Playa del Carmen is a well-known beach resort town in Mexico, located in the popular Riviera Maya area. Those palm-lined beaches and coral reefs that impressed you on Instagram are the real deal in the tropical playground of Playa del Carmen, but maybe even more stunning in real life. All the shopping, nightlife, and luxuries of a tropical vacation are waiting for you in Playa del Carmen.
Sunseekers will adore Parque Fundadores near Quinta Avenida (5th Avenue Playa del Carmen). You can be on the beach soaking up the sun then into the main area for shopping, entertainment, and nightlife in moments. If you are yearning for a quieter scene, you have Mamitas Beach, Playacar Beach, and Coco Reed. You will find your preferred stretch of golden sand, but the beaches are seriously all perfectly pristine.
Authentic Local Flavor
Doesn’t beach life make you hungry? Mexican flavors are fresh, tasty, and tempting. With a dash of spice or a shot of tequila, your taste buds will be far from bored. So what’s on the menu? Burritos bursting with seafood, fresh ceviche topped with avocado, churros sprinkled with sugar, and all the tacos you could wish for.
If you love to cook, you might like to take a private cooking lesson, including a trip to the local market to select your fresh ingredients with your chef teacher.
Follow the paths to the crystal waters in a protected forest to discover Cenote Cristalino. Take your snorkeling gear, explore the cave, or make a splash by jumping off the cliff into the warm water below. There are changing rooms and small shops selling food and drink near the swimming area.
If you love this unique experience and want to make a day of cenote-seeing, El Jardin Del Eden and Cenote Azul are also nearby.
Art Museums and Galleries
The Frida Kahlo Museum is as colorful as the famous Mexican artist’s work. The bright blue, orange, and green museum is overflowing with information and art covering Kahlo’s life’s work.
There are many other fascinating museums and art galleries to explore in Playa del Carmen. Gaston Charo Art Gallery is an international art gallery located right off 5th Avenue. If you are looking for something authentic in Playa del Carmen, this is the place.
Playa del Carmen has an active and lively nightlife and is pumping every night of the week.
Whether you want a funky salsa club to get into your groove or a rustic beach bar where you can party the night away with friends, Playa del Carmen has the nightlife you are looking for.
Is disco your thing? Diablito Cha Cha Cha is THE place to go to dance the night away.
Don’t forget to buy your Mexican souvenirs. There are many markets, malls, and shops full of tempting buys. Mexican hammocks are of great quality, and a colorful one will look lovely in your home.
Any chocolate products, handicrafts, leather shoes, and Taxco silver will be a great reminder of your vacation. If you have children, the Mexican toys are adorable.
Whatever you are looking for in a tropical vacation, Playa del Carmen will deliver. It is a very tourist-friendly town so your holiday will be relaxed and stress-free. Ready to start planning your escape to Playa del Carmen? Drop me a line today!
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