Discover Playa del Carmen
You're going to love Playa del Carmen… everyone does. During your beach vacation, you’ll be surrounded by unbelievable places to explore, from the city’s famous 5th Avenue and captivating dive tours to ancient Maya cities and natural cenotes.
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Located two hours south of Cancun, this area is known for its dazzling beaches and its ancient Maya city set atop a cliff by the Caribbean Sea.
Fifth Avenue shopping
Playa del Carmen’s vibrant pedestrian street is lined with charm-filled boutique shops, cafés, luxury brand stores, and renowned restaurants, all just one block from the beach.
Experience everything from caves to zip lines at Riviera Maya nature parks like Xcaret, Xel-Ha, Selvatica and more, the best way to explore the area’s natural environment.
Nestled deep in the jungles beyond Cancun, this ancient city of Maya ruins sits around beautiful lagoons. Ride a bike through the site and climb its massive temples.
The most significant Maya ruins site, this ancient city houses an array of impressive temples and constructions that reveal many of the mysteries of this captivating culture.
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You’ll fall in love with the boho beach town of Playa del Carmen. Once a tiny fishing village, “Playa” (as the locals call it) has grown into Mexico’s top destination, famed for its white sand beaches and turquoise waters.
Stroll along the iconic 5th Avenue, a pedestrian street parallel to the beach and lined with cafés, shopping, beautiful restaurants and open-air bars, and enjoy the town’s laid-back vibes and swaying palm trees.
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Playa del Carmen is more than just white sand beaches. Beyond the coastline, you can discover the MesoAmerican Barrier Reef, an underwater paradise for snorkelers and scuba divers in search of adventure.
Just a block from the beach is the famous 5th Avenue, a pedestrian street filled with shops, souvenirs, dining, cafés and nightlife to explore.
For even more adventure, delve into the nearby jungles to explore natural cenotes and the ruins of ancient Maya cities as you learn about the culture, legends and history of this colorful Caribbean destination.