Travel Blogs from Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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fuego, la playa del carmen, Mexico travel blog

fuego

A travel blog entry by hannahgregory

Sat at the beach all day. Read some of my fidel castro. Saw a fire show. Danced. Spoke in a british accent. Life is ...

Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Playa del Carmen

A travel blog entry by mills01480

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... general herding that we have to go through to spend our hard earned cash (which we can spend anywhere remember) not just in Mexico. Top tip...... stay off the mile long walking street, 5th Ave, walk 2 blocks back, away from the ...

Burnt, ouch, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Burnt, ouch

A travel blog entry by lisaviro1981

Hmm, Playa del Carmen isn't as good as I'd remembered. Don't know if this is because I was a mere pup of 21 when was last here and therefore revelled in the Magaluf-like Brits abroad atmosphere, or whether the decrease in flight prices means Europeans now ...

Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Playa del Carmen

A travel blog entry by mini_v

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... I decided to be really touristy and go to Starbucks for a frappucino - yes there is Starbucks, Subway and Haagen Daas in Playa del Carmen! ------ Finally met my tour and everyone is super nice - lots of solo girl travellers from the US, Australia, UK. ...

damn you mother nature!, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

damn you mother nature!

A travel blog entry by jillsy

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... in a hurry because of this damn hurricane, no snorkeling, it`s such a shame, we just bought gear! We are on Playa Del Carmen, right in between Cancun and Tulum, exactly where it`s going to hit.... People are boarding up shops and hotels, and ...

Guatemala, Belize, Mexico, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Guatemala, Belize, Mexico

A travel blog entry by shashapoll

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... just gotta watch out for those pirates... altho if there are any who look like Johnny Depp I am staying in the Hotel Playa del Carmen... Heading to Cancun later today... love the Mexican food here and it´s only getting better... the rum is pretty good ...

Relaxing and dive booked, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Relaxing and dive booked

A travel blog entry by worldtrip_kp

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We woke up around 10:00.. Got dressed and went for breakfast.. This was included in the hotel price, but is not provided by the hotel.. You get a voucher and can go to two restaurants just across the road.. We had a nice breakfast, and afterwards browsed ...

Playa Del Carmen, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Playa Del Carmen

A travel blog entry by blatherwick

Playa Del ...

Playa Del Carmen, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Playa Del Carmen

A travel blog entry by blatherwick

Playa Del ...

Mexico.. and how I've afforded it REVEALED!!, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Mexico.. and how I've afforded it REVEALED!!

A travel blog entry by kiwihayley

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... 4x that price - the street is comparable to Surfers Paradise. Complete with drugged up baby lions, tigers and monkeys - horrible!! Playa Del Carmen is apparently described in the Lonely Planet as a hippie vibe town and far less touristy than Cancun. I ...

Week One - Playa del Carmen MEXICO, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Week One - Playa del Carmen MEXICO

A travel blog entry by dakine1080

... and all unbelievably tanned. and spring break is not even on anymore. that was apparently amazing but, alas, i missed it. im in playa de carmen, mexico, btw for all of you who didnt pay attention when i was talking about it..ahem, Will. so, i live in an ...

Scuba diving (2 adventure dives tick!), Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Scuba diving (2 adventure dives tick!)

A travel blog entry by mini_v

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... for the navigation and peak buoyancy dives. Then Angelos and I went out for a quick brekkie on the beach before heading to Playa Scuba for our 2 adventure dives, Navigation and Peak Buoyancy. Cannot wait to see how the guys fared this morning on their ...

My week in Paradise!, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

My week in Paradise!

A travel blog entry by decemberchick

... my numerous flights to follow, I kept getting new bites! I was happy to discover that once I stopped wearing my hoodie in Mexico, the bites also stopped, so in the bin it went despite being a fave. In hindsight, I realized ironing probably would have ...

Merry Christmas Everyone:), Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Merry Christmas Everyone:)

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... .  I´m quite sore on the back.  I went to Tulum which is absolutely stunning, 45 minutes south of Playa Del Carmen by public transport (25 pesos... $US2.50).  Tulum has Mayan Archeaological ruins situated on a hill overlooking the ...

Farewell Cuba!, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Farewell Cuba!

A travel blog entry by krox

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... but apart from being seriously hungry (no cash at the airport in Cuba) I don't have much to report. It's good being back in Mexico, where I feel that things are more familiar. I might go out for drinks tonight if I can muster some energy after a long ...

Playa del Carmen...it ain´t half bad!, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Playa del Carmen...it ain´t half bad!

