Playa del Carmen
It's the perfect place to spend your vacations in the Mexican Caribbean. Playa del Carmen is the most famous place of the Riviera Maya, it has acquired international fame in only 10 years. In spite of being a great tourist development, it keeps that essence of a small Mexican town. It is a port where trips to Cozumel are continuously departing.
The malecon is the main attraction, and a few steps away is the Fifth Avenue of Playa Del Carmen, which is full of life at any time of the day, seven days a week, with restaurants, shops, commercial and gastronomic places. Playa del Carmen is located 60 km south of Cancun, in the center of the Riviera Maya.
What to do in Playa del Carmen?
The enigmatic paradise that is Playa del Carmen has miles of beautiful beaches just a few steps away and a coastline full of coral reefs where you can enjoy snorkeling or scuba diving. You can go to Xcalacoco beach, which is one of the public beaches of Playa del Carmen, so you can enjoy your vacation in Playa del Carmen as a local.
Playa del Carmen is the heart of the Riviera Maya, so you will surely find the best tours in Playa del Carmen to visit any of the parks near this tourist destination: Xcaret, Xel-Há, Xplor, Xplor Fuego, Xenses o Xavage; its also very close to the Cenotes Route, where you can't miss the Xenotes tour; you can also visit Chichen Itza from Playa del Carmen, or other archeological site like Tulum and Coba.
Packages to Playa del Carmen
With Grupo Xcaret (formerly Experiencias Xcaret) you can find fun-filled packages to Playa del Carmen. At Xcaret Mexico Hotel with its All-Fun Inclusive, the best theme parks of Playa del Carmen, Cancun and Riviera Maya are included: Xcaret, where you will get to know part of the Mexican culture; at Xplor you will fly over the Mayan jungle in the highest zip-lines of the Riviera Maya and at Xel-Há, an all-inclusive park (food and drinks) you will do unlimited snorkeling.