Travel Blogs from Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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Resort Review for Trip Advisor Members, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Resort Review for Trip Advisor Members

A travel blog entry by jwoodhouse

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... opened up to the sand on the beach and was private with vegetation. Absolutely no complaints. Perfect location to between Cancun and Playa del Carmen. Easy access to everything in the area if you had a rental car like we did. 2. Food- We never had a ...

Fishing!!, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Fishing!!

A travel blog entry by cookcorn

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As mentioned yesterday, we (Jack and myself) booked a fishing trip for today. It was dry, but it was a bit windy and the sea was quite choppy. This didn't stop the skipper from going out, although no-one else seemed keen enough as all other ...

Playa del Carmen - the Miami of the South, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Playa del Carmen - the Miami of the South

A travel blog entry by danasv

... Laccoste and many different electronics stores. I arrived in Cancun around midday and wasn't really sure how to get the bus to Playa del Carmen. Outside the airport I asked one of the many taxis guys yelling at me where to get the bus and his answer was ...

A pleasant town but packed with tourists, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

A pleasant town but packed with tourists

A travel blog entry by amazingjourneys

... bars above. If its pristine beaches that you after then this is a required stop if your visiting this part of Mexico. Playa Caribe Playa Caribe Accommodation You`ll have no problem in finding a room if you turn up with out a reservation. ...

Another day in paradise, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Another day in paradise

A travel blog entry by segacs

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... and actually not all that hot by Yucatan standards, but by Sari standards it was scorching. I took a long walk along the Playa del Carmen beach, dodging touts and salespeople and enjoying the sea air one last time. I'll be sandy and sticky on the plane, ...

Last day. Cancun to London (Gatwick) overnight., Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Last day. Cancun to London (Gatwick) overnight.

A travel blog entry by steve.caroline

Can we turn round and go ...

Journey to Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Journey to Playa del Carmen

A travel blog entry by ncmexicotrip

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Hola! Today we went on a bus ride from Merida to Playa Del Carmen We went to the markets and everyone bought all different stuff and S Club 7 got hassled by some crazy shop owners, and also a few of us went for a swim in the pool at the motel. ...

Home life, and cleaning, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Home life, and cleaning

A travel blog entry by missemilygray

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...  he is a nice-looking chap (very tall by Mexican standards, as his proud father pointed out when I said I wouldn't find a husband in Mexico as the men are too short) and has a good job in the tourist industry. There is also a baby that appears ...

This playa life, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

This playa life

A travel blog entry by segacs

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... closed, and I walked down to the beach a block from our hotel to find it mostly empty. I could almost like Playa del Carmen like this. Breakfast at Starbucks, because believe it or not it was less offensively overpriced than the alternatives. The ...

Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Playa del Carmen

A travel blog entry by natstar

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We left Cancun and the OOC American students of Spring Break 2011 and arrived in Playa del Carmen (1 hour by bus) and loving it. It's got a really chilled out, laidback vibe and lots of beach bars offering 2 for 1 all over the place.  We are getting ...

Shop til we drop, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Shop til we drop

A travel blog entry by czardas

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... as I am starving, Drew is still sleeping. I sit out on the balcony and as it is only about 7.30am, all is calm in Playa Del Carmen.  The ocean is like glass and I can't get over how crystal clear it is.  I am looking forward to trying out my ...

Playa del Carmen -  Ankunft, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Playa del Carmen - Ankunft

A travel blog entry by sarij1712

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Die ankündigten 6 Stunden Busfahrt von Mérida nach Playa del Carmen entpuppten sich zu unserem Glück und unserer Freude als nur 5 Stunden, sodass wir abends endlich endlich endlich unseren so lange herbeigesehnten ersten Blick auf die "echte" Karibik ...

Yuckytan, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Yuckytan

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... but always seemed to end with animated discussions around which pair of shorts made whose bum look bigger.  Playa del Carmen is not Mexico, doesn't really pretend to be Mexico and even the odd excursion to places like the magnificent Chichen Itza ...

Tulum, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Tulum

A travel blog entry by ncmexicotrip

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In the morning at 8 we drove down to Tulum to see the Mayan ruins overlooking the carribean sea. The heat was very intense. We went for a swim and the water was really clear, blue and reasonably warm. The ruins were amazing and we saw some ...

Along the coast to the next Beachtown, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Along the coast to the next Beachtown

A travel blog entry by germanjenni

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Following the coast you come to the next Beachtown, Playa del Carmen, bit smaller than Cancun but with lots more flair. The hostel Maria Sabina is in a three storey house and the rooms are equipped with AC, TV and a bathroom and in the second storey, ...

