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Playa Palancar

Miles South Of San Miguel 15 | Parque National Palancar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 1 987 118 5154
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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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US$ 51.25*
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Private Tour: 5-Hour Cozumel Sightseeing with Private Driver and Tequila Tasting
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  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
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Miles South Of San Miguel 15 | Parque National Palancar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 1 987 118 5154
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

We visited Cozumel during a cruise (6-26-16) and booked an excursion through Carnival called La Casa En La Playa - A Select Retreat which is a private part of Playa Palancar Beach. I can't say enough about this excursion, it was WONDERFUL!! Beautiful clean quiet...More

3  Thank Tiffany M
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

This is definitely a must stop on your visit to Cozumel. The beach and accommodations are free as long as you purchase something to eat or drink. So for $9.50 I had 3 chicken tacos, chips with salsa and guacamole, and a Coke and had...More

7  Thank Matt L
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We went to Palancar again on a cruise to Cozumel. The beach is beautiful and it seemed like a lot of the shells and rocks had been removed which made for a smoother entry in and out of the water. We spent the entire day...More

2  Thank maldenmusic
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We came here for a day during a cruise ship stop and was recommended due to it's located a little further from the cruise ship ports so it doesn't get as crowded as most of the other places. The beach was gorgeous and so was...More

4  Thank mitsugirly
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We arrived in Cozumel on the Carnival Dream on July 1, 2016. After some shopping at the port, we grabbed a taxi and headed to Playa Palancar. I read reviews before our trip and wanted a great snorkel trip. We were immediately greeted by friendly...More

3  Thank choclabby
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

This place is located at the South tip of the island, away from most of the tourist crowds. The beach was clean and the water was great. This is by no means a fancy beach club, so services and facilities are rather limited. But the...More

2  Thank Anastasia M
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Take a taxi from the port, 2 way approximately. 50 usd. 15 minutes far from the port and the center of cozumel. No entrance fee, sun loungers free but umbrellas 10 usd. Nice people, reasonable. Facilities. If you compare Mia playa , palancar is much...More

Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Due to rocky beaches in most places around the island, we were looking for a sandy beach to take the kids. This place fit the bill perfectly and exceeded expectations. No cover charge, just buy drinks and/or food. We rented chairs with umbrellas and spent...More

2  Thank Garrett R
Reviewed 11 June 2016

This is perfect for kids - make sand castles and enjoy the shallow entry to the ocean. Entrance is free, but they charge for crazy stuff, like sitting under an umbrella.

1  Thank Jane T
Reviewed 8 June 2016

The photos found around this peninsula and sandbar do not disappoint! Highly recommended to simply take in the beauty of the endless, crystal clear, warm waters, pure white sand beach, beautiful skies and horizon line, and if lucky, a few water birds and gentle sting...More

3  Thank Stephanie M
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26 November 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
I’d say 15/20 minutes and yes- we took a taxi there and back to the ferry.
Brenda K
30 October 2017|
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Response from playapalancarcozumel | Property representative |
Hi. if we have all day taxis at the entrance. waiting for the customers to leave. the cost is between 20 and 30 usd for a taxi for 4 people. Greetings. Ivan
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Colleen R
29 August 2017|
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Response from daddytravels | Reviewed this property |
Hola! We paid $50 for a half an hour rental ( 2 boys - one wave runner)