Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Map of Playa del Carmen with roads and terrain

Transportation to Playa del Carmen


Playa del Carmen, or just "Playa" as it is also commonly referred to by locals, is a coastal resort town in Quintana Roo on the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. Approximately 70 km south of Cancun and 20 km west of Cozumel, it is at the center of the Mayan Riviera and offers a more relaxed atmosphere, smaller boutique lodgings, and a distinct European flavor.

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Accommodations in Playa del Carmen

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Hostel Che Playa

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Lobo de Mar Hostel

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B&B Buen Dia Playa

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Top Things to Do in Playa del Carmen

Xplor Park

Theme Park

Xcaret Eco Theme Park

Nature & Wildlife Area

Cenote Chaak Tun


Rio Secreto


Quinta Avenida


Barcos Caribe


Piste Cyclable sur Paseo Xaman-Ha

Biking Trail

Riviera Art Gallery

Art Gallery

Punta Venado Bike Park

Biking Trail

Plaza Playacar

Department Store

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Popular Tours in Playa del Carmen

Private Cancun Roundtrip Airport Transfer

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To make the most of your Cancun vacation, be sure to book your private roundtrip transfers! Get to and from your hotel comfortably, with style and with the... Read More

Viator Exclusive: Early Access to Chichen Itza

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Arrive early and beat the crowds on this tour of Chichen Itza with an expert archaeologist guide — a Viator Exclusive available nowhere else! Experience in... Read More

Cancun Airport Roundtrip Transfer

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To make the most of your vacation, be sure to book round trip airport transfers and save both time and money! Get to and from your hotel comfortably and with the... Read More

Xel-Há All-Inclusive Day Trip from Playa del Carme

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Spend a day splashing around Xel-Há, a natural aquarium located on an inlet along the Riviera Maya. Snorkel and swim in a lagoon, float down a river in an inner... Read More

Playa del Carmen Jungle Tour: Tulum, Cenote

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There’s no shortage of adventure and spectacular sites on this full-day tour from Playa del Carmen. Wander the ancient blufftop city of Tulum, stroll along its... Read More

Private Day Trip: Ek Balam and Chichen Itza with C

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Visit Ek Balam and Chichen Itza on this private day trip from Playa del Carmen. You'll get to see the main buildings of these important archaeological sites and... Read More

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Playa del Carmen Travel Tips & Reviews

Playa del Carmen Weather: Average Temperature

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