Index of Activies Cozumel Accomodations Getting To Cozumel Cozumel Local News in English Cozumel Island Events History & Culture of Cozumel Return to the Homepage
PalMar SMALL Snorkel Beach Club
PalMar's Gorgeous Estate Home!
Cozumel is well known for our snorkeling and there are many snorkeling beach clubs on both sides of the island. But without a doubt, one (1) of the island's most beautiful, ocean-side estates is Cozumel's PalMar SMALL Snorkel Beach Club where guests are invited to spend an unforgettable day inside their lush, tropical oasis beside the freshwater pool. Need a change of scenery? Just take a short stroll outside the fenced and gated estate area to their private PalMar beach where you can lounge on beach chairs or walk down into the stunning Caribbean waters and experience some of the best snorkeling available in the Dzul Ha Reef area!

PalMar's Beach and Snorkel Area!

The management and staff at PalMar Beach Club in Cozumel hope you will visit and spend a relaxing and peaceful day at our beach club. Be it spent poolside basking in the warm rays of the sun or venturing over to the beach where you can discover the many underwater secrets of the Caribbean by stepping into the crystal-clear turquoise waters where you can literally spend hours gazing at the colorful corals, sponges and vast variety of fish and marine life! Our friendly staff is ready and willing to assist in making your time at PalMar SMALL Snorkel Beach Club an unforgettable experience!

PalMar's Pool and Snack Bar Area!
PalMar SMALL Snorkel Beach Club offers our guests the FINEST amenities!

  • Large Freshwater Pool
  • Fountain & Spa Area
  • Snack & Beverage Service
  • Snorkeling & Swimming Beach
  • Snorkel Equipment Rental
  • Snorkel Vest & Life Jacket Rental
  • Snorkel/Dive Gear Storage Bins
  • Restrooms & Outdoor Showers
  • Personal Items Lockers with Locks*
  • *NOTE - Locker Deposit Required (refunded upon return of locker key)

    A Group of Happy Guests at PalMar! For your refreshment the PalMar Beach Club offers guests a simple snack menu with daily specials and an assortment of beverages. Our made-to-order, freshly prepared snacks are light fare as most cruise guests enjoy their meals onboard.

    PalMar SMALL Snorkel Beach Club Snack Menu

  • Chicken Tacos, Quesadillas and Nachos
  • Cheese Quesadillas and Nachos
  • Mixed and Shrimp Ceviche
  • Chicken Wing Plate
  • Pico de Gallo and Chips
  • Guacamole and Chips
  • Non-Alcoholic Drinks (Bottled Water, Sodas and Juices)
  • Alcoholic Drinks (Beer, Various Frozen Drinks & Mixed Cocktails)

    For additional details and to make a reservation for your
    INCREDIBLE day at PalMar Beach Club in Cozumel - click below


    Take a look around PalMar SMALL Snorkel Beach Club
    with Cozumelinsider in this video!

    PalMar SMALL Snorkel Beach Club Admission Fees
    The sunsets are better at Palmar! Hours of Operation:
  • Daily - Sunday thru Saturday
  • 9:30am to 4:30pm EST (NEW Island Time)
  • Last admission is 45 minutes prior to closing

    Admission Pricing*:
  • Adults ~ US$ 13.00**
  • Children (ages 3–12) ~ US$ 8.00 **
  • Children (Under 3) ~ FREE (1 per paid Adult)

    *NOTE: DEPOSIT is required:
  • 50% deposit in advance (1 week notice/reservation preferred)
  • 50% remaining balance due in CASH* upon arrival
  • *US or MX Cash or Travelers Checks accepted

    **NOTE: Admission INCLUDES:
  • 2 beers or soda/water for Adults
  • 1 soda/water for Children (ages 3-12)
  • NOT exchangeable for other products or services
  • Additional alcoholic beverages and various snacks are available for purchase

    Directions to PalMar SMALL Snorkel Beach Club
    By Taxi:

  • PalMar SMALL Snorkel Beach Club is located just south of ALL cruise ship piers between Presidente Intercontinental Cozumel Resort & Spa and Fiesta Americana Hotel - a very short 5-10 minute ride via taxi.
  • It will cost US $9.00 to $11.00 per four (4) persons via taxi.
  • Ask the taxi driver take you to the Dzul Ha Reef beach area.

    TAXIs do not want you to know about Palmar because they do not receive taxi kickbacks for delivery of guests at this location. Prices are lower for guests at this beach club for this reason!

