  Beaches  /  Playa Palancar
Playa Palancar, Cozumel
(4/5 based on 750+ 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.
Create a full Cozumel itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Cozumel

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Cozumel by other users

10 days in Yucatan Peninsula BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM BRAZIL March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM BRAZIL March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Panama & Mexico BY A USER FROM BRAZIL March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Puerto Vallarta, Cozumel & Mexico City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in United States, Cozumel & Kenora BY A USER FROM CANADA March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 36 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM GERMANY February, culture, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 1 day in Cozumel BY A USER FROM ITALY February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, romantic, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Las Vegas, New York City & Mexico BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Cozumel & Playa del Carmen BY A USER FROM CANADA November, culture, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: November, culture, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • My friends and I took the ferry over to Cozumel looking for a day in the sun. There are many pricey beach clubs on Cozumel with tons of people and lots of noise. Playacar is an inexpensive alternative...  more »
  • We visited Cozumel as part of our Caribbean Cruise. There were 6 of us in a party so we walked off the ship, past all the shops, following the taxi signs. When we got to the queue we found everything ...  more »
  • My wife and I went to Playa Palancar when the Liberty of the Seas made a stop in Cozumel. I was quite wonderful, the beach was clean and didn't have people trying to sell you trinkets. We rented a cou...  more »