Playa del Carmen must see activities
“Nature's sacred paradise”, Xcaret is the world’s most famous eco-archaeological park. Its famous underground river ...
Xel Ha
This natural aquarium is famous for its thousands of brightly colored tropical fish and the dramatic limestone formations.
Chichen Itza tour
Chichen Itza
Visit this Maya culture icon! the capital of the ancient Maya empire, a must-to-see...
Horse Back Riding Loma Bonita Ranch in Playa del Carmen
Horse Back Riding
The beach, the sun, and a horse, book this tour now!
ATV & Speedboat Maroma
ATV & Speedboat Maroma
Take a trip deep into the tropical jungle in a 4 wheeler and enjoy the adventure provided by the speedboats ...
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Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen

The unique harmony of Playa del Carmen is generated by its village like atmosphere and the smiling face of its people. Although "Playa" as it is called by locals and frequent visitors, is becoming a very popular international destination, its original charm and atmosphere remain untouched by townspeople tranquil and hassle free lifestyle. Playa del Carmen offers the kind of service and hospitality provincial Mexico is so well-known for you'll find “mi casa es su casa” the prevailing attitude, whether you book a rustic beach front cabaña or a 5 star hotel in Playacar surrounded by lush, tropical gardens.

The town offers both and if you're concerned about your meals, don't be. Playa's restaurants are as varied as its hotels and offer traditional Mexican food, fresh seafood, pastas and other continental cuisine. Playa del Carmen's pedestrian street Quinta avenida or "Fifth Avenue" is well known for its sidewalk cafes, each with its own unique atmosphere and charm. In the evening you can sip tropical cocktails at a waterfront bar, dance the night away to live music at Captain Tutix, or join a beach party bonfire.
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Playa del Carmen: A reward for every taste and budget
In this city, activities and imagination go hand in hand: the coast lends itself to all kinds of water sports. There are diving facilities both inland and in the sea, the deep waters separating it from Cozumel are ideal for sport fishing, the jungle invites you to explore its lush, magical world while trips to nearby archaeological sites are extremely gratifying.

The sun goes down in Playa and everybody gets ready for a relaxing walk at "La Quinta Avenida" the walking strip where you'll find anything from Cuban cigars stores to enticing mexican handcraft shops to international cuisine restaurants for a romantic candle light dinner.

If you are looking for more action, the evening offers a number of options such as places to dance and shake off the insomnia caused by Caribbean nights, popular fiestas on the beaches and lively bars.
Playa del Carmen Tours and Excursions nearby
Playa del Carmen beach is perhaps one of the spots in the whole Caribbean where you can admire the seven hues of turquoise blue in one single beach. A day or two at the beach are great but due to its privileged location, Playa del Carmen allows you to know several interesting points nearby.

If you are a nature lover (or even if you're not!), the amazing eco-park Xcaret (pronounced Sh-kah-ret) is just 10 minutes from Playa, many archeological mayan sites are near too. Tulum is a must-to-see point where impressive Mayan ruins challenge a cliff facing the breath-taking views of the Caribbean Sea. If you enjoy extreme sports, Playa del Carmen also offers skydiving, and cave snorkeling in the Riviera Maya.

If shopping is your thing, well, you will find Playa del Carmen most attractive handicraft stores and designer boutiques in the new Paseo del Carmen, a unique modern mall with open spaces and delightful architecture at the end of La Quinta.

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