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This term is used to refer to the Yucatan coast now popular among tourists.
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
+52 998 881 9000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect holiday...but don't forget to bring bug spray as there are mosquitoes at night time. Lovely beaches and not too crowded.

Thank Line D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we have been going down to Riviera Maya for the past 5 years would highly recommend Barcelo Maya or Palace Hotel any day

Thank R815VJtom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very special place. It has great beaches, great resorts, nature and nice shopping. The Pyramids are reachable on a one day tour. Spectacular place. and the local people are very kind.

Thank katrinehegillman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some truly amazing resorts, lots of great dining options, tons of activities, and generally priced reasonably. México is a beautiful, historic, cultural, diverse country. Her people are proud, warm, friendly, and excited to share their home with visitors. Riviera Maya is one of the best...More

1  Thank MLLCLA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Playa del Carmen for a shopping visit mainly but popped down a street which ended at the beach. There were two hotels, one on either side of the road, Thomson and Carmen Playa both of which opened straight onto the beach.. I enjoyed a...More

Thank whatahol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great beach in Playa de Carmen however water in front of restourants and hotels is brown. Not sure why. Still much better looking beach comparing to Tulum. Seems like nobody is cleaning sargassum in Tulum.

1  Thank LinuteVil
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best sand and waves and the seaweed issues seems to be better here. Have stayed at many resorts in this area, can't complain about any single one of them!

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The stretch of beach/ coast line is amazing and great for fishing where we caught a barracuda and released back to the sea

Thank jackmac82
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I go every year with my family. I have visited different facilities, including Barcelo, Panama Jack, and Bahia Principe Hotels. Don't miss the Cenotes if you like snorkeling or diving. Theme parks are great too. Is good at summer or winter, does not matter!!!

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Enjoyed a day excursion into Playa del Carmen for shopping, people watching and sight seeing. Much fun! Cute town and plaza; enjoyed all the shops and street vendors. Yes it is touristy; but that's what this place is all about. So give a try and...More

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4 April 2018|
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Response from chrissie305 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I haven’t been there in June but google says 29C which is nothing for Australians.
3 August 2017|
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Response from Frank M | Reviewed this property |
This place seems to be more for people wanting to relax, not so much party, party, party! I noticed more couples than groups of younger people. Hope this answer helps!