Travel Blogs from Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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Welcome to Playa del Carmen!, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Welcome to Playa del Carmen!

A travel blog entry by zigdog1

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After a quick flight and transfer from Cancun to Playa del Carmen, we checked into the "Family Concierge" section of the gorgeous Paradisus Resort and Spa.  Multiple pools and restaurants surround the property which was located right on the white ...

Xcaret, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Xcaret

A travel blog entry by amyandjosh

Another quick breakfast before boarding a bus to head to Xcaret. We had heard great things about the park. It is an eco-archeological park with a mix of Mexican history, shows, water and land attractions.   We decided to book an additional ...

The Best Lunch Ever, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

The Best Lunch Ever

A travel blog entry by hugoanddenis

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... couldn't cost me that much. Mexico is worse. Back to the iPad.    So we pulled off intending to go to Playa del Carmen - you know - the fancy schmancy part. But we were also looking for a TelCel. After a couple of U-turns and false starts, I ...

Jungle Maya Adventure, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Jungle Maya Adventure

A travel blog entry by lisa.hamill

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Early start with Emilio, our guide. Only one other family (of four), so just like a private tour. Started by rapelling down into a cenote, a very strange feeling, which we got the hang of and started to relax once we got down to the water. Quite strained ...

Back in Mexico, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Back in Mexico

A travel blog entry by nadav

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... our way past the airport transportation sharks we felt like we were in paradise walking up the main tourist strip of Playa Del Carmen. It's actually much nicer then Cancun with a more laid back relaxed holiday atmosphere. It still has the big resorts but ...

CoCo Bongo, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

CoCo Bongo

A travel blog entry by rachelniewiada

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Yesterday was the final evening for the second leg of our trip. For the special occasion, we went to CoCo Bongo here in Playa del Carmen. Oh my goodness was it fantastic! It's pretty much Vegas but 10x better... not that I would know since I've never ...

Sun, Sand and Snorkel, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Sun, Sand and Snorkel

A travel blog entry by jacandpito

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Playa del Carmen is the next major town located south of Cancun and a lot more laid back. It has a funky vibe with obviously height restrictions on buildings as nothing was really over 3 or 4 stories compared to the high rises to the north. We checked ...

Mayakoba - Days 2/3, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Mayakoba - Days 2/3

A travel blog entry by timanddiana

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... but it's nice to have the variety.  Then off to watch G Mac. The resort we're staying at, near Playa del Carmen, is called Mayakoba. It's absolutely vast and completely covered in mangroves, with little creeks winding through the vegetation. There ...

Cozumel was utterly awesome, Cozumel, Mexico travel blog

Cozumel was utterly awesome

A travel blog entry by gill222

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Im going to type up several days in one blog here, so be prepared for a long story.... I left Playa del Carmen on Saturday afternoon. Playa was OK, but very touristy with Starbucks, Macdonalds, Burger King and Subway on every corner. Its quite a laid ...

Mayakoba - Day 4, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Mayakoba - Day 4

A travel blog entry by timanddiana

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Well, enough of the golf. After another good breakfast, this time delving into some Mexican breakfast specialities - quesadillas with pulled pork and zucchini flowers - we set off at 10am for an "eco tour" of the resort. We were picked up by electric ...

So here it begins!, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

So here it begins!

A travel blog entry by reeceandzoebh

... have a huge list of places that we want to visit and places that we would like to travel to. So for us to be going to mexico Is a great start. We have all heard of the Mayans in some form and for us to be going to the Mayan temple of Chichen Itza where ...

Playing in Playa Del Carmen, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Playing in Playa Del Carmen

A travel blog entry by benandsimone

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Hola again Amigos! I'm going to start this post off by saying "Thank goodness for Roberta". Roberta owns the Vainilla B&B in Playa Del Carmen. We arrived with Ben and I both terribly sick and with a 3 night booking. This was the perfect place for us ...

Diving Cenotes, Disappointment and moving on, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Diving Cenotes, Disappointment and moving on

A travel blog entry by dimparcio

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... on the way to the dive shop… definitely grumpy and a bit pi**ed off now, don’t like wasting time and Playa del Carmen isn’t a great place to just sit and chill out – not the biggest issue people on the planet will be facing today ...

Chichen Itza (Chicken Pizza), Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Chichen Itza (Chicken Pizza)

A travel blog entry by cottongk

Today we visited one of the wonders of the world, and I won't do it justice here.  Started the day by getting blessed by a Mayan elder and then spent a shitload at the Mayan artifacts shop (supporting the local community Graham said). Lunch was ...

Beach Day, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Beach Day

A travel blog entry by kateandsteve

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Today we plan to lie around at the pool at our condo. We have areal oasis, with a great pool. Deb is cooking us a little lunch on the Bbq and toast on the beach. Tonight we have chef services coming to our condo to cook us a great (hopefully) Mexican ...

