7 days in Playa del Carmen Itinerary

7 days in Playa del Carmen Itinerary

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7 days in Playa del Carmen Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  2​h
1
Playa del Carmen
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Mexico City

6
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.
Take a break from Playa del Carmen with a short trip to Tulum Archaeological Site in Tulum, about 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Xcaret, explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueologica Playa del Carmen, make a trip to Quinta Avenida, and explore the fascinating underground world of Rio Secreto.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Playa del Carmen trip planner.

Mexico City to Playa del Carmen is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Mexico City in November; daily highs in Playa del Carmen reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trip

Tulum Archaeological Site
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Quinta Avenida ©
Quinta Avenida

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