Palancar Bricks

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Know about Palancar Bricks

Palancar Ladrillos is a stunning diving zone in Cozumel, Mexico. This unique site features a fascinating collection of underwater bricks that have accumulated over time, creating a truly mesmerizing underwater landscape.

In addition to the bricks, Palancar Ladrillos is home to a diverse array of marine life, including vibrant corals, sponges, and schools of colorful fish. Divers can expect to see a variety of marine species, such as groupers, moray eels, and even the occasional turtle or shark.

The waters at Palancar Ladrillos are crystal clear, offering excellent visibility for divers to fully appreciate the beauty of the underwater world. The current is generally mild, making it suitable for divers of all levels to enjoy.

One of the highlights of Palancar Ladrillos is the “Gorgonian Wall”, a stunning coral wall teeming with life. This wall is covered with a variety of colorful gorgonian sea fans, which sway gently in the current, creating a truly mesmerizing sight.

Whether you’re a seasoned diver or a beginner, Palancar Ladrillos is a must-visit diving zone in Cozumel. With its unique underwater landscape, diverse marine life, and excellent conditions for diving, Palancar Ladrillos promises an unforgettable diving experience.


50-120 feet

Temperature in the year

Temperature ranges from high 70s to low 80s

Visibility in the year

Typically greater than 100 feet

Distance from port

Type of diving

Suitable for all levels of diving


All certifications


Average to strong

Required level

All levels




Night diving


Diving for photographs


VisibilityTechnical Characteristics of Diverse

Coral formations separated by sandy slopes

Best time of the year

There is less current from August through November

Immersion time

Approximately 45 to 60 minutes, however, dive time depends on depth and air consumption
Coral Type
Marine life

Jurels, turtles, nodriza sharks, green brunettes, mere and eagle stripes.

Unique feature
Brightly colored fish, turtles, and reef and nurse sharks populate the top of the reef and the large coral formations.
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Search the sand ripples to discover hidden fish
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