5 days in Mexico Itinerary

5 days in Mexico Itinerary

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5 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Cozumel
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Playa del Carmen
— 3 nights
+2
ferry + taxi + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Toronto

1
night
Cozumel

Thanks to the island's outstanding scuba diving and snorkeling options, Cozumel tourism sector remains a major employer and the main source of income for this Caribbean getaway.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): put a fun spin on your tour with The Amazing Cozumel Race and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cozumel online vacation planner .

Toronto, Canada to Cozumel is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in December; daily highs in Cozumel reach 31°C and lows reach 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Cozumel

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:
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Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen ©
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Get out of town with these interesting Playa del Carmen side-trips: Tulum (Kaahal Home Tulum & Gran Cenote). There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Xcaret Park, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Playa del Carmen holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in December, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Tours Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trip

Tulum
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Scuba & Snorkeling
Zipline

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