    By Rental Car:

  • PalMar is located south of town and past all cruise ship piers.
  • On the NEW main highway there is an overhead sign pointing the way to the OLD highway.
  • The overhead sign says "Chankanaab, Dzul Ha and Fiesta Americana Hotels".
  • Exit the NEW main highway to the right just where this overhead sign is and get onto the OLD highway.
  • You will pass the Presidente Intercontinental Cozumel Resort & Spa and go another half mile or so to the Dzul Ha Reef beach area.
  • If you pass the condos on your left or the Fiesta Americana Hotel, you just missed us!

    Once there, you will see a "YELLOW" sign that says "PALMAR BEACH CLUB ~ NOW OPEN!"

    You can't miss it!! I hope to see you there! - Sherri
  • Personal Experiences
    Submit Feedback
    We found this jewel of a place on our recent trip to Cozumel sailing on the Carnival Glory - such a beautiful estate type home with a large cement pool and beach access - we so enjoyed our day at Palmar. We also tried the chicken quesadillas, freshly made guacamole and pico de gallo with chips - delicious!!! I would highly recommend this stop on your next trip to Cozumel, especially if you want a relaxing day away from the crowd. We will plan to return! D. Bodenheimer - October 2015 ~ Denver, NC USA

    This tiny little jewel of a place made our trip to Cozumel so memorable and is perfect for a cruise ship passenger. It is a quick and inexpensive taxi-ride from either port used by the cruise ships (10 minutes or less). The stately well-maintained estate, grounds, and pool are gorgeous. Just a few steps away, across the street is the private beach owned by PalMar right on the Dzul Ha reef area. I'm not a diver, but even with just my goggles, I saw dozens of fish within just a few feet of the beach. We booked this an affordable excursion and we got so much more than we expected! We arrived early and sat on the private beach reading and enjoying the view. Very soon, the caretaker came over to invite us in, even though we were early. This sweet gesture typified the excellent service we received throughout our stay.

    The entry fee included two drink coupons and we enjoyed diet sodas with a meal of chicken quesadillas, guacamole, pico de gallo, and chips. The fare was simple (as the best food always is) and excellent. We also ordered tasty frozen cocktails (mango margarita and piña colada), and we definitely felt like "spoiled girls" as we swam, relaxed, and enjoyed delicious food with a view of the ocean.

    When it was time for us to go, one of the employees hailed a taxi for us and getting back to the cruise port was quick and easy. I am delighted to give the PalMar Small Beach Club five stars for excellent service and a lovely facility. V. Hallenbeck - October 2015 ~ Winston-Salem, NC USA

    Sherri, We just returned after a great cruise on the Carnival Holiday. We took a taxi from the cruise pier to Palmar Estate Beach Club and spent about 1/2 a day at your beautiful place. We toured the butterfly sanctuary with your wonderful guide who was informative and very gracious. I also spent quite a bit of time talking to Juan and he was delightful. We relaxed, ate chips and salsa, drank pina coladas and soaked in the sun. What a delightful place you have and a wonderful staff that made our visit great. Thanks and if we get a chance to recommend your place to others we will surely do that.

    PS: Your website warned us that the taxi drivers may not be too helpful when asked to go to Palmar Estates and you were correct. After asking 3 drivers who all sort of turned up their noses at us and acted like they had never heard of your place or the butterfly sanctuary we found one that would listen. I told him it was between Hotel Presidente & Fiesta Americana and he said OK. Anyway we got there in only about 6-8 minutes from the pier. Dale and Cathy Carlson ~ Louisville, KY USA

    Sherri: wanted to let you know what a great time we had at your resort. It was exactly what I was hoping for!

    The personal attention was wonderful, as both you and your staff were so friendly and helpful, and we were warmly welcomed as if we were "old" friends. The quaintness of the private home and the nice beach were great, and the fish we saw while snorkeling off your beach were better than the ones we saw during an expensive excursion booked thru the cruise ship in Belize!

    I will definitely recommend your website to others, and I've already told many friends about the Palmar Beach Club. Thank you again for a wonderful time in Cozumel and I wish you all the best in your endeavors. Cathy, Peter and the boys ~ Rochester Hills, MI USA

    We had a great time and your place was a highlight of the whole trip. Thanks again for all the help and hospitality. I hope to make it back someday and we will pass on all you info to others headed your way. Thanks again!! P.S. - Send me some links on where I can leave some reviews for your place!! Thanks B. Herlehy ~ Moneta, VA USA

    Copyright © 2000-2014 Sherri Davis, All Rights Reserved. All website content is the property of Cozumel Insider unless otherwise attributed and cannot be used, displayed or reproduced without express written permission from Cozumel Insider. Contributors retain the copyright to their work where applicable; please do not take art or words without permission. Other graphics and reference materials are used and attributed as per the Fair Use Provision of The Copyright Act and individual terms of use.