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

Barrio Latino, Playa Del Carmen

Barrio Latino

Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

    • No transport provided
    Hacienda Maria Bonita, Playa Del Carmen

    Hacienda Maria Bonita

    Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

      • No transport provided
      El Campanario, Playa Del Carmen

      El Campanario  

      Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

      • Hotel near beach  
      • No transport provided
      Posada Mariposa, Playa Del Carmen

      Posada Mariposa

      Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

        • No transport provided
        Coco Rio, Playa Del Carmen

        Coco Rio

        Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

          • No transport provided
          Vista Caribe, Playa Del Carmen

          Vista Caribe

          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
            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
            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
            Reina Roja Hotel, Playa Del Carmen

            Reina Roja Hotel

            Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

            • Hotel with indoor pool  
            • Airplane (11/08 - 06/29/2023)
            • 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
            Illusion Boutique By Xperience Hotels, Playa Del Carmen

            Illusion Boutique By Xperience Hotels

            Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

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

            Be Playa

            Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

              • No transport provided
              Los Itzaes, Playa Del Carmen

              Los Itzaes

              Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

                • No transport provided
                Riviera Caribe Maya, Playa Del Carmen

                Riviera Caribe Maya

                Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

                  • No transport provided
                  In Fashion Boutique, Playa Del Carmen

                  In Fashion Boutique  

                  Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

                  • Hotel near beach  
                  • No transport provided
                  Aspira, Playa Del Carmen

                  Aspira

                  Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

                  • Full Board  
                  • Airplane (03/03 - 06/29/2023)
                  • No transport provided
                  Pelicano Inn, Playa Del Carmen

                  Pelicano Inn

                  Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

                    • No transport provided
                    Hotel Mahekal Beach Resort, Playa Del Carmen

                    Hotel Mahekal Beach Resort

                    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
                    Riviera Del Sol, Playa Del Carmen

                    Riviera Del Sol

                    Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

                    • Hotel with outdoor pool  
                    • 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
                    Nina Hotel And Beach Club, Playa Del Carmen

                    Nina Hotel And Beach Club

                    Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

                      • Airplane (11/08 - 06/29/2023)
                      • No transport provided
                       Iberostar Selection Paraiso Maya Suites , Playa Del Carmen

                      Iberostar Selection Paraiso Maya Suites   

                      Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

                      • Hotel with outdoor pool  
                      • Airplane (03/03 - 06/29/2023)
                      • No transport provided
                      Kinbe, Playa Del Carmen

                      Kinbe

                      Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

                        • No transport provided

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