Why You Should Travel to Playa del Carmen

By: Andres Torres | Published: 5/19/2020 | 2 Mins

Playa del Carmen is a fun little vacation town where everything is within walking distance.

Located in the heart of the Riviera Maya along the Yucatán Peninsula, Playa del Carmen is a popular vacation destination known for its beautiful beaches and coral reefs. Once known as a small fishing town, Playa del Carmen has evolved into a trendy beach destination with a distinctly European feel. 
Playa, as it is affectionately referred to by locals, has many things to offer to travelers. Beach lovers can enjoy a cool margarita on a picturesque beach while explorers can spend time traversing through exciting eco-adventure parks. From ancient Mayan ruins to countless excursions and activities, there is no shortage of things to do in Playa del Carmen, and nearly everything is within walking distance!
At night, take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, locally known as La Quintana, and experience the youthful energy of Playa’s bustling nightlife. Stop to eat at a world-class restaurant and grab a few drinks at one of the many bars along the strip. A short walk to Calle 12 will lead you to the best nightclubs in town so you can dance the night away to Caribbean rhythms or enjoy some live music.
Being primarily a tourist destination, Playa del Carmen boasts a number luxurious resorts. Standing out amongst them is The Fives Beach Hotel & Residences, a AAA Four Diamond all-inclusive hotel located right on the beach and within close proximity to all the action in town. 

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