Playa del Carmen Info

Playa del Carmen: General Information

Playa del Carmen's Fifth Avenue

This is one of the hottest touristic spots in Mexico, with amazing beaches & people from all around the world.

It is located in the heart of the Riviera Maya, 40 miles south of Cancun, just in front of Cozumel. In fact, Playa del Carmen has the main dock in the Riviera Maya to cross to the isle.

With the charm of a small Mexican town and the thrilling eclectic ambience of a young, multicultural city, Playa del Carmen is an unique place with something to offer to everybody's taste, no matter age.

In Playa del Carmen you can enjoy everything: food, sports, adventure, shopping, sun, dance, people... all in a singular mood of informality and joyful. Here you can dance until dawn in an open-air beach front discotheque, learn and practice kite-boarding, go snorkeling or dive in the second largest reef in the world, dine a gourmet food in sandals, explore magnificent natural spots in the jungle, visit ancient Mayan cities or simply relax and enjoy the white sand beach and the turquoise clear waters of the Caribbean.

In Playa del Carmen you can find a great recreational park: Xcaret, the only park in the world where you can experience the diversity of the nature and culture of Mexico at its best. More than 4,000 species of flora and fauna, underground rivers, inlet, lagoon, aquarium, butterfly pavilion, Mayan village, regional wildlife enclosure, the special edition of the night show, restaurants, bar, cafeteria, boutiques, spa and much more...

Playa del Carmen is a "must go" when you visit the Riviera Maya. Include it in your vacation plans... you won't regret it!