All you need to know about Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen

Everything you need to know about Playa del Carmen and its destinations.


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What you should know about Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen is the heart of the Riviera Maya and has been recognized as one of the most important tourist destinations in the Caribbean. Its wide variety of entertainment makes it an ideal place for all travelers. In addition to having a wide range of hotels, from small tropical cabins to luxurious resorts.

At this destination, you will not be able to resist the incomparable beauty of its crystal-clear waters, fun water activities, and nightlife.

Playa del Carmen is home to one of Cancun's most popular sites, the famous Fifth Avenue. This is a must-stop that guarantees a unique experience thanks to its hundreds of establishments, restaurants, shopping malls, famous brand stores, handicraft stalls, and much more.

Parties and discos await you in Playa del Carmen, with a fun atmosphere and loud music. Visit its most famous nightclubs like Coco Bongo Show & Disco.

Find the most relevant information about Playa del Carmen and its most popular destinations on this site. Travel informed and live an unforgettable vacation.

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Most important tourist attractions in Playa del Carmen

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The heart of Playa del Carmen awaits you with beautiful white sand beaches and lots of fun. Find the best activities and tourist sites in Playa del Carmen.

In Playa del Carmen, you can enjoy water activities such as snorkeling, jet skiing, kite surfing, fishing, and much more.

Find the most famous and exquisite restaurants to delight your palate with national and international food. Visit La Brocherie, Falafel Nessya, La Casa del Agua, and more.

Enjoy Fifth Avenue and its spectacular stores, ideal for a day of shopping. You can find brands such as Victoria's Secret, Benetton, Nike, Zara, Converse, and Tommy Hilfiger, among others.

Have fun until dawn in the city's most famous nightclubs and bars, such as Coco Bongo. Experience the best shows and taste delicious drinks.

In the surroundings of Playa del Carmen, you can also visit destinations such as Akumal, Isla Mujeres, and Cancun Downtown.

How to get around Playa del Carmen?

There are several methods of transportation to get to Playa del Carmen, such as cabs, shuttles, private transportation, and ADO buses.

A shuttle service facilitates your arrival from the airport to your hotel or any point within Playa del Carmen.

Take into account the activities and sites you will visit in Playa del Carmen to choose the transportation that best suits your travel needs. From your transfer to your hotel, it is advisable to opt for a Private Transportation service, which will be waiting for you on time. On the other hand, booking a car rental in Playa del Carmen can be a good idea if you are looking for a city tour, shopping, and other activities.

Have the best experience visiting the most popular destinations in Playa del Carmen in a Playa del Carmen Private Transportation or a Playa del Carmen Car Rental.

Most popular transportation methods in Playa del Carmen:

  • ADO Bus.Travel long distances on a budget from station to station.
  • Private Transportation.Comfort and privacy at all times, with affordable rates and enough space for your luggage. Direct and uncomplicated routes.
  • Ideal for direct trips, moderate use is recommended due to high fares.
  • Rent a car.Travel around Playa del Carmen at your own pace and with total freedom at a fair price.

Information about the closest airport to Playa del Carmen

Cancun International Airport (CUN) is the second busiest airport in Mexico, receiving more than 22 million passengers annually. Cancun Airport is the only airport close to Playa del Carmen, so if this is your first destination, you will need to take a shuttle to Playa del Carmen.

Airport Location: Carr. Cancun - Chetumal Km. 22 Cancun, Quintana Roo Mexico. Sixteen kilometers from Cancun Downtown.

Airport NameCancun International Airport (CUN)
AirlinesAeromexico, Interjet, volaris, Air Canada, Air Tran, Air comet, Air Europa, alaska Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta, Iberia, Jetblue, Magni Charters, Spirit, United, West Jet and more.
Number of Terminals4 and one FBO terminal
Passengers (2021-2022)Twenty-two million

Private Cancun Airport Transportation

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The most popular shuttle service, aboard a private van for up to 8 passengers, totally private service.

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Cancun Airport Taxi Vehicle

Comfortable and safe transfers for up to 3 passengers, up to 6 drinks included in your service.

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$45.00 USD

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Mini-Bus for groups Transportation

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$80.00 USD