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Through its central location Playa del Carmen is the perfect starting point for exploring the surrounding area. The beach promenade with its lighthouse is the landmark of Playa del Carmen, and you should definitely visit it.

There is so much culture and history, along with the best of what nature has to offer. Here are a few top destinations for trips and tours:

Mayan cultural sites, such as Chichén Itzá, Tulím, Uxmal and Cobá

Cozumel Island (ferry ride away), because of the bright coral reefs Cozumel is one of the most popular diving spots in the Caribbean.

A trip to the 3,000 Cenotes (sink holes) and freshwater caves around Playa del Carmen offer a unique diving experience – Cave Diving that is world class! The most famous Cenotes Sites : Grand Cenote – Sac Aktun, Casa Cenote, Dos Ojos, Cenote Sagrado, Taj Mahal

Water amusement park Xcaret: Swim with dolphins, relax on the beach in hammocks, visit the exotic wildlife, exhibitions, etc.

Nature Park Xel-Há: This one has a large aquarium.

Park and Zoo, Crococun has botanical gardens and wild crocodiles.

Adventure Park Xplor: With zip-lining, underground word and much more.

Eco Park Tres Rios

Bird Park Xaman Ha Aviary: This contains about 200 birds and 60 species.


Shopping in Playa del Carmen is really nice, as there are various souvenirs available that make your trip unique. Shopping takes mostly place in the center of Playa del Carmen, and most shops are located in the famous Quinta Avenida. There you can buy all kinds of souvenirs such as ballpens, key fobs, picture postcards and T-shirts as well as local arts and crafts made of wood or sea shells that were created in the region. Along the Quinta Avenida and the small shopping mall “Paseo del Carmen” there are exklusive boutiques and shops for beach and sports clothing as well as jewelry and perfume and Mexican and Cuban cigars.

Likewise, right on the main road from Playa del Carmen after Tulúm is the Central Mayan shopping center (“Centro Maya”) with numerous clothing stores, restaurants and a cinema. The center is about 20 minutes (on foot) from the beach.

In general, the farther you go from 5th Avenue, the cheaper the prices become. There are also supermarkets in Playa del Carmen, where you can buy souvenir goods. These include Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club, Chedraui and Comercial Mexicana.

Contact Details

Tel:+52 (984) 873 0467,  +52(984)873 3177

Email: info@playa-del-carmen-hotel.de

Address : Ave. 20 norte lote 33 entre calles 2 y 4 norte, Col. Centro. Playa del Carmen. Q.ROO.

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