Playa del Carmen is a fun coastal town located in the Riviera Maya in Mexico. It is one of the most beautiful beach towns in the world and well-renowned as a top diving destination thanks to vibrant sea life and dazzling underwater. More, there are of picturesque sceneries encompassing the palm-lined beaches with fine white sand and blue-green waters.
The range of activities in Playa Del Carmen is inexhaustible, but the following are the highlights you should never miss when you visit Playa del Carmen.
1. Snorkeling/diving in a cenote
Cenotes are sinkholes that result from the collapse of limestone bedrock which exposes the groundwater below it. This water in the cenotes is naturally filtered by the earth making it so clear and pure that you can see fish swimming beneath so clearly. The natives believe that a dive in the cenotes will nourish you mentally and physically. The minerals and vitamin-rich algae for a perfect ingredient that can do wonders in your body. If you are an enthusiast of diving, you will probably enjoy this 200 feet pool that has both the fresh and salty waters.
2. Kitesurfing and paddle boarding
Kitesurfing is one of the popular activities in this beautiful town you should try out. You will also notice the nationalists paddle boarding at the coastline. Whether you are young or old this a fascinating hobby that you will live to remember.
3. Chichen Itza
Although it is a three-hour drive from Playa del Carmen, the Chichen Itza is one of the Seven Wonders of the World which makes it a must visit despite the hassle. The Chichen Itza is a vast Mayan pyramid that is breathtaking to watch. While you around the vicinity, you will see the other surrounding pyramids and ruins around the region. It is highly recommended you reach the site before 8 am to avoid being caught up in the large crowds.
It is about an hour away from central Playa del Carmen and is an ideal option for the whole family. When you have kids with you, they will be amazed to see the marvel rock formations floating through the underwater caves. You will also see a stream of cross rope bridges and have a magnificent experience of zip lining between the trees.
Akumal is an exceptionally standard beach that is laid down. Besides the fact is that Akumal is among the underrated beaches in Mexico, there is no experience that can beat having to snorkel with endangered green sea turtles. The encounter is exceptionally remarkable.
Mexico is rich in culture, and least people treasure the landmarks around the country. Don’t miss out on the chance of being a few who have explored every corner of the Playa del Carmen. As aforementioned, you can see the town is favorable for both adults and children. So, even when you have the whole family with you, you will all have an equal share of fun and experience you will cherish for a long time.