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Discover Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen is in the Riviera Maya area of Mexico, along the Caribbean Sea. Playa del Carmen is approx. 1 hour drive south of Cancun and has a slightly more authentic Mexican style. Relax on one of the beautiful beaches, experience some of the local culture or take a trek through the jungle.

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In Playa del Carmen, you can chill out with a margarita cocktail by the pool, shop til' you drop on Quinta Avenida, explore the gorgeous palm lined beaches, or take in the local Mayan culture. Playa del Carmen is surrounded by the Yucatan jungle which has lots of activities like ziplining, snorkelling or take a dip in the refreshing Cenotes. Or why not spend a day at the exciting Xcaret ecological theme park? Quinta Avenida comes alive at night, with many restaurants, bars, clubs, and lots of entertainment shows.

With much to see and do Playa del Carmen is suitable for everyone from couples, honeymoons and family holidays. There is a large selection of hotel choices, luxury hotels, all-inclusive resorts to budget hotels. You are sure to find a hotel that suits your budget.

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Playa del Carmen Highlights

🧡 Take a day trip to Xcaret Park

🧡 Explore Quinta Avenida with its many shops, bars and restaurants

🧡 Enjoy a relaxing day at Kool Beach Club

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Local Info


Cancun National Airport (CUN).


The currency used in Mexico is the Mexican Peso ($). 

Time Difference

Mexico is in Eastern Standard Time (GMT-6) so is 6 hours behind Irish time.


Playa del Carmen experiences year-round warm weather, thanks to its tropical climate. Temperatures range from 23°C in winter to 28°C in the summer months.  

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