Playa Palancar, Cozumel

4.0
#3 of 16 in Beaches in Cozumel
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. Put Playa Palancar at the forefront of your travel plans using our Cozumel sightseeing planner.
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Playa Palancar Reviews

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  • What a great location to spend the days. This is a clean beach with a restaurant, bathrooms and chairs with umbrellas for rent. No consumption required, you can simply rent two chairs and umbrella...  more »
  • We stopped there to enjoy the beach and do some snorkeling from shore, but when we got there the water was pretty brown closest to shore. I don’t know if that was just that day or if it’s always like....  more »
  • This is one of our favorite beaches. Nice long beach for walking. Doesn't have all the toys, so quieter.  more »
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  • I’ll love to put 0 starts to this place, I didn’t now you have to show your wallet to get good service. I’m sorry but I’m Mexican and love to visit this kind of places but is really sad that In my own country i get discriminated and see that white people will get privileges, I came with 14 members of my family and want to eat in this restaurant and the waiter said they didn’t have enough tables for us and send us to the restaurant right next to them, same thing happens again with another waiter, when literally they had enough space for us, we are coming from Texas and we had Dollars to spend but we are brown color so our money don’t have value. In the U.S we hear every day about our Latin people try to cross over to be able to get a better life for their families but the U.S don’t want them due to they think we are criminals. In our own country we get treaded just like the U.S tread our people, so please think about it twice when you trained your employees to tread the customers that come to your business
  • A beautiful beach, great swimming area, super service are a recipe for a perfect trip to the beach.
  • Great place for lunch and a little beach time!
  • Affected by seaweed. Don't make the mistake of coming here like I did...
  • Peaceful no seaweed in the water ,perfect for families ,beach was clean ,of course you pay 10 dollars to rent a chair , some beaches you even pay to get in,yes the road to get there is bumpy like a 3 minutes or less ride not a big deal, some people are just too picky , that’s how Mexico is not every road is “perfect” like USA lol. Anyways i had fun there was no crazy drunk people or loud music, food was great , price for the food was ok and awesome service! *note: what hurt me the most was the price you paid for a taxi ,Ouch!!!!!

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