Cenotes diving, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Cenotes diving

A travel blog entry by christine1205

... coast between Playa and Tulum is known for it's countless cenotes - entrance holes to an underground river system. Hence, being in Playa we used out strategic location to explore the cenotes. The Maya called them 'dzonots', or sacred wells, and regarded ...

Ceiba del Mar, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Ceiba del Mar

A travel blog entry by alarcon

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HOLA MEXICO, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

HOLA MEXICO

A travel blog entry by sgaudun

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... City and then a bus to the Mexican border at Chetumal.  Was processed through Belizean and Mexican customs and continued on to Play Del Carmen, arriving at 6:15 pm.  Booked hotel, El Sol de Caribe, for 450 Mexican pesos or $38. US(it seems I ...

Cocktails in Paradise, San Miguel de Cozumel, Mexico travel blog

Cocktails in Paradise

A travel blog entry by tooeze

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One of the best things about going to the Caribbean is enjoying a perfectly crafted cocktail under a thatched roof palapa bar. In Cozumel the place to go is Wet Wendy's. They make the best frozen drinks I've ever had in all my travels and when you pair ...

A Day by the pool and ocean, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

A Day by the pool and ocean

A travel blog entry by scottmclean

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I literally spent the whole day poolside and swimming in the ocean. I will let the pictures do the talking. I included some pictures of my bungalow so you can see them. I slept on the ...

Hot n Cold, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Hot n Cold

A travel blog entry by sianm_jones

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... defnyddio yn ddiweddar. Weles i water with elephants ac avatar yn sbaeneg. Ond roedd yr aircon mlan full blast ac erbyn cyrraedd playa del carmen roeddwn yn teimlon dost. Roedd hi wedi hanner awr wedi wyth y erbyn i ni gyrraedd playa felly doedd dim cyfle ...

Outstanding, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Outstanding

A travel blog entry by sianm_jones

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O ni'n teimlo'n dost trwy'r dydd diolch ir aircon. Gwddwg tost, chwysu stecs a peswch. Felly nes i aros yn y stafell a chysgu on ac off trwyr dydd. Yn anffodus gan bo fi ddim yn teimlon dda golles i mas ar y noson ola a gweud hwyl fawr i bawb. Fi wedi ...

Having a smashing time in paradise, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Having a smashing time in paradise

A travel blog entry by westportfrosty

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... I was pretty chuffed about and then we stopped to look in a pet shop window to see what furry critters were moor sale in Playa. We recognised the guinea pigs, but that was about it. There were little mouse like creatures with no tails (we've decided they ...

Day 28, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Day 28

A travel blog entry by timbman

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Another lazy day by the pool. A late start after to many drinks in the jacuzzi last night. A very quiet day by the pool - Karina had an afternoon nap by the pool. A bit cooler today a few clouds about so not much sun. Tacos for lunch only today (Karina ...

Just Arriving, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Just Arriving

A travel blog entry by timb25

I just got to Playa del Carmen I had a hard time getting into my ...

Touring Mexico, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Touring Mexico

A travel blog entry by debglaz1

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... to hide under a huge umbrella at our favorite beach bar after dinner. So far we are really enjoying our time here in Playa Del Carmen. ******There will be turtle pictures added later.  They are on a CD and this little computer I brought along does ...

Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Playa del Carmen

A travel blog entry by kalebdickhaut

After a quick uneventful bus ride I'm here. Now to find the Hostel it's called Graffiti Playa Hostel......so ya the hostel is ummm....unique! By unique I mean what else do you expect for $11 a night, oh and the clean sheets don't show up until 8pm. ...

Mexico $1 Coronas sun white sand and culture, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Mexico $1 Coronas sun white sand and culture

A travel blog entry by kandkontour

Flew into Cancun and jumped on a bus one hour south to Playa Del Carmen. Wow!! This is the life. Lovely beach at the end of our street. Fantastic hotel with views across the ocean from the roof top bar (BYO Coronas). Took a chance on a couple of local ...

First day of work, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

First day of work

A travel blog entry by johandahlberg

... was great, with a pre-party in one of the luxurious villas outside town where some of our guides live, followed by clubbing in Playa del Carmen. Our competitors Ving made an appearance. It will be a great season with a lot of work and a lot fun! Today ...

Naa ska vi faerra te Mexico!, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Naa ska vi faerra te Mexico!

A travel blog entry by mariaogtone

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Etter en herlig uke I San Francisco var vi igjen klare for litt soling og strand I Playa del Carmen. Paa flyplassen holdt vi paa a bli lurt saa det holdt, men backpackere er vi jo og I det vi hadde blitt lurt og satt oss I en taxi tok vi fram Lonely ...

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