A travel blog entry by yorkieandloxy

... , we found our short stay there quite enjoyable. We were fortunate enough to find a really nice hostel (the ingeniously named Hostel Playa) and spent the majority of our time on the pleasant beaches, which, whilst often busy, are still blessed with white ...

Settling in, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Settling in

A travel blog entry by missemilygray

Playa del Carmen is a small town about half an hour from Cancun. By all accounts Cancun is pretty foul, like Ayia Napa or Magaluf for Americans. Playa (as everyone calls it) is still touristy but rather nice for all that and probably a good place to ease ...

Warmer weather!, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Warmer weather!

A travel blog entry by rachelm1075

... of those feeling bad for me as I experience the coldest winter I probably ever will you can now stop.  I arrived in Mexico Monday evening and spent my first day on the beach today, frollicking in crystal blue water and white sandy beaches and ...

Mexico country No5,  sad to say goodbye to Belize, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Mexico country No5, sad to say goodbye to Belize

A travel blog entry by gonroamin

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... some help from Alex. From there Alex took us to the ADO bus station to pick up a bus going to Playa Del Carmen. There is 1 hour difference between Belize and Mexico, so we had a bit of confusion over which bus we were on, we thought we were on time for ...

more RUM!, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

more RUM!

A travel blog entry by maille

stayed a short night here, dont stay in the urban hostel here it's shit! Had a grand evening, bought T-bone steak malbec wine and had a nice big cigar, life is tough! Also met more crazy Mexicans and played drinking games on the roof till the wee hours, ...

La Ibiza De Las Americas, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

La Ibiza De Las Americas

A travel blog entry by guy.everton

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... place I've been to. But what it also has is great clubs and outstanding music. The best DJs set up there over the summer. Playa del Carmen doesn't stray from chart music at all, and as a result the music in clubs is fucking awful. I can understand that it ...

Relaxing in Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Relaxing in Playa del Carmen

A travel blog entry by danasv

I wandered down to the beach for an early morning swim. The water was cool enough to be refreshing, but still warm enough to enjoy. The beach here isn't the greatest though. There's rocks in the sand and some seaweed floating around. I lazed on the sand ...

Wow!, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Wow!

A travel blog entry by daveandkate

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Just a very quick entry. We´ve just checked in to the first of our "resort" hotels: the Maroma Resort and Spa. We miss the group already... but this place is stunning. We have a gorgeous room with a balcony and an (incredibly beautiful) sea view. The ...

Antidotes and Anecdotes, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Antidotes and Anecdotes

A travel blog entry by mardow

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... sitting in restuarants and shopping and seeing a street busy with the hustle and bustle of tourists.  However, Playa del Carmen is very Americanised with an assortment of fast food chains and designer stores selling fashion, swimwear and sunglasses ...

Swimming day in Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Swimming day in Playa del Carmen

A travel blog entry by andrew_leesia

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Another short half day blog post. Having spent the morning in Cancun and caught the 1 hour bus to Playa del Carmen, we arrived just after 2pm. I was starving, so left Andrew to deal with the check-in process. I got a bit lost and walked back to the ...

Yo No Sé Mañana, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Yo No Sé Mañana

A travel blog entry by kim_puravida

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... Rosie and I's skill, but we gladly proved them wrong! 4) BBQ in our garden in Bahía Azul with some friends from Mexico, Barcelona, Columbia and Argentina. So much meat! They apparently don't like chicken, sausages, or burgers which you'd usually ...

Arrival, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Arrival

A travel blog entry by beneches

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Well I made it safely to Mexico. The flight was good but pretty uneventful. What you want really I suppose. I did like the name of the plane I flew on though            I saw this and thought of Mike! :-) I think its the ...

More ruins and perfect beaches, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

More ruins and perfect beaches

A travel blog entry by nancydeb

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Playa del Carmen After a maximum of two nights in any place, we were pretty excited about the prospect of five nights in one place. We were less thrilled when we discovered our double bed was actually two single beds pushed together. The fact that one ...

Diving and more diving, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Diving and more diving

A travel blog entry by traceywilson

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Diving in the sea and in Cenotes (underwater caves). Plenty of underwater life and plants. Diving in the Cenotes was a different matter, as I am afraid of the dark we were kitted up and I realised that I was going to have to go underwater in a ...

Wow it's hot but oh so beautiful, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Wow it's hot but oh so beautiful

A travel blog entry by czardas

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Heading to Playa Del Carmen Mexico We had to get up bright and early to catch the resort bus back to LAX, so it was alarms set for 5am argh!. About 1am we are woken by the smoke detector going off in our room for no reason, so we had to call reception and ...

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