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Travel Guide of Playa del Carmen in Mexico by Influencers

Playa del Carmen is a city located along the Caribbean Sea in the municipality of Solidaridad, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico. It is a popular tourist area in eastern Mexico. Playa del Carmen features a wide array of tourist activities due to its geographical location in the Riviera Maya. It has also been the destination of PGA Tour golf tournaments and the set location for various television shows. The town has one of the fastest-growing populations in Mexico.

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What you will see and do in Playa del Carmen:

  🏖️ Ocean     🏖️ Beach     ⛰️ Hill station     🏨 Resort  

Travel Tips for visiting Playa del Carmen

Often referred to as "Playa" by locals, Playa del Carmen is a seaside resort town, located on the Yucatan Peninsula, the third largest city in Quintana Roo, Mexico. Coming to Playa del Carmen, you will be able to immerse yourself in the wild sea air, experience the feeling of scuba diving, offshore fishing, and discover new things.

Located next to the heart of the Mayan Riviera, Playa del Carmen has an open, laid-back atmosphere with a unique European style. There are cute but very attractive little shops here. Most visitors to Playa del Carmen choose the central area, where they can easily explore the town. You can rent a car to get around this seaside town, or choose the walking solution to explore every little corner.

Swimming and diving services in Playa del Carmen are quite diverse. And fishing is a popular activity in Playa that you definitely cannot miss. The boats are available to assist you with offshore fishing in this town. However, you need to consider carefully when deciding to try your hand at sailing on bad weather days. If you're lucky enough to catch fish, many beachside restaurants will give you the pleasure of "winning" for a small amount of money.

Night at Playa del Carmen means drinking and dancing to live music, accompanied by fiery Mexican dancers until morning. This is the hottest activity in the beach clubs in this town. The tourist area in Playa del Carmen is a hub consisting of many shops, mainly selling items such as souvenirs, bracelets and shirts. There are several large supermarkets here that will give you the opportunity to increase your shopping experience, like Chedraui and Soriana.

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