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Playa Del Carmen!

Jun 29, 2008  Less Touristy!
3.5 of 5 bubbles based on 1 vote

Great Options for Playa

  • 1. La Tortuga Hotel
    La Tortuga Hotel & Spa, Playa del Carmen

    excellent hotel and location.....friendly, amazing staff and right off of 5th avenue. great value for the price

  • 2. Di Vino

    great Italian food in Playa...pricey but also has nice wines by the glass

  • 3. Las Comales

    good Mexican food in Playa - much better than Las Parillas, inexpensive

  • 4. Yaxche Mayan Cuisine
    Yaxche Maya Cuisine, Playa del Carmen

    incredible food - try the pork pibil and mayan coffee

  • 5. Daniel Espinosa
    http://www.danielespinosa.com/english/index.html

    jewelry boutique from Mexican designer in plaza paseo del carmen with fun, quality jewelry

  • 6. More than Yoga/Yoga by the Sea
    http://www.morethanyoga.com/yoga_by_the_sea.html

    yoga classes daily (except Sunday) at the La Alhambra Hotel....just yoga and the sound of the waves!

  • 7. Mayan Ruins of Tulum
    Ruinas Mayas de Tulum, Tulum

    beautiful site and close to Playa del Carmen, great for a 1/2 day tour

  • 8. Playacar Palace
    Playacar Palace, Playa del Carmen

    good option for all inclusive in town....food is fine for breakfast and lunch, but don't recommend dinners....fun pool and very friendly staff...nice rooms for couples

  • 9. Mexican Vanilla

    most Americans get their vanilla from Madagascar, but Mexican vanilla is much better....you can buy it in any drug store, bring plastic bags to get it back to your destination without spilling!

  • 10. Snorkling in Playa

    you can snorkle in Playa and see as much in the ocean as if you went diving...many places will take you right off the beach. It can be a little rough, but well worth it