About Playa del Carmen
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Playa del Carmen is a small town in the heart of the Riviera Maya, it is the region’s main destination for shopping, dining and nightlife. There’s plenty to keep you busy around here. Since Playa del Carmen is located right in the middle of Cancun and Tulum, it is the ideal base for exploring the rest of the Riviera Maya.
After a beautiful sunny day at the beach, head into town and take a walk along the famous pedestrian 5th Ave, locals call it "la Quinta". This is the place to be in Playa del Carmen, and its where everything happens day and night. By day it’s packed with people browsing the shops and boutiques. After dinner "La Quinta" becomes alive to the sounds of rock, Latin and salsa as people enjoy the many different bars, discos and nightclubs in a very safe environment for all the family.
Playa del Carmen is the Mayan Riviera’s top culinary spot where you’ll find everything from street-tacos to 5 star restaurants serving traditional Mayan and Mexican cuisine. You'll also find a varieties of international restaurants such Italian, French, Argentinian, Caribbean and sea food specialties.
Playa del Carmen connects the island of Cozumel with a ferry service (from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm) so you can easily enjoy a day trip on the island for scuba diving or snorkeling. Tourists from all around the world come to discover this amazing underwater biosphere. One of the most beautiful attraction for snorkeling is Chankanaab eco park, which can be visited on a complete day tour to Cozumel.