- Type: Beaches, Sports
- Time to Spend: Half Day to Full Day
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Palancar Beach, one of the best all-around beach spots on Cozumel, is especially acclaimed for its watersports, including kayaking, snorkeling, sailing and diving. You can rent a dive charter and also get some grub at the nearby restaurants. Travelers especially recommend Palancar Beach and Palancar Reef for cruise patrons looking to escape a pre-planned excursion for a more authentic -- and less-crowded -- attraction.
Travelers also describe the just-offshore Palancar Reef as an excellent spot for both amateur and expert divers. According to one TripAdvisor user, the "dive companies there are so experienced that I felt safe diving a 130ft wall during my first ever week of diving." Even if you're an expert diver, it's recommended you rent a charter to avoid the hassle of permits or licensing. All diving companies must have a license to operate, and while divers are allowed to dive on their own, it's recommended that you hire experts who know the diving terrain.
Nearby Things To Do
Discover Mexico Park1.9 miles away
El Cedral2.4 miles away
Chankanaab National Park3.8 miles away
Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa5.4 miles away
Occidental Grand Cozumel1.2 miles away
Secrets Aura Cozumel0.8 miles away