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Playa del Carmen Vacation, Tours, Travel Packages & Experiences

Playa del Carmen is located on the Riviera Maya coastal strip on the Yucatan Peninsula 70 kilometres/45 miles south of Cancun. Originally a small fishing village, it has now developed into a sophisticated resort with a distinct European feel. It is possibly Mexico’s trendiest resort. This is evident on Mexico vacations as one strolls down the pedestrian only main thoroughfare, Fifth Avenue, locally known as Quinta Avenida. It is the place to see and be seen in Playa del Carmen. By day it is busy with people browsing the shops and boutiques and at night, by roving musicians who entertain diners in the many restaurants and bars. many scuba divers and snorkelers due to its location on a coral reef and where one can view stingray, moray eels and sea turtles. 

There is easy access to the island of Cozumel reached by a short ferry ride and several Mayan sites including Tulum. An interesting site is Xcaret Theme Park, nature-based and offering the visitor a selection of attractions such as a replica of a Mayan village and the ability to go swimming with dolphins on a Mexico vacation.


Mexico Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to a Mexico vacation.

Learn about the history and culture of Mexico, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about  Mexico's nature and wildlifeweather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Mwexico for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Mexico vacations today!


Extend Your Trip

After your Mexico Tour, why not consider another of Goway's Latin America tours. These include a large selection of other exciting countries in Central and South America. We offer Chile vacation packages and Easter Island toursEcuador vacation packages which include Galapagos cruisesPeru vacation packages which include Machu Picchu tours and Brazil tours including Iguassu Falls tours among many others.


Playa del Carmen, Mexico

  • Cancun: Mexican Riviera Stopover

    Spend 3 nights at a resort hotel on the spectacular Riviera Maya and have a full day’s visit to the amazing Mayan civilization site of Tulum perched high on a cliff overlooking the sea.
    4 Days
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Luxury and Beyond, Stopovers/City Breaks
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  • Discover the Yucatan & Playa del Carmen

    Enjoy the famous Mayan sites and beach resorts of the Yucatan Peninsula. Gaze upon Kukulcan Pyramid at Chichen Itza, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, sample Yucatecan cuisine in colonial Merida and relax on the pristine beaches of chic Playa del Carmen.
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,008
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Luxury and Beyond, Single Friendly, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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