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is playa de Carmen in october good idea because of weather r

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is playa de Carmen in october good idea because of weather r

Is it worth spending the money to travel to Playa de Carmen in early October. Me and husband r playing honeymoon and we don't know if we should just wait till may to go on our honeymoon

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1. Re: is playa de Carmen in october good idea because of weather r

I've been to this part of Mexico at the end of September/beginning of October for the past four years .... and have just booked to go back there again this year.

It is still the rainy season (aka hurricane season) and although we've experienced excellent weather for the vast majority of all our stays, we've had a cumulative total of three, maybe four days where the rain was prolonged and hard enough to curtail pool and beach activities.

At the risk of stating the statistically obvious, the longer your trip, the less likely it is that the entire duration will be a wash out. For example, several weeks ago, the area experienced several days of very heavy and persistent rain (which was most unusual). Anyone unlucky enough to have picked that exact week for their vacation may not have had a great time. However, anyone there for two weeks would've had about a week of fabulous weather.

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2. Re: is playa de Carmen in october good idea because of weather r

I have been in Oct and like the weather. Not to hot but plenty hot enough to swim. One thing I like about vacationing in PDC in Oct and Nov is there are very little crowds.

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We have also traveled to PDC frequently in Oct and are well aware of the risks when weather is concerned. Only once through the years did we have bad weather . Two years ago it rained 5 out of the 8 days we were there and we still have a great time. Like jiffer21225 says traveling in Oct and Nov has it's advantages if you don't like crowds.

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The fall is always 'iffy' in the Caribbean during hurricane season or post hurricane damage, we went once in the fall and had 8 days of rain out of 10; prices are good this time of year but you take a chance... Cancun, Playa and the Caribbean better in the Spring; try Cabo or Puerto Vallarta in the fall, still raining season with less chance of a hurricane (Aruba is also usually safe furthest south).

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We went last year, the last full week in Oct and had a little rain on just one day, and it was a little cloudy the first few days we were there. But, from the Oct 22nd on it was really nice weather with no rain. The next week (after we left ??!!?!) it was beautiful according to weather.com. We are going back this year for two weeks (the last week of Oct and first week of Nov). Hopefully getting as far past hurricane season the better.

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We've experienced hurricanes 3x in October. Two of the times we had to rebook at the last minute to Puerto Vallarta. One time the hurricane passed during the night and all was better the following day. We always buy trip insurance. I think PVR is nicer in the fall than PDC as the weather is more predictable.

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