Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Travel to Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, known colloquially as 'Playa', is a resort city located along the Caribbean Sea in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico. It is part of the municipality of Solidaridad. As of 2020, the city's population was just over 300,000 people, a small yet thriving portion of which are foreign expats.

Playa del Carmen is a popular tourist destination in Mexico's Riviera Maya region. Its current growth rate is set at 25% per year. According to the Guinness World Records, it one of Latin America’s fastest growing communities. In 2016, the city was the tenth most popular international travel destination for U.S travelers, and over a million tourists passed through the city a year later. The main airport for Playa is the Cancún International Airport, which is around 70 km away. This airport ranks tenth in terms of international passengers worldwide and is the second busiest in Mexico behind Mexico City.



Attractions in Playa del Carmen

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Accommodations in Playa del Carmen

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Weather in Playa del Carmen

October is the wettest month 💧, with 12.05 In. of rain and/or snow.



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