Playa del Carmen Mexico
What was once a small fishing village with a pier for the ferries shutting back and forth to Cozumel has now become one of the most renowned and sophisticated tourist destinations in the world.
Its just 68 km from Cancun Intl. Airport. To reach Playa from the airport you can book a Regular or Private Shuttle service and it will drop you at yours Playa hotel doors.
What can you do in Playa ? Playa del Carmen is a true merging of sea and land with a list of attractions and activities that can satisfy any taste. Playa del Carmen is the heart of the Mayan Riviera, becouse its strategical point to discover all the corridor and beyond, a good option is to rent a car and drive all along the Riviera Maya.
During the day
Eco Parks (xcaret and xel-ha...all day trips), ride an ATV into the jungle till a magical cenote where you can snorkel and eat local food, explore archaeologycal sites (Tulum and Coba, and Chichen-Itza), ecological tours, or maybe playing Golf, what about a fantastic massage in a spa or by the sea ?, why not hiking?...shopping all day, parasailing, one that is unique is sky diving ! is all these to much ? too many activities ?...just lay back and relax in the amazing caribbean beaches.
Watersports lover ? kayaking, sport fishing, kite surf, snorkeling, boogie board, and of course Scuba diving and Cavern diving. Just few steps from the beach is the famous 5th ave. the main street, a pedestrian walkway where you can find all you may need, bars, shops, money exchange, jewelries, mini groceries (tienda de abarrotes), restaurants (local and international dishes), internet services. If you have not found what you were looking for in the 5th, try it in Paseo del Carmen, a wonderful open mall with shops, restaurants, bars.
sacred paradise park
highest zip line !
Around 6 or 7pm is dinner time, Playa del Carmen satisfy any taste and budget, from a pizza slice on the way till a luxury restaurant. Mexican, Argentinian, Thai, French, Italian, Chinesse, fast food, sea food and the typic Mayan cuisine...whatever you want you have it.
After dinner, you can walk by the 5th ave., may be enjoy a drink in a bar listening to good music or a live band.
Playa´s Nightlife ? Just one word "intense", the action takes place mainly in the 12 street, where main nightclubs are located: Santanera, Blue Parrot, Om, Kartabar, to mention some. Other option could be a beach club at night....under the starry sky, Fusion, Coco Maya, Blue Parrot, El Pirata. What kind of music ? lounge, disco, salsa, chill, merengue and jass...Yes ! you are in paradise, get out and live !
Playa del Carmen hotels From All inclusive hotels, cottages or bungalows at the edge of the sea, boutique hotels, condos, hostels or why not a hammock under a palm tree...Playacar offers, mostly all inlcusive hotels, villas and condos.
Playa del Carmen is the perfect place for everybody, this fabulous place has all to offer.