What was once just a small fishing town, Playa del Carmen has emerged as a tourism hot spot from people across the United States and Europe. Located right on the coast in the Gulf of Mexico, it provides strands of beautiful beaches and warm water.
Now, Playa del Carmen has been built up to include amazing hotels and condos complexes, delicious restaurants and luxury shopping. It makes for a true tropical paradise for anyone who is looking to visit.
Serviced by nearby Cancun International Airport, Playa del Carmen has been making strides in recent years to make the area much more pedestrian and bicycle friendly to visitors.
What attracts many people to this area of Mexico on the Yucatan Peninsula are the miles of beautiful beaches. Dotted along these beaches are some of the best luxury hotels and resorts in the world. They offer visitors to the area ample chances to enjoy the sun and surf, including windsurfing, snorkeling, stand up paddle boarding and kayaking, among others.
Some of the more popular beaches that visitors love to spend time on include Colosio Beach and Playa Maya. Along the beaches, visitors will find plenty of fun bars and restaurants just steps off the sand. The area is known for having plenty of fun, though might not be quite as rowdy as some of the area neighbors like Cancun.
Great Eats and Drinks
Some favorite activities of many of the visitors to Playa del Carmen include visiting restaurants and entertainment establishments in the area. Most visitors will congregate around the Fifth Avenue region of Playa del Carmen, as it is the main street where most shops, bars and restaurants are centered on.
Many popular places that visitors to Playa del Carmen would enjoy include Carlos and Charlie’s, the Blue Parrot, and La Cueva del Chango to name just a few. Many of these spots offer a lively atmosphere, great views of the beaches and plenty of local flavor and flair. Visitors are quite happy to spend an evening after a day at the beach at any one of these, and other, places.