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Inside Background
Having grown from a once quiet fishing village to an internationally renowned...
Last edited: August 23, 2006
Generally, Playa del Carmen (PDC) is a very safe city. The tourist areas are...
Last edited: April 07, 2013
    Playa del Carmen is not a very big city to start with, but the city can be...
Last edited: June 14, 2011
Playa Del Carmen has a subtropical climate, so its weather ranges from warm to...
Last edited: June 14, 2011
Remember that Playa del Carmen is colloquial, playful, about old times. Now you...
Last edited: January 16, 2012
Located in the heart of the Mayan Riviera, Playa del Carmen is a central...
Last edited: October 29, 2013
Many travelers to the area like to bring down gifts to give out in addition to...
Last edited: April 14, 2014
Playacar, a short taxi ride from Playa Del Carmen, offers a wide selection of...
Last edited: January 15, 2012
     The best books for young adults are historical fiction, and what better...
Last edited: February 28, 2013
Inside Transportation
If you are traveling to Playa del Carmen, you will likely land at Cancun...
Last edited: September 19, 2013
Playa Del Carmen is not a large town, and most of the development has taken...
Last edited: June 14, 2011
Public transportation options to get to area attractions instead of taxis...
Last edited: November 12, 2012
Taxis Playa del Carmen is small enough that you can walk everywhere fairly...
Last edited: October 29, 2013
TIPS TO KNOW FOR ARRIVAL at CANCUN  INT. AIRPORT: After passing immigration...
Last edited: July 19, 2013
Several options for transfer to Playa del Carmen and surrounding resorts along...
Last edited: July 19, 2013
Inside Things to Do
  Daily updated listing of "Playa del Carmen Events", and the comprehensive...
Last edited: June 25, 2013
Check out the following attractions for fun family travel: Tulum Ruins.  Only...
Last edited: March 27, 2008
Many visitors to Playa del Carmen are happy to spend their entire vacation at...
Last edited: October 14, 2006
If you’re looking for music, dancing, people watching and a good time, you can...
Last edited: February 19, 2014
Playa is a fun town, and there is no shortage of shops in its downtown area...
Last edited: June 14, 2011
For those who want something more active from their vacation than relaxation on...
Last edited: November 20, 2009
If you are in Playa Del Carmen or Tulum a terrific day trip is the beach at...
Last edited: January 02, 2013
The Yucatan peninsula has the unusual feature of resting on a bed of limestone...
Last edited: July 05, 2006
If you wish to go yourself from playa del Carmen, it is really easy. Here is...
Last edited: April 14, 2014
One of the great advantages of staying anywhere on the Riviera Maya is the easy...
Last edited: April 18, 2010
Unfortunately, many are of the opinion that Chichen Itza is too far a drive to...
Last edited: May 28, 2013
This is a family owned tour company that provides customized tours. You can...
Last edited: June 25, 2008
Kitesurf Mexico KITESURF MEXICO has a private location.  A virgin beach where...
Last edited: April 17, 2014
Playa del Carmen in the Riviera Maya has grown since its days of a fishing...
Last edited: May 01, 2010
Many excellent tours are offfered , from Mayan ruins to Xcaret to off the...
Last edited: July 10, 2009
Great trip! Nice long ride into the jungle and great zip lines. Be ready to get...
Last edited: October 30, 2009
The Golf Club @ Playacar is easily the most challenging course in the Maya...
Last edited: May 04, 2009
Walk down into a hole in the earth that has trees jutting out at odd angles...
Last edited: June 14, 2011
Mexican Tour East Tours are sold by "The Snorkel Shop". They also sell...
Last edited: June 15, 2009
We love Playa Del Carmen after the 1st experience and one thing that made that...
Last edited: March 17, 2013
A nice little aviary with well kept and obviously loved birds, but fairly...
Last edited: December 25, 2010
Just an hour's drive south of Cancun and 15 minutes away from Playa del...
Last edited: March 10, 2014
 Yucatreks offers adventurous tours such as the 'Sea to Cenote' tour...
Last edited: June 14, 2011
Inside Dining Scene
As Playa Del Carmen has grown from tranquil village to world famous resort...
Last edited: August 25, 2009
Try  Cafe Press (Coffee Press) on 2nd & 5th for breakfast. It's cheap and...
Last edited: January 23, 2013
Steak/Tacos HC de Monterrey on Constituyentes at 30th Avenue, across from Mega...
Last edited: September 23, 2009
These restaurants are suitable for a wedding rehearsal dinner or a special...
Last edited: February 24, 2014
Inside Playa del Carmen: Dining Overview As Playa Del Carmen has grown from...
Last edited: February 24, 2014
Looking for suggestions about where to celebrate New Years in Playa del...
Last edited: January 15, 2012
Hangover Bar - One of the pleasures of traveling is meeting people. In some...
Last edited: December 11, 2012
La Parilla is a Mexican restaurant located at Calle 8 and Avenida Quinta in...
Last edited: April 02, 2009
La Parrilla is a great place for people watching, and right on the shopping...
Last edited: January 16, 2012
La Pesca is located on Avenida 30 just south of the intersection with...
Last edited: January 15, 2012
    On Fifth Ave between Calle 6 & 4 you will find Roof Bar. It is a nice...
Last edited: August 14, 2009
Inside Mexico: For Foreign Visitors
The national currency of Mexico is the Mexican Peso;  and Banco de Mexico is...
Last edited: January 22, 2014
Remember to keep the color departure/arrival form, if you lose it, you will...
Last edited: March 28, 2013
Puerto Vallarta  When a car accident occurs in Puerta Vallarta all cars...
Last edited: July 11, 2011
Phrases and words that may be helpful to you while in Mexico include: The...
Last edited: February 07, 2014
52 (Five Two) is the International Country Code for calling Mexico. 00 (zero...
Last edited: April 14, 2014
GUIDE TO TIPPING IN MEXICO Tipping guidelines for Mexico are nearly the same...
Last edited: November 04, 2013
Benito Juarez airport (MEX) serving Mexico City is modern and efficient. There...
Last edited: October 24, 2013
You can use a checking bankcard, credit card or debit card, and will find ATM's...
Last edited: February 28, 2014
For those of you who haven't used it, Mexico has an excellent intercity bus...
Last edited: January 14, 2014
Mexico’s national currency is the Peso.  Though some merchants both along the...
Last edited: March 11, 2010
Although Mexico is a big country, it can be easily travelled by car - if you...
Last edited: March 19, 2014
UNITED STATES United States Embassy in Mexico : Paseo de la Reforma 305, Col...
Last edited: May 04, 2009
There are "locales"  (or locations) for calling long distance that use VOIP...
Last edited: January 26, 2010
If you are stopped by the police, do your best not to hand over your original...
Last edited: January 20, 2014
Concerns for safety and security in Mexico have risen steadily over the past...
Last edited: October 16, 2011
There appears  to be some question regarding car rental and driving in Mexico...
Last edited: March 06, 2012
The following is from Profeco, the Mexican Governments Consumer Agency for...
Last edited: December 19, 2012