In the heart of the Riviera Maya, in the state of Quintana Roo, you will discover the most famous beaches in all of Mexico.
What only a few years ago was a small village inhabited by fishermen and a port connecting to Cozumel, today is a cosmopolitan paradise which attracts thousands of foreigners of all nationalities.
In Playa del Carmen, formerly called “Xamán-Ha” coexist two worlds. On the one hand, the local atmosphere of a village dedicated to fishing; and on the other, the cultural and social mixture that generation after generation has given life to a fashion hot spot conformed by an eclectic architecture and gastronomy.
Walk down Fifth Avenue to discover the best restaurants, cafes, bars and shops that sell anything from popular local handcrafts, all the way to the most exclusive brand name items. On this cobbled pedestrian street it is common to hear many different languages, such as the Mayan dialects and various foreign languages of people around the world who have made Playa del Carmen their home.
Here the fun never ends. In addition to having an exciting nightlife and a festive atmosphere year round, it is also surrounded by the most beautiful beaches in the country.
In these landscapes of turquoise waters and white sand you can enjoy the best of the Caribbean Sea. Dare to discover the many adventure tours this area has to offer, such as: Jeep tours, ATV tours, bicycle rides or horse riding as well as diving and snorkeling to admire the second largest coral in the world.
Its strategic location, already recognized by the Mayas, makes it the ideal starting point to visit archaeological sites, wonderful ecotourism parks and many other treasures that are sheltered in this heavenly corner.
Playa del Carmen, the heart of the Riviera Maya, is an incredible mixture of beautiful beaches with fine white sand, hotels for all tastes and the best restaurants and bars with a cosmopolitan feel.