8 days in Riviera Maya Itinerary

8 days in Riviera Maya Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Fly:  7 h 45 min
Playa del Carmen
— 7 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Toronto

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.
Visit Paradise Beach and Akumal Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore Playa del Carmen's surroundings by going to Tulum (Tulum Archaeological Site, MexicArte, &more). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Xcaret, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take the plunge with a skydiving experience, and make a trip to Quinta Avenida.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Playa del Carmen online itinerary maker.

Toronto, Canada to Playa del Carmen is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in December; daily highs in Playa del Carmen reach 31°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Tulum, Akumal Beach
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Xcaret ©
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site