Travel Blogs from Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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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 Mańana, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Yo No Sé Mańana

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 ...

It's a brave person who farts in Mexico, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

It's a brave person who farts in Mexico

A travel blog entry by czardas

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... to of settle down, we actually have a decent night sleep.  I wake at 7 ish and am currently sitting out of the balcony as Playa Del Carmen starts to come to life. All the plans we had of things to do whilst here have gone out the window and we will ...

Chichen Itza and Playa Del Carmen (last stop!), Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Chichen Itza and Playa Del Carmen (last stop!)

A travel blog entry by mini_v

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... liver is definitely handling drinks way too well...). We had decided to splash out on the private transportation to Chichen Itza / Playa del Carmen so we got a nice bus for our last transfer. First stop was Chichen Itza (chicken pizza as Ernesto says...), ...

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

Playa del Carmen - Relaxen

A travel blog entry by sarij1712

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Tag 1 - Relaxen Unseren ersten ganzen Tag in Playa verbrachten wir - genau! - an der playa, am Strand. Was wir sowieso für die meisten der übrigen Tage auch weiterhin vorhaben! :-D Der Strand hier ist blendend weiß und und der Sand ist so weich wie ich ...

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

Off to Mexico!

A travel blog entry by incrediblelife

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We were off to the airport at 9:30am, all of us loaded up in one van, complete with three car seats (in use), two playpens, 2 strollers, and all our luggage.  Somehow Sydney managed to take up one and a half suitcases!  John and I a few pieces ...

Farewell Margarita, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Farewell Margarita

A travel blog entry by jtrail

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A quick overnight at Playa Claudia for some Mexican cuisine... enchiladas verde and a last margarita. Congratulations! Damien & Janine on your ...

En Playa del Carmen!, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

En Playa del Carmen!

A travel blog entry by rodriram

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Hola a todos! Me encuentro desde el martes aqui en Playa del Carmen pero como ya se imaginaran que estas playas no le permite a uno encerrarse en un ciber, jajaja, ya veran algunas fotos que tome desde el balcon del Hostal en donde me estoy quedando y se ...

Zvířata v Mexiku, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Zvířata v Mexiku

A travel blog entry by deniska

... si, že jsem se jich hodně lekla. Viděla jsem jak je lidi krmí třeba z metrové vzdálenosti. V Playa car jich je hodně. Pelícano – poprvé jsem viděla pelikána hnědého na Floridě. Tady jsem je ...

Still finding ticks, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Still finding ticks

A travel blog entry by macrosse1

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I'm here in Play del Carmen and I like it here a lot more then PV. I think this would be one place I might come back to visit. I was going to see all the ruins but I think I'm all ruined out. I will be changing my oil here and just walking around ...

Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Playa del Carmen

A travel blog entry by wilbro

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Christmas Eve in the Cenotes, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Christmas Eve in the Cenotes

A travel blog entry by neptunized

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On Christmas Eve we had the chance to dive in two new cenotes: Carwash and Grand Cenote. it was wonderful. Carwash is great. You really have the feeling of diving through a cavemen's cave. The entrance of the cenote is a little, wild looking lake and ...

Playa del Carmen - Isla Mujeres - Cancun, Playa del Carmen - Isla Mujeres - Cancun, Mexico travel blog

Playa del Carmen - Isla Mujeres - Cancun

A travel blog entry by alexkons

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... went to because some things just gotta be done. tick, por favor. after that ruin, i made my way to the beach, to playa del carmen. culture shock set in truly. i hated the first day there. all i could hear was american, there seemed to be nothing that ...

leaving playa del carmen, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

leaving playa del carmen

A travel blog entry by james-hamid

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hi, so we have had a lot of fun in playa del carmen but we need to continue on our trip going to valladolid and you can see what we were doing when we were not doing tours and other stuff like that from the pictures below. james and hamid    ...

Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Playa del Carmen

A travel blog entry by bshorts

... few extra days of R & R was rquired in order o prepare us for Cuba. So we decided to head straight to Playa del Carmen, a major touristy place one hour south of Cancun. The intention was that Tulum would still be accessible from here fairly easily as ...

Den druhý, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Den druhý

A travel blog entry by deniska

... ěla: lvíče, mládě tygra, opici, mořského ptáka (nevím co to bylo, ale rozpětí křídel měl asi tak metr a půl.).Taky jsem viděla lidi, kteří slavili velikonoční pátek tím, že se ...

Mexican finale (for now), Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Mexican finale (for now)

A travel blog entry by jennyroberts

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Lonely Planet says that Playa Del Carmen corrects nearly every mistake of Cancun's Zona Hotelera and I'd have to agree. Certainly not a place for the backpackers budget, but a fun finale to my time in Yucatán. Playa Del Carmen is still a very busy ...

Day 39, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Day 39

A travel blog entry by eoinfitzy

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... one just pissed herself laughing. After buying our new gear we walked back to the hotel and started drinking in the room. Playa Del Carmen is class for going out and all the nightclubs are right beside each other and a stones throw from the beach. There ...

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