With its perfect location on the turquoise Caribbean Sea
combined with a climate that averages 80F (27C) Playa del
Carmen is a fun and “happening place”. Playa boasts some of
the world’s most pristine beaches It is not only a charming
place with a local fishing culture and artist colony but it
is also one of Mexico’s fastest growing tourist locations
jam packed with so much to do you will be hard pressed to
run out of activities. This is only one of the many good
reasons to choose Playa del Carmen vacation rentals. Read
Life in “Playa” revolves around the water. Beaches are a
major draw bringing in tourists from all parts of the globe.
Water sports include parasailing, diving, snorkeling,
kayaking and swimming. If you want to drop a line in the
water, stroll down to the dock and check out the world class
deep sea fishing charters. Just for fun why not try out
flats fishing, reef fishing or fly fishing. If your lucky
enough to catch something try taking it to one of the local
restaurants and very likely they will cook it up for your
In and around Playa Del Carmen diving sites are plentiful.
For a unique experience swim in one of the multitude of
Cenotes. These are subterranean caverns that over the
centuries filled with rain water that had filtered down
through the limestone creating fresh water pools. There are
over 6000 cenotes in the state of Yucatan. Take the short
ferry ride to Cozumel where Jacques Cousteau claimed that
it’s beaches with their coral reefs, white sand and clear
blue water to be among the most beautiful in the world
After you have had your fill of activities, wander through
the pedestrian promenade on Quinta or 5th Ave to get in some
shopping or idle the hours away sitting in the Zocolo (main
square) having a “cold one “ and watch the local comings and
Golf courses? Of course there are! There are a number of
places to play including the world renowned Playacar Golf
course located right in town. Some of the vacation rentals
and villas in Playa del Carmen are conveniently located
right on a golf course.
The night life in Playa is rich with music, bars, billiard
halls and restaurants. Youthful travelers flock here to
party it up and to relax in the bohemian atmosphere . It is
a popular destination for Europeans and it is a stop on the
cruise ship route bringing lots of revelers along with it.
There are many night spots and a good variety of
entertainment. Watch fire dancers perform while you have
something to eat and try out a tequila bar where you can sip
yummy tequilas well into the night. Salud! Because your
vacation home is probably only a short walk away from the
nightlife, you don't have to drive after all those great
One of the interesting things to do in the area is take a
day excursion to the ruins of Chitzen Itza an ancient Mayan
ruin which is located about 200 Kilometers west of Playa.
Also close by there are the cliff top ruins of Tulum one of
the most beautiful sites in Mexico. And what a wonderful
feeling to return to your very own home away from home after
this fascinating adventure!
Playa del Carmen vacation homes for the most
part include privately owned luxury villas and
beachfront condominiums. Most of the villas have private
pools and are located inside secure communities.
The condominiums for rent in Playa del Carmen
are sometimes located inside a villa or right on
the beach in a secure building such as Xaman Ha.
The secure beachfront community known as Playacar boasts
white sand beaches and beautiful blue ocean waters.
Here you can rent a beautiful vacation villa directly from
the owner and share expenses with your family and friends.
Another reason to choose a villa, condo or home for your
vacation in Playa del Carmen.
Most homes offer daily, weekly and
monthly rentals. Honeymoons in Playa del Carmen
are common because renting a villa is so much more
affordable than staying in a hotel, as the villas have
enough bedrooms to accommodate large groups of people.
Playa del Carmen vacation rentals and villa rentals are also ideal for family reunions or
Try renting a villa, private vacation home or condo from an owner when you enjoy
your next unforgettable vacation on the Mayan Riviera of Mexico.