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Playa del Carmen or Tulum?

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Playa del Carmen or Tulum?

Where do you like best?

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1. Re: Playa del Carmen or Tulum?

Definately Playa de Carmen, no hesitation on this one. We thought the spot was gorgeous and close to everything! Tulum we went to the ruins and it was quite a ways out, and the beaches are probably beautiful but the area does not have the charm as Playa does.

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2. Re: Playa del Carmen or Tulum?

Tulum has the ruins (spectacular view) and I believe you can swim in their beaches, although we couldn't because it wasn't included in our tour. Playa has beaches. So you decide if you're more into ruins or just beaches.

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3. Re: Playa del Carmen or Tulum?

PDC hands down

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4. Re: Playa del Carmen or Tulum?

Tulum is more laid back and less touristy. Great beaches, no 5 star (or even 4?) type hotels, but still a great place. Depends on what you want.

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5. Re: Playa del Carmen or Tulum?

PDC without a doubt - just got back a couple of hours ago! Great variety and easy to get out to places like Tulum for visits. Taxis are not expensive and very safe but in downtown PDC you have everything you need anyway. Depends if you have kids and what kind of trip you want.