Playa Palancar, Cozumel

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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Playa Palancar by using our Cozumel sightseeing planner .
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  • We stopped in Cozumel for a day on our cruise. I had done a little research before we left because I knew that Sargassum has ruined so many beaches in the Caribbean. This is actually on the protected ...  more »
  • In this time of infestation by sargasso algae, this beach remains one of the most beautiful in Cozumel. It's a Beach Club, so you have to pay to use the chairs (170 pesos for 2 chairs and umbrella), which we found. sensible. The water is very clear, incredibly blue, but there is no marine life in the area. Access is restricted. You have to arrive by car, scooter or taxi (which must be expensive, since it is on the tip of the island). Parking is very small, so you have to arrive early.
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  • Great place for lunch and a little beach time!
  • Affected by seaweed. Don't make the mistake of coming here like I did...
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