Welcome to Playa del Carmen
Welcome to Playa del Carmen - The city on Carriben sea
Playa del Carmen is a Mexican city in the Rivera Maya on the Carriben sea. Mexico is a country rich in his history and Playa del Carmen that is situated in the Yucatan peninsula in front of the wonderful Cozumel island is an attractive destination. You can visit this place for the Mayan ruins or the archeological site but most probabily you will visit it for the wonderful white sand beaches. Is really a pleasure stand on the beach and relax but is really interesting also because you can stay really near to the nature and animals.
informations and facts
The night-life is concentred in the fifth avenue that is a really long street and you can find all you need from something to eat or drink, to discos, clubs or pub. If you are a fun-loving and you’re looking for music, dancing, enterteinment and good time, you can find all of them in Playa del Carmen. Some famous place to have fun are the Brahma night clubs, the Blu Parrot or the Coco Bongo that are really funny.
Playa de Carmen is situeted in the middle of the Riviera Maya the most important street is the fifth avenue or Quinta avenida that is open exclusively for pedestrians, the goods sold in the shops are from all over Mexico and the world and represents the location in which you can find what do you need from the entertainment to have shopping. Shops sell everything and you can really find what you are looking for.
Playa de Carmen has a long history that dates back to the Mayan and is the reason why there are some cultural places to visit like the Mayan ruins or the Coba Mayan Village, but if you travel to get Playa de carmen it happen probabily for the impressive seaside that offers. If you are interested in adventure you can also visit some charming places like the Cenote Chaak Tun that is natural cave, it is really incredible, the Xcaret Eco theme park, where you can swim with dolphins and go hiking or the Parque Xplor with its paths that you shouldn't miss.
Standard time zone: UTC/GMT hour -6 hours
Playa the Carmen has a tropical weather, the best period to vist is in the winter above all in December/January with a longer dry season and pleasant temperatures. Summer is the rainy season even if is not so cold indeed during the day the temperatures are around 25-30 degrees and it happen in all seasons, it is a bit colder in July/August, while in winter when the climate is hot and humid and muggy.
The location has a good public transport, the buses that are called "Tucsa”, are cheap and travel moreover in the city centre. Others means of transport are the taxies but thanks to the pedestrian streets is also possible to visit the fifth avenue, have shopping, go to the beaches by foot.