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  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“nice beach”(57 reviews)
“fish”(86 reviews)
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The most wonderful thing about Playa Palancar is that it feels like a private beach. It is quieter than most beaches in Cozumel and presents both a great diversity of activities and a peaceful environment. Order a Margarita in one of the beach bars...more
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Cozumel 77601, Mexico
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Reviewed today

We rented a jeep two different days and drove here - superb!! We rented umbrellas and chairs right on the water, ate and drank the best food and drinks - snorkeled very far out and saw all kinds of fish and lobster. It was FANTASTIC!

Thank jlgnorton
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have been visiting playa palancar for 10+ years and it is changing- we are sad. The beer is now $3.50 US each and the servers don't seem happy to be there. We had a large party of 9 and the servers were more worried...More

1  Thank Amy G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a very nice snorkeling tour, our guides Marcel & Manuel where very good. We saw lots of fishes, and the coast is so beautiful.

Thank Yohan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cruise began in the Mobile Alabama cruise port. First time leaving from this port. Only one stop. Cozumel Mexico, which was fine but I promise myself to never cruise out of Mobile ever again. Been to Cozumel five other times. This time my daughter...More

1  Thank jackiendaddy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is good, drinks are good service is great. Taxis are right out front to take you back into town. We’ve been here 3 times and we love it!

Thank Catherine J
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came to Playa del Carmen for the first time this year to experience the warm clear water, only to be met with brown water and seaweed. We visited beaches up and down Playa del Carmen, in Tulum, and other areas in Cozumel, and Playa...More

Thank wonder167
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a place to swim and wade on Cozumel, which has a primarily rocky shoreline. This is the place. A wide expanse of sandy beach that slowly goes well out into the ocean before getting too deep. Location is on south end...More

1  Thank scubanut100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place definitive a have to go area, beach, snorkeling, service on the beach. You can just sit and enjoy the view.

Thank Julia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we thought there was a restaurant and there is but we were lucky enough to get seated on the beach.... the food is great...very fresh...woman making tortias right there on the grounds too....beach is gorgeous...we went for a swim afterward

1  Thank charlotte m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't believe the good reviews nor the pictures. Water is not crystal blue, is green, reminded me of Galveston Beach! Yuck......will never go back

1  Thank Raul T
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9 July 2018|
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Response from azbellb | Reviewed this property |
No, just get a cab
10 June 2018|
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Response from caribbeantravelcielo | Reviewed this property |
Calendar was a nice beach area. If you are staying on the south end of the island you are very close to the location. If you are staying in town, you'll need a vehicle to get there. They have a bar, restaurant, beach chairs... More
28 December 2017|
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Response from playapalancarcozumel | Property representative |
Hi. yes. we have hair trensa and massages we also have snorkel and boat diving we wait for you
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