Looking to avoid the mobs of the other big cruiser beaches and really relax on your next island visit? Then we invite you to join us and our staff at PalMar SMALL Snorkel Beach Club, located in the Dzul Ha Reef, for a nice, quiet and relaxing day in Cozumel. These days it seems like every beach club in Cozumel is so packed with tourists that visitors are often wanting and searching for a less crowded alternative. If you like a prefer a less chaotic and more personalized environment when visiting Cozumel, then our quiet and quaint PalMar SMALL Snorkel Beach Club will be the perfect spot for you and your group to come spend the day! We really are the "Best Kept Secret in Cozumel"!!!.
PalMar Beach Club is located just a mile or so south of downtown San Miguel and is enclosed with walls, fences and gates on all sides. As PalMar sits in front of a 10,000 square foot private beachside residence it provides a unique feeling of a more home-style experience. Inside our walls you will find a freshwater swimming pool (great for novice snorkelers to practice their snorkeling techniques), Jacuzzi spa area, showers, rinse tanks, restrooms and lockers as well as available snorkel equipment gear (mask, snorkel and fins) and vests for rent. Surrounding the pool and spa areas is a large decked area with plenty of loungers, chairs and tables for your relaxation pleasure! The grounds inside feature both sunlit areas to soak up our "Caribbean Paradise" rays and also natural shady areas from the numerous trees for those needing to cool off.
You will also find our friendly and helpful staff ready to provide you and your group everything you need to make your stay at PalMar Beach Club a wonderful experience. You will find a quaint snack bar area where you will be able to purchase tasty freshly made-to-order snacks (guacamole, pico de gallo, ceviche, quesadillas, etc.) and a nice selection of beverages (bottled water, soda, beer and a selection of tropical mixed drinks). Our staff is always more than happy to make you a tasty snack or whip up some liquid refreshment during your time here at PalMar Beach Club!
PalMar's Beach and Ocean area is just a few steps outside our gates where you will see our beach area surrounded by a retaining wall filled with sand, palm trees, potted plants, loungers, tables and chairs for any guests that prefer a waterfront, beachside day in paradise There are no crazy jet skis buzzing around constantly nor massive water mountains to scale out front at PalMar Beach Club. Instead, we invite you to enjoy a relaxing day lounging on our beach under our palm trees! If you want to snorkel and swim in our world famous Dzul Ha Reef, you will find an abundance of incredible coral reefs, colorful fish and marine life here at PalMar! The beach-entry is a few steps down from our beach area directly into the pristine waters of the Caribbean. Do not forget to bring your underwater camera to memorize your time underwater! Plus our dedicated staff will keep a watch out for you on the beach and keep the drinks and snacks coming as you need them!
We can and do limit the number of guests inside to a maximum of fifty (50) at any given time to ensure a quality and enjoyable experience for everyone. Therefore, PalMar SMALL Snorkel Beach Club does require a Advance Reservation & Deposit (One (1) Week Advance Notice Please)! So do not miss enjoying the pleasure of our beautiful, quiet beach or swimming pool! Please submit your reservation request promptly to enjoy our Caribbean Paradise Beach Club!
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!
Take a look around PalMar SMALL Snorkel Beach Club with Cozumelinsider in this video!
PalMar SMALL Snorkel Beach Club
PalMar SMALL Snorkel Beach Club
Includes use of all club facilities - lockers, restrooms, shower, rinse tank, snack bar, large freshwater pool and spa, lounge chairs, tables. umbrellas, beach & beach chairs.
Daily 9:30am to 4:30pm EST (Island Time) Last Admission Daily is 45 minutes prior to closing.
Adults ~ US$ 14.00** Children (ages 3–12) ~ US$ 8.00 ** Children (Under 3) ~ FREE (1 per paid Adult)
**NOTE: Admission INCLUDES ~ 2 beers or soda/water for Adults & 1 soda/water for Children 3-12. These are NOT exchangeable for other products or services.
Snacks & Bar Beverages are available for purchase: Snacks such as fresh made pico de gallo, guacamole and chips, chicken or cheese quesadillas, chicken wings snack plate, chicken tacos and seafood ceviche's - prices range from US $4.00 to $13.00. Bar Beverages such as Margarita, Mango Margarita, Pina Colada, Cuba Libre and other tropical drinks - prices range from US $6.00 to $9.00. For the kiddos ~ cheese quesadillas are US $4.00.
***NOTE: NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR BEVERAGES ALLOWED***
50% Deposit Prepay in Advance Remaining Cash Balance Due Upon Arrival ~ CASH ONLY
Credit Cards Are NOT Accepted - SORRY
Km 6.82 Sur Between Presidente InterContinental & Fiesta Americana in Dzul Ha Reef Area.
5 Minute taxi ride from the TMM/SSA International Pier & Puerta Maya Pier. 10 Minute taxi ride from Punta Langosta Pier & San Miguel Pier.
Snorkel Equipment Rental Available (mask, snorkel and fins) and vests
Thank you to the staff for making our day at Palmar so enjoyable! They were so helpful! Everything was great! L. & C. Abrahams (March 2016) ~ Brockville, Ontario, CAN
My son and I decided to avoid the cruise ship excursions for snorkeling and try Pal Mar Estate Beach Club. I read a number of reviews and figured it was worth a shot. We have gone on 4 cruises now and always done the cruise line sponsored excursions and without a hesitation this is by far the best thing we have done. Pal Mar was nice, clean, very quiet and the staff was beyond awesome. One of the most relaxing times we have had. The Pico de Gallo was fresh and hand made and fantastic....my son wont touch tomatoes and such and he ate it all up...wonderful! The snorkeling was a lot of fun and we saw tons of fish, starfish, coral, etc. and even a Moray eel. Very cool and spooky too to be honest. We had a blast and would do it again in a heartbeat. With cab fare both ways, Pal Mar admission, 4 beers for me and two sodas for my son along with chips and Pico we spent only 65$. 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
Sherri - Thank you so much for allowing us to use the Palmar Small Beach club. The staff were fantastic. They took very good care of us. The fresh pico was perfect. The grounds were very clean and beautiful. And no hassling salesmen anywhere. We plan on coming there again on our next visit to Cozumel. Thanks again - The Hamiltons G. & A. Hamilton-June 2015 ~ Buffalo, MO USA
We visited the beach club as part of the perks of staying at the IslaMar Villas as it is owned by the same person. I have to say what a wonderful experience. If you want to get away from the tourist beach clubs this is your place. The day we visited we had the beach area to ourselves ~ perfect snorkeling right of the beach. If the ocean isn't for you there is a large pool to use a few steps away along with change rooms and a bar. Staff were great ~ bringing our food and drinks we ordered over to us on the beach! Out visit got cut short due to weather but would definitely return again on our next trip to Cozumel. G. & J. - November 2015 ~ Elmira, ON, Canada
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