PLAYA DEL CARMEN HOLIDAYS
Spend lazy days on the breathtaking coastline
Playa Del Carmen holidays deliver on the Caribbean promise of white powder sands and turquoise waters, framed by swaying palm trees.
Developed from a small fishing village, this resort has found the right balance between a traditional Mexican setting and a well established tourist resort. Situated on the Caribbean coast of Mexico, Playa Del Carmen enjoys a semi tropical climate with consistently good temperatures, even in the rainy season.
Holidays in Playa Del Carmen are ideally placed to spend lazy days on the breathtaking coastline whilst listening to the relaxing sound of the waves. Rustic beach bars line the tropical sands so you can enjoy your lunch whilst taking in the true beauty of this resort. Alternatively you can venture into the centre to the pedestrian only Quinta Avenue. Here you can shop till you drop in a variety of designer boutiques and small local handicraft shops to find that perfect gift or take a long lunch in one of the open air cafes.
Quick Playa Del Carmen Tips
The main language in Mexico is Spanish although English is widely spoken
The Mexican Currency is the Peso although the American Dollar is widely used
The main religion in Mexico is Catholic
One of the local delicacies is shrimp or fish cooked with coconut.
There is a Departure tax to be paid at the airport check with your travel agent for the most up to date information
An amazing choice of luxurious hotels
Take a trip out to sea in one of the many boats available to hire along the coast and try your hand at fishing or admire the beauty of the shore from the clear waters. Alternatively, head underwater where you can go diving in the worlds second largest barrier reef off the coast of Cozumel for amazing marine life, pristine coral and a maze of underwater lakes and rivers. If you fancy a break from the beach, holidays in Playa Del Carmen are ideal to visit some of Mexico’s most famous sights. Situated just 45 minutes from the resort are the famous Mayan ruins such as Tulum and Xel-Ha. A visit to the beautifully manicured botanical gardens and underground caves of eco park Xcaret is a must. Here you can interact with fascinating marine life, learn about the local environment or meet jaguars, marine turtles and spider monkeys.
With an amazing choice of luxurious hotels, extensive facilities and being just over an hour away from the airport, Playa Del Carmen really captures the Caribbean lifestyle. The resort is more laid back than the nearby Cancun and you will find it is easy to get swept away by its charm and of course by the tequila! Book holidays to Playa Del Carmen here at Latedeals.co.uk.
Top Places To Visit
Chichen Itza was a center of pilgrimage for the ancient Maya for over 1,000 years, the Pyramid of Kukulcan or El Castillo - the most famous landmark of Chichen Itza. This was a temple-pyramid dedicated to the Feathered Serpent God, Kukulcan. It is nicknamed "The Castle". On an evening a sound and light show is on display a great way to watch the stars and see the ruins lit up.
Swim with Dolphins
An exciting once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to swim with dolphins in the blue Caribbean waters of Playa del Carmen. Were you will interact and play with the dolphins swim with them, get a chance to experience them under water through a snorkeling mask, as well as on the surface.