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

Hacienda Maria Bonita, Playa Del Carmen

Hacienda Maria Bonita

Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

    • 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
        Hotel Tukan And Beach Club, Playa Del Carmen

        Hotel Tukan And Beach Club

        Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

        • All Inclusive  
        • Airplane (01/01 - 03/22/2022)
        • No transport provided
        Nina Hotel And Beach Club, Playa Del Carmen

        Nina Hotel And Beach Club

        Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

          • No transport provided
          Hotel El Tukan, Playa Del Carmen

          Hotel El Tukan  

          Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

          • All Inclusive  
          • 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
          Las Golondrinas, Playa Del Carmen

          Las Golondrinas  

          Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

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

          Kinbe

          Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

            • 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
            Allegro Playacar, Playa Del Carmen

            Allegro Playacar

            Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

            • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
            • Airplane (01/01 - 12/31/2021)
            • 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
            Hacienda Paradise Boutique Hotel By Xperience Hotels, Playa Del Carmen

            Hacienda Paradise Boutique Hotel By Xperience Hotels  

            Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

            • Hotel Luxury  
            • 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

            • All Inclusive  
            • Airplane (01/01 - 03/22/2022)
            • No transport provided
            Viva Wyndham Azteca, Playa Del Carmen

            Viva Wyndham Azteca

            Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

            • All Inclusive  
            • Airplane (11/23 - 04/18/2022)
            • No transport provided
            Viva Wyndham Maya, Playa Del Carmen

            Viva Wyndham Maya  

            Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

            • All Inclusive  
            • Airplane (11/23 - 04/18/2022)
            • 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

              • Hotel with outdoor pool  
              • Airplane (01/01 - 04/18/2022)
              • 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
              Barrio Latino, Playa Del Carmen

              Barrio Latino

              Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

                • 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
                Riviera Caribe Maya, Playa Del Carmen

                Riviera Caribe Maya

                Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

                  • 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

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