Top Ten Things to Do in Playa del Carmen, Mexico: It's a bit like Cancun, and if it had a laid back European vibe. Playa is attracting an ever increasing swarm of tourists but Playa del Carmen is certainly worth visiting for its beaches, the warm blue-green water, the weather, and the nightlife. Here is our list of Top Ten things to do in Playa del Carmen. Image cc: KoiQuestion Cenote-Ik-Kil-Mexico-Late-afternoon-viewcc 2.0 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/koiquest10/9696492595) text added.
Shopping for local, handmade textiles in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Don't miss this gorgeous shop for travel souvenirs.
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Playa del Carmen is known as one of Mexico's most expensive destinations, but it is possible to have a great time in Playa on a budget. Admittedly, we did have to dig pretty deep in the four months we spent in Playa to find free activities. That said, our list of free things to do in Playa del Carmen should keep you busy, even if you don’t have much cash to spend.
Side Trips from Playa Del Carmen Mexico. If you need more than the beach sand and sun, add a day swimming with the turtles, discovering ancient ruins or finding an underground river.