The Playa, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

The Playa

A travel blog entry by diandkevworld

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Arriving late evening in Playa de Carmen, the cobbled streets were buzzing with activitey.  Where Cancun is just huge and a bit over the top, Playa de Carmen bases itself around 4sq km and is literally jam packed with funky bars and restaurants. ...

Vacation from Vacation, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Vacation from Vacation

A travel blog entry by wavegirl77

we enjoyed a few days here in this beach town, with the most beautiful and picture perfect swimming beach on our trip so far. Great Tacos and good Mexican beer ...

Adios Playa, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Adios Playa

A travel blog entry by ironic100

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OK so here's my last day here in Playa. I was fortunate enough to be offered a job in hip and happenin' Mexico City which I am so excited about. I've heard a few horror stories though so let's see how it goes. Had fun here in Playa and will most certainly ...

Arrival, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Arrival

A travel blog entry by missemilygray

well, I have made it to Mexico. Relatively stress-free journey yesterday - after my delightful Miami stopover, I arrived in Playa del Carmen last night after being up for 24 hours straight (and I only got about 2 hours' sleep on Saturday in the end) so ...

Visit of Cozumel, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Visit of Cozumel

A travel blog entry by worldtrip_kp

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... for a few drinks at a hotel on the waterside.. We stayed there 17:30 to walk back and take the 18:00 ferry back to Playa del Carmen.. When we arrived back, we slowly walked down Avenue 5 to our hotel.. We arrived  to our hotel around 20:00.. Had a ...

More of Playa & off to Cozumel, Cozumel, Mexico travel blog

More of Playa & off to Cozumel

A travel blog entry by czardas

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Day 2 & 3 of Playa Del Carmen Mexico Day 2 began with Andrew refusing to wake up or get up due to the lack of sleep the night before. So I tossed and turned and got up around 9.30am and it wasn't until 11.30 am that Andrew’s time clock ...

Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Playa del Carmen

A travel blog entry by kellyjanebaker

Playa del ...

Mexico - Turtles, Tacos and Tourists!, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Mexico - Turtles, Tacos and Tourists!

A travel blog entry by john_and_jules

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... shocks) before dining on watermelon and beer! The following day we really entered the heart of Touristy Mexico, namely the beach resort Playa del Carmen. It was very different from the previous places we had been to although we must admit the ...

SCUBA DIVING!!!, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

SCUBA DIVING!!!

A travel blog entry by americankluntje

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... . On our way back home we walked around the island that we scuba dived at, which is about half an hour ferry ride from Playa del Carmen called Cozumel. We walked past shops full of tourist stuff and the best comment was made by the last guy at a tourist ...

The final countdown, Playa Del Carmen, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

The final countdown, Playa Del Carmen

A travel blog entry by bex-edd

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... be fair the heat in the hotels/ hostels was so bad the buses were much easier to sleep in. We arrived into Playa Del Carmen around noon and fortunately were based just off the main street at a nice backpacker hostel which actually had other people! ...

Playa del Carmen and Akumal, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Playa del Carmen and Akumal

A travel blog entry by pavel.jares

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Hola, como estais? Tak vas vitam u dalsiho pokracovani sve expedice. Vcera jsem byl v Playa del Carmen, coz je mestecko na jih od Cancunu. Skvele misto na party. :) Odtud jsem pak jel s dvema holkama a jednim klucinou (vsichni z Nemecka) do zelvi ...

EcoPark, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

EcoPark

A travel blog entry by deniska

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Zdravím, dnes 11.5 jsem byla na mém asi posledním větším výletě v Ecoparku. V okolí je hodně ekoparků. Tento jsem si vybrala kvůli tomu, že je relativně blízko a mezi turisty není tak populární jako ...

16 dní v Mexiku, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

16 dní v Mexiku

A travel blog entry by deniska

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Zdravím, dnes jsem byla na mém pravděpodobně posledním výletě tady v Mexiku. Jsem z toho tedy teď trochu smutná, ale bohužel situace je taková, že nejsem schopná si zařídit další výlet. Více o ...

Playa del Carmen and Cozumel, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Playa del Carmen and Cozumel

A travel blog entry by karrina

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Got to playa del carmen to find my shitty little room in a shitty little hostel. BUT what an awesome group of people. We sat around the communal area every night, drinking, chatting, playing poka. It was heaps of fun! Then I spent the days ...

My trusty steed, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

My trusty steed

A travel blog entry by missemilygray

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I have rented this bike from my school and I love it. Playa is sunny and all the streets are on a grid system, so I can coast to school with no fear of getting lost or falling into a puddle. I cycle very cautiously, but am starting to notice that ...

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