Playa del Carmen and Riviera Maya info
The Riviera Maya is a 72-mile stretch along the coast line along the Yucatan Peninsula in the Sate of Quintana Roo, Mexico. The Riviera Maya is located 30 minutes south of Cancun´s International airport and starts from Playa del Secreto all the way to Punta Allen, a small fishing village within the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve.
The region features the tranquility of uncrowded beaches, the action of eco-adventure sports including kayaking and biking. Playa del Carmen´s diving offers you the opportunity to admire the underwater life, as well as Cozumel does.
For those who are not divers, can try snorkeling in the caribbean sea, or become a diver !
For divers there is not better place to spend their vacations in, besides diving in the Great Mayan barrier reef, they will love discovering and diving the unique cavern (cenotes) formations around the wold - an unforgettable experience.
Mexico is well known for its Mayan archaelogical sites. Eco Theme parks are an ideal option to spend a full family day !
Want more to do ? golf courses, spa, shopping, gourmet dining and a range of accommodations to suit every lifestyle and budget.
Playa del Carmen, situated in the middle of the Mayan Riviera is a cosmopolitan tourims destination, it used to be a fisherman village, but with time, vacationers from around the world came to Playa, they fell in love with this place and today this paradise is home of so many different nationalities. It is like a bewitched town, once you come, you won´t leave it.
Playa del Carmen night life is hot, it begins when the sun goes down...there are many options to choose from, for the calmest...a dinner on the 5th ave., some drinks...for the most braves, in town (party is on 12 street) or beach front under the star' s light and the sound of the ocean.
All range of accomodations from hamacoks under a palmtree to 5 star luxury hoteles, Condos and Villas are available in Playa del Carmen, which makes this destination siutable for all budgets.
All along the famous 5th avenue, a pedestrian street, you will find bars, restaurants - from exotic mayan cuisine to delicious international dishes, shops, cafes, internet etc.
Looking for fun ? you are in the right place, entertainment in the ocean, in the jungle, in the air, at night...you are not gonna get bored !
You only have to choose ! or just laid back on your sun bed admiring the incredible colors of the ocean, it is impossible not to admire the beauty of the caribbean sea and its white sandy beach - where the sky meets the ocean.