About Playa Del Carmen - presentation, information, photos and recommendations

Playa del Carmen is a spa resort town in the northeastern Mexican state of Quintana Roo, south of Cancun on the Caribbean coast. At the 2005 census, the city had a population of 100,383 inhabitants and it develops very quickly. Playa del Carmen is the 3rd largest city in the state of Quintana Roo, after Cancún and Chetumal.

The city is named after the title "Our Lady of Mount Caramel", the title given to Mary as the patron saint of the inhabitants of the area that today regiunii.Primii became Playa del Carmen Mayan civilization dates back to the period. Coastal area and surrounding lands were still inhabited when the Spaniards arrived here.

Originally being a small fishing town, tourism in Playa del Carmen has grown with the advent of ferries carrying tourists to the island Cozumel. Moving on here, many people realized that the place is ideal to relax and escape the crowds of Cancun, also benefited from the same quality beaches and turquoise water of the same. While Playa del Carmen Cozumel island could not compete in terms of scuba diving, adventurous tourists were attracted here by the hollow filled with fresh water Cenote called. The beach is also a stop for many cruise ships transiting the area and anchor in the harbor about 10 km from the city. Xcaret Eco Park, an eco-archaeological theme park, is another attraction for tourists who visit the area.

Local community and government have tried to keep the city's reputation as one of the small fisherman's town, wanting to avoid its transformation into a metropolis like Mexico.


Playa Del Carmen | Playa del Carmen is a spa resort town in the northeastern Mexican state of Quintana Roo, south of Cancun on the Caribbean coast. At the 2005 census, the city had a population of 100,383 inhabitants and it develops very quickly

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Top hotels in Playa Del Carmen

Posada Mariposa, Playa Del Carmen

Posada Mariposa

Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

    • No transport provided
    Hotel El Tukan, Playa Del Carmen

    Hotel El Tukan  

    Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

    • Hotel near beach  
    • No transport provided
    Wyndham Garden Playa Del Carmen, Playa Del Carmen

    Wyndham Garden Playa Del Carmen

    Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

    • Hotel with outdoor pool  
    • No transport provided
    Caribbean Paradise Boutique And Dive Center, Playa Del Carmen

    Caribbean Paradise Boutique And Dive Center

    Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

      • No transport provided
      Hacienda Paradise Boutique Hotel By Xperience Hotels, Playa Del Carmen

      Hacienda Paradise Boutique Hotel By Xperience Hotels  

      Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

      • Hotel near beach  
      • No transport provided
      Viva Wyndham Azteca, Playa Del Carmen

      Viva Wyndham Azteca

      Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

      • All Inclusive  
      • Airplane (10/14 - 04/04/2022)
      • No transport provided
      Hotel Ocean Maya Royale Adults Only All Inclusive, Playa Del Carmen

      Hotel Ocean Maya Royale Adults Only All Inclusive

      Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

      • Hotel with children playground  
      • Airplane (01/01 - 03/22/2022)
      • No transport provided
      Sandos Playacar All Inclusive, Playa Del Carmen

      Sandos Playacar All Inclusive

      Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

      • All Inclusive  
      • No transport provided
      Kinbe, Playa Del Carmen

      Kinbe

      Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

        • No transport provided
        Las Golondrinas, Playa Del Carmen

        Las Golondrinas  

        Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

        • Hotel with outdoor pool  
        • No transport provided
        Sandos Caracol Eco Resort, Playa Del Carmen

        Sandos Caracol Eco Resort

        Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

        • All Inclusive  
        • No transport provided
        Allegro Playacar, Playa Del Carmen

        Allegro Playacar

        Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

        • Hotel with children playground  
        • No transport provided
        Viva Wyndham Maya, Playa Del Carmen

        Viva Wyndham Maya  

        Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

        • Hotel with outdoor pool  
        • Airplane (10/14 - 04/04/2022)
        • No transport provided
        Los Itzaes, Playa Del Carmen

        Los Itzaes

        Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

          • No transport provided
          Hotel Gran Porto Real All Inclusive, Playa Del Carmen

          Hotel Gran Porto Real All Inclusive

          Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

          • All Inclusive  
          • No transport provided
          Reina Roja Hotel, Playa Del Carmen

          Reina Roja Hotel

          Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

          • Hotel with outdoor pool  
          • No transport provided
          Hotel Iberostar Tucan , Playa Del Carmen

          Hotel Iberostar Tucan   

          Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

          • All Inclusive  
          • Airplane (01/01 - 04/04/2022)
          • No transport provided
          Riviera Del Sol, Playa Del Carmen

          Riviera Del Sol

          Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

          • Hotel with children playground  
          • No transport provided
          One Playa Del Carmen, Playa Del Carmen

          One Playa Del Carmen

          Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

          • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
          • No transport provided
          Bric Hotel And Spa, Playa Del Carmen

          Bric Hotel And Spa

          Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

          • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
          • No transport provided
          Be Playa, Playa Del Carmen

          Be Playa

          Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

            • No transport provided
            Grand Riviera Princess All Suites Resort And Spa, Playa Del Carmen

            Grand Riviera Princess All Suites Resort And Spa

            Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

            • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
            • No transport provided
            The Reef Playacar, Playa Del Carmen

            The Reef Playacar  

            Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

            • Hotel on the beach  
            • No transport provided
            Platinum Yucatan Princess, Playa Del Carmen

            Platinum Yucatan Princess

            Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

            • All Inclusive  
            • Airplane (01/01 - 03/22/2022)
            • No transport provided
            Iberostar Paraiso Lindo, Playa Del Carmen

            Iberostar Paraiso Lindo

            Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

            • All Inclusive  
            • No transport provided

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