Playa del Carmen is a city that might leave you cursing tequila.
Once you have been lured by its ritualistic methods of drinking tequila, you are going to spend all morning damning the city's hospitality. Thus, when you are in Playa del Carmen remember that ''tequila shouldn’t be painful'' to quote Danny Schneeweiss, the co-founder of Milagro tequila.
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In Playa del Carmen the second thing to come to mind after tequila is spicy Mexican cuisine and this is another trap - to over-indulge in hot Mexican food. Thus, if you are European it will take you time to get used to Mexican spices and the only way is for you to eat and drink in moderation. Anyway, Playa del Carmen has more than 75 restaurants and some of them offer alternatives to Mexican cuisine, so it is your choice how to experiment with food in Playa.
Generally speaking, Playa del Carmen itself is one big experiment and you can discover whatever you want there.
This resort has a population of 100,383 residents and all welcoming and friendly, especially for tourists. This number continues to grow, but this is not a problem for Playa del Carmen being the third largest city in Quintana Roo after its costal neighbors - Cancun and Chetumal.
It’s location on the Caribbean coast greatly fuels tourist interest and has shaped Playa del Carmen as top destination to visit. Today this resort is really tourist-oriented with numerous pedestrian walkways and beaches to stroll or sunbathe.
Otherwise Playa del Carmen is renowned for snorkeling, scuba diving, and surfing or boat tours. Other attractions include;
- Xcaret, a place to admire tropical flora and fauna typical of the region
- Xel-Ha, natural aquarium to enjoy marine life
- Aviario Xaman-Ha, a place to find different species like the butterflies, "iguanas", turtles and other small mammals
Playa del Carmen originated as a fishing area. In the early 1900's, Playa del Carmen became a territory of Mexico and, more specifically, a part of the state of Quintana Roo. Since then it became a tourist hub and the city thrives on this business today.
Nowadays tourists are welcome here all year round, but when the city is especially busy with visitors is in summer when hotels are packed. Let Booked.net take care of your room in any hotel in Playa del Carmen.