Things to do in Playa Del Carmen

There’s something to suit everyone’s style, taste and budget on a holiday to Playa Del Carmen. It’s certain to give you some amazing experiences and memories. The question isn’t what to do in Playa del Carmen, it’s what to do first ? From exploring the ancient Mayan history to swimming through a giant ecological theme park, you’re sure to find loads of incredible new experiences to enjoy.

From the coastal resort town of Playa del Carman, along with the Yucatán Peninsula’s Riviera Maya strip of Caribbean shoreline, you’ll be able to head out and enjoy the best of the beaches.

The beaches at Playa del Carmen are long stretches of pristine white sand. You’ll find each one lined with beach clubs, hotels and restaurants. In this tranquil area, ideal for families, you can relax on the beachfront with warm waves lapping the shore.

Everywhere in Playa del Carmen is only a short distance away from some amazing attractions. There’s the Aventuras Mayas centre, the Mayan Extreme theme park and the phenomenal 3D Museum of Wonders.

Other great destinations for you are the must-visit Maya sites in Mexico. The first, Muyil, is one of the most ancient examples of Mayan architecture.

The second, Xcaret is a major archaeological site contained within the huge Xcaret Park complex, a resort and theme park centred on ecotourism and Mexico’s natural beauty. The Xcaret parks of Xplor, Xichen and Xoximilco, each offer a unique experience. What’s more, you can stay at the local Hotel Xcaret Mexico, a luxury hotel with links to each one of these amazing parks.

It’s no surprise that this popular destination is known as one of the jewels of the Caribbean. From the sleepy town square to the idyllic beaches, it’s the perfect place to enjoy a memorable holiday.

3. Coba Mayan Ruins

In Mayan folklore the word Coba means ‘waters stirred by the wind’ which is an appropriate name for a settlement and its position between two large lagoons.
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4. Xcaret Eco Theme Park In Mexico

Pronounced ‘essh-caret,’ this once sacred Mayan site has been transformed into the gigantic eco-archaeological complex. Half zoo, half theme park it’s perhaps best described as a 300 acre playground.
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