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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 312) ~ 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
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    I considered your advice to drop by & remembered reading that most public beaches get really crowded if there are a lot of cruise ships in port. There were 7 ships in Cozumel on Saturday & I was prepared, got off the ship first thing at 9 with husband and snorkel gear in tow & inquired about taxi rates. I was a little apprehensive when the taxi organizer didn't know where Palmar was but I had your directions & coupon printed out so I told them it was between the two hotels and mentioned the beach name & all was well. I then realized it was a blessing for them not to know where I was going - that had to mean it wouldn't be too popular/crowded!

    I believe we met your husband Mauricio? He was very nice and made us feel very comfortable, showed us to a locker and we were off across the street. A bit hard to get in the water with all the rocks (this is what makes the water so clear!) but it was beautiful & shallow snorkeling with lots of neat corral - and 2 different 2 ft. barracudas guarded the shore.

    When we came back we ordered guacamole and chips as well as a mango and pina colada daiquiri. It was obvious it was all just prepared and really fresh - best guacamole I've ever had, the chips were fresh, and the shakes were delicious. In summary, your location was beautiful, thank you for opening your home as a beach club so we could get away from the crowds, we felt so special! Mauricio was as good a host as he was a chef! We'll definitely be recommending Palmar! G. Nielsen ~ Cruise Passenger

    Just wanted to tell you my wife and I have been coming to Cozumel for 20 years and we had one of our best days at your club yesterday. Enrique was great. Hoping you get your butterfly's back soon.... T. Higgins & S. Field-Feb 2015 ~ Hudson, WI USA

    I read about your beautiful beach club and would like some information. We have 7 in our party and would like to reserve as indicated on the INSIDER website. M. Denobrega ~ N/A

    Just finished cruise to Cozumel 5/23/2015. I had looked at info about PalMar Estate before going but did not make decision to go until the day our ship ported in Cozumel. I was with a small group of 4 and it was hard to communicate with my group prior to the trip. We went downtown first and when that got old real quick, I reminded the group of this location. It was still hard to get approval by everyone. I finally said, "we are taking a chance and going". We got a taxi (the taxi drivers act like they have never heard of it, but we took the information from this site which includes directions). We are so glad we went, it was the highlight of our cruise. The bathroom was clean, the employees were so accommodating, it was away from tourist crowds and the snorkeling was terrific. Only $13 (which includes a couple of beers) each to use their facility and beach. Enrique was an employee there who made us the best Pico de Gallo and guacamole I have ever had and served us on the beach. He was so sweet, we would have put him in our pocket and taken him back to Texas with us if we could. We would go there again definitely! G. Coldwell-May 2015 ~ Dallas, TX USA

    My son and I decided to avoid the cruise ship excursions for snorkeling and try Pal Mar Estate Beach Club. I read a number of reviews and figured it was worth a shot. We have gone on 4 cruises now and always done the cruise line sponsored excursions and without a hesitation this is by far the best thing we have done. Pal Mar was nice, clean, very quiet and the staff was beyond awesome. One of the most relaxing times we have had. The Pico de Gallo was fresh and hand made and son wont touch tomatoes and such and he ate it all up...wonderful! The snorkeling was a lot of fun and we saw tons of fish, starfish, coral, etc. and even a Moray eel. Very cool and spooky too to be honest. We had a blast and would do it again in a heartbeat. With cab fare both ways, Pal Mar admission, 4 beers for me and two sodas for my son along with chips and Pico we spent only 65$. We snorkeled for almost 4 hours....exhausted but a blast! We must have seen at least 8 excursion trips come through the area we were at and they are there maybe 45 min to an hour and gone. It would have cost us 3 times what we paid to do the ship excursion and we got to relax and snorkel all day. Can't recommend it enough and we will definitely be back when our next cruise stops in Cozumel. Thank you so much for your hospitality!! M. Schomaker-Feb. 2015 ~ Elk River, MN USA

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