15 by car from the cruise port. The south west is the best Cozumel area to practice snorkel. In fact the presence of very high variety of coral systems make this destination one of the most beautiful for find corals in Cozumel. There are also copious and colorful fishes. The reef is covered from current, which is only moderate sometimes. Furthermore the depth of the water is between 30’ and 80’. That's why Palanca Reef a perfect spot for beginner and intermediate levels.