9 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

9 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

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9 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  12​h
1
Mahahual
— 1 day
taxi + ferry:  6​h 15​min
2
Isla Mujeres
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
3
Playa del Carmen
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Cozumel
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

1
day
Mahahual

A growingly popular destination on Mexico's Caribbean coast, for most of its history Mahahual remained a tiny fishing village well off the beaten path.
On the 26th (Wed), stroll through Maya Chan Beach, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then stop by Colleen's Magnetic Jewelry.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Mahahual trip tool .

Los Angeles, USA to Mahahual is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: high temperatures in Mahahual hover around 92°F and lows are around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Isla Mujeres.

Things to do in Mahahual

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Colleen's Magnetic Jewelry ©
Colleen's Magnetic Jewelry

1
day
Isla Mujeres

Tiny municipal seat of an eponymous island, each season Isla Mujeres swells to bursting with international tourists coming here to swim, snorkel, dive, fish, and sail.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Punta Sur, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then get your bearings at Isla Mujeres Trips.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Isla Mujeres trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Mahahual to Isla Mujeres takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Mahahual in June: highs in Isla Mujeres hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Isla Mujeres

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Isla Mujeres Trips ©
Isla Mujeres Trips
Punta Sur ©
Punta Sur

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 outdoors at Cenotes Sac Actun and Gran Cenote. We've included these beaches for you: Cenote Chaak Tun and Xel-Ha. Venture out of the city with trips to Tulum (MiNiAtUrE art Gallery & Tulum Archaeological Site) and Cancun (La Isla Shopping Village & Parroquia de Cristo Resucitado).

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Playa del Carmen sightseeing planning website .

Drive from Isla Mujeres to Playa del Carmen in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Playa del Carmen can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Cozumel.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Tulum, Cancun, Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret
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Cenote Chaak Tun ©
Cenote Chaak Tun
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret ©
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret
Cenotes Sac Actun ©
Cenotes Sac Actun

3
nights
Cozumel

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.
Get some historical perspective at Columbia Reef and Palancar Reef. Take a break from the city and head to Santa Rosa Wall and Submarine Tours. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Punta Sur Eco Beach Park, explore the world behind art at Galo Art Studio, take an in-depth tour of Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cozumel route planning tool .

Traveling by car from Playa del Carmen to Cozumel takes 2 hours. June in Cozumel sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef
Santa Rosa Wall ©
Santa Rosa Wall
Columbia Reef ©
Columbia Reef

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