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“Playa Palancar is a beautiful remote place to enjoy a day at the beach”
Review of Playa Palancar

Playa Palancar
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Cozumel Shore Excursion: 5-Hour Sightseeing Tour with Private Driver
Ranked #17 of 159 things to do in Cozumel
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Rhome, Texas
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Playa Palancar is a beautiful remote place to enjoy a day at the beach”
Reviewed 3 September 2013

This place is absolutely gorgeous, the beach is the most turquoise water I have ever seen. Plenty of share and sitting areas. There is good food available to purchase and drinks. Went on an excursion that was just the transportation (didn't include food, etc) but do not regret it, will go back if the opportunity presents itself. Drivers outside of the port (cruise ship) were excellent and waited for us until we were ready to head back for $20/person not bad at all, it was about a 15 min drive each way, very friendly, clean.

Visited October 2012
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“Quiet peaceful beach. Great food.”
Reviewed 17 August 2013 via mobile

When cruiseships are in town Finding a quiet relaxing beach can be difficult. This beach is beautiful, laid-back, quiet and peaceful. The restaurant is great and the fish tacos and ceviche are excellent.

Visited July 2013
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Fort Worth, Texas
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“Great place for a dive interval”
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Great food, a single fruit plate and an order of tacos fed 3 divers during out late morning interval.

Visited July 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“A good beach to lounge and rest, or take a beach walk”
Reviewed 19 July 2013

In March, it was very quiet at Palancar which had tables, loungers and hammocks ready to take weary travellers. The sea was wonderful one day, full of seaweed from a strong tide the next (I don't mind, it's nature!). The beach always has a few taxis waiting to take you back, and I enjoyed taking a walk away from it to have some solitude. Food was fine, a bit on the expensive side as was expected. Friendly waiters who chatted with me. I had my magazines, the sea, a parasol over my head and a cool drink in hand, so really, it WAS heaven.

Visited March 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Small Beach with Amenities”
Reviewed 16 July 2013

Just an average beach on the southern side of Cozumel - there's a restaurant and some little shops, restrooms and changing rooms. The beach and waterfront access itself is kind of small.

There is no charge to enter or use the beach chairs/loungers, which is nice.

Visited July 2013
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