Holiwise destination: Playa del Carmen, Mexico 1
Holiwise destination: Playa del Carmen, Mexico 2
Holiwise destination: Playa del Carmen, Mexico 3
Holiwise destination: Playa del Carmen, Mexico 4

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

About Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, nestled along the Riviera Maya, is a vibrant coastal town famous for its stunning beaches and clear turquoise waters. Stroll along Quinta Avenida for shopping, dining, and lively nightlife. Dive into the nearby cenotes or explore ancient Mayan ruins just a short trip away. Playa del Carmen combines the charm of Mexican culture with the beauty of a Caribbean paradise, making it an unforgettable destination for travelers seeking sun, sea, and excitement.

Community ratings

Cost

Well-known

Nature

Romantic

Nightlife

Playa del Carmen highlights

Average temperature in June

32 °C / 90 °F

High season months

December, January, February, March, April

Local currency

Mexican peso (MXN)

Local language

Spanish

Closest Airports

  • Aeropuerto Internacional de Cozumel (MX) - 20.3 km (12.6 mi)
  • Aeropuerto Internacional de Cancún (MX) - 50.1 km (31.1 mi)

Fun fact

The nearby Xcaret Park has an underground river for swimming.

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