Palancar Reef
Palancar Reef
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This beautiful reef sits in about 80 feet of water and is a popular diving spot.
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Arnie W
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
Dived here with Scuba Divers Paradise club. Incredible dive experience! Coral is in marvelous condition. Congratulations to Cozumel & the Mexican government for maintaining this wonderful marine park!
Written May 8, 2024
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Nettie N
Memphis, TN31 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Palancar Reef in Cozumel is a diver's dream. Just amazing. Stunning marine life, vibrant corals, and expert guides made every dive unforgettable. A must-visit for any diving enthusiast!
Written May 8, 2024
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Jodi M
United States29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
Palancar Reef is an absolute must-visit for snorkelers and divers alike. The vibrant coral formations, teeming marine life, and crystal-clear waters create an unforgettable underwater experience. Highly recommend!"
Written April 30, 2024
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GrahamP113
Witham, UK1,915 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Snorkelled for about forty five minutes. Absolutely stunning with great turtles and star fish, so many fish never seen so may come so close, absolute must if you like snorkelling
Written April 21, 2024
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WendyDarlene
14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Solo
Swam out to the reef with a guide, snorkeled along the reef and saw sponges, corals, fish and a forest of
Purple sea fans! Guide named Willie was excellent!
Written January 18, 2024
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Ginny M
Austin, TX56 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
So much marine life and lots of cool coral formations. We dove with Scuba Tony and the dive masters were fantastic! We will definitely be back to dive palancar again!
Written January 15, 2024
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Alex M
Chicago, IL3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
Amazing formations and passages. Great marine life. Take a flashlight with you even if you dive during the day. Don't forget your camera.
Written January 5, 2024
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Stylist33924
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Friends
These reefs are stunning! Put these on your list of places to see as a scuba diver! Palencar Reef has many different parts to dive, you could do a few each day!
Written November 19, 2023
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Amy
San Antonio, TX6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Amazing. The wall and drifting was fantastic. Dove with Scuba Luis 3 days in a row and will definitely go back. We just won’t stay at Secrets.
Written September 9, 2023
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swyvill
Victoria, Canada30 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023
the reef is endless and an opportunity to see nurse sharks, eagle rays, and barracudas. The drift varied each day, creating different challenges. Visability was always fantastic. We even saw dolphins on the last 5 minutes of our last dive!
Written March 5, 